Coborn’s is looking for a Field Merchandising Specialist
Description : As a Field Merchandising Specialist, you will audit the implementation and compliance of the Center Store merchandising plans. Responsibilities of this role will include training, educating and assisting Inventory Control Managers (ICMS), Assistant Store Directors and other store employees on planogram implementation and store-level strategies, coaching and assisting with proper end cap and image wall display building techniques, ensuring the accuracy of promotional and seasonal planogram displays, and monitoring weekly Homestore Team performance. A Field Merchandising Specialist is also responsible for maintaining the planograms of assigned categories, evaluating product performance and providing recommendations to drive sales of key brands. All duties to be performed according to the established standard and in compliance with all company policies and procedures while maintaining regular, prompt attendance and availability to work outside standard business hours as needed. Coach, train and mentor Inventory Control Managers (ICMs) and Assistant Store Directors at assigned stores on various stocking/planogram implementation and maintenance. Assist with proper shelf stocking basic training. Monitor weekly Homestore Team projects for locations in geographical area. Conduct Homestore audits, ensuring accuracy and performance on planogram implementation. Act as a point of contact for Homestore Team employees. Design and execute shelf placement, product mix and store-level strategies that maximize the performance of key brands at retail for four demographic areas through analysis of product performance. Perform planogram maintenance, new item cut-ins, discontinue removal, and planogram refreshes for assigned categories following the Category Review Calendar Evaluate product performance, product and brand share, and planogram space to sales performance and provide recommendations on how to drive sales of key brands. Building techniques and audit promotional and seasonal planogram (POG) compliance. Coborn’s, Inc. is a fast-growing employee-owned grocery retailer located in the Midwest. Our grocery store formats include Coborn’s, Cash Wise, Marketplace Foods, Hornbacher’s, and we offer unique online grocery home delivery services through our Coborns Delivers and Cash Wise Delivers locations. Coborn’s, Inc. also owns and operates liquor stores under the Coborn’s Liquor, Cash Wise Liquor and Captain Jack’s brands. Additionally, our fuel and convenience division, in-house grocery warehouse and distribution center, in-house Central Bakery, and Tops Cleaners are significant assets to our operations. We also have a handful of other retail entities in the markets where the fit is right: Little Dukes, Holiday Station stores, Ace Hardware, Caribou Coffee, Dunn Bros Coffee, Subway and Erbert and Gerbert’s. Our remarkable employees strive to inspire happiness, healthy living and simplicity one guest at a time. With a vibrant and fun work environment, ongoing opportunities for career growth, and generous benefit packages, Coborn’s offers a bright future for all employee owners. Here’s a list of some of the many benefits that we offer to our team members: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Grocery Discount Tuition Reimbursement Vacation Pay, Holiday and Sunday Premium Pay Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) 401(k) plans Voluntary Benefits and MORE! We believe that building a team of people with different backgrounds, beliefs, experiences and perspectives inspires fresh thinking and opens us up to new possibilities. We are an EEO/AA Employer – All qualified individuals, including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.