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Atlantic Bottling Company Merchandiser in Spirit Lake, Iowa

Overview/Function: The Merchandiser plays a key role in the sales process of Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company products. They visit customer locations setting out product, rotating new product, and install and maintain point-of-sale displays.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Follow Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling’s merchandising standards and sales campaign diagrams.

  • Set out and rotate products to make visually appealing to consumers and to positively reflect the company and iconic Coca-Cola brand image.

  • Act as corporate liaison for sales team and ensure professional contact with customers, while maintaining a clean and neat appearance at all times.

  • Follow proper rotation procedure for all product areas (i.e. shelving, coolers, displays and back-stock).

  • Install and maintain point of sale items such as: discount coupons, channel price tags, display headers, pole signs, static clings, etc.

  • Assist Account Manager with price-management issues.

  • Communicate timely to the sales/account manager and/or supervisor any account issues or potential opportunities.

  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area while ensuring a safe environment for themselves, customers, and consumers. Keep back stock area organized, clean, and condensed per company and customer standards.

  • Regularly perform minor as-needed maintenance on displays, and report escalated repairs to Merchandising Supervisor.

  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

Experience & Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED

  • Ability to follow directions

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Excellent team-player

  • Customer-focused with the ability to positively and effectively interact with customers is essential

  • Ability to make frequent visits to multiple customer sites each day

  • Valid driver’s license and dependable transportation

  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to analyze and effectively solve on-site problems, while under potentially stressful situations

  • Flexible with the ability to adapt to varying situations

  • Regular, consistent attendance is an essential job function

    Additional:

  • The role will travel to various customer sites, as a result each environment will vary.

  • This position is very active and requires regular standing, walking, twisting, grasping, reaching, pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, sitting, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climb stairs. The employee may frequently lift and/or move items over 55 lbs.  Some manual finger, hand, and arm dexterity, and to potentially work around cramped and tight spaces will be needed. 

  • Extensive regional day travel is required with this role.

  • The role is considered a safety sensitive position.

  • Work hours TBD. (It will be a static, five-day work week.) Additional or alternative days/times may be occasionally needed, depending on customer and/or promotional campaign.

  • Candidates are required to have a valid email address to apply. If you do not have an email account, you can create one for free at https://accounts.google.com/signup/v2/webcreateaccount?flowName=GlifWebSignIn&flowEntry=SignUp.

    Note: No posting can contain a fully comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required in this role.  Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company offers a dynamic, ever-changing environment requiring flexibility and a willing, team-based attitude.  Some duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

    To ensure the safety of our employees, our customers, and our products, Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company offers a drug-free workplace.  Employees are subject to pre-employment/post-offer drug and random drug testing.

    AA/EOE

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