Sales Merchandiser (Schenectady / Latham Area)

Date:  May 10, 2024
Location: 

Schenectady, NY, US, 12205

  • Compensation: $23.00 an hour + .67 per mil travel reimbursement
  • Schedule: Sunday - Thursday or Tuesday - Saturday starting at 6 am. 5 am start on Sunday. 
  • Basic Requirements: Valid driver's license, proof of insurance, and daily access to reliable transportation

Why Join Coke Northeast?

Culture - At Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast, we deliver more than your favorite beverages. We deliver on a promise – to live our values by investing in our people, focusing on our customers, and championing the communities we are fortunate to serve.

Career Development - At Coke Northeast, the career growth is truly endless. We continue to expand our territories through the Northeast bringing new opportunities to our employees to move up within our organization. Most of our Senior Leadership began as summer help!

Diversity - Our Sales Centers and Production Centers throughout the Northeast are filled with an array of personalities, cultures, and backgrounds. Our focus is to build a team that can bring refreshing new ideas and insights to the table and that begins with our diverse workforce.

Job Description


The Sales Merchandiser position is a hybrid role which operates within our Large Store segment of business and which functions as both the Account Manager and Merchandiser for a select number of large store accounts. The Sales Merchandiser serves as the primary contact between Coke Northeast management and store management. In this role, the Sales Merchandiser is responsible for building customer relationships while increasing business by selling and ordering products for a defined customer base. Additionally, the Sales Manager is responsible for regularly stocking product on shelves and in coolers while ensuring that appropriate rotation standards are maintained.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Educate and excite customers about our leading portfolio of beverages
  • Sell incremental displays, equipment placements and promotional programs where applicable
  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels, company assets, promotional ad signage (point of sale) and displays
  • Ensure each account meets defined merchandising standards, determine stores’ product needs and transmit appropriate replenishment orders
  • Communicate and collaborate account activities to appropriate business partners
  • Regular lifting of up to 40 pounds, bending, reaching, kneeling and merchandising

 

Job Requirements

 

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent required
  • Associates degree or higher preferred
  • 1+ years of general work experience required
  • 1+ years of relevant sales experience preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Proficient computer application skills
  • Valid driver's license and driving record within MVR policy guidelines
  • Must have the ability to repetitively lift, pull and push up to 40 pounds, reach above head height, stand, walk, kneel, bend and reach
  • Must have the ability to push and pull manual and powered material handling equipment (i.e., pallet jack, hand-truck etc.) containing product loads for a minimum of 100 yards without assistance

Benefits & Perks:

401K with Company Match, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Employee Referral Bonuses, Fitness Reimbursements, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Scholarship Opportunities, and so much more!

*Benefits may vary by position, location, and union governance*

About Coke Northeast:

At Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast, we start with great people and great brands, in that order. We unite around a winning workplace culture that respects all people, promotes inclusion, and inspires achievement. From the leadership team to all 3,400 of our associates in our 29 locations, we strive every day to bring our mission, vision, and values to life in the Northeast.

Still interested in learning more about our company and culture? Take a few minutes to watch the videos below:

Day in the Life of Coca-Cola Employees:

Coke Northeast Employees on Career Growth:

BACKGROUND VERIFICATION:

Coke Northeast requires all applicants to undergo a criminal background verification process prior to commencing employment with the Company. Employment with Coke Northeast is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check. Depending on position, drug screen results and/or driving records, including minor moving violations, will be evaluated according to Coke Northeast’s guidelines to determine eligibility for the position.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT:

Coke Northeast is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. IND-ALB


Nearest Major Market: Albany