West Sacramento, CA, United States
Customer Service, Retail
As a Merchandiser, you’ll drive to customer locations using your personal vehicle, to meet with the customer, place merchandise in the display areas following set plan-o-grams, ensuring that every square foot of the store is properly set according to plan. You must be able to assess critical needs and notify management immediately of any issues. You’ll also assess customer sales and identify which items are not selling or are discontinued for each particular customer, making recommendations for replacement items that will increase sales and profits for the customer.
Your responsibilities are widespread. You are a key part of our customer relationship and represent Core-Mark. Your professional manner and business execution are a critical part of helping the company meet and exceed the expectations of our customers and other vendor partners.
A merchandising representative must manage his or her territory and act as a liaison on business activities
Gather strategic information for divisions, key account teams, vendors and corporate category managers
Communicating daily with Managers, and others on the Core-Mark team to quickly alert managers of critical customer issues
Merchandising key marketing programs which could include Dairy, Bread and Fresh products
Eliminating out-of-stocks and ensuring plan-o-gram compliance
Capitalizing on secondary display opportunities
Ensuring that products are properly faced, priced, and identified
Ensuring promotional displays and POS has been utilized
Completing appropriate administrative tasks
Working safely, dressing professionally, and executing daily tasks in a responsible and efficient manner
Submitting time sheets and mileage reports in a timely manner
Setting stores with consumer goods using Core-Mark schematics
Ensuring all products are displayed in the correct sales location according to store sets
Following up with customer needs and concerns in a timely manner, ensuring great customer service
Ensuring stock rotation (products are fresh and within date code parameters)
Timely processing of returns using hand held inventory control devices
Efficiency of the sell-through
Ensuring plan-o-gram, marketing best practices, and compliance in store
Ensuring promotions, displays, and cross-merchandising initiatives
Identifying and reducing out-of-stocks on shelf
Maximizing visibility and positioning of products in the store
High energy, motivated persons with excellent customer service skills.
Ability to problem solve and keep calm in dealing with customer service issues.
HS diploma, GED certificate or equivalent.
Ability to drive to convenience stores using personal transportation.
Active valid driver's license, reliable automobile with active valid insurance. (You will receive mileage and gasoline reimbursement.)
Ability to read and understand store plan-o-gram and set instructions.
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, packing and unpacking consumer goods, able to kneel to stock shelves, able to reach and lift to stock shelves.
Ability to work in customer storage areas which may not be air conditioned.
Ability to operate a computer a hand held inventory control device, and calculators.
Ability to effectively use Microsoft Excel and Outlook.
Ability to perform math calculations.
Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.
Works well as a member of a group
Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Ability to Make an Impact
Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
Inspired to perform without outside help
High School or better.
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Merchandising, Bellevue, Washington, United States
We provide medical, dental, vision and 401(k) with employer matching and immediate vesting. We also offer tuition reimbursement and opportunities for advancement!
We offer competitive benefits so our employees are healthy, have a work/life balance, meet long-term financial goals, and have opportunities for career advancement.
Medical and prescription coverage (self and dependents)
Dental coverage (self and dependents)
Vision coverage (self and dependents)
Paid vacation and holidays
Paid sick days
Voluntary benefits (US Only)
Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
Bereavement and civic duty leave
Employee assistance program
401(k) plan with company match (US Only)
RRSP plan with company match (Canada Only)
We foster an environment in which ideas and solutions come from employees who collaborate and share best practices.
We built the Core-Mark Family of Employees on core values that still guide us today.
Integrity: The highest standards of ethics and integrity. Always “do” the right thing. Being trustworthy through our words and actions.
Pioneering: Leading through innovation. Embracing the entrepreneurial spirit. Courage to change.
Family: Supporting each other to reach our full potential. Respect and care for all.
Committed: Accountable for our performance. Striving for excellence in all we do.
Customer Centric: The customer is our business. Flexibility to meet customer needs and expectations. Commitment to our customer’s success.
Growth - Oriented
We encourage employees to explore new directions within the company, and apply their skills across the full spectrum of opportunities.
Our culture is a progressive, growth-oriented work environment, where you’ll enjoy greater independence, and career opportunity. We cultivate a culture where employees with different skills, perspectives and experiences work together effectively to meet to our goals. We encourage employees to explore new directions within the company, and apply their skills across the full spectrum of our business.
Development programs include:
Leadership Development Program
Management Development Program
Internal Driver Development Program
Website : http://www.core-mark.com/
Core-Mark is one of the largest broad-line, full-service marketers and distributors of packaged consumer products in North America. Founded in 1888, Core-Mark provides distribution and logistics services as well as marketing programs to over 29,000 retail locations across the United States and Canada through its 28 distribution centers. Core-Mark services traditional convenience retailers, grocers, mass merchandisers, drug, liquor and specialty stores, and other stores that carry consumer packaged goods.