Merchandiser / Sales

Core Mark Bend, OR
Company Description:

In addition to steady hours and competitive pay, our Merchandisers also get:

* Generous medical, dental & vision coverage ($60 to $190 per month depending on plan selected)

* 401(k) retirement savings with employer matching and immediate vesting

* Tuition reimbursement

* Company paid AD&D and Life Insurance

* Mileage Reimbursement

* Permanent full time positions

* A history of promoting from within

* Family like work environment

Responsibilities:

* 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.

Customer service

* 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.

Preferred Qualifications

* High energy, motivated persons with excellent customer service skills.

* Ability to problem solve and keep calm in dealing with customer service issues.

Requirements

* 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.