Smithfield Foods

Sales Merchandiser - Deli Division

ID
2017-7468
Job Locations
US-MO-Springfield | US-MO-Springfield
Category
Sales/Business Management
Type
Full-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt
Shift
Corporate - Day Shift

Overview

This positions primary function is to merchandise and stock products at various customer sites in accordance with specifications; replenish store freezers from back-room inventory, improve shelf positioning and increase product display space.  This position also ensures retail price tags are displayed; maintains all Point-of-Sales materials and utilizes current flavor schematics for all products.  Maintains a neat and orderly back room and establish rapport/credibility with store personnel.  Follow established route list, keep route materials up to date and demonstrate sound safety practices.  Typically calls on and makes recommendations to grocery supervisors and writes orders within an assigned geographic area.

 

 

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

Responsibilities

  1. Checks code dates on processed meats and confirms retail prices.
  2. Ensures all retail stores have the proper Smithfield processed items on the shelves in order to increase product distribution.
  3. Ensures all retail stores have the proper private label processed items on the shelves in order to increase private label distribution.
  4. Calls on assigned stores on a weekly basis.
  5. Communicates product and specification changes to the Meat Department manager in order to improve and maintain communication with any marketing programs.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and 2+ years of merchandising related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access).
  • Planning, organization, and execution skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong decision-making and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to travel 75% of the time.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequently required to sit; stand; walk; reach with hands and arms.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance, vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Corporate working environment.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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