Merchandiser
Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Permanent
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Posted 09 March 2020 - Closing Date 08 April 2020

Job Details

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies requires a Merchandiser for their Walmer Park store in the Port Elizabeth Region. You will ensure that basic Dis-Chem merchandising standards are properly executed and maintained. Your responsibilities will also lie in providing excellent customer service.

Minimum Requirements:

Essential:

  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • Up to 6 months’ retail experience
  • Computer literate – MS Office
  • Willing and able to work retail hours

Advantageous:

  • At least 1 year retail experience


Job Description:

  • Restock merchandise as needed to ensure maximum sales
  • Ensure delivered stock/stock pulled from the storeroom, is stored and packed in the correct space timeously
  • Ensure stock on shelves has not reached sell-by date
  • Ensure the full range of products is on the shelves at all times
  • Facilitate rotation of stock on a regular, FIFO basis
  • Report low stock levels, out-of-stock items, damaged stock and expired stock to management
  • Assist with counting of stock files and general stocktaking
  • Adhere to Dis-Chem’s operating standards, store layout and planograms
  • Ensure boxes are flattened after unpacking stock, and taken to the designated area
  • Ensure front shop shelves and products are neatly presented and visible at all times, with correct labels and pricing
  • Report all price discrepancies to management
  • Keep abreast of current and new products
  • Ensure merchandising displays are built, faced up, stocked and maintained
  • Maintain daily physical upkeep of store and merchandise displays, and be responsible for your designated stock in the storeroom as well as on the shop floor
  • Assist with loading and off-loading of stock
  • Ensure items without barcodes are clearly marked
  • Assist with back shopping
  • Assist in training of new staff
  • Provide friendly, helpful and courteous assistance and advice to all customers
  • Ensure all out of stock queries from customers are followed up with the customer service out of stock list
  • Ensure all customer stock queries are dealt with and resolved
  • Ensure the correct uniform and badge are worn at all times
  • Minimise any losses by handling all merchandise carefully
  • Adhere to Dis-Chem policies and procedures, SOPs and health and safety rules and regulations


Competencies:

Essential:

  • Strong command of the English language
  • Presentable
  • Effective engagement with customers, management and staff
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Time management

Advantageous:

  • Bilingual
  • Knowledge of merchandising standards and the FMCG industry
  • Product and category knowledge
  • Ability to analyse ZMORE reports for ordering and stock taking
  • Report bad/suspicious behaviour relating to both staff and customers


Special conditions of employment:
 

  • Willing and able to work retail hours
  • Able and physically fit to lift and move heavy boxes, and ensure health and safety standards are adhered to
  • Reliable transport and/or reside in close proximity to the store
  • South African citizen
  • Clear credit and criminal records


Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market-related salary
  • Medical aid
  • Provident fund
  • Staff account


ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED. IF YOU HAVEN`T BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN TWO WEEKS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION AS UNSUCCESSFUL.


Dis-Chem is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem's approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem's Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.