Merchandiser

Employer
The Scotts MiracleGro Company
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Nov 21, 2020
Closes
Nov 23, 2020
Ref
1434486237
Industry
Retail
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for Seasonal Merchandisers who will be a key part of our success in our peak Spring season.The Merchandiser will report directly to the Sales Manager and work within our big box retailers, such as Home Depot and Lowe's. As part of the day-to-day responsibilities the Merchandiser will execute merchandising directives and re-sets, establish a positive rapport with store personnel and customers, and relay information to Scotts Sales team regarding inventory opportunities.In this role you will:Merchandise products inside and outside storesProvide customers and store associates with product knowledge on Scotts brandsEnsure product is stocked and presentable at all timesAssist in identifying opportunities for solution selling and incremental spaceProvide support to Sales Manager and store employees as neededWork effectively independently and as a team to perform all tasks assignedWhat we do for our associates:Competitive retirement program with up to 7.5% 401K matchProvide valuable, hands-on experience within merchandising, retail and customer serviceProvide a competitive hourly wagePaid on-the-job training including in-depth product knowledge on the Scotts productsFast tracked career advancement opportunities for high performing associatesCompensation for commuting expensesProvide flexible working hoursProvide necessary safety gearThe ideal person will have:High school diploma or equivalent years of experienceExperience in retail, merchandising and/or stockingProblem solving and service oriented attitudeAbility to lift, push and pull 45 poundsAbility to work a flexible schedule, including holidays and weekendsAbility to operate company provided technologyCurrent, valid driver's license and reliable transportationAbility to tolerate work in an outdoor environment (heat, cold, rain, etc.)Must be at least 18 years of ageAbility to read, write and speak EnglishAbility to climb ladders physically and metaphoricallyAbility to move pallets of product.The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.The brands and products within our company include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, Tom Cat, Ortho, Round Up, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender IdentityNotification to Agencies:Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.Our commitment to LiveTotalHealth puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts. During this year's flu season and the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe. As such, we are requiring our US associates to get a flu vaccine. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities. We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns

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