Archived Backroom team member/Merchandise Flow team member... ?!

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The descriptions on the website are BS, so I'm thinking about transferring from sales floor (hardlines) to one of these positions? Can someone-- anyone-- who actually does these jobs tell me more about them? Would it be a good move to switch from the sales floor to back room? Is it a better working environment? What do you do & what does a typical day look like?

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Here is a link for a dayside backroom am tm:
http://www.thebreakroom.org/showthread.php/90
Here is link for a back room receiving /reverse logistics:
http://www.thebreakroom.org/showthread.php/114
Here is a link for instocks tm:
http://www.thebreakroom.org/showthread.php/102
Common factor in these jobs are being green with numbers in all related tasks.
I am not sure which threads you had reviewed, but these links are pretty close to spot best practice & easy to understand.

Oops I meant the Target.com website, when looking at the jobs. My bad! LOL
 

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Backroom = no guests. Flow also = no guests if the store's logistics process is overnight rather than in the early morning.
 

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Best decision I've made at Target was switching from the floor to the backroom. It's a very high paced environment (being timed on pulling CAF) while managing tasks throughout the day but it has some downtime every now and then. I personally love the logistics side of Target, especially receiving (my workcenter). ;)

Any other questions, don't be afraid to ask. :)
 
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I do Instocks but help out in the back room some afternoons. The only downside to the backroom is the temperature. If it's hot outside, its hot in the br, etc. It's also very physical, keep both of these in mind. That being said, I love the br. It's a nice change from the sales floor.
 
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It seems like a lot of work at first but once you get down the system of how backroom works, it's very easy.

That's what I tell every new TM as I'm training them in pfresh basics (required for all new hires). Yet, the turnover rate for flow is atrocious! It's not even that difficult!
 
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