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Merchandiser Manager

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Information:

Lil’ Drug Store Products is a locally-owned and operated company headquartered in Cedar Rapids. The company is the leading health and beauty care supplier to over 125,000+ convenience stores throughout the country. They have achieved consistent growth and success and is recognized as an industry leader. The Company is committed to their employees, their customers, and their community.

Lil’ Drug Store Products is hiring a Merchandiser Manager responsible for coordinating merchandising schedules and activities as well as interviewing, selecting and developing merchandising staff.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Interview, select and develop new hires; manage the merchandising team
  • Work with the sales team to obtain required details and materials needed to conduct resets
  • Assess overall workload of retail merchandising team and prioritize locations to be merchandised
  • Develop and assign schedule of regional resets to be completed
  • Provide guidance and assistance in efficient route planning
  • Coordinate schedules of retail merchandiser employees
  • Communicate regularly with the sales team to keep them apprised of scheduled work and completion dates
  • Support merchandising staff as a liaison to customer service staff to insure that the proper tags and materials are available
  • Perform store resets as needed, which could include overnight travel to various U.S. regions
  • Anticipate potential customer issues, apply contingency planning to avoid customer dissatisfaction
  • Apply knowledge of merchandising principles to drive productivity
  • Promote teamwork
  • Set productivity and service targets, measure performance to drive accountability
  • Insure all reset work is properly documented in CRM, and/or any other required tracking system

Position Requirements Include:
  • A Bachelor's degree or in the absence of a degree, 6 years of related experience
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing employees
  • Preferred 3 years of project management experience
  • Preferred 2 years retail merchandising experience
  • Ability to manage multiple details and communicate pro-actively to mobile staff members
  • Ability to be flexible in a growing company environment

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Merchandiser Manager

Lil Drug Store

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Posted 07/02/18

Job ID: 45784107