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Title/Position Post Date Location
Meat Merchandiser 5/29/2012 Oconomowoc Distribution Center (Oconomowoc, WI)
Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

·         Assures assigned stores meet sales, expenses, gross and net profit objectives while monitoring implementation of corporate merchandising programs and operational standards within area of responsibility which is Meat & Seafood. 

·         Assists with communication between store support and store staff.

·         Clearly communicates the concepts, goals and objectives to the stores and all levels with the company.

·         Monitors and follows up on operating performance of each assigned store with specific regard to sales and profit performance of all existing and new products.

·         Maintains current knowledge of market conditions through periodic reviews of competition.

·         Reviews store level sales volume, budgets, expenses and profit plans and assists with adjustments as necessary.

·         Understands and comprehends all financial reports needed to manage the business.

·         Develops improvement plans and programs with the Store Director, VP of Perishables and Director of Area Operations to achieve objectives.

·         Reviews programs prepared by merchandising supervisors, recommends adjustments to meet local conditions and works with Store Directors on action plans to implement.

·         Works with all levels of management for program and strategy design through implementation including areas such as loss prevention, human resources, finance etc.

·         Assist/develop special ad events, corporate wide and store specific with knowledge of ad profitability and effect on department sales and gross.

·         Develops strong department leaders within district through mentoring/coaching and partnering with store management team.

Necessary Skills & Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education and experience plus.¬†¬†4+ years of product knowledge to include product origin, handling and presentation options, in a retail environment, with increasing levels of responsibility.

  • Working knowledge of perishables and experience managing multiple perishable departments.

  • Excellent written and communication skills demonstrated in previous positions.

  • High level of analytical skills and organization skills with experience using Excel and PLU system.

  • Good negotiating and management development skills.

  • Ability to travel throughout the Fox Valley & Central Wisconsin areas.

Interested in this Position?

For immediate consideration apply to careeropportunities@roundys.com and place Meat Merchandiser in the subject line. Please visit http://jobs.roundys.com Equal Opportunity Employer.

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