Our Garden Group, providing sales support and logistics for both proprietary brands and other consumer recognized brands, is searching for a part time Merchandiser in our Allentown, PA area. This position includes stocking and arranging the product displays, including grass seed, chemicals, and clay pottery, in home improvement centers of Lowe’s, Home Depot’s and WalMart stores.
Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENT), is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the pet and lawn and garden supplies markets. Please see our website at www.central.com for additional information.
MEASURES OF SUCCESSDown stocking and maintaining set integrity for Central Garden grass seed, chemicals, bird feed, fertilizer and clay potterySet and maintain the shelves according to retailer mandated planograms/modularsInstall and maintain off-shelf display opportunities for Central Garden productsWeekend consumer interaction during peak season (training provided)
IDEAL CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTESPrevious merchandising experience preferredStrong communication skills needed to interact with store management and consumersStrong reading skills needed to understand packaging labels and re-tagging projectsMust be able to bend, pull and lift 50 lbs. consistently throughout the course of a work dayMust be able to climb ladders, use a pallet jack and hand powered toolsMust have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and proof of current personal car insuranceMust have daily access to internet/emailMust have personal Smartphone with a current operating system: Android 4.2 or above, or Apple IOS 7.0 and above for daily communications with supervisorResponsible, reliable and dependable work habitsAbility to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
WORKING CONDITIONSRetail store environment – garden center and throughout retail storeWork week is Monday - Friday and some weekends (primarily Saturday)Must be able to bend, pull and lift 50 lbs. consistently throughout the course of a work dayMust be able to climb ladders, use a pallet jack and powered hand toolsDaily travel throughout territory may require driving time (personal car)Remote
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.