Young's Market Company

General Market Merchandiser-Milpitas/Hayward

US-CA-Milpitas
4 days ago
Requisition ID
2016-4693
# of Openings
1
Category
Sales/Business Dev.

Overview

POSITION TITLE: General Market Merchandiser


GENERAL SUMMARY:

The General Market Merchandiser will maximize the sale of supplier brands to independent general market customers and consumers through effective account management, merchandising and communication resulting in the achievement of company and supplier programs and objectives.

Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Plan time and activities to ensure achievement of company and supplier established goals and sales objectives within assigned accounts.
  • Develop written plans for execution as assigned by management.
  • Establish and follow an efficient and economical routing pattern that ensures assigned accounts are serviced and merchandised as needed.
  • Achieve company and supplier merchandising goals and objectives within assigned accounts. 
  • Have extensive knowledge of the brands and know in-depth features and benefits of each compared to the competition.
  • Ensure feature price promotions and display merchandising support from the assigned territory chain account buyers.
  • Responsible for all aspects of servicing and merchandising within assigned accounts.
  • Gain knowledge of the specific customer’s business operations and coordinate multiple and diverse options for merchandising the company’s products to each. 
  • Build positive relationships and an effective partnership with the ultimate decision maker in all assigned accounts.
  • Communicate issues, opportunities and market intelligence with appropriate management through written, electronic and verbal means.
  • Maintain up-to-date, accurate territory and account records.
  • Submit prompt and accurate reports.
  • Follow company policies and procedures.

ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • This position is required to serve as information resources for, and conduits between, the field and Senior Management.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED required.  Must be 21 years of age or older.  Prior retail merchandising experience preferred.  One year of customer service preferred.

 

LICENSE/REGISTRATION: Must possess valid CA driver’s license, reliable vehicle and clean DMV record. 

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: This position further requires the ability to speak effectively before managers, customers or employees of the organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: This position requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 

 

ABILITIES: Ability to work with management, colleagues and customers throughout the business and industry at every level.  

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS – (These are required to perform the key responsibilities of the job with or without accommodations)

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly
  • Must be able to walk, stand, climb, balance, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl on a daily basis
  • Must be able to drive a reliable vehicle from account to account

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability

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