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Merchandisers
Organization:
Dockside Food Company
Location:
Arima
Full Time:
Salary:
Not Disclosed
Deadline:
November 30, 2020

Description:


The Merchandiser is responsible for ensuring that products marketed by the company and its principals maintain optimum visibility wherever they are promoted or sold, are correctly priced, displayed and are in good condition, with the overall aim of maximizing sales.


Principal Responsibilities:


Design merchandising displays/ planograms for supermarkets (trade partners) freezers and commercial display fridges.

  • Maintain and grow product visibility and product space category in-store.
  • Ensure that pricing information are updated and relevant to current promotional activities and pricing schemes.
  • Implement the merchandising arrangement plan through plan-o-grams and accessorizing the store via placement of point of purchase materials to maximize product appeal.
  • Communicate close expiry products, date and stock to assigned Sales Representative or Sales Manager before three (3) months of expiry date.
  • Communicate slow moving products at stores to Sales Representatives or Sales Manager for the implementation of a depletion plan.
  • Remove products which are damaged, temperature abuse or which are at or beyond the stipulated expiry cut off from shelves in a prompt manner. To be done in discussion with Sales Manager.
  • Ensure proper stock rotation when drawing stocks from the freezer back storerooms.
  • Ensure that freezer stocks are also rotated applying the First-In First-Out inventory method to maintain the freshness of the product.
  • Develops trade relationships with customers, freezer lane supervisors, lane attendants and stores personnel.
  • Notes stock-outs and advises Sales Representatives/ Sales Manager; or receives orders on their behalf.
  • Participate in trade partners merchandising planning for store renovations and new location ventures in collaboration with Sales Representative/ Sales Manager.
  • Report competitive activities as it relates to pricing, promotion, packaging, product specials etc.
  • Assist in the implementation of trade marketing campaigns as it relates to in-store promotions.
  • Report trade activities by submission of weekly merchandising reports.
  • Ensure that your merchandising kit is fully equipped with merchandising materials.
  • Perform other related tasks as required.


Required Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of three (3) GCE/ CXC O’ Levels
  • At least one (1) year experience in a similar position
  • Ability to work Flexible hours
  • Ability to work in a fast pace, dynamic environment
  • An equivalent combination of appropriate training / qualifications and experience may be considered.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office particularly Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, demonstrate teamwork and provide leadership, highly confidential
  • High energy level, enthusiastic with a positive attitude.


How to Apply:


Interested candidates can submit a cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of their relevant certificates, contact number and two (2) testimonials via email to: 

recruitment@docksidefoodco.com

 

 

Working Days:

Full Time – Mondays to Fridays and Saturdays (as required)