merchandiser specialist resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Experienced Retail Merchandiser versed in using product placement, end caps and points of purchase displays to manufacturer's best advantage. Astute professional with goal-oriented nature promotes optimized retail workflow for bolstered customer experience. Exceptional negotiator for prime positioning locations. Hardworking and punctual works in fast-paced, physically-demanding jobs while standing and moving for long hours. Physically fit and diligent with strong commitment to team and business success. Focused on exceeding productivity and service objectives every day. Resourceful Merchandiser works effectively and productively within negotiated time frames. Adept at remaining focused on projects from beginning to completion, while paying close attention to detail. Committed to staying current on market trends and consumer interests. Collaborates with manufacturers to create best product plans and boost sales revenue. Focused drives consistent revenue growth for businesses through effective visual merchandising of diverse products. Diligent coordination of details across displays for professional appearance and optimal sales. Artistic, innovative and well-organized approach for handling any promotional need. Experienced professional with skills in operating equipment, organizing supplies and packing high numbers of boxes each day. Knowledgeable about optimal box organization, palletizing and loading strategies. Adept at stocking and arranging merchandise in high-volume grocery establishments. Positive and outgoing team professional with team-player mentality. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience. Dedicated student interested in applying excellent communication and interpersonal skills to a role. Experienced in data entry and handling money. Can quickly memorize product details and build customer relationships. Adaptable Software Engineer ready to support operations from conception through post-release support. Skilled creator of efficient code and exciting user experiences. Eager to elevate ongoing development projects or create novel software solutions geared towards driving increased usership. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Diligent College Student focused on and dedication to prompt project completion and continual adaptation. Team-oriented collaborator with reliability and focus on equitable task distribution through group projects and motivation to accomplish mutually held goals. Ambitious, career-focused job seeker, anxious to obtain an entry-level position to help launch career while achieving company goals. Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. Responsible and motivated student ready to apply education in the workplace. Offers excellent technical abilities with software and applications, ability to handle challenging work, and excellent time management skills. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Attentive driver with strong knowledge of local routes and traffic patterns. Monitors road conditions and construction areas to maintain schedule adherence. Dependable team member trained in register operations and customer service. Contributes to smooth front-end operations and goes beyond requirements to handle customer needs. Reliable, team-oriented, and efficiently completes assignments.

