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Retail Schematics Merchandiser

Advantage Solutions • Woodcliff Lake, NJ

Posted 23 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Experience - 1 to 3 years
Degree - High School
Retail, Sales - Marketing
Retail
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Job Description

Position Summary


The Retail Schematics Merchandiser is responsible for the recommendation and placement of new items and discontinuation of slower moving items based on the profitability to both the Client and Customer.  This person implements the schematic process at the customer account(s).

Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer



Responsibilities

Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC (ASM) is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. ASM services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Retail Schematics Merchandiser is responsible for the recommendation and placement of new items and discontinuation of slower moving items based on the profitability to both the Client and Customer.  This person implements the schematic process at the customer account(s).

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Schematics, Shelf Standards, and Structure: this role will have general knowledge of all client’s and customer’s standards. They will be familiar with all of the Company’s and competitor’s products.
  • Store Resets and Store Remodels: must have the ability to move and arrange product per space allocation, build displays, tag, clean product and complete in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner.
  • System Knowledge and Use: working knowledge of space management system (Apollo/Spaceman) and the ability to use creative skills to analyze data.
  • Client Relationship Interaction: able to deliver an excellent overall impression and demonstrate strong follow-through in all situations.
  • Administration and Reporting: working knowledge of reporting systems; provide reports as required.
  • Analysis and Mathematics: able to grasp most mathematical concepts and have the general ability to analyze all projects.
  • Client Objectives and Customer Goals: have the ability to identify both the client’s objectives and customer’s goals, while striking a winning balance between the two. In many cases has the ability to develop a collaborative strategy which encourages compromise for the affected parties.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements:

  • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job 

Minimum QualificationsThe following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED  or equivalent experience

                                      

Field of Study/Area of Experience:  Retail Sales, Merchandising, or Consumer Goods

  • 1-3 years of experience in Retail Sales, Merchandising, or Consumer Goods

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Good written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment
  • Basic computer skills including familiarity with Word, Excel, and Internet usage

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Field / Reps Requirements: Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed in a retail in-store environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities:  engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 74 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). Also required to travel and drive.  The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential. A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department. 

Additional Information Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions:

 

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. ASM reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law.  ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes.  Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).



Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership: These are our values at Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC. Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper. It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: 'To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services.'

Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Advantage Solutions will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

Job ID: 2017-130500
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