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Merchandiser - Ann Arbor, MI

Company: Dietz & Watson, Inc.
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Description for a Dietz & Watson MerchandiserThe Dietz & Watson Merchandiser's main job function is to assist with sales by custom designing displays to meet customer's unique needs to attract sales. The performance of this primary duty must include the exercise of discretion and independent judgement. Each customer's needs vary and it is the merchandiser's responsibility to assess these unique needs and design programs and products in different combinations to meet those specific needs. A merchandiser compares and evaluates discrete options and makes a decision after he/she has considered each option or possibility.The duties of a Dietz & Watson Merchandiser are listed below but not limited to the listed duties:Set up deli cases and appropriately rotate deli productSafely operate a deli slicerAssemble necessary equipment to use in the setting of casesPlace product in deli case according to a plan-o-gram or utilizing one's creativity and customizationMaintain marketing displays using Dietz & Watson Point of Sale (POS)Attract customers to deli by demoing productUse inventiveness to come up with new recipes and/or sandwiches for demoing purposesComplete all reports as necessary including store surveysMake regular store visits documenting all concerns/problems (i.e. shortages, equipment problems, ordering issues, etc.) and addressing these problems as seen fitBuild and maintain customer relationships by displaying high-level customer service techniques to deli managers and employeesPossess the knowledge and ability to both create and market Dietz & Watson party trays and sandwichesTraining of all new store deli hires on the merits of Dietz & Watson and refresh training when neededCommunicate any information deemed necessary to Account Manager (i.e. grand openings, store closing, etc.)Utilizing the monthly distribution void report to sell authorized products at the store level in order to achieve 100% ACV for your designated territoriesExplore opportunities for sales growth w/Account ManagerMarketing cold calling to obtain new accounts within their territoryMaintain full distribution and display of products in assigned accountsMaintain a clean and sanitary work environmentPerform special projects outside of assigned territoryMinimum RequirementsPhysical RequirementsStanding, Bending, TwistingAbility to lift up to 20 pounds frequentlyAbility to lift up to 50 pounds occasionalPush /pull carts containing product - occasionally up to 100 lbs.WalkingReachingOperate a motor vehicleUse of both hands and armsGeneral Working Conditions/EnvironmentRoom Temperature while in storesAt times be in a refrigerated cooler areasJob RequirementsFlexibility and ability to travel extensively (including flying) as needed sometimes up to 50% of the time.Must be able to read and write EnglishMust have computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)Must possess communication, organization, creativity, and customization skillsMust be able to exercise independent decision making skills on a regular basisMust be able to work at least 1 weekend day a weekHigh school diploma or equivalence1-2 years of customer service/sales experience preferred. Previous deli experience is a plus.Must have a reliable vehicle and must have a valid driver's license.

Keywords: Dietz & Watson, Inc., Ann Arbor , Merchandiser - Ann Arbor, MI, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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