Central Garden & Pet Company
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Merchandiser - Pet Distribution
at Central Garden & Pet Company
Central Pet Distribution is Hiring Merchandisers! 4 Day Work Week, Weekends and Evenings Off!
Do you love pets and love working independently? Our growing company is seeking an experienced merchandiser to visit and service our retail accounts. Our Pet Distribution team works together to supply our customers with the nation’s top brands of pet supplies. With a set schedule and weekly route in a designated geographical area, our merchandisers do an outstanding job getting our products onto store shelves. If you are customer service oriented, organized, dependable, and have great time management skills this may be the job for you!
Location: Denver, CO
Shift Details: 4 Day work week – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; typically off Wednesday
MEASURES OF SUCCESS:
Receive, unpack and scan via R/F unit inbound inventory for retail locations. Merchandise product onto store shelves according to schematics
Place replenishment orders for designated products
Count, pack and arrange for the pickup/delivery of returned goods
Develop relationships with Back Door Receivers
Work closely with store sales staff in regard to shelf maintenance and appropriate merchandising standards
Construct and assemble displays, and display components according to specifications. Change and rotate interior display areas and signage to reflect promotional changes
Consistently monitor e-mail and voicemail for communication requests and information from the business unit
Practice exceptional safety measures when driving
Display excellent customer service while interacting with store managers and employees
IDEAL CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES:
Previous merchandising experience
Strong communication skills needed to interact with store personnel and consumers
Ability to use box cutters, bar-coding scanners, push carts and dollies safely
Must have Smartphone
Must have computer or access to a computer
Ability to work independently
Attention to detail
Responsible, reliable and dependable work habits
Must have valid Driver’s License, reliable transportation and proof of insurance
Ability to bend, pull and lift up to 30 pounds consistently throughout the course of a normal work day
Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
Work is conducted at retail grocery stores in loading/unloading area and on sales floor
Driving to/from and between retail locations is done in personal vehicle
BENEFITS PACKAGE & EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS:
Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance for full time positions
Free Life and Disability Insurance for full time positions
Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts for full time positions
401k with 3% company match and annual profit-sharing bonus for full time positions
Paid vacation, holidays and sick time for full time positions
Monthly Cell Phone Reimbursement
Referral Program with cash bonus
Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA) is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the pet, lawn and garden supplies markets. Please visit our website for additional information www.central.com.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
All successful applicants should expect to undergo a screening for prohibited levels of drugs prior to beginning employment.