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Merchandising Supervisor
Job Code:HD4013-2022-MB-1263
Reports To:Field Sales Manager
Job Class:Full time
FLSA:Hourly/Non Exempt
Location:Portland OR
  

JOB FUNCTION:      

Supervise a Live Plant Merchandising Program in The Home Depot Garden Centers within a specific market.  Program requires excellent working relationship with District, Store, and Garden Center Managers to accomplish program goals.

 

JOB DUTIES:               

  • Communicate store and plant product conditions to SGI Field Sales Manager on a regular basis.
  • Responsible to recruit, hire, train, team build and manage a professional, knowledgeable merchandising staff of 15+ people that operates with excellence throughout the garden season and performs to standards.
  • Strengthen customer relationships through projecting a professional image in stores at all times.
  • Work as a team member with merchandisers, store employees and other managers.
  • Interact with store customers and vendors in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Effective management of merchandiser daily activity list and weekly timesheets online.
  • Clean, condense and organize plant product and racks.
  • Restock plant displays.
  • Ensure all plant product is signed correctly.
  • Assist in watering plant product if needed.
  • Manage store inventories to maximize sell through and customer satisfaction.
  • Gain insight into plant sell-through and inventory positions primarily through store visits.
  • Utilize Reports and Sales Analysis to forecast and anticipate product flow compared to market and weather conditions.
  • Execute approved merchandising plans, store layouts and plant-o-grams.
  • Retail environment requires weekend and holiday work.

 

 SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing, in person, and via phone
  • Must work well under pressure and be able to make decisions quickly
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Organized with ability to prioritize projects
  • Computer skills necessary in MS Office Suite
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude and work ethic

 

QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION:

  • 3-5 years Customer Service experience preferred
  • 3-5 years Supervisory experience preferred
  • Previous merchandising experience a plus
  • Must have reliable transportation to drive to assigned stores within the assigned territory.
  • Valid driver's license with auto insurance.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work long hours as needed during busy season, including weekends.
  • Travel to multiple store locations
  • Work indoors and outdoors, in seasonal temperatures and conditions.
  • Pushing and pulling fully loaded rolling delivery racks of product (approximate weight of up to 300 lbs.).
  • Pushing empty racks to side or back of building to be picked up.
  • Leaning over tables and end caps to organize and stock product.
  • Lifting and carrying flats of product to racks or tables through garden center (approximate weight 5-40 lbs.)
  • Unloading delivery racks of plant material- flats, gallon product, hanging baskets and planters.
  • Moving signs and fixtures.