PDS Tech Inc Merchandising Specialist in Soldotna, Alaska
18 years or older
Must have personal transportation to access multi-store locations within assigned shift
Valid Driver's License
Proof of Insurance
Working for a retail business or grocery store (i.e. understanding store operations, knowing backroom and inventory management, stocking aisles/coolers/shelves)
Moving products safely within a store (i.e. safely stacking and moving products on equipment such as a u-boat, hand truck or dolly)
Merchandising product (i.e. filling shelves, building displays, making products look attractive, rotating products, cleaning shelves, eliminating out-of-stocks and out-of-date products)
Managing backroom/stock room inventory (i.e. organizing pallets, rotating/stacking/storing products)
Serving customers (i.e. handling customer complaints, responding to customer requests and meeting customer needs)
Position is responsible for product merchandising within large volume stores (Grocery, etc.). This includes stocking shelves, rotating shelved product, setting up displays, stocking and rotating products in coolers, organizing and rotating products in storage rooms, and moving products from storage to the sales floor. This position interacts with personnel at the store location.
This position is labor intensive, requiring lifting, loading, pushing and pulling cases weighing from 20-45 pounds per case repeatedly over 8-12 hour work period, as well as bending, reaching and squatting while merchandising and moving products.
PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES: * Merchandise store shelving, coolers and displays with products in assigned accounts* Rotate products in the backroom and on the shelf* Transport products to and from backroom to shelf location * Use equipment to transport products (e.g., U Boats, hand trucks, pallet jacks, etc.)* Display promotional material such as signs and banners in accounts * Keep back room stock in neat and orderly condition * Communicate store issues to store managers and management * Build customer relationships at the store level* Comply with operating procedures (e.g., scan-in/scan-out, following designated route, etc.)* Service accounts during designated times established by management* Deliver customer service (e.g., communication, rapport building, attentiveness to customer needs, etc.)* Ability to operate under minimal supervision (self-managed role)* Regular, reliable, predictable attendance
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.