Merchandiser - Western Cape
Dis-Chem Pharmacies
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
6d ago
source : Careers24

Dis-Chem Pharmacies requires a Merchandisers for their Western Cape Region. You will ensure that basic Dis-Chem merchandising standards are properly executed and maintained.

Your responsibilities will also lie in providing excellent customer service.*Minimum Requirements* : *Essential : Grade 12 / Matric* Up to 6 months retail experience* Computer literate MS Office* Willing and able to work retail hours*Advantageous : At least 1 year retail experience*Job Description : Restock merchandise as needed to ensure maximum sales* Ensure delivered stock / stock pulled from the storeroom, is stored and packed in the correct space timeously* Ensure stock on shelves has not reached sell-by date* Ensure the full range of products is on the shelves at all times* Facilitate rotation of stock on a regular, FIFO basis* Report low stock levels, out-of-stock items, damaged stock and expired stock to management* Assist with counting of stock files and general stocktaking* Adhere to Dis-Chems operating standards, store layout and planograms* Ensure boxes are flattened after unpacking stock, and taken to the designated area* Ensure front shop shelves and products are neatly presented and visible at all times, with correct labels and pricing* Report all price discrepancies to management* Keep abreast of current and new products* Ensure merchandising displays are built, faced up, stocked and maintained* Maintain daily physical upkeep of store and merchandise displays, and be responsible for your designated stock in the storeroom as well as on the shop floor* Assist with loading and off-loading of stock* Ensure items without barcodes are clearly marked* Assist with back shopping* Assist in training of new staff* Provide friendly, helpful and courteous assistance and advice to all customers* Ensure all out of stock queries from customers are followed up with the customer service out of stock list* Ensure all customer stock queries are dealt with and resolved* Ensure the correct uniform and badge are worn at all times* Minimise any losses by handling all merchandise carefully* Adhere to Dis-Chem policies and procedures, SOPs and health and safety rules and regulations*Competencies : *Essential : * Strong command of the English language* Presentable* Effective engagement with customers, management and staff* Trustworthy and honest* Time managementAdvantageous : * Bilingual* Knowledge of merchandising standards and the FMCG industry* Product and category knowledge* Ability to analyse ZMORE reports for ordering and stock taking* Report bad / suspicious behaviour relating to both staff and customers*Special conditions of employment : * * Willing and able to work retail hours* Able and physically fit to lift and move heavy boxes, and ensure health and safety standards are adhered to* Reliable transport and / or reside in close proximity to the store* South African citizen* Clear credit and criminal records*Remuneration and benefits : Market-related salary* Medical aid* Provident fund* Staff account*ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED.


Dis-Chem's approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem's Equity & Transformation Strategy.

Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.*

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