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Merchandiser - Monitor Inventory, Order & Stock store shelves

Requisition ID 29282
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Sales 
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Posting Type DNI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Where You'll Work

Our Seattle, WA location is part of our Liquid Beverage division and creates syrups and sweet sauce variations for Kerry customers and brands. You™ll be working in a state-of-the-art facility with a team that™s committed to helping each other succeed in their roles though structured training with committed and engaged leadership. Are you looking to build a career in manufacturing with a team you can have some fun with? With our engagement program, volunteer days and energetic culture, we might be the team for you.  

What you'll Do

Overview:

This individual is responsible for servicing and merchandising various US Foods Chef’Store and Cash & Carry store operations in select markets. This individual will build and maintain professional business relationships in all assigned accounts. The merchandiser is the daily contact that the customers have with Kerry. The main function of this role is to maintain our Best in Class level of standards. This individual will openly communicate all information and field intelligence to his/her supervisor. Equally, the merchandiser will maintain an acute awareness of brand perspective, customer needs and adequate inventory.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

•Monitor inventory movement to ensure correct product mix & rotation

•Stock store shelves and displays with new merchandise

•Write sales orders for inventory which is low and out

•Cover extra stores on limited basis when there is a void in coverage due to; holidays, sick leave, vacations, etc.

•Generate in-store merchandise sales performance activities

•Assist with special projects as deemed necessary by supervisor

•Achieve 100% In – Stock on all authorized items

•Achieve 100% new item distribution in assigned accounts

•Build integrated retail customer relationships by expanding customer penetration across multiple stores to deliver business objectives

•Developing solutions that improve and deliver sustainable results within merchandising

•Provides clear and timely feedback to ensure operating standards regarding customer satisfaction, merchandise presentation, promotions, inventory levels.

What You'll Need

Requirements:

•Education: AA preferred

•Reliable form of personal transportation

•Stand, bend and stoop consistently for entire shift

•Function independently with minimal supervision

•Quick and confident problem-solver

•Lift 40lb. cases above shoulder level and climb in-store ladder

•Strong communication interpersonal skills

•Strong background in food service and merchandising

•Change management experience

Ability to work with customers, store employees and various partners

 

Key Competencies:

•Oral and written communication skills

•Customer service orientation

•Problem-solving

•Planning, organizing and attention to detail

•Stress tolerance

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                         


Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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