Merchandiser/Counselor ($500 Sign-On Bonus)

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
Westminster, MD
Jan 27, 2022
Jan 29, 2022
Full Time
Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day. Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace. Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today's gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders.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