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Company: Alsum Farms & Produce Inc.
Location: Janesville
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Alsum Farms and Produce Inc. is a family-owned company with a great succession plan in place to continue this proud family business. Decisions are made locally by managers that work in and on the business every day. From field to fork, Alsum Farms & Produce is responsible for growing, sourcing, packing, and delivering the highest quality fresh fruits and veggies to your grocery store. We partner with family farms around the nation to provide you with over 300 quality fruits and vegetables every day of the year. If you would like to join a fun group of people working in a great industry that work together to achieve goals, look no further!

Alsum Farms & Produce Inc. is looking for Merchandisers. 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 determining the prices of products.

As 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 prepare the store for tours, meetings, and other events as required. 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.QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:
You may be perfect for this Merchandiser position if you:

Can get results in the marketing of fresh produce commodities in a competitive environment.
Are a team player that contributes actively toward company goals.
Are passionate about the execution of an operational task at retail stores.
Have strong communications skills and analytical ability.
Have a positive attitude.
Are a self-starter and motivated.
Understand the developing relationships with customers.
Have client and customer interface.
Have a valid driver's license.
Can drive during the day and night as it is required (up to 3-4 hours depending on home-office location.)

Most 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:

The ability to move product with a pallet jack, or by cart.
Various repetitive movements.
Good manual dexterity to perform required duties
Exposure to airborne particles or fumes
Must be able to lift 50 pounds at times
Must wear safety glasses and hearing protection in designated areas

We also have a robust benefits package that is offered to full-time employees (30 hours or more) which includes health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off (PTO), holiday pay, a 401(k) plan with match, tuition assistance, short-term and long-term disability, profit sharing, flexible spending accounts, and fun events. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!

Keywords: Alsum Farms & Produce Inc., Janesville , MERCHANDISER, Hospitality & Tourism , Janesville, Wisconsin

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