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Merchandiser

Salinas, CA Job Reference ID: MERCH02931
Company Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • A merchandising representative must manage his or her territory and act as a liaison on business activities.
  • Gather strategic information for divisions, key account teams, vendors and corporate category managers.
  • Communicating daily with Managers, and others on the Core-Mark team to quickly alert managers of critical customer issues.
  • Merchandising key marketing programs which could include Dairy, Bread and Fresh products.
  • Eliminating out-of-stocks and ensuring plan-o-gram compliance
  • Capitalizing on secondary display opportunities
  • Ensuring that products are properly faced, priced, and identified
  • Ensuring promotional displays and POS has been utilized
  • Completing appropriate administrative tasks
  • Working safely, dressing professionally, and executing daily tasks in a responsible and efficient manner.
  • Submitting time sheets and mileage reports in a timely manner.3

Customer service

  • Setting stores with consumer goods using Core-Mark schematics.
  • Ensuring all products are displayed in the correct sales location according to store sets.
  • Following up with customer needs and concerns in a timely manner, ensuring great customer service.
  • Ensuring stock rotation (products are fresh and within date code parameters).
  • Timely processing of returns using hand held inventory control devices.

Efficiency of the sell-through

  • Ensuring plan-o-gram, marketing best practices, and compliance in store.
  • Ensuring promotions, displays, and cross-merchandising initiatives.
  • Identifying and reducing out-of-stocks on shelf.
  • Maximizing visibility and positioning of products in the store.

REQUIREMENTS

  • HS diploma, GED certificate or equivalent.
  • Ability to drive to convenience stores using personal transportation.
  • Active valid driver's license, reliable automobile with active valid insurance. (You will receive mileage and gasoline reimbursement.)
  • Ability to read and understand store plan-o-gram and set instructions.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, packing and unpacking consumer goods, able to kneel to stock shelves, able to reach and lift to stock shelves.
  • Ability to work in customer storage areas which may not be air conditioned.
  • Ability to operate a computer a hand held inventory control device, and calculators.
  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to perform math calculations.
  • Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing

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