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Sales Merchandiser

Company: Coke Florida
Location: Pinellas Park
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida) is a family-owned independent Coca-Cola bottler that is the third largest privately-held and the sixth largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States. Coke Florida's exclusive territory covers over 18 million consumers across 47 Florida counties, and includes the major metropolitan markets of Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tampa. Coke Florida sells, markets, manufactures and distributes over 600 products of The Coca-Cola Company and other partner companies including Monster Beverage Corporation and BODYARMOR. In 2017, Coke Florida generated over $1.2 billion in revenue and the company currently has approximately 4,800 employees.As one of the first US greenfield independent Coca-Cola bottlers in nearly sixty years, Coke Florida is at an exciting stage in its transformational journey to become a leading-edge beverage company, the best bottler in the Coca-Cola System, and one of the best companies to work for in Florida.Coke Florida Sales Merchandisers are responsible for stocking, replenishing, merchandising, and providing excellent customer service while ordering products at all designated accounts. This is a full-time position predominately working day shift and your schedule will include weekends. We are currently looking for associates who live in or near the areas listed above. As a Sales Merchandiser you will be the primary Coke Florida associate in customer accounts to continuously stock and order Coke Florida products to replenish per consumer needs. Coke Florida has 3 hourly roles on or Sales Merchandiser Team whose schedules vary. They are:Sales Merchandiser (SM): (Route) A Sales Merchandiser will be assigned a regular route within a territory. You will work 5 days per week. Weekend Work required. (Days)Sales Merchandiser Relief (SMS): Sales Merchandiser works with team and provides relief in areas of need (not an assigned territory) you will work 5 days per week, including one weekend shift.Sales Merchandiser Coverage (SMC): Sales Merchandiser covers for heavy volume on weekends, shift is Friday through Monday, and you will work an 8 to 10 hour shift. This is perfect for students!As a Coke Florida Sales Merchandiser, your responsibilities include but are not limited to:Build and maintain product displays and equipment placements in compliance with company standardsMaintain appropriate product inventory levels in beverage sections and throughout accounts including shelf allocation and cold equipmentPlace timely, accurate orders per ad calendar to maintain inventory levels. Adjust orders based on influencing factorsManage back stock inventory levels and trade breakage in assigned accountsMeet customer service expectations through daily communication, problem resolution and appropriate follow upMaintain professional, team relationship with co-workers, customers and shoppersMaintain appropriate inventory levels, company assets and point of sale, ensuring account meets company merchandising standards. Properly face and spin product per applicable standardsDetermine stores' product needs, place and transmit appropriate orderConduct store surveysCommunicate account activities, include equipment service needs to appropriate partiesMaintain merchandising standards while rotating products each time in designated accountsOrganize backroom inventory in an ordered mannerMaintain cleanliness of equipment, sales floor, and shelvesTransport, replace, and maintain point of sale advertising as appropriate for accountMaintain regular and punctual attendanceWork overtime as assignedComply with all company policies, procedures, and applicable lawsIdentifying and reporting any unsafe working conditionsComply with dress code or appearance/grooming standardsWork shifts and work schedules as assignedSkills & Other Requirements to help you succeed in this role include:High School Diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) is requiredAssociate Degree/1-2 year College-Univ. Degree PreferredMust be 18 years of age or olderMust be eligible to work in the United States for any employer1+ years of previous sales/merchandising experience preferredStrong attention to detail and follow-up skillsExcellent planning and organizational skillsAbility to use and understand mobile applicationsProficient in computer application skills1+ years working under minimal or no supervision preferredAbility to operate a manual or powered pallet jack or lift productAs a Coke Florida Sales Merchandiser you will drive your own vehicle to perform the duties of your role. You will be reimbursed for mileage from your first location of the day to your last location of the day. As such, it is required that you:Must provide and maintain a personal vehicle for use during employee working hoursMust have and maintain a valid driver's licenseMust have an maintain current vehicle liability insurance, as specified by companyMust have a driving record with no major moving violations in the last three (3) years*Major moving violations include, but are not limited to, leaving the scene of an accident, driving under the influence, and reckless or careless driving. Minor moving violations include, but are not limited to, speeding, driving too close, failure to stop, and improper lane changes. Driving records, including minor moving violations, will be evaluated according to Coke Florida guidelines to determine eligibility for the Sales Merchandiser position.The role of a Sales Merchandiser is extremely physical. Physical abilities needed include:Ability to repetitively lift, carry, and position objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistanceAbility to repetitively push and pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance while kneeling, squatting, reaching about the head, reaching at the waist, reaching below the knees, and bending at the kneesAbility to repetitively push and pull manual transport equipment (for example, pallet jack or hand truck) containing product loads a minimum of 100 yards without assistanceAbility to repetitively grasp and manipulate objects of varying size and weight requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordinationAbility to exert oneself physically over sustained periods of time to complete job activitiesAbility to read information in small, medium and large printAbility to stand a minimum of 6 hours during the work day up to 10 hoursAbility to walk a minimum of 4 miles during the work dayFrequently work in hot/humid outdoor environmentAs a full time, Coke Florida associate, you will be eligible to participate* in our Coke Florida Total Rewards Program which includes:Total Wellness Programs including health, dental and vision plans401K program with healthy company matchSupplemental Life InsuranceThree weeks' vacation pay and 10 company paid holidays*Tuition reimbursement for approved college level courseworkEmployee Assistance Programs (EAP)Career Succession TrainingSome programs have time in role eligibility requirements, vacation and holiday paid time off is pro-rated year oneThis job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that the employee may be required to perform, and the employee may be required to perform additional functions. Coke Florida reserves the right to revise the job description at any time. Employment with Coke Florida is at-will. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship.Coca-Cola Beverages Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Coke Florida, Pinellas Park , Sales Merchandiser, Hospitality & Tourism , Pinellas Park, Florida

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