Charlie's Produce

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Retail Merchandiser

Retail Merchandiser

Job ID 
2018-1347
Job Locations 
US-CA-Los Angeles
Posted Date 
8/3/2018
Category 
Sales

More information about this job

Overview

40 Year Logo

 

  

Charlie’s Produce is the largest privately owned produce wholesaler on the West Coast, with distribution centers in Seattle, Spokane, Portland, Anchorage and Los Angeles. The secret to our 40 years of success in this industry is PEOPLE! We strive to hire the best and we reward them with a working environment that fosters loyalty, stability, innovation, and growth. Charlie’s provides a healthy employee stock ownership program, competitive Medical/Dental/Vision and Life Insurance plans. And our newest benefit offers Pre-Paid Fully Funded College Tuition to our employees and the dependent children of our employees!

 

 

Responsibilities

The merchandiser is responsible for assigned itinerary of stores to provide superior in-store customer service. Will be a direct contact to our customer’s produce managers, receivers, and department managers. Duties entail merchandising store shelves and displays, resetting of produce department, customer requests and provide feedback tour department managers. Must commute to the scheduled stores on a daily. Special projects as assigned by supervisor.

 

Schedule: Primarily day shift must be able to work occasional evenings and/or weekends.

  • Provide Sales and Merchandising support to assigned retail customers
  • Build effective relationships with store personnel
  • Call on accounts as assigned
  • Identify sales and merchandising opportunities with existing items and help with the development of new items
  • Work with and build effective relationships with Charlie’s Produce Sales Team
  • Help develop and utilize promotional material
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned which could include resets, demos, trade shows
  • Maintain monthly calendar of activities, daily reporting
  • Miscellaneous paper work which could include but not limited to tracking reports and or customer reports as assigned
  • Outside Vendor contacts as assigned
  • Report competitive activity
  • Must be able to use fax/internet for accessing reports and for reporting purposes

 

Qualifications

 

  • At least two years of retail experience in the produce industry.
  • Retail  and customer service experience preferred
  • Produce knowledge
  • Candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills. Must communicate with various produce managers.
  • Intermediate Computer Skills:  Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Safe driving record and proof of insurance.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel 90% commitment.

 

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stoop, kneels, and reach regularly.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to see (depth perception, near acuity and far acuity); drive a vehicle,
  • Ability to work in refrigerated warehouse environment.

 

Benefits Package:

  • Medical, vision and dental
  • 401(k) w/Fidelity
  • Free 20k life insurance policy
  • Free employee stock
  • 100% paid college tuition with American Public University
  • Vacation, sick and holiday pay

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and if necessary the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

 

Charlie's Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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