Merchandising (Retail Sales) – RDU


Raleigh/Durham Area, NC

Post Date
March 21, 2023


Company Description – M. R.  Williams is a family owned business where convenience distribution is done differently.  Established in 1976, M.R. Williams has evolved throughout the years partnering with the convenience store channel to provide not only products and customer service but technological solutions unlike any other.  Our employees understand their purpose is to make every decision by first asking how it will impact the customer.  We take pride in understanding our customer’s needs while providing solutions through our selfless service and our continuous search for improvements.  We are excited to find added talent that believes in our customers like we do.

Position Title:  Merchandiser – Raleigh/Durham Metro Area, NC (base city)

General Statement of Duties:  Merchandisers execute the setting and re-setting of our customer’s store.  The goal of merchandising a store is to improve sales through proper flow and SKU Optimization.  Resetting a store entails the cleaning and adjusting of the gondolas, checking product dates, and setting each section.  The setting of sections is completed with a planogram.  However, at times, the Merchandiser is asked to build customer sets without the use of a planogram.  When merchandising is done correctly, it not only provides customers with a great looking store and increased sales, but also leads to SKU reduction and assist with optimized warehousing.  This position requires company paid overnight travel with the use of a company provided vehicle.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Removing outdated shelf tag and replacing with new product shelf tag
  • Re-setting of sections to a planogram
  • Cleaning (dusting/wiping down) of shelves
  • Setting store layout design
  • Reviewing inventory levels vs availability of items using electronic devices to ensure 100% product stocking

Additional Job Duties, as needed:

  • Moving of shelving (gondolas)
  • Separation of deleted and/or outdated product items
  • Color Resets

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Efficient with Excel software
  • Ability to read planograms

Desirable Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Valid Driver License
  • Clean Driving Record


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