DOLLAR GENERAL

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STORE MERCHANDISER in Lexington, KY

STORE MERCHANDISER in Lexington, KY

Requisition ID 
2017-149929
Location 
US-TN-GOODLETTSVILLE
Category  
Merchandising

Company Overview

At Dollar General, our customer is at the center of everything we do! We are a fast-moving Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 14,000 stores and 14 distribution centers in 44 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation and teamwork. At Dollar General, you can see a clear and fast path to career growth and success. We are committed to attracting talented and motivated people who can advance our mission of "Serving Others." Let's Grow Together!

Job Details

Job Title: Store Merchandiser

Department: New Store Development

Reports To: Divisional Project Manager

Supervises: Store Temporaries, Outsource company fixture program

 

General Summary:

 

Responsible for the management of and training for the execution of store merchandising for new store, relocation and remodel projects.

 

 

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans and manages execution of new, relocating and remodel store fixture installation and merchandise setup (including management of outsource companies, and implementation of plan-o-grams, signage, etc).
  • Evaluates and resolves issues, reacting under pressure and applying good judgment in ambiguous situations.
  • Leverages resources and maintains tough expense control by maximizing performance and productivity of outsource companies and store staff to deliver on-time openings.
  • Trains store staff (temporary and newly-hired) on appropriate merchandising processes.
  • Develops and maintains strong internal corporate partnerships to ensure that all project goals are achieved. (Examples: transportation, advertising, distribution, merchandising, etc).
  • Completes all reports and travel expenses accurately and timely.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:  

  • Strong knowledge of retail operations and merchandising systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to meet deadlines
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to read and implement plan-o-grams
  • Ability to work under very minimal supervision
  • Ability to travel consistently away from home two weeks at a time

 

WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:

  • High school education or equivalent required.
  • Two to three years of retail experience required.
  • Staff management experience required.
  • Previous merchandise experience preferred.

 

 

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