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Date: May 22, 2020

Grocery Merchandiser

Job Description Summary

Summary: To assist the store manager in achieving and maintaining product pricing, inventory, buildups, merchandise, store appearance and cleanliness, product dating, outdated merchandise, maintain signage, product promotions, invoicing, cigarette store maintenance, shelf tags, and vender control.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Manager may designate some or all of the essential duties and responsibilities to the Assistant Manager.)

  • Grocery merchandiser: order product, identify and ensure accurate pricing and maintain inventory.
  1. Order merchandise for the location, using proper buildups.
  2. Check-in vendors, cross checking the order with items received.  Check in items by line number.
  3. Conduct invoice entry and auditing for correct cost and retail.
  4. Put order away once the cross-reference is completed.
  5. Correct and maintain all product pricing, daily if necessary; including down loading of price changes from G-site, cooler pricing, mark ups/downs, white tag items, product tag numbers updated, track updated and discontinued items.
  6. Maintain back stock at a minimum level.
  7. Print price books.
  8. Maintain PLU’s.
  9. Keep product rotated, fresh, and check expiration dates. Remove and discard unauthorized product.
  10. Return guaranteed items.
  • Maintain displays and signage:
  1. Compile and promote top seller list.
  2. Cross merchandise displays.
  3. Build imaginative displays using all available space.
  4. Set per schematic – aid from vendors.
  5. Maintain proper usage and ordering of all DSD displays, gondola sections, etc.
  6. Maintain correct and complete promo signage – in store and out.  (Reader boards, pump toppers, handle ads, building signage, banners, inside sales, etc.)
  7. Relays of merchandise.
  8. Set up extra Ad items.
  • Keep the counter, shelves and stocked areas neat and clean.
  • Maintain cigarette store: including ads, merchandise, compliance contracts, product dating, etc.


  1. Train store employees on grocery merchandiser duties as directed by the store manager.
  2. Perform all cashier duties as described in the cashier job description.

Basic Statement of Functions

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Specifications (Qualifications)

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience in the area of supervision and retail operations with a strong background in sales and marketing is a plus.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Competent in: reading, writing, speaking, and understanding the English language.  Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Perform basic math computations at the 12th grade level.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Experience with the following:  MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Experience with corporation specific software PDI a plus.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed and uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


  • None


  • Ability to communicate effectively upward, downward and horizontally.
  • Ability to operate a ten key calculator with accuracy and speed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift 30 lb. regularly and 50 lb. occasionally.

ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • None.

Nearest Major Market: Montana

Job Segment: Grocery, Merchandising, Retail