Merchandiser – Canada

Petawawa Employment Service
  • Post Date: March 25, 2018
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Job Overview

Merchandiser – Canada
Jacent Strategic Merchandising LLC – Petawawa, ON
Job Summary
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 & Responsibilities

Maintain store presentation standards through building displays, fixture installation, store sets, shelf maintenance, down stock, retrofits, inventory reconciliation, display maintenance, and POP installation
Identify opportunities for incremental display space to drive volume goals
Cover multiple stores daily on an assigned route
Build relationships with business partners and store management
Assist and monitor customer satisfaction
Collaborate with supervisors on all significant initiatives (new product introductions, contests, etc.)
Maintain full distribution and display of products on assigned accounts
Understand 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 Abilities

Strong organizational skills with ability to schedule your time efficiently
Competitive drive to succeed
Available morning and afternoon hours, Monday-Friday
Flexible and adaptable to change
Ability to work efficiently with a high level of independence and initiative, self-motivated
Problem-solving ability
Detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
Ability to read and follow planograms and assemble store fixtures and displays
Be a proactive, good problem solver, and possess excellent communication skills
Have excellent time management skills and a commitment to meeting tight deadlines

Experience and Credentials

High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience required
Must be 18 or older
1 to 2 years previous merchandising, grocery or retail sales experience preferred
Ability to lift up to 35 pounds and be on feet for 3 to 8 hours
Must have reliable transportation
Must have reliable access to a computer, internet and printer to use for company related business; like ordering, GPS tracking, and time recording
Must 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 recording
Must be able to read, speak and understand English

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