Position: Field Support Merchandiser
Salary: £22,859 + Company Van (new fleet due to be rolled out) vehicle can be used for personal use, Fuel card provided with claimable rate in line with pump costs, Tax-free expense allowance: £520pa in addition to salary
Type of contract: Permanent
Schwartz is currently looking for a full-time Field Support Merchandiser to cover Wigan, Warrington, Runcorn and the surrounding areas.
Working 40-hrs each week Monday – Saturday (with Wednesday off) this role allows for some flexibility, especially with start time. No Sunday work scheduled, only required at Christmas and double time is then paid. Some staying away from home is a requirement of this role however when working away days will be Monday to Friday.
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 merchandising professionals then apply now!
Come and join our dynamic established Field Sales team merchandising our fabulous products to main estate retailers within your designated area. We are looking for driven individuals with great people skills and a strong work ethic that want a career that doesn’t tie them to a desk. We have a unique direct to store delivery service which you will provide, along with a target for execution, availability and store standards.
The successful candidate will have:
• Full driving license is essential.
• Ability to work in a remote team.
• Ability to work unsupervised.
• Fluent in English.
- Develop and manage store contact relationships within the major supermarkets such as Tesco, ASDA and Morrisons.
- Use technology to maintain availability and record great execution in store.
- Collect and deliver stock to stores each day to ensure 100% availability of product on shelf and compliance to store plans.
- Take full responsibility for maintaining store records including inventory.
- Support when required other brands in the McCormick family.
- Have the right to work in the UK and a have a UK bank account, as well as a full UK driving license.
- Be able to manage their own time to meet the required deadline.
- Be prepared to stay away from home when required (accommodation and meal expenses covered).
- Have a positive “can-do approach” managing relationships and expectations in stores
- Enjoy being out on the road and working independently.
- Work as part of a wider team sharing ideas and good practice to drive business success.
- Put the customers’ needs at the centre of everything they do.
- Be confident with using technology.
- Enjoy the physical elements of this role.
- Previous merchandising, retail or hospitality (e.g., bar staff, waiting staff) experience is seen as an asset.
WHAT WE OFFER
- Base salary: £22,859 per annum.
- Fully expensed van (the vehicle can be used for personal use).
- Fuel card with claimable rate in line with pump costs.
- Tax-free expense allowance: £520 per annum in addition to base salary.
- Permanent contract.
- Company pension.
- 28 days holiday per annum.
- 4 x flexible Saturdays per annum.
- Ongoing professional development.
- SimplyHealth Cash Plan - This benefit allows you to claim back on everyday health expenses including:
- £60 on eye tests, glasses, and lenses,
- £60 on everyday dental treatment e.g., hygienist, fillings,
- £150 on seeing a chiropractor, osteopath, physiotherapist, or acupuncturist,
- £15 on prescriptions,
- £250 on tests and scans,
- The service also gives you access to a 24/7/365 GP.
Company manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers.
While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 60 locations in 25 countries and 170 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Schwartz.
At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle. This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.
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