Visual Merchandiser

S. Abraham & Sons, Inc.
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Posted 6 days ago
Full timeRetail & Wholesale

Summary

This role is responsible for preparing analysis and maintaining planograms which strengthen our customer’s sales performance. The Analyst role supports Retail Merchandising Manager with corporate and customer specific projects. This position will work directly with vendor and customer contacts providing technical merchandising support by utilizing data resources to create strategies which maximize product movement.

Essential Functions

  • Analyze and develop customer specific recommendations on product mix, promotion, and shelf schematic arrangements (planograms).
  • Help assess and identify customer, brand, and category opportunities.
  • Solve problems through data analysis and reporting. Prepare analytical approaches to facilitate selling functions.
  • Prepare periodic reporting and analysis of performance.
  • Establish and maintain an effective level of communication and coordination with all appropriate internal, customer, and supplier contacts.

Competencies

  • Must possess excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have excellent computer skills.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Hours listed are general hours and may be altered as needed. Additional hours may be required to fulfill job duties and position expectations.

Education and Experience

  • Must have the verbal, quantitative, and interpersonal skills normally acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degree and Five-plus (5+) years’ experience in purchasing/marketing/sales within the wholesale/retail business.
  • JDA experience preferred

S. Abraham & Sons, Inc. is a privately held company that has been in business since 1927. We have a footprint in the Midwest from Michigan to Tennessee and from Wisconsin to Pennsylvania. We employ over 150 associates in our Walker warehouse and we carry over 12,000 items. These items are picked and packed and then delivered by our drivers to more than 3,000 customers weekly. SAS is a customer focused organization and we believe our warehouse associates add great value by picking orders accurately and timely.

  • Childcare reimbursement
  • Uber ride assistance to and from work (up to $30/day)
  • Tuition reimbursement (up to $250/credit hour)
  • Veteran friendly employer
  • Consistent work
  • Paid holidays, paid military leave, paid jury duty
  • Full benefit package, including affordable health insurance, 401(k) match, Paid Time Off, company paid short-term disability
  • Discounts on groceries and other products (Employee Purchase Program)

Equal Employment Policy

The Company's hiring and employment practices are based on job qualifications, performance, and/or conduct without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35,000.00 - $38,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 5x8
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Merchandising: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location

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