Operations Associate

Baker Furniture - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)


Job Summary

In 1890, Siebe Baker founded Baker Furniture, a company which emerged in the 1960’s as the leading resource for those who appreciate the finest. With over 20 locations globally and 800 employees, Baker continues today as a furniture industry leader, ever-expanding our product line to craft stylish, graceful furniture with an emphasis on comfort.

The Operations Associate, based in the Chicago Corporate office located in the River North neighborhood, is responsible for providing support services to the Showroom Operations team to ensure the smooth running and timely resolution of all issues pertaining to operations, communication, customer service, and systems-based functions within each Baker showroom location. This position also provides necessary operations support for the field locations, as well as some administrative support functions for the Baker Chicago office.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Gain an overall understanding of the Oracle system to support various areas of operations
  • Collect data from showrooms as needed
  • Maintain showrooms’ “Who to Contact” file and shared drive
  • Send out weekly corporate communication
  • Send out daily sales report
  • Collect and follow up on monthly forecasts
  • Manage new vendor and new P.O. Processing
  • Process invoices, maintain invoice tracking sheet, collect and upload invoices to shared folders
  • Track invoice approval from showrooms; communicate showroom invoice issues when necessary
  • Submit approved invoices to Accounts Payable for payments
  • Receive and ship office packages
  • Order necessary materials for the office breakroom and supply closets
  • Collect and distribute the office’s mail
  • Manage the office main phone line
  • Screen and greet guests that buzz for entry
  • Participate in other special projects as required by management

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university preferred
  • 1 to 3 years of related experience in [field or area of expertise]
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong analytical skills

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Operations: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Location:

  • Chicago, IL 60654 (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)