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Field Support Merchandiser - Birmingham

Employer
McCormick UK Limited
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands and surrounding areas
Salary
Salary: £24,962.64 + Company Van (new fleet due to be rolled out) vehicle can be used for personal u
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Merchandising

Job Details

Field Support Merchandiser – Birmingham 

Salary: £24,962.64 + 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 Birmingham, West Midlands and 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.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
- 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.

CANDIDATE PROFILE
- Full UK driving license (essential), the right to work in the UK and a have a UK bank account.
- Fluent in English.
- Be able to work unsupervised and 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: £24,962.64 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 gives you access to a 24/7/365 GP and allows you to claim back on everyday health expenses including: £250 on tests and scans; £150 on seeing a chiropractor, osteopath, physiotherapist, or acupuncturist; £60 on everyday dental treatment e.g. hygienist, fillings; £60 on eye tests, glasses, and lenses; £15 on prescriptions.

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.

Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.

Company

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavour and one of the most respected and familiar names in the industry.

 Our UK business manufactures, markets, and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavourful products for retail outlets, food manufacturers, and foodservice businesses. We create flavours for a wide range of applications, such as beverages, snacks, dairy, bakery/confectionary, savoury, performance nutrition, and health.

 McCormick has had a presence in the UK for nearly 40 years. We have three sites across the country–our EMEA headquarters in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, our new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and innovation centre in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (which is on track to become McCormick’s first Net Zero carbon building), and our plant in Littleborough, Greater Manchester.

 Our brands and our products are trusted sources of flavour in millions of kitchens across the country—in homes and in restaurants. Our UK brand portfolio includes Schwartz, Frank’s RedHot, French’s, Cholula, Herdez, and OLD BAY.

Partnerships with farmers and suppliers around the world allow us to provide great-tasting, quality spices with consistency that you can trust. Our herbs and spices come from around 80 different countries.

 At McCormick, we stand together for the future of flavour, and we bring that commitment to work every day in the UK to deliver top-tier growth and quality from our global business.

 As a people-first culture, we encourage development in many ways, respect everyone’s differences and contributions, and do what’s right to develop our employees and to better our world.

 

Company info
Website
Location
Haddenham Business Park
Pegasus Way
Haddenham
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP17 8LB
GB

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