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MERCHANDISER

FOLSOM, CA, US, 95630

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a part-time Merchandiser on the Gourmet Gardens team. This new hire will work in Massachusetts. The Merchandiser will report to a Retail Operations Specialist.

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. As a Fortune 500 company with over $5 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail,food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."

As a company recognized for its exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs, and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays, and vacations.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This Merchandiser will be responsible for supporting the growth strategy for Gourmet Gardens, by developing relationships with key decision makers/store operation Managers in order to merchandise Gourmet Garden products at store, market & regional level to help achieve team sales goals and profit objectives. Responsibility also involves maintaining strong PR relationships with key Retailer Market Produce Operations Management.  The role will report to the Retail Operations Specialist I.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Servicing Retail Supermarkets to increase sales of the Gourmet Garden Brand range of products
  • Merchandisers will serve as the Brand Ambassadors assisting Produce Departments in merchandising Gourmet Garden stock – addressing out of stock issues – void issues. Merchandisers to educate Department Staff on the features and benefits of the Gourmet Garden brand
  • Develop and maintain strong business relationships with Retail Operations Management through participation in local store and market events where feasible
  • Identify and implement store level opportunities for increased sales in all Banners
  • All shelf price points available for scanning/ordering purposes. Display point of sale materials where allowed, in good repair.  Utilize IRC (instant redeemable coupon) where allowable
  • Attention to FIFO (first in first out) rotation on shelf.  Checking coolers for backstock to place on floor for sale
  • Suggested order forms filled out completely and left with Produce manager or Lead
  • Assist in blitz’s to assigned accounts when requested and as reasonable.  Communicate and interact frequently with Gourmet Garden sales and Merchandising Team direct sales to achieve maximum retail execution

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Valid drivers license, clean driving record required.  Car insurance with the state required.
  • 5+ years in sales and/or analytics with knowledge of merchandising products, consumer and trade promotional plans and retailers and markets required.
  • Strong understanding of store operations structure and how to move within their system
  • Strong sales skills as well as a good understanding of how to sell at a store level
  • Ability to ethically develop strong business relationships
  • Strategic and creative thinking skills

 

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 

 

 

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


Nearest Major Market: Sacramento