  • Inventory Rotation
  • Food Preparation
  • Product Stocking and Rotation
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Cash Register Operation
  • Register Operations
  • Quality Inspections
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Weights and Measurements
  • Displays and Showcases
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Product Recommendations
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Inventory Checks
  • Inventory Counts
  • Platter and Tray Preparation
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Customer Service
  • Sanitation and Safety Standards
  • Attention to Detail
  • Packaging and Labeling
  • Coffee and Tea Service
  • Stocking and Replenishment
  • Cash Handling
  • Equipment Troubleshooting and Maintenance
  • Workstation Setup and Breakdown
  • Special Orders and Dietary Restrictions
  • Cash Drawer Operations
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Food Production Processes
  • Daily Food Preparation
  • Serving and Bussing
  • Supply Ordering
  • Payment Processing
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • PPE Compliance
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Food Packaging and Labeling
  • Dependable and Cooperative
  • Kitchen Safety Standards
  • Covid Symptom Screening
  • Employee Training and Supervision
  • Time Management and Prioritization
  • Handling Complaints
  • Multitasking and Organization
  • Customer Relations
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Managing Orders and Deliveries
  • Ingredient and Food Preparation
  • Marketing Techniques
  • Cost Analysis
  • Sales Techniques
  • Product Launch Support
  • Clear Communication
  • Theme and Color Selection
  • Originality and Creativity
  • Booth Installation
  • Color Discrimination
  • Independent Decision Making
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Relationship Building
  • Work Documentation
  • Placement Optimization
  • Problem-Solving
  • Mannequin and Prop Maintenance
  • Commercial Display Building
  • Design Visualization
  • Sales and Marketing Support
  • Pricing and Signage Updating
  • Problem Solving
  • New Display Creation
  • Team Collaboration
  • Design Implementation Coordination
  • Frame and Component Building
  • Design Conformance
  • Display Model Assembly
  • Interior and Window Display Maintenance
  • Friendly and Outgoing
  • In-Store Support
  • Floor Set Design
  • MS Office Proficiency
  • Visual Displays
  • Creative With Adobe InDesign
  • Supplier Audits
  • Active Listener
  • Retail Buying
  • Store Maintenance
  • Display Resetting
12/2022 to Current
Merchandiser Specialist H-E-B Conroe, TX,
  • Followed prepared sketches and planograms to arrange consistent shelves, racks and bins across various locations.
  • Built effective partner store relationships to improve customer satisfaction.
  • Organized engaging front-facing displays to capture customer interest and drive revenue growth.
  • Built product displays and placed appropriate signage for merchandise.
  • Placed prices and descriptive signage to enhance displays and promote items.
  • Scanned shelves and product cases for expired stock to discard outdated items.
  • Helped customers locate desired items and assisted with carrying heavy loads.
  • Restructured merchandising strategy to promote high value and products.
  • Kept work areas clean, neat and organized for optimal productivity and worker safety.
  • Examined stock to verify conformance to quality specifications and took pride in products being distributed.
  • Presented updated floor plans and design strategy to store management.
  • Collaborated with suppliers, manufacturers and retailers to properly execute merchandising plans.
  • Monitored stock to maintain sufficient quantity of featured product.
  • Communicated and coordinated planogram execution with store management.
  • Planned commercial displays to entice and appeal to customers.
  • Conferred with production, sales and shipping personnel to expedite or trace shipments.
  • Arranged items in favorable positions and areas of store to attract customers and optimize sales.
  • Demonstrated great teamwork skills with staff members involved in production and transport.
  • Cleaned and organized display cases, shelves and aisles.
  • Restocked shelves with current merchandise in attractive displays to promote sales.
  • Developed creative visual merchandising campaigns to focus on selling older inventory.
  • Taught sales staff to properly coordinate clothing racks and counter displays to maximize promotional effectiveness.
  • Monitored and reordered inventory items to fulfill displays and executed design changes to align with available inventory.
  • Established and maintained proper high-traffic displays, resulting in increased sales.
  • Maintained current data on sales and fashion trends to plan future purchases.
  • Analyzed sales figures and market trends to anticipate product needs.
  • Assisted in gathering and moving materials and equipment for assigned displays.
  • Displayed appropriate signage for products and sales promotions.
  • Managed purchasing process for entire department.
  • Consulted with management and advertising teams to plan optimal promotions.
  • Printed labels and tags for for-sale merchandise.
  • Monitored weekly, monthly and quarterly achievement goals.
  • Stocked and rotated shelves and built displays to deliver results for stores and suppliers.
  • Created retail displays to highlight particular products and drive sales according to corporate strategy.
  • Changed or rotated window displays, interior display areas or signage to reflect changes in inventory or promotion.
  • Enhanced store and display appearance utilizing seasonal promotions and trends to drive strategy.
11/2022 to 12/2022
Deli Ferguson Broken Arrow, OK,
  • Chopped ingredients and prepped food items ahead of lunchtime and dinner rush periods.
  • Assessed customer needs, evaluated food allergies and suggested additional menu items as appropriate.
  • Organized ingredients and restocked supplies to prepare for busy periods.
  • Processed cash and credit card payments, promptly returning receipts, coin, bills and payment cards to customers.
  • Distributed new item samples to customers to provide opportunities for individuals to try products before purchase.
  • Wiped down tables and removed trash and dirty plates to provide clean, welcoming dining environment.
  • Restocked napkins, condiments and utensils at self-service areas during slow periods.
  • Explained food preparation methods and ingredients to enable patrons with food allergies to make educated decisions.
  • Sanitized and kept work areas tidy by cleaning surfaces, equipment and floors, removing trash and maintaining machinery.
  • Followed recipes and customer requests to prepare meals.
  • Notified kitchen staff of shortages or special orders, prompting appropriate action and keeping wait times short.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service during high-volume work shifts and fast-paced operations.
