Shoot Point Blank is actively building and opening stores throughout the United States!! We started as one location less than 6 years ago and will have 30 by the end of 2019.
All positions are wide open – make your own future. We offer competitive pay, performance based incentives, and many other benefits. Control your destiny and do not hang on to the growing list of failed retail stores.
Position Title: VP of Supply Chain
Reports To: CEO
Classification: Full -Time
We are looking for a leader who is excited to define the future of Shoot Point Blank, creating and driving the strategy, while getting their hands dirty in day-to-day execution as we build Point Blank into a national consumer brand. Leaders at Point Blank are both strategists and tacticians – we conceive, define and then drive. Every leader in the company operates with the customer in mind first –we start with the customer and work backwards in everything we do. This role will report directly to the CEO and will be the thought leader in the company on merchandise direction, assortment architecture, inventory planning and more as it relates to overall financial business goals and brand goals.
Ability to lead and execute in a highly dynamic start-up environment. Define objectives, create processes, and navigate ambiguity for self and team.
Work with leadership team to define growth goals and brand goals and then the merchandising strategy and budget required to drive those goals
Create and drive the merchandise strategy, from growing our current business in hand guns, long guns, and ammunition to defining and leading the expansion of the width into existing and future categories (accessories, trap and skeet, hunting, training and more)
Define assortment architecture (caliber, models, brands to add/drop, when, etc.) based on data (customer feedback, historical selling data, etc.) and influence brand direction through shaping product direction. Both in store and online.
Support and develop relationships with distributors and manufacturers, set and approve cost targets for merchandise. Negotiate prices and delivery.
Inventory planning (including but not limited to)
Create inventory plan and budget needs based on sales targets
Define and oversee purchase order and product delivery calendar with marketing and event team to properly time inflow of inventory
Dynamically manage inventory levels to ensure we’re always in stock and selling through at the right rate (and defining what sell through should be)
Create and own performance analysis – define, measure and analyze key business metrics to manage assortment and inventory levels to achieve (and exceed) sales targets and inventory turns
Dynamic business management - identify sales growth opportunities based on assortment holes as well as liabilities that need to be managed and regularly iterate on strategy/plan accordingly
Heavy cross functional leadership (including but not limited to)
Oversee buyers and others
Work closely with marketing team on product timeline and associated marketing support, including instore events, etc.
Work closely with store team – define assortment for Shoot Point Blank stores, product knowledge and training in stores, etc.
Oversee dissemination of product information to sales trainers, store leaders and district leaders to ensure they are well versed in the FABs as well as product/delivery timelines, etc
DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Curious: Proactively seeks information to identify underlying issues and improve insight.
Problem Solving: Leading by challenging the status quo, and takes steps to implement new, more efficient approaches.
Urgency: Takes ownerships of tasks and works well under pressure in a fast-paced environment while exercising sound judgement and discretion.
Integrity: Promotes honesty and leads by example.
Hardworking: Maintains focus and accountability by being high energy, proactive, positive, detail oriented, self-motivated, and flexible.
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field of study.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in inventory management.
Strong analytical skills with sound business and financial acumen.
Strong execution skills with the ability to produce results within expected timeframe and on budget.
Strong understanding of the customer demographics.
Interpret results into strategic advantages and opportunities.
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
1-2 years of customer service sales experience preferably within a specialty retail environment.
Ability to understand, recall and follow complex compliance regulations and the ability to work with highly confidential information.
Availability to work a flexible schedule and hours necessary to open and/or close the store including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Must be 21 years of age.
Unlimited Free Shooting
NOTE: This job description may be changed or updated as necessary and is not inclusive of all the duties and responsibilities that may be expected to be performed.
About Shoot Point Blank
Since 2012, Shoot Point Blank has been committed to providing a responsible and enjoyable place to shop, shoot and learn about firearms. In our stores, Shoot Point Blank welcomes customers of all skill levels and backgrounds, with instruction, expertise, and an atmosphere of community. Of course, Shoot Point Blank offers a great selection of top selling firearms along with unlimited supplies of ammunition. But safety and enjoyment continue to be our focal point—which is why our facilities include climate controlled, state-of-the-art range systems and dedicated Range Safety Officers. All Shoot Point Blank classes are taught by certified instructors who have helped thousands of customers become responsible firearm owners. It only takes one visit to see the Shoot Point Blank difference!