Field Support Merchandiser

Location
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Salary
£17,612.92 + Company van
Posted
28 Mar 2018
Closes
28 Apr 2018
Function
Merchandising, Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Merchandiser – Kidderminster and the surrounding area  – FTC 6 months
Salary: £17,612.92 + Company Van

Schwartz is currently looking for a full-time Field Support Merchandiser in Kidderminster and the surrounding area.  As a Field Support Merchandiser, you will cover holidays and absence for the Retail Sales Merchandisers, ensuring deliveries and service to our customers is not impacted. There is a need to be flexible as work schedules can change, sometimes at short notice, and there will be a requirement to stay away from home on occasions.  As this role is primarily holiday cover a successful candidate would not be able to take their own holidays in key holiday periods such as school holidays or public holidays.

Working 40hrs each week Monday – Friday (some Saturdays maybe required) a successful candidate will be able to:

  • Collect and deliver stock to store each day, following a set agenda to ensure 100% availability of product on shelf.
  • Place orders for stores directly onto the Schwartz system, taking full responsibility for stock levels on shelf and secondary display in line with store targets.
  • Manage relationships within the major supermarkets such as Tesco, ASDA and Morrisons and maintaining those relationships in RSMs absence.
  • Use technologies provided to take the store contacts through presentations, sales figures, display opportunities and new product launches when required. 
  • Support training of New Starters to the RSM role

Schwartz has a unique route to market within the Grocery sector that requires individuals to:

  • Have a positive “can-do approach” managing relationships and expectations.
  • Thrive on working to and surpassing targets.
  • Enjoy being out on the road and working independently.
  • Work as part of a wider team to drive business success.
  • Put the customers’ needs at the centre of everything they do.
  • Be confident with technology
  • Enjoy the physical elements of this role.

Since 1889 the Schwartz brand has been based on selling high quality, pure spices. It is a philosophy that has made Schwartz a fixture in every kitchen, if you want to be part of this successful team of over 150 sales professionals then apply now!

Candidates must:

  • Have the right to work in the UK and a UK bank account, as well as a full UK driving license
  • Be able to manage their own time to meet the required deadlines.
  • Be prepared to cover anywhere in the UK on occasions and when required.

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