About Us
We are all about relationship building and leading the CPG market and so are you! You are always focused on exceeding client expectations. As a natural problem solver, you see the challenge as an opportunity. You are extremely organized and proactive in nature. The ability to get ahead of things is second nature to you and keeping current with effective sales, negotiation and merchandising practices is just what you do. Anything less than adding value simply does not enter your consciousness.

As a Merchandiser, you will be influential in creating a remarkable experience for both consumes and retailers alike.

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Location/Hours per week: Kitchener-Waterloo, 7-12 hours/week
Start Date: September 7th Training

End: Early December 2021

Our Ideal Teammate

  • Determines call schedule by reviewing your territory list and call cycle, based on the needs of our clients.
  • Building and maintaining customer relationships by visiting with store managers, department managers, and employees.
  • Understanding the process, at the store level, to gain support in getting products out of the back rooms and executing excellence in incremental displays.
  • Maintains store shelves by observing displays of company products; removing damaged or tidying store shelves; providing optimum display of products.
  • Daily completes call reports by observing the display and pricing of competitors' products.
  • Maintains quality results by following and enforcing standards.
  • Enhances sales and merchandising and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Experience in mass grocery chains
  • Experience in retail is an asset
  • Quick on your Feet-Problem solver

Requirements

  • A valid driver’s license (mandatory)
  • A car (mandatory)
  • Ability to lift loads of up to 20lbs

Job Description

  • Provide up-to-date reporting in a timely manner
  • Confirm planogram compliance at corporate banners
  • Maintain and develop strong and positive business relationships with consumers and retailers
  • Support in-store execution and sell to Retailers: adding shelf space, restocking shelves and refrigerators, rotating products, counting inventory, installing promotional material, setting up displays, set prices and monitor compliance with special promotions
  • Advise retailers to optimize their stock levels and suggest the orders to place
  • Identify and report on high opportunity, non-compliant and non-productive retail stores.
  • Field Data collection and reporting.

Access to a vehicle MANDATORY

  • Comfortable with technology
  • Big Box store experience
  • Ability to lift 25lbs
  • Great negotiation, communication and selling skills
  • 6 months - 1-year previous sales and merchandising experience (CPG, third party experience, strong sales background considered an asset)

Thank you for your interest in the position.