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Merchandising Specialist – Lawrence, KS – 1200242

Job Description:

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: SUMMARY STATEMENT: The Part Time Merchandising Specialist is responsible for stocking and zoning product, maintaining account aesthetics and may involve processing product returns. Daily communication and follow-up with the Sales Representative is expected. TYPE OF SUPERVISION RECEIVED: This Part Time position is under the supervision of the District Sales Manager and is given direction from the Sales Representative. JOB REQUIREMENTS AND DUTIES: including but not limited to the following: * Maintain account aesthetics (zoning, alphabetizing, maintain modular integrity). * Responsible  for setting product to plan-o-gram, perform resets, POP placement, inventory counts, and moving product from the stock room to the Sales floor. * Maintain excellent rapport with store personnel. * Communicate to the Sales Representative on a daily basis as to all activities accomplished as well as any Sales opportunities. * Work flexible Shifts (am or pm) based on store requirements and needs. * Work a minimum of one 4-hour weekend Shift based on store requirements. * Other duties as assigned.

Specific Skill Requirements and Essential Job Functions:

REQUIRED SKILLS: PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: including, but not limited to the following: * Must be able to lift objects and product up to a maximum of 50 lbs with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects/products up to 35 lbs. * Work could be performed while sitting, standing or walking. * Work performed will entail fine manipulation of hands and/or fingers, as well as repetitive had action. It will additionally entail bending, twisting, squatting and climbing, as well as upper and lower body mobility. * Work is based on store requirements and could include flexible Shifts (am or pm). * A minimum of one 4-hour weekend Shift as based on store requirements is expected to be worked. * Valid driver’s License is required as travel to additional locations may be necessary * Automobile liability insurance is required to be maintained. COMPETENCIES: * To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position: * Problem solving – the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully and maintains confidentiality. * Interpersonal skills – the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things * Oral Communication

- the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. * Written Communication – the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information. * Quality Control – the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality. * Planning/Organizing – the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently. * Adaptability – the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events. * Dependability – the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve.

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Job Information Created                                 January 28, 2012

Last Updated                                 January 29, 2012

Job Order ID Number: 8624229

Job Location                                 lawrence, KS 66044

Type of Employment                               Regular, Part-time Shift                                 Rotating

Hours per Week: 10-19

Overtime Available                                 No

Overtime Mandatory                               No Available

01/28/2012

Education Required                                 No Educational Requirement

Experience Required                               No experience

CDL Required                                 Class C Endorsements                                 No Info Provided Restrictions                                 No Info Provided

Other Details

Transportation                                Not Accessible by Public Transit

Temporary Position                          No

Travel Required                                No

Relocation                                No

On Job Training                                Not Available

Other Benefits

How to Apply For This Position

To apply for this job, contact KANSASWORKS.com, your local One-Stop or Workforce Center.

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