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Inventory Educator

at lululemon athletica

Posted: 3/4/2019
Job Reference #: 027644
Keywords: educator

Job Description

who we are

Yoga is our first love, and we also make technical product for running, training and pretty much every other way you like to sweat. You can find our stores all around the world, from Vancouver to Dubai, and places in between. Our vision is to create transformational experiences for people to live happy, healthy, fun lives and our mission is to elevate the world through the power of practice.

who you are

You are the foundation of our success as an organization. You are an expert in creating world-class guest experience in our retail stores. You deliver this experience by connecting with our guests, sharing top-quality product education, and speaking authentically about our community and culture.

You share exemplary product knowledge in every guest interaction, through education on special features, benefits, fabric properties, usage and care instructions in a way that is relevant to each unique guest, and you collect design feedback to continually elevate lululemon product design. You leverage product resources to elevate technical product knowledge, and you share your knowledge with other members of the team to elevate the level of technical education on the floor every day. 

Where you spend your time

 on the floor & in the back of house 

the mission of an inventory educator (the role)

The inventory educator position will assist the Key Leader / Managers in leading many inventory-related tasks. Key duties will include leading a team to process inventory when the store is closed and support guest experience via back-of-house management on the floor in guest interaction.

a day in the life of Inventory Educator (the tasks)

you thrive in a fast paced,  and diverse work environment that includes but not limited to: shipping/receiving processes, inventory processing, back room management, restocking  possess the agility to jump out front of house to connect and provide amazing guest experience during store hours. 

Your ability to keep the up the pace a keen sense of urgency that can last into the night and early morning, makes you perfect for outside of retail hours inventory shifts. 

past work experience allows you to help  lead a team of expeditors and/or educators to process inventory when the store is closed  lead them through Standard Operating Practices
communicates with Visual Merch lead set up merch team for success before large product drops 

easily transitions from one work environment seamlessly to be best in the world at guest experience at the drop of a hat

Inventory Educator must have's (the knowledge, skills and qualifications)

 looking for 1 year of prior inventory processing or expeditor experience 
excellent team player and ability to work independently 
upbeat, optimistic, passionate friendly and authentic! 
responsible and dependable 
proactive and solution-oriented 
innovative and insightful 

excellent communication skills – verbal and written 
extraordinary guest interaction, organizational and time management skills 
ability and willingness to accept and provide feedback 
strong problem solving and decision-making skills 

Inventory Educators working day (the hours)

In peak season, half of the time could be likely spent early/late shifts processing boxes and setting up the store then switching gears for a partial or full floor shift as the business requires.  Weekday evening to night shifts and possible early morning one weekend shift. 



NOTE: Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. lululemon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state or provincial and local laws and ordinances. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. While management is primarily responsible for seeing that lululemon equal employment opportunity policies are implemented, you share in the responsibility for assuring that, by your personal actions, the policies are effective.