Merchandiser

United Distributors, Inc. | Smyrna, GA

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Posted Date 2/14/2020
Description

A Merchandiser is an entry-level position for sales that involves working in accounts to ensure that beer is rotated and merchandised to both United and supplier standards. Merchandising includes, but is not limited to, the rotation of beer product, design and building of displays, management of backstock inventory of beer, and collaboration with sales representatives, sales leaders, merchandising team members, and accounts. This position is perfect for a self-motivated, competitive individual who thrives in situations requiring a high level of collaboration, organization, interpersonal skills, and creativity. 


The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s Degree, Associate’s Degree or Technical College preferred; a High School or Vocational Diploma or GED is required. The candidate has basic computer skills, and excellent interpersonal skills and can travel to all call points within an assigned territory. He or she must be highly organized and self-motivated with strong customer service skills and must have the physical ability to perform the requirements of the job, which includes greater than average lifting.

 
RESPONSIBILITIES
 

 
  • Rotate backstock, shelf, coldbox, and displays in an account.
  • Break down newest order that was delivered, ensuring backstock is organized and in proper storage areas.
  • Stock grocery shelves.
  • Build displays using point of sale material.
  • Check beer dates for out-of-date and close-dated product.
  • Create tickets for partial out-of-date cases to credit the customer.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with account management.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships within United with delivery associates, sales representatives, and sales management to work as a team.
  • Perform sales deliveries of product as needed to accounts.
  • Travel by United company vehicle to all call points in assigned territory.
  • Use pallet jacks and rolling carts in stores to move product.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 

 
  • Must be 21 years or older
  • High School or Vocational Diploma or GED is required
  • Valid Driver’s License in state of employment
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle for company business
  • Effective communication/collaboration skills required
  • Organization and Time Management; ability to handle multiple tasks at a given time
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Must work weekends and extended hours as needed; work flexible hours including early start times
  • Working knowledge of computers and computerized hand held devices
  • Attention to detail
  • Dependability
  • Positive Attitude
  • Knowledge of company and products
  • Commitment to company values
  • Results Driven (performance)
  • While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear, stand and walk, sit, reach with arms and hands, lift and carry, use hands and fingers to handle or feel
  • Able to perform greater than average lifting (50+ lbs), with some overhead lifting required
  • Repeated lifting, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, including some kegs
  • Able to frequently climb or balance, kneel, or crouch
  • Some work in refrigerated area
  • Exposure to smoke and dust in certain accounts
  • Vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, and ability to change focus
 
BENEFITS
 

 
  • 401K
  • Direct Deposit
  • Family-Feeling Work Environment
  • Long Term Disability & Life Insurance (Company paid)
  • Medical - Dental - Vision Healthcare
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
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