WANTED: Merchandiser for Scotts Miracle-Gro

WANTED: Merchandiser for Scotts Miracle-Gro

Salary range $17-$20

Hours of work 25-35 during peak time (less at the beginning) Season is from October – September

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Merchandiser will report directly to the Sales Manager and work within our big-box retailers, such as Home Depot and Lowe’s. As part of the day-to-day responsibilities, the Merchandiser will execute merchandising directives and re-sets, establish a positive rapport with store personnel and customers, and relay information to Scotts Sales team regarding inventory opportunities. Experience is helpful but not necessary. Training in store and online is provided.

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL • Merchandise products inside and outside stores • Provide customers and store associates with product knowledge on Scotts brands • Ensure product is stocked and presentable at all times • Assist in identifying opportunities for solution selling and incremental space • Provide support to Sales Manager and store employees as needed • Work effectively independently and as a team to perform all tasks assigned

BENEFITS: • Competitive retirement program with up to 7.5% 401K match • Provide valuable, hands-on experience within merchandising, retail, and customer service • Provide a competitive hourly wage • Paid on-the-job training including in-depth product knowledge on the Scotts products • Fast-tracked career advancement opportunities for high performing associates • Compensation for commuting expenses • Provide flexible working hours • Provide necessary safety gear

QUALIFICATIONS • High school diploma or equivalent years of experience • Experience in retail, merchandising, and/or stocking • Problem-solving and service-oriented attitude • Ability to lift, push and pull 45 pounds • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including holidays and weekends • Ability to operate company-provided technology • Current, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation • Ability to tolerate work in an outdoor environment (heat, cold, rain, etc.) • Must be at least 18 years of age • Ability to read, write and speak English • Ability to climb ladders physically and metaphorically • Ability to move pallets of product The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world’s largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts, and its trusted brands. The brands and products within our company include Scotts, Miracle-Gro, Tom Cat, Ortho, Round-Up, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro, and Fafard. Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug-free workplace. EEO / AA Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

NOTIFICATION TO AGENCIES:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

CONTACT:

Quadree Allen / Sales/Hiring Manager

Ph (380) 223-1474

Quadree.Allen@Scotts.com