Merchandiser (Seasonal Full-Time) Chicago, IL

The HR Team
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted 3 days ago
$18.00 — $20.00 / hour
Full time

A&L Foods has an immediate need for a Seasonal Full-Time Merchandiser. The position will serve the Chicago, IL area. You will be responsible for merchandising specialty foods and delivering superior in-store customer service at large retail grocery stores. The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented, motivated, and a self-starter.

The job is a Monday-Friday work schedule beginning immediately and until May 1st. The hourly pay is $18.00 to $20.00 per hour, depending on experience.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Organize, rotate, and stock shelves during each store visit. Ensure all products are tagged, in their appropriate location and set to shelf standards.
  • Remove items that are out-of-code or not selling per customer guidelines.
  • Build displays and create themes to increase sales volume and support holiday/ special promotions.
  • Manage stores within assigned territory timely and efficiently.
  • Assists in placement of appropriate POS material to increase promotional effectiveness.
  • Maintain proficient product knowledge.
  • Ability to travel throughout assigned territory on a regular and frequent basis.
  • Other duties as needed/assigned.

What You Need

  • High school diploma or equivalent and previous retail/grocery merchandising experience.
  • Valid driver's license and insurance required. Reliable transportation and ability to travel frequently throughout assigned territory.
  • Flexibility to meet the needs of the customer; position may work variable hours.
  • Knowledge of proper product handling and ability to lift 50-75 pounds. Frequent stooping, bending, standing and kneeling.
  • Ability to work weekends as needed.
  • Superior customer service and interpersonal skills required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented and excellent organization skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced, high volume environment.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Why join A&L Foods? In business since 1938, A&L Foods remains one of the last local family owned and operated food distribution companies in the country. We are a unique specialty food distributor servicing national and regional chain stores, large institutional accounts, independent grocers, specialty/ gourmet stores, delis, restaurants, nursing homes, hospitals and schools. Now in our third generation, A&L Foods remains committed to our customers. If you want to join a growing team with the opportunity for long-term personal and career success, apply today!

To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration.

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A&L Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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