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Seasonal Merchandiser in Columbus, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 3/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like plants....in the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family!

We are looking for seasonal Merchandisers in the Columbus, OH market who will be a key part of our success in our peak Spring season. Must be willing to work 30-40 hours per week with some weekend coverage. 

The Merchandiser will report directly to the Sales Manager and work within our big box retailers, such as Home Depot and Lowe's. As part of the day-to-day responsibilities the Merchandiser will execute merchandising directives and re-sets, establish a positive rapport with store personnel and customers, and relay information to Scotts Sales team regarding inventory opportunities.

In this role you will:

  • Merchandise products inside and outside stores

  • Provide customers and store associates with product knowledge on Scotts brands

  • Ensure product is stocked and presentable at all times

  • Assist in identifying opportunities for solution selling and incremental space

  • Provide support to Sales Manager and store employees as needed

  • Work effectively and independently to perform all tasks assigned

What we do for our associates:

  • Competitive retirement program with up to 7.5% 401K match

  • Provide valuable, hands-on experience within merchandising, retail and customer service

  • Provide a competitive hourly wage

  • Paid on-the-job training including in-depth product knowledge on the Scotts products

  • Fast tracked career advancement opportunities for high performing associates

  • Compensation for commuting expenses

The ideal person will have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent years of experience

  • Experience in retail, merchandising and/or stocking

  • Problem solving and service oriented attitude

  • Ability to lift, push and pull 45 pounds while climbing ladders

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including holidays and weekends

  • Ability to operate company provided technology

  • Current, valid driver's license and reliable transportation

  • Ability to tolerate work in an outdoor environment (heat, cold, rain, etc.)

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.