Senior Merchandiser

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Job ID: 103828BR

Type: Marketing

Salary: $19.00 - $22.00

Primary Location: Gastonia, North Carolina

Date Posted: 07/10/2024

Job Details:

Company Description

Core-Mark continues to grow as the industry leader in fresh and broadline solutions for the convenience retail industry. With a reputation for empowering customers, employees, and communities, Core-Mark has become the largest, most comprehensive marketer of consumer goods in North America - offering a full range of products, programs, and solutions to convenience operators across the U.S. and Canada.

Job Description

We Deliver the Goods:

  • Competitive pay and benefits, including Day 1 Health & Wellness Benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 401K Employer Matching, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off, and much more!
  • Growth opportunities in performing essential work to support America's food distribution system.
  • Safe and inclusive working environment, including a culture of rewards, recognition, and respect.


Why Join Core-Mark?

Core-Mark emphasizes personal growth and development for all associates. We believe that when you succeed, the company succeeds. We promote internally whenever possible and provide frequent training opportunities in several formats to help you meet your personal and career goals.
  • Monday - Friday
  • Core Business hours 8A-5P
  • $19.00 - $22.00 per hour + Car Data Reimbursement + Cell Phone stipend


Position Summary:

As a Senior Merchandiser, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our strategic sales initiatives in your assigned sales region, collaborating closely with the Account Executive in that area. Your responsibilities will encompass tasks focused on executing our SmartStock program, ensuring compliance with company policies, and providing merchandising and sales support. You will also be responsible for building strong relationships with customers in the sales region, supporting Sales Representatives in addressing their needs and concerns. Your professionalism and business execution are critical contributions to driving business forward for our customers, vendors, and ourselves.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Maintaining a detailed and specific call routine with a designated ledger of customers.
  • Maintenance and execution of the SmartStock program (racks, plan-o-grams, ordering, and merchandising activities).
  • Identifying and reducing out-of-stocks on shelves.
  • Ensuring products are fresh and within date code parameters.
  • Attending to customer needs and concerns promptly.
  • Ensuring plan-o-gram, marketing best practices, and compliance in stores.
  • Identifying display opportunities and maximizing display positioning.
  • Ensuring that products are properly displayed, priced, and identified.
  • Finding solutions to possible customer challenges with assistance.
  • Performing other tasks and duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate should possess:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel 5 days per week.
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel to convenience stores & customer locations across in a 50-60-mile radius of Gastonia, NC
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Strong oral & written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Self-motivated, self-starter with strong attention to detail


Required Qualifications

High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate.

Ability to drive to customer locations using personal transportation (mileage and gasoline reimbursement provided).

Must have a valid driver's license, clean driving record, reliable vehicle, and proper valid insurance.

1-2 years of working experience in a customer service, merchandising or sales position.

Preferred Qualifications

Food Service or Convenience Store Industry experience is desired.

EEO Statement

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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