Overview

O&W, Inc. is a local, family-operated beverage distribution business that has been servicing southeast Michigan since 1933. In an effort to continue to ‘Deliver Cheer’ to our communities for another 89 years, we are always looking to grow new talent through work-based learning.
Position Summary
This role is responsible for stocking shelves, building displays and rotating inventory in assigned accounts. Merchandising would be a great opportunity for people pursuing a career in logistics, packaging, sales/marketing, retail/merchandising, product design or other related fields.
Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

Calls on assigned accounts in a timely manner, which may include weekends and holidays
Maintains rotation by reading code dates of all products to ensure freshness
Stocks shelves and build displays
Consolidates backroom stock as directed
Represents O & W, Inc. in a positive and professional manner, including reasonable standards of grooming and dress
Communicates with Lead Merchandiser, store managers, store receivers and O & W, Inc. Sales Team to best serve the account and achieve Company goals
Other tasks and duties as assigned

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Essential Skills and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent
License to operate a vehicle without suspension with dependable transportation
Ability to lift 20-30lbs for the entire shift
Ability to rotate case stock properly to ensure quality standards
Must have a cell phone with the data and technology requirements to communicate effectively with the team
Possesses basic technological skills to communicate via e-mail and text

Preferred Skills and Experience

Work experience or education in inventory control and/ or customer service

Expected Hours of Work
We are currently seeking both part- time and full- time Merchandisers. All Merchandisers will have a flexible work schedule, but may have to work weekends and out of business hours.
Compensation
This role has a starting wage of $17/ hour for full- time Merchandisers and $15/ hour for part-time Merchandisers. Merchandisers also receive reimbursement for mileage driven on the job and a cell phone allowance. Room for promotion based on performance. Full- time Merchandisers are offered insurance coverage, paid time off, and holiday pay. All Merchandisers have access to 401k savings with a company match. O&W also offers education reimbursement, internships, job rotation, and will work with you to gain college credits.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selection, and Department of Transportation Hours of Service, overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions. Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.
O & W, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Internship
Pay: $15.00 – $17.00 per hour
Benefits:

401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Referral program
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance

Schedule:

8 hour shift
Day shift
Holidays
Monday to Friday
Overtime
Weekend availability

Application Question(s):

Are you able to lift 20-30lbs for up to 8 hours/ day?
Are you able to bend, twist and squat for up to 8 hours/ day?

Work Location: On the road