Great Lakes Wine and Spirits
  • Houghton, MI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

GLWAS is seeking a part-time merchandiser/sales rep for the Houghton territory. Positon is $15 per hour with a 2% commission on wine sales. 

SUMMARY: 

A GLWAS Merchandiser is responsible for the timely stocking and product handling of all GLWAS merchandise shipped to an assigned (designated) retail account.  Merchandising functions include, but are not limited to, packing out all orders, pricing the individual bottles, building displays, resetting shelf schematics, resetting cold box schematics, and implementation of the correct shelf and display signage, rotation, product fronting, dusting, and adherence to all shelf and other housekeeping standards. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following.  Other duties may be assigned by Supervisor or Senior Management. 

Sales Performance

  • Generate positive business building relationship with the Management, Co-Management, Buyer, Owner, or person in charge of making the wine/beverage buying decisions at assigned accounts.
  • Maintains good product knowledge on all GLWAS brands and takes initiative to improve overall wine/beverage/category knowledge, while constantly improving appearance of GLWAS items when in an account.

Merchandising and Store Conditions

  • Understanding and execution of shelf, display, cold box standards of GLWAS and its Suppliers as well as the standards set forth by the account, including but not limited to, stocking/"pack out" policies.
  • All GLWAS products are clean, rotated, and maintained in saleable condition.
  • All shelf price tags are correct and in place at the beginning of every month.
  • All display pricers are correct and placed with current pricing.
  • Maintains and places all current P.O.S. for GLWAS products.

Territory Management

  • Correctly runs work day according to plan.
  • Maintains and uses reports, forms, and pre-plans
  • Communicates on daily basis with Manager.

Professionalism

  • Must adhere to the policies and procedures as outlined in the GLWAS handbook.
  • Must demonstrate a professional demeanor.
  • Cooperates with all Management and Staff at GLWAS.
  • Must dress and groom in a professional manner.
  • Maintains a safe driving record while keeping Vehicle clean, organized, with adequate P.O.S. and other sales materials
  • Uses alcohol in a responsible manner when related to business activities.
  • Follows all MLCC rules and regulations.

 

About Great Lakes Wine & Spirits:

Great Lakes Wine & Spirits is Michigan's Largest Alcoholic Beverage Wholesaler, servicing all 83 Michigan counties. Employing over 1,000 people with facilities throughout the state, We Are Local, Everywhere. Founded as a family business nearly 80 years ago, the tradition of good business principles has remained the cornerstone of Great Lakes Wine & Spirits success. Honesty, hard work, fair dealing, service and an ongoing commitment to the customers and staff. Great Lakes Wine & Spirits strives to provide an ever escalating standard of innovation and service to its customers and to responsibly enhance demand for its products.

Great Lakes Wine & Spirits provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

 

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Great Lakes Wine & Spirits will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, or student, because of a physical or mental impairment with regard to any position or program for which that person is quali

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