Merchandiser - Lake Zurich, IL - R18043-3542

Scotts Miracle-Gro
Lake Zurich, IL
United States
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Job Description
This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more
information, please see:
https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/jobs/11510938 Here at Scotts
Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day. Our culture is
constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a
rapid pace. Below are details on an open job. If the role interests you
and you would like to be considered we encourage you to apply!!

The hourly rate for this position at Scotts/Hawthorne will generally
fall between \$18.00 - 22.00 per hour. Scotts/Hawthorne will consider
various factors in determining the actual pay including your skills,
qualifications, experience, and geographical location.

We are looking for a **Seasonal Merchandiser** to join our **Field
Sales** team.

Seasonal Merchandisers report directly to a Sales Manager and work
within our big box retailers, such as Home Depot and Lowe\'s. As part of
the day-to-day responsibilities Merchandisers 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 independently and as a team to perform all tasks
assigned

**What you\'ll need to be successful:**

- Experience in retail, merchandising and/or stocking preferred
- Problem solving and service oriented attitude
- 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 routinely walk, stand, climb an 8-12 foot ladder, lift up
to 45 lbs and be exposed to weather elements (e.g. heat, cold, wind,
rain)

**What we do for our Merchandisers:**

- Offer a retirement program with up to 7.5% 401(k) match
- Compensation for commuting expenses
- Provide flexible working hours
- Provide valuable, hands-on experience within merchandising, retail
and customer service
- Paid on-the-job training including in-depth product knowledge on the
Scotts products
- Fast tracked career advancement opportunities for high performing
associates
- Provide necessary safety gear

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by
joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent
communities.

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

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual
Orientation/Gender Identity

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.
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