merchandiser resume example with 13+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Boost wine revenue consistently by completing engaging and attractive merchandising displays. Dedicated to organizing cohesive displays to tie in different offerings and promote sales. Creative and highly organized with skills to meet any promotional need. Devoted Merchandiser with 7 of years driving and thorough knowledge of product display and delivery. Personable but quiet and hardworking with good memory for products and display techniques. Proven history of effective sales and great time management. Well-organized and creative Merchandising professional successful at representing consumer tastes and needs in retail market. Accurately assess competition and pursues effective ways to boost sales and reinforce client brands.

  • Product Inventory Counts
  • Sales
  • Markdown Procedures
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Product knowledge
  • Overstock management
  • Interior and exterior displays
  • Stocking and replenishing
  • Corporate visual standards
  • Cleaning procedures
  • Product Displays
  • Store Merchandising
  • Forklift Operation
  • Customer relationships
  • Heavy lifting
  • Merchandising
  • Forklift safety and operation
Le Cordon Bleu College Of Culinary Arts - Austin Austin, TX Expected in 10/2010 Associate of Applied Science : Culinary Arts - GPA :
Work History
Breakthru Beverage Group - Merchandiser
Fort Collins, CO, 12/2013 - Current
  • Prepared interesting and innovative visual displays to grab customer interest and promote sales.
  • Worked with managers and advertising directors to optimize promotions.
  • Arranged consistent shelves, bins and racks at 10 or more locations by following established planograms.
  • Loaded and unloaded merchandise using ladder and pallet jack.
  • Established strong vendor relationships to maintain and support business.
  • Merchandised new stock to appeal to customers, grab attention and drive sales.
  • Answered customer questions regarding store merchandise, department information and pricing.
  • Pinpointed incremental sales for sales representatives to pursue.
  • Removed damaged, out-of-code, not-in-set and discontinued items from displays.
  • Unloaded arriving product stock and moved to store display areas.
  • Completed stock orders and managed inventory levels.
  • Assembled promotional displays, including quarter and full-size point of purchase displays.
  • Conferred with store managers to obtain information about customer needs and preferences.
  • Rotated manufacturer products as needed.
  • Regularly assessed sales floor stock levels to replenish with backstock merchandise before depletion.
  • Alternated goods in inventory by observing first-in/first-out approach to keep shelves organized and properly stocked.
  • Answered customer questions and provided detailed product information.
  • Consistently lifted materials weighing as much as 50 pounds.
  • Maintained neat, orderly and safe work space.
  • Blocked and faced products on displays and shelves in accordance with company policy.
Basha's - Deli Manager
Camp Verde, AZ, 08/2007 - 10/2013
  • Set and enforced performance and service standards to keep consistent, high-quality environment devoted to customer satisfaction.
  • Limited portion sizes and used garnishes to control food costs.
  • Inspected preparation and storage equipment regularly to assess and maintain performance for cost-effective, safe operations.
  • Maintained high standards of food quality by reviewing shipments, overseeing preparation and monitoring food safety.
  • Investigated and integrated enhanced service and team management strategies to boost business profits.
  • Reviewed pricing and ordered food ingredients, kitchen appliances and supplies.
  • Inventoried food products and associated materials on daily basis.
  • Achieved high customer satisfaction ratings with thorough training and effective customer service policies.
  • Supervised end-to-end stock management, including examining incoming inventory, merchandising shelves and preventing shrinkage.
  • Implemented daily operating procedures to keep store clean, adequately stocked and well-organized.
  • Kept orderly and accurate accounting records by monitoring sales documentation.
  • Assigned jobs to individual employees by considering factors such as previous training, current abilities and general knowledge.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Effectively allocated tasks during high-traffic times to keep operations running smoothly and employees focused.
  • Coached employees and trained on methods for handling various aspects of sales, complicated issues and difficult customers.
  • Created and led sales promotions and advertising strategies to boost profits and bring in new customers.
  • Assisted customers with locating and choosing merchandise in any store department.
  • Marked-down clearance items and relocated merchandise to proper store areas.
  • Oversaw employee performance, corrected problems and increased efficiency to maintain productivity targets.
  • Maintained clean, adequately stocked and organized store by streamlining daily operations and introducing new procedures.
  • Educated staff on strategies for handling difficult customers and challenging situations.
  • Set and updated weekly work schedules to meet coverage demands by considering factors like expected customer levels, planned promotions and individual employee strengths.
  • Exceeded sales goals and accomplished business objectives by inspiring staff and promoting target products.
  • Maintained focus during busy times and delegated tasks to employees to keep business running smoothly.
  • Walked through department multiple times each shift to evaluate and correct issues such as cleaning and stock replenishment needs.
University Of Wisconsin System - Chef
Milwaukee, WI, 06/2009 - 02/2011
  • Utilized proper cleaning techniques to sanitize counters and utensils used in preparation of raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs.
  • Checked freezer and refrigerator prior to each shift to verify correct temperatures.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Oversaw grill, stove and oven and cleaned all equipment after every shift.
  • Properly handled and stored food to eliminate illness and prevent cross-contamination.
  • Monitored line processes to maintain consistency in quality, quantity and presentation.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work efficient and consistent.

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School Attended

  • Le Cordon Bleu College Of Culinary Arts - Austin

Job Titles Held:

  • Merchandiser
  • Deli Manager
  • Chef


  • Associate of Applied Science

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