  • Checked and recorded refrigerator and freezer temperatures to maintain food quality and freshness.
  • Talked pleasantly with customers while taking orders and promoted positive image for business.
  • Offered samples to promote and upsell specials.
  • Provided customers with fresh product and correct portion size to minimize shrink.
  • Sliced meats and cheeses and weighed deli items for customers.
  • Welcomed and thanked guests to demonstrate appreciation for patronage.
  • Responded to customer questions regarding product availability.
  • Created aesthetically pleasing food arrangements for special orders and party trays.
  • Brewed and served coffee and tea with preferred add-ins.
  • Warmly greeted visitors to promote great customer service and positive ordering experience.
  • Scrubbed and polished counters to remove debris and food.
  • Answered questions regarding ingredients and preparation techniques to educate customers before placing orders.
  • Processed payments on cash register and counted back bills and change to patrons.
  • Informed customers of deli specials to increase profits.
  • Served food and beverages at take-out counters to provide fast service to waiting guests.
  • Documented and entered special orders for event catering and party trays.
  • Operated slicers and other equipment according to company guidelines to minimize accidents or injuries.
  • Assembled and served meals according to specific guest requirements.
  • Tailored orders to address customer allergies and gluten concerns.
  • Oversaw inventory in buffet and reported replacement needs to kitchen management.
  • Stored food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures.
  • Updated food displays, cases and other customer-facing areas to increase sales of special items.
  • Directed patrons to restrooms and other amenities within facility.
  • Checked signage and pricing to verify accurate displays on counters and in cases.
  • Maintained safe food handling practices to prevent germ spread.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect from spoilage.
04/2020 to 12/2022
Cashier/Stocker Associate Stockpile (Consignment Store) City, STATE,
  • Collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Answered customer questions and provided store information.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Verified customer age requirement for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Processed refunds for worn, damaged and broken merchandise.
  • Scanned merchandise using point-of-sale system for accurate purchase totals.
  • Delivered high level of customer service to patrons using active listening and engagement skills.
  • Processed sales transactions to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Helped with purchases and signed customers up for rewards program.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Discounted purchases by scanning and redeeming coupons.
  • Preserved appearance of store by arranging and replenishing displays and merchandise racks.
  • Operated cash register or POS system to receive payment by cash, check and credit card.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and store promotions.
  • Directed trash removal and sanitation procedures to keep aisles and register area organized.
  • Used suggestive selling techniques to promote add-on sales.
  • Tracked company inventories, moved excess stock and arranged products to improve sales.
01/2022 to 04/2022
Inventory Control Specialist FWE City, STATE,
  • Received and counted stock items, recording data manually or on computer for inventory purposes.
  • Read orders to obtain item numbers and located merchandise in bins or on shelves.
  • Tracked outgoing orders to provide shipping status to customers.
  • Researched inventory-related discrepancies and made appropriate adjustments in inventory system.
  • Read orders to verify attributes and quantities of merchandise.
  • Packed products into designated boxes, taking care to protect items from damage or shifting during transport.
  • Reviewed shipping and received documents for accuracy.
  • Received, checked-in and stocked merchandise throughout store, helped maintain store inventory levels and assisted with orderliness and cleanliness of sales floor and stock room.
  • Investigated and resolved variances with inventory records.
  • Packaged items with appropriate materials to prevent damage during shipping.
  • Organized and processed damaged goods according to vendor and manufacturer procedures.
  • Demonstrated great teamwork skills with staff members involved in production and transport.
  • Received incoming goods, checked paperwork and reviewed merchandise for accuracy against documentation.
  • Packed and unpacked items, checking breakables before stocking on shelves.
  • Stored and organized items in tool or supply rooms, allowing for easy retrieval.
  • Executed cycle counts of materials onsite and reconciled against company reports.
  • Recommended disposal of obsolete stocks to write off unsellable items from inventory.
  • Entered information into system to update status reports.
  • Pulled damaged and recalled products for return or disposal.
  • Established and maintained strong working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Printed accurate labels and applied to boxes, crates and containers prior to shipment.
  • Issued supplies, materials and products to team members based on information from requisitions.
  • Stocked shelves, racks and bins with new or transferred merchandise.
  • Operated forklift and pallet jack to transport heavy loads.
  • Configured warehouse spaces as dictated by forecast of inbound materials and customer and production needs.
  • Performed cycle counts on daily basis to immediately spot errors and apply remedies.
  • Researched inventory-related discrepancies and made appropriate adjustments in system.
  • Kept work areas clean, neat and organized for optimal productivity and worker safety.
  • Compared merchandise invoices to items actually received.
  • Managed inventory by performing physical counts, identifying variances and reconciling records.
  • Placed products on conveyors for final wrapping and shipment.
  • Transported items using equipment like forklifts and hand trucks.
  • Stamped price tags on merchandise, referring to official price lists.
  • Inspected merchandise for wear or defects, disposing of damaged items as instructed by supervisors.
  • Set up advertising signs on shelves and counters to attract customers and promote sales.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2024 to to
Bachelor Business Management : Business Management
Penn Foster College - Scottsdale, AZ
Expected in 04/2001 to to
High School Diploma:
Harcourt High School - Scranton,

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School Attended

  • Penn Foster College
  • Harcourt High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Merchandiser Specialist
  • Deli
  • Cashier/Stocker Associate
  • Inventory Control Specialist


  • Bachelor Business Management
  • High School Diploma

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