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Seasonal Merchandising Service Associate - Weekends Preferred

Company: Lowe's
Location: Merced
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Your ImpactAll Lowe's associates deliver quality customer service while maintaining a store that is clean, safe, and stocked with the products our customers need. As a Seasonal Merchandising Service Associate you could be assigned to multiple areas of the store and could have responsibility in Plant Service as outlined below, this means: (1) Being friendly and professional, and engaging vendors and associates to meet store needs, (2) Ensuring signage, pricing information, and displays are accurate so that merchandise is easy to locate, and (3) Creating visually appealing product selections that are safe, clean, and easy for customers to access. The Seasonal Merchandising Service Associate (MSA) completes merchandising resets and service-related projects accurately, on time, and in accordance with merchandising and safety standards. To be successful, this associate must be able to follows detailed project instructions. The Seasonal MSA builds displays, processes damaged products, rotates and prices stock, resolves project issues or questions, checks third party work completion, and provides proof of project completion. One of the assigned areas of this role is in Plant Service. Seasonal MSA Plant Service is primarily responsible for overseeing execution of all assigned Live Nursery merchandising service responsibilities and maintenance activities. This involves working outside in the garden center, ensuring merchandise is stocked, fronted, and priced according to plantograms and store-specific merchandising standards (e.g., stock, displays, promotion space). The Seasonal Merchandising Service Associate works closely with the Merchandising Service Manager, Merchandising Service Associate- Plant Service Lead, Store Departmental Associates and store leaders to confirm priorities and needs (e.g., materials, supplies, time) while also providing ongoing service updates and feedback. The Seasonal MSA is required to maintain a safe and secure work environment by conducting daily safety reviews, noting hazards, keeping store areas clean and organized, and monitoring for potential theft or security risks. Travel Requirements: This role does not require regular travel; however, this role may need to travel on occasion to meetings, trainings, or to support neighboring stores.What you will doCustomer ServiceProvides SMART customer service at all times through the daily execution of Lowe's customer service policies, procedures and programsBuilds relationships with vendors by providing direction and checking to ensure merchandise resets are completed according to Lowes specificationsCollaborates with the Merchandising Service team and Manager by communicating project priorities, schedule, and project needs (e.g., materials, supplies, time)Analyzes metrics and provides feedback on project execution and in-store service to store, market, and corporate leadersAlthough majority of time of time will be spent in activities that do not involve the direct interaction with customers, the individual in this role is expected to engage with customers when the opportunity arises. This includes:Understands customers needs and assists in locating, demonstrating, selecting, carrying, and/or loading merchandiseEngage with customers to understand his/her needs and assists in locating, demonstrating, selecting, carrying, and/or loading merchandiseListens to and responds knowledgeably and promptly to customer and employee questions by taking them to areas of the store and walking them through projects when necessaryDemonstrates sincere appreciation to customersCommunicates information to customers regarding all stock, special order merchandise, feature benefits, application, and warranty information related to Lowes programsIn-stockMoves or replaces beams and grids, rotates stock, builds products, and displays products and support materials using power equipment (e.g., lifts, order pickers) per reset and/or project instructions and processesIdentifies damaged products, removes them from the shelves, delivers them to Return to Manufacturer (RTM) area, and signs off on the products as defectiveVerifies buyback items and ensures they are pulled, prepped, and ready for shippingIdentifies damaged or missing signage, displays, and collateral and orders replacements in accordance with merchandising standards and planogram detailsConfirms that product pricing information is visible and clear and resolves/replaces any missing pricing labelsUpdates/validates wayfinding and product location signage as well as digital maintenance of this information throughout the storeEnsures cross merchandise, side stack products, j-hooks and gravity feed bins are placed appropriately, helping to drive add-on salesWorks with store leadership to stage clearance and damaged merchandise for quick saleSorts products in bins, drawers and boxes to ensure that they are in the proper locationMerchandise to plantogram, price, color block and place plants as they arriveFill plant racks onto plant tables per plantogram to grand opening ready standardsClean and Safe StoresReviews, completes, and enters completion details (when, what, amount of time spent, taking and uploading photographs to confirm servicing completion, etc.) for all assigned merchandise reset, service, and maintenance tasksEnsures all reset displays are safe and in working order and repaired/replaced as neededRepairs/seals damaged packaging and boxes including peg-hook itemsRemoves all trash, moves cardboard boxes to the bailer, and moves plastic wrap and other debris to the compactorReplaces light bulbs and alerts the appropriate contact when additional maintenance issues are noted (lights out, painting, etc.)Detects common signs of shoplifting, theft, and other security risks, and promptly communicates them to management and/or Asset ProtectionEnsures compliance with housekeeping standards and programs (e.g., Zone Recovery) to maintain cleanliness and organization of store and working areasMaintains a safe and secure work environment, which may include conducting daily safety reviews, noting hazards, keeping aisles clear, and securing doors and gatesAdheres to all safety requirements relevant to ones regular job duties: top stock safety, reinstalling safety cables, use of aisle blockers, a tether line on power equipment, spotters, and safety devicesOperates store equipment as needed depending on one specific role and department (e.g., Zebra phone, telephone, paging system, copiers, fax machines, computers, CCTV surveillance system, key cutter, panel saw, paint mixer, flooring cutters, compacter baler)In addition to the above responsibilities, this individual is held accountable for other duties as assignedMaintain point-of-sale signage including bin plus beam label stock ensuring all bin locators are placed and price changes are activatedAudit and update pricing labels inside and outside the store to ensure accuracyFollow state-specific guidelines on price changes (Pricing Policy SF-06)Individual ContributorRequired Qualifications:High School or GED General StudiesPreferred Qualifications:Less than 1 year 6 Months of Lowes sales floor experienceLess than 1 year 6 Months of Experience performing product merchandising tasks including reading planograms and plantograms, setting up and tearing down displaysLess than 1 year 3 Months of Experience operating power equipment such as lifts, order pickers, and similar equipmentAbility to read, write, and perform basic arithmetic (addition, subtraction)Ability to work overnight and weekends as requiredAbility to utilize web based computer programs to accomplish assigned tasksWorking knowledge of basic tools needed for the job (e.g., hand tools, drills, saws)About LowesLowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE 50 home improvement company serving approximately 17 million customer transactions a week in the U.S. With total fiscal year 2022 sales of over $97 billion, approximately $92 billion of sales were generated in the U.S., where Lowe's operates over 1,700 home improvement stores and employs approximately 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts. For more information, visit Lowes.com.Pay Range for CA, CO, HI, NJ, NY, WA: $16.50 - $17.20 per hourStarting rate of pay may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, position offered, location, education, training, and/or experience. For information regarding our benefit programs and eligibility, please visit our benefits page.Lowes is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.Pay Range for CA, CO, HI, NJ, NY, WA: $16.50 - $17.20 per hour Starting rate of pay may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, position offered, location, education, training, and/or experience. For information regarding our benefit programs and eligibility, please visit https://talent.lowes.com/us/en/benefits.Starting rate of pay may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, position offered, location, education, training, and/or experience.by Jobble

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