About the Job
The Merchandiser is accountable to work as part of a team to execute major store setting and resetting objectives in support of company sales and marketing objectives.
Provide input on development and the actual execution of planograms and other store set design documents.
Plan and coordinate timely product deliveries, which are required to effectively support setups and major resets.
Effectively communicate with customer merchandising teams, store personnel, merchandising manager and any other Kehe merchandising personnel who are involved with current project, on a timely basis regarding project planning and status of activities.
At the direction of the merchandising manager, assist with merchandising proposals where required.
Assist with sales rep. vacation coverage where needed.
Totally accountable for the cost effective management and efficient control of any and all travel related expenses that are incurred as a result of merchandising duties.
Perform other related activities as assigned.
Comply with established company policies and procedures in accomplishing the above accountabilities.
Basic Qualifications, Skills, and Knowledge Required
Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, including some weekends.
Ability and willingness to travel to customer locations on a daily basis, and periodically travel to assignments outside the region.
Ability to perform repetitive bending and lifting of up to 75 pounds, sometimes in crowded quarters.
Ability to communicate effectively with both customer and company personnel.
Demonstrated strong time management skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a variety of tasks simultaneously, including anticipating problems and taking appropriate preventive action to avoid crises whenever possible.
Demonstrated ability to work productively and effectively as part of a team.
Employee-owned KeHE distributes specialty, gourmet, natural and organic, kosher, and ethnic foods to over 12,000 retail customers in 49...