Company: Alsum Farms & Produce Inc.
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: January 10, 2022
ABOUT ALSUM FARMS & PRODUCE INC.:
Alsum Farms and Produce Inc. is a family-owned company with a great
succession plan in place to continue this proud family business.
Decisions are made locally by managers that work in and on the
business every day. From field to fork, Alsum Farms & Produce is
responsible for growing, sourcing, packing, and delivering the
highest quality fresh fruits and veggies to your grocery store. We
partner with family farms around the nation to provide you with
over 300 quality fruits and vegetables every day of the year. If
you would like to join a fun group of people working in a great
industry that work together to achieve goals, look no further!
Alsum Farms & Produce Inc. is looking for Merchandisers. You would
support the marketing and promotion of our food products at various
retail locations. Often this involves preparing an in-store display
that showcases our products, communicating with clients, fulfilling
product order, and determining the prices of products.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ALSUM FARMS AND PRODUCE MERCHANDISER:
As a Merchandiser, you go into each day ready to provide excellent
customer service to stores and store personnel with
professionalism, integrity, and decorum. You will prepare the store
for tours, meetings, and other events as required. You will develop
an intimate understanding of Alsum standards, client planograms,
and merchandising programs. Part of your day will consist of
rotating product as required by the manufacturer and complete
freshness checks. Safety is important, so all tasks must comply
with safety standards of Alsum and the client while working in
You may be perfect for this Merchandiser position if you:
Can get results in the marketing of fresh produce commodities in a
Are a team player that contributes actively toward company
Are passionate about the execution of an operational task at retail
Have strong communications skills and analytical ability.
Have a positive attitude.
Are a self-starter and motivated.
Understand the developing relationships with customers.
Have client and customer interface.
Have a valid driver's license.
Can drive during the day and night as it is required (up to 3-4
hours depending on home-office location.)
Most of this job is performed in retail grocery stores. This
environment includes but is not limited to store personnel,
shoppers, and other merchandising personnel. The temperature will
vary from moving product from coolers to the floor (40-75 degrees
Fahrenheit). As the Merchandiser, you will spend the remaining
portion of this position operating a motor vehicle to multiple
retail store locations. Must be aware of and comply with all
customer safety policies, procedures, and rules. Other physical
The ability to move product with a pallet jack, or by cart.
Various repetitive movements.
Good manual dexterity to perform required duties
Exposure to airborne particles or fumes
Must be able to lift 50 pounds at times
Must wear safety glasses and hearing protection in designated
We also have a robust benefits package that is offered to full-time
employees (30 hours or more) which includes health, vision, and
dental insurance, paid time off (PTO), holiday pay, a 401(k) plan
with match, tuition assistance, short-term and long-term
disability, profit sharing, flexible spending accounts, and fun
events. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply
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