This indivudual will provide support to the co-operative and act as liaison between stores and Allegiance Headquarters. Must have previous experience in a retail environment/food distribution/ in store front-end positions (cashier, supervisor) and must be familiar with back-door receiving and store bookkeeper procedures. Must know store POS systems and be able to install/ maintain the in-store processor. This position requires 75%-90% local travel (NJ / NY or PA.) Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred.
Specific Job Responsibilities:
Train store personnel and provide support with POS, scanning, tagging, scale management and receiving questions and problems.
Provide assistance to install in-store processor hardware and software in stores. Maintain and trouble-shoot in-store processor.
Assist stores in maintaining a clean and up-to-date POS file.
Ensure that installation and customization of new POS and in-store processing equipment follows corporate standards.
Co-ordinate new store tagging and POS maintenance to ensure that the POS file accurately reflects the tags on the shelf.
Provide front-end support for new store openings and assist in cashier training.
Troubleshoot promotion and gift card problems.
Have a working knowledge of PLU controls.
Display an understanding product receiving particularly with automated DSD.
Conduct store POS surveys and coordinate corporate store-related projects.
Prepares action plan before visiting the store. Analyzes old reports and information about the store and creates plan based on previous visits.
Education: College Degree in Business, Marketing/Advertising or other relevant discipline preferred; plus a minimum of 3-5 years of continuous related experience in retail merchandising managing a high volume product department.
Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.) Knowledge of MS Access helpful.
Other Requirements: Must have valid driver license. A good team player with an excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills. Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills. Able to work quickly and with a high degree of accuracy. Flexible, able to adapt easily to changes in assignments.