Lead Retail Merchandiser (FT) - Giant Eagle

<strong>Acosta is proud to foster a corporate culture that is empowering, inclusive and responsible. Our values center on people, integrity, results, trust, teamwork, innovation, and balance. Having associates who live these values and have a great passion for what they do makes Acosta a terrific company to work for.</strong>

Pittsburgh, PA

Acosta - Giant Eagle

<p><strong>Acosta is the engine that drives greater sales and market share for consumer goods manufacturers and retailers around the world. A privately held sales and marketing agency based in Jacksonville, Fla., Acosta has more than 100 offices around the world&nbsp;with more than 25,000 employees. Learn more about how our values, services and, most importantly, people are changing the CPG experience with proven results.</strong></p> <p><strong>Acosta is proud to foster a corporate culture that is empowering, inclusive and responsible. Our values center on people, integrity, results, trust, teamwork, innovation, and balance. Having associates who live these values and have a great passion for what they do makes Acosta a terrific company to work for.</strong></p> https://www.acosta.com/

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Regular Full-Time

Overview: The Retail Service Lead Merchandiser is responsible for representing Acosta, our clients, and our customers by effectively leading and performing reset and remodel work including, but not limited to, the proper implementation of plan-o-grams, new item placement, void corrections, and special merchandising activity. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, quick learner, has a strong attention to detail, and works well in a team or independent situation. They must possess excellent organizational skills, strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with business partners.
Responsibilities: <ul><li>Serve as a team lead in the organization and execution of reset. Effectively partner with store personnel for the scheduling and communication of reset. </li><li>Read and follow a plan-o-gram to effectively complete reset. Have a working knowledge of merchandising and retail terminology. </li><li>Perform duties such as moving and cleaning shelves, displaying merchandise properly, placing shelf strips and attaching tags properly, checking date codes and plan-o-gram integrity, and processing packouts, restocks and reorders as necessary. </li><li>Partner with store personnel and co-workers to achieve and maintain merchandising excellence, discuss changes, and build an effective working relationship. </li><li>Report and discuss observations and issues with immediate Supervisor. </li><li>Effectively and accurately work with web based applications to indicate work availability, check schedule for work assignments, accept work assignments, receive work documentation and information, record work start and completion times, record work mileage, record work expenses, record work time and attendance, and complete training activities. </li><li>Effectively and accurately prepare, process, submit, and manage documentation related to assigned reset. </li><li>Perform job safely by demonstrating full awareness of his/her surroundings. Utilize proper safety techniques and equipment use when necessary. Be proactive in alerting management to any unsafe act or condition to prevent injuries. </li><li>Understand and follow all Acosta policies and standard operating procedures. </li><li>Perform other duties as assigned.</li></ul>
Requirements: <ul><li>At least 2 years of Customer Service experience preferred. Prior sales agent, retail and reset responsibility experience preferred. </li><li>Strong demonstration of the following core competencies: </li><li>Quality Commitment-Maintain quality standards that meet and/or exceed expectations </li><li>Detail Oriented</li><li>Ensure work accuracy </li><li>Customer Service-Provide a level of service to customer concerns Communication Skills-Ability to communicate effectively </li><li>Must be comfortable utilizing Technology (i.e. smartphones and handheld devices) </li><li>Must be able to lift and carry up to 60 pounds. </li><li>Must be willing and able to work in cold environmental conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections of retail stores) for limited periods of time. </li><li>Must be able to operate or learn how to operate a computer, calculator, telephone, and copier. Must be able to stand on a step stool. </li><li>Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, decision making and leadership skills. Must be able to read and communicate effectively with others. </li><li>Must have access to the internet on a daily basis. Must be able to work effectively in web based applications, email and other basic computer applications. </li><li>Must have a valid driver's license and be able to drive in a car.     Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer   By submitting your application you agree with and accept the Acosta Privacy Statement and Terms of Conditions. US: http://acosta.jobs/privacy-policy-us/ Canada: http://acosta.jobs/privacy-policy-ca/</li></ul>