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Company: Alsum Farms
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Alsum Farms & Produce Inc. is looking for a Merchandiser for our Lakemoor and Buffalo Grove, IL retail locations. You would support the marketing and promotion of our produce at various retail locations. Often this involves preparing an in-store display that showcases our products, communicating with clients, fulfilling product order, and rotating product to give our customers the freshest produce available.A Day in the Life of an Alsum Farms & Produce MerchandiserAs 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 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 their stores. You will also prepare the store for tours, meetings, and other events as required.Job DetailsJob Type: Full-timeJob Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday - 6:00am-2:00pmSalary: $17.00-$19.00 depending on experienceWork Location: Lakemoor & Buffalo Grove, IL Woodman's retail storesTravel Requirements: 25% (Travel between Lakemoor & Buffalo Grove stores)Requirements:You may be perfect for this Merchandiser position if you:

  • Are passionate about the execution of an operational task at retail stores.
  • 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.
  • Can get results in the marketing of fresh produce commodities in a competitive environment.
  • Are a team player that contributes actively toward company goals.
  • 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 requirements are:
    • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at times
    • The ability to move product with a pallet jack, or by cart.
    • Various repetitive movements.
    • Good manual dexterity to perform required dutiesAlsum BenefitsAlsum Farms & Produce offers its full-time (30 hours or more) employees:
      • Employer contributed health plan
      • Employer paid life insurance
      • Voluntary dental, life, disability, and vision insurance
      • Onsite fitness center
      • Vacation and holiday pay
      • Profit sharing
      • 401(k) with company match
      • Employee discounts
      • Educational assistance programWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free WorkplacePI210320166

Keywords: Alsum Farms, Buffalo Grove , Merchandiser, Hospitality & Tourism , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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