Field Support Merchandiser - Preston

Date: 7 Jun 2024

Location: HADDENHAM, GB, HP17 8LB

Company: McCormick & Company

Field Support Merchandiser – Preston 

 

 

 

 

Salary: £24,962.64 + Company Van (new fleet due to be rolled out) vehicle can be used for personal use, Fuel card provided with claimable rate in line with pump costs 

 

Tax-free expense allowance: £520pa in addition to salary 

 

Type of contract: Permanent 

 

 

Schwartz is currently looking for a full-time Field Support Merchandiser to cover Preston, Lancashire, Cumbria, Manchester and surrounding areas.  

 

Working 40-hrs each week Monday – Saturday (with Wednesday off) this role allows for some flexibility, especially with start time.  No Sunday work scheduled, only required at Christmas and double time is then paid. Some staying away from home is a requirement of this role however when working away days will be Monday to Friday. 

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES 

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    Develop and manage store contact relationships within the major supermarkets such as Tesco, ASDA and Morrisons. 

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    Use technology to maintain availability and record great execution in store. 

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    Collect and deliver stock to stores each day to ensure 100% availability of product on shelf and compliance to store plans. 

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    Take full responsibility for maintaining store records including inventory. 

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    Support when required other brands in the McCormick family. 

 

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE 

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    Full UK driving license (essential), the right to work in the UK and a have a UK bank account. 

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    Fluent in English. 

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    Be able to work unsupervised and manage their own time to meet the required deadline. 

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    Be prepared to stay away from home when required (accommodation and meal expenses covered). 

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    Have a positive “can-do approach” managing relationships and expectations in stores. 

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    Enjoy being out on the road and working independently. 

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    Work as part of a wider team sharing ideas and good practice to drive business success. 

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    Put the customers’ needs at the centre of everything they do. 

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    Be confident with using technology. 

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    Enjoy the physical elements of this role. 

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    Previous merchandising, retail or hospitality (e.g. bar staff, waiting staff) experience is seen as an asset. 

 

 

WHAT WE OFFER 

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    Base salary: £24,962.64 per annum. 

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    Fully expensed van (the vehicle can be used for personal use). 

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    Fuel card with claimable rate in line with pump costs. 

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    Tax-free expense allowance: £520 per annum in addition to base salary. 

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    Permanent contract. 

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    Company pension. 

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    28 days holiday per annum. 

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    4 x flexible Saturdays per annum. 

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    Ongoing professional development. 

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    SimplyHealth Cash Plan - This benefit gives you access to a 24/7/365 GP and allows you to claim back on everyday health expenses including: £250 on tests and scans; £150 on seeing a chiropractor, osteopath, physiotherapist, or acupuncturist; £60 on everyday dental treatment e.g. hygienist, fillings; £60 on eye tests, glasses, and lenses; £15 on prescriptions. 

 

 

Since 1889 the Schwartz brand has been based on selling high quality, pure spices. It is a philosophy that has made Schwartz a fixture in every kitchen, if you want to be part of this successful team of over 150 merchandising professionals - then apply now! 

Come and join our dynamic established Field Sales team merchandising our fabulous products to main estate retailers within your designated area. We are looking for driven individuals with great people skills and a strong work ethic that want a career that doesn’t tie them to a desk.   We have a unique direct to store delivery service which you will provide, along with a target for execution, availability and store standards. 

 

Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies. 

  

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, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies. 

 

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