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Retail Merchandiser

Job Description

Who we are:

Grocery Outlet ( is the leading extreme value retailer in the United States, serving bargain-minded customers since 1946.  The Grocery Outlet Bargain Market brand currently includes over 230 independently operated stores in California, Nevada, Oregon, Idaho, Washington and Pennsylvania.  Privately held, Grocery Outlet generates annual revenues exceeding $1.5 Billion and employs ~1000 people across the US.  Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Grocery Outlet has been family-operated for almost 70 years and has a rich history of putting customers and employees first.

About the team:

Set Crew team is constantly on the move, building new stores weekly.  Great additions to the team possess hard work, dedication, can-do and positive attitude. We are seeking talented individuals who can be our partner to grow the business and open new stores. There are tons of potential opportunities for upward growth to those who show a strong desire to succeed

About this role:

Travel is approximately 85 - 90% of the time. Our Set Crew is constantly moving to new locations to help build new stores, and remodel old stores, so flexibility in schedule and travel is a must. If you are excited by the idea of seeing new places and meeting new people, this is the job for you.

  • Training store employees on specific department objectives pre-opening.
  • Construction of new shelving and racking according to plans and measurements.
  • Merchandising of new shelving, according to best practices for merchandise flow procedures.
  • De-merchandise shelving in an organized fashion to prepare for removal of old shelving equipment.
  • Deconstruction of old shelving and racking.
  • Be able to effectively communicate thoughts and ideas through written/verbal communication.
  • Be able to complete administrative tasks including, but not limited to managing expenses, booking flights, and submitting timecard on time.
  • Other duties as assigned

Compensation: $19/Hour; benefits include medical, vision and dental; meal allowance while traveling covers the cost of food while on the road.

An exciting future ahead!

Grocery Outlet is pursuing an aggressive growth strategy with a near-term goal of 400 stores by 2020. Our growth is supported by Hellman & Friedman, a private equity firm that acquired Grocery Outlet in September 2014. With the powerful synergy between them and our corporate team, we provide above-and-beyond support to our owner-operator network of stores while maintaining an unparalleled reputation in the supplier community as a company that can move inventories and delivers prompt, on-time payment.  

Job Requirements

About you:

  • You have a Bachelor’s or Associate's degree or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Ability to continuously move around in all areas of the store on a daily basis, as well as the ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work with deadlines, and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to travel long distances for work, including flying out of state.
  • Willingness to work flexible work schedules, including frequently working 10 days on followed by 4 days off in a row, occasional overnight shifts when needed.
  • Able to work occasional overtime when requested.
  • Willing to learn new skills, and work in new areas.
  • You have a can-do, professional and positive attitude.

Bonus if you have: Grocery background; experience stocking or building shelves or racks.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $19.00 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Retail
Education Not Specified
Experience 1 to 3 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Retail
Required Travel Road Warrior
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Retail Merchandiser

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