Grocery Merchandiser - Akron, OH

  • The George DeLallo Company
  • Remote
  • May 28, 2022
Full time Grocery Retail Sales

Job Description

DeLallo Grocery Merchandisers provide the ultimate shopping experience by helping to maintain our products in our customer’s stores, cultivate relationships with customer contacts, and build creative and visually appealing display sets.  If you enjoy working at a fast-pace in a high-energy, team-based environment, demonstrate a strong work ethic and exceptional customer service, we want you to come grow with us!

Responsibilities:

  • Travel to stores to assist our customers by organizing and displaying DeLallo products within an assigned territory
  • Build relationships with customers and introduce them to new items and promotions
  • Handle shipper surveys, off-shelve displays, cutting and sampling of products, promotions, ads, and cross-merchandising
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area
  • All other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3-years’ experience in the food industry; preferably in deli, grocery and/or bakery
  • Must be available to work Monday-Friday and some Saturdays
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and perform repetitive movements 
    (i.e., bending, pushing, pulling, lifting)
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Valid driver’s license without restrictions and proof of current vehicle insurance
  • Must be available to maintain schedule appropriate with customer’s business operations
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with individuals at all levels within the company and assigned accounts
  • Ability to rapidly adapt to changing business needs and priorities
  • Willingness to learn and work in all areas of the business as needs dictate
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

What We Offer:

  • Full Time position
  • Paid time off
  • Company-issued phone or allowance
  • Company-issued computer
  • Company apparel
  • Verizon Discount
  • 25% off DeLallo.com; excluding our Jeannette location and Jeannette on-line sales
  • Mileage reimbursement for travel 
  • Health, dental, and vision coverage available
  • Opportunity for accident, hospital indemnity, critical care, short-term disability, and term life
  • 401K with company-match 
  • Growth opportunities for those interested in advancing their career with DeLallo. 

 

Company Overview:

DeLallo Foods is a family-owned, third-generation company that manufactures and imports authentic, innovative and high-quality Italian and Mediterranean foods. These specialty products are distributed nationwide to supermarkets and specialty retailers from our facilities in Pennsylvania and California. Founded in 1950 as a family-run Italian Marketplace in Jeannette, PA, DeLallo has cultivated a passion for sharing the best of Italian cuisine with our local community and beyond. Over the years, we have grown our diverse collection to over 1,000 products and are proud to be recognized as category leaders and innovators in olives, antipasti, charcuterie, Italian grocery and cookies.

 

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