The Merchandiser role consists of an individual who can improve the consumer buying experience by creating merchandising solutions in their assigned stores. The retail merchandiser's duties include but are not limited to cultivating relationships with in-store management, executing merchandising resets, building retail displays, and managing the merchandising of impulse items displayed on clip strips & j-hooks in specific areas of supermarkets. They are also responsible for the proper implementation of plan-o-grams, new item placement, void corrections, stock rotation, and building displays. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, quick learner, has a strong attention to detail, and works well in independent situations. They must possess excellent organizational skills, strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with business partners.
Duties & ResponsibilitiesMaintain store presentation standards through building displays, fixture installation, store sets, shelf maintenance, down stock, retrofits, inventory reconciliation, display maintenance, and POP installationIdentify opportunities for incremental display space to drive volume goalsCover multiple stores daily on an assigned routeBuild relationships with business partners and store managementAssist and monitor customer satisfactionCollaborate with supervisors on all significant initiatives (new product introductions, contests, etc.)Maintain full distribution and display of products on assigned accountsUnderstand and demonstrate safe work practices at all times to ensure a safe work environment.Comply with all company policies and procedures.Perform special projects and other duties as assigned by supervisor
Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesStrong organizational skills with ability to schedule your time efficientlyCompetitive drive to succeedAvailable morning and afternoon hours, Monday-FridayFlexible and adaptable to changeAbility to work efficiently with a high level of independence and initiative, self-motivatedProblem-solving abilityDetail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environmentAbility to read and follow planograms and assemble store fixtures and displaysBe a proactive, good problem solver, and possess excellent communication skillsHave excellent time management skills and a commitment to meeting tight deadlines
Experience and CredentialsHigh School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience requiredMust be 18 or older1 to 2 years previous merchandising, grocery or retail sales experience preferredAbility to lift up to 35 pounds and be on feet for 3 to 8 hoursMust have reliable transportationMust have reliable access to a computer, internet and printer to use for company related business; like ordering, GPS tracking, and time recordingMust be computer literate and able to operate a smart phone or tablet utilizing different applications and internet for company business, like ordering, GPS tracking, and time recordingMust be able to read, speak and understand English