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Student: Part-time Merchandiser

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Student: Part-time Merchandiser
Requisition Number SE02877
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range $12.80/ hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience

Excellent driving history

Hours per Week

30hrs/wk

Job Summary

You must be a current UK student to apply for this position. This position is located off-campus with a local Lexington business and is not affiliated with the university.

The part-time Merchandiser is responsible for presenting products in a way that will attract the attention of consumers at our customer retail locations. This position services and maintains multiple bulk accounts by merchandising approved products and packages using safe handling techniques and following all quality guidelines.

Ability to follow plan sets, planograms and communicate to store management and cross-functional personnel.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Fills, merchandises and rotates products on display and the shelf according to procedures and special programs
  • Physically moves the product from the backroom and places it on display
  • Creates and distributes point of sale materials on display and shelve where permitted.
  • Rotates product.
  • Fills and merchandises Fastlane merchandisers and vendors; checks vendor to ensure proper operation
  • Organizes and maintains back room by stacking and arranging product by package and flavor, arranging the return of empty pallets and shells, damaged and out of date product to the branch
  • Fosters business relationship with store personnel through routine follow-up on requests, proactive pricing, special programs, new opportunities, and upcoming activities discussions

Work Environment:

The work environment will vary, including but not limited to exposure to weather conditions, coolers, and customer storage areas which may be non-temperature controlled

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Required Skills/ Knowledge/ Abilities:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Knowledge acquired through 1 to up to 3 years of work experience
  • Valid in-state driver’s license
  • Must have effective communication skills which include listening, speaking, and writing
  • Prior customer service experience preferred in a retail setting
  • Merchandisers must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively to satisfy the needs of a variety of customers with different demands and expectations
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced, physically demanding environment (lifting 50 lbs. repetitively)
  • Able to work reliably and independently with little daily supervision
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Company provided cell phone
Deadline to Apply 05/19/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Anticipated Start Date 04/30/2021

Categories

Posted: 2021-04-21 Expires: 2021-05-21

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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