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Merchandiser

Company: Alsum Farms
Location: Madison
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Alsum Companies is looking for a Merchandiser for our Madison West, Janesville, and Beloit retail locations. You would support the marketing and promotion of our food products at various retail locations. Often this involves preparing an in-store display that showcases our products, communicating with clients, fulfilling product order, and rotating product to give our customers the freshest produce available.A Day in the Life of an Alsum Farms & Produce MerchandiserAs a Merchandiser, you go into each day ready to provide excellent customer service to stores and store personnel with professionalism, integrity, and decorum. You will develop an intimate understanding of Alsum standards, client planograms, and merchandising programs. Part of your day will consist of rotating product as required by the manufacturer and complete freshness checks. Safety is important, so all tasks must comply with safety standards of Alsum and the client while working in their stores. You will also prepare the store for tours, meetings, and other events as required.Job DetailsJob Type: Full-time (approx. 30-35 hours per week)Job Schedule: Madison West - M, Tu, W, F, S; Janesville - M, W, F; Beloit - M, W, FSalary: $16.00-$18.00 per hour depending on experience Work Location: Madison West, Janesville, and Beloit Woodman's Food MarketTravel Requirements: Travel between Madison West, Janesville, and Beloit Woodman's Food Market

Requirements:
You may be perfect for this Merchandiser position if you:Are passionate about the execution of an operational task at retail stores.Have strong communications skills and analytical abilityHave a positive attitudeAre a self-starter and motivatedUnderstand the developing relationships with customersHave client and customer interfaceCan get results in the marketing of fresh produce commodities in a competitive environmentAre a team player that contributes actively toward company goalsHave a valid driver's licenseMost of this job is performed in retail grocery stores. This environment includes but is not limited to store personnel, shoppers, and other merchandising personnel. The temperature will vary from moving product from coolers to the floor (40-75 degrees Fahrenheit). As the Merchandiser, you will spend the remaining portion of this position operating a motor vehicle to multiple retail store locations. Must be aware of and comply with all customer safety policies, procedures, and rules. Other physical requirements are:Must be able to lift 50 pounds at times The ability to move product with a pallet jack, or by cartVarious repetitive movementsGood manual dexterity to perform required dutiesAlsum BenefitsAlsum Farms & Produce offers its full-time (30 hours or more) employees:Employer contributed health planEmployer paid life insuranceVoluntary dental, life, disability, and vision insuranceOnsite fitness centerVacation and holiday payProfit sharing401(k) with company matchEmployee discountsEducational assistance programThe Alsum StoryThe story began nearly five decades ago in a 600 square foot potato shed, with one man, Glen Alsum, one vision, and a work ethic framed by dedication and service. Today, there are 350,000 square feet of sheds and production space, almost 325 full-time and seasonal employees, and 200,000,000 pounds of potatoes produced annually and that doesn't include onions, pumpkins and other fresh produce that are distributed to grocery stores and warehouse retailers across the country.We pack under the Alsum Farms & Produce brand plus many national brands and customer labels. Alsum offers a wide variety of packaging options from 12 ounces up to 50-pound packs; and in poly, mesh, paper or cartons all from one shed. And that work ethic? It's still framed by dedication, a commitment to service, and a belief in providing a field-to-fork, vertically integrated business approach that incorporates growing and harvesting, production, packaging, and distribution, all under the umbrella of unrelenting quality.As time ticks by, the mission, vision and values haven't changed, although the generations of leadership have. Since 1981, Larry Alsum has been at the helm of Alsum Farms & Produce, with his daughters, Wendy Alsum-Dykstra and Heidi Alsum-Randall, poised to take over when Larry, who's been in agriculture his entire life, retires.Corporate ResponsibilityWe do business by:Conserving and restoring the Wisconsin acreage we are privileged to farm and protecting the surrounding wildlife and ecosystemsPartnering with growers and suppliers committed to sustainabilityProviding consumers with safe, fresh, quality Wisconsin potatoes, onions, fruits and vegetablesEnsuring our employees have a safe business environment to work in, one that rewards them for their commitment and encourages them to advanceBeing a company that pays it forward - helping others in our community and inspiring others to do the sameWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.PI183213298

Keywords: Alsum Farms, Madison , Merchandiser, Hospitality & Tourism , Madison, Wisconsin

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