retail merchandising associate resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

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.

  • Plan-O-Gram Creation
  • Staff Training
  • Safety Procedures
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Forklift Operation
  • Data Entry
  • Purchasing Orders and Requisition
  • Inventory Management and Planning
  • Data Processing
  • Shipment Receiving
  • Quick Learner
01/2022 to Current Retail Merchandising Associate Signature Retail Services | Allen, TX,
  • Managed projects according to timeline and seasonal changes.
  • Used creative merchandising technique to highlight managed brands and draw comparisons to competitor products.
  • Displayed promotional material such as signs and banners.
  • Used company provided mobile technology to perform basic job functions.
  • Updated store planograms in collaboration with management.
  • Created visual displays to showcase products in interactive and engaging way.
  • Reorganized sales floor to promote sales, displaying high demand products in prime locations.
  • Placed prices and descriptive signage to enhance displays and promote items.
  • Designed and deployed new display ideas to improve accessibility to merchandise.
  • Consulted with management and advertising teams to plan optimal promotions.
04/2020 to 01/2022 Machine Operator 22Nd Century Technologies | El Paso, TX,
  • Documented daily production data and submitted accurate time logs to keep management up-to-date.
  • Organized pallets and secured materials with plastic wrap to prepare for movement to skids.
  • Set up machines for various jobs to maintain compliance with manufacturing thresholds and waste reduction initiatives.
  • Placed finished products on skids and wrapped and transported to warehouse with forklift.
  • Completed written reports of problems and necessary repairs to forward to management and maintenance personnel.
  • Utilized fastening equipment to fasten, package and stack materials and products.
  • Operated forklift to place finished products on skids and transport to warehouse.
02/2018 to 03/2020 Traveling Manager Apollo Retail | Mason City, IA,
  • Collected information and prepared travel papers for all levels of staff and management visiting clients globally.
  • Drove timely and effective management of client grievances via constant communications and cultivation of mutually-beneficial relationships.
  • Printed or requested transportation carrier tickets using computer printer system or system link to travel carrier.
  • Collected payment for transportation and accommodations from customers.
  • Communicated with vendors to negotiate deals, request samples and build relationships.
  • Determined direction for seasonal merchandise by researching and analyzing trends.
  • Designed floor layouts, product displays and shelving layouts to maximize sales and influence customer purchasing habits.
  • Placed prices and descriptive signage to enhance displays and promote items.
12/2015 to 02/2018 Traveling Merchandiser Amazon Workforce Staffing | Harvey, IL,
  • Followed prepared sketches and planograms to arrange consistent shelves, racks and bins across various locations.
  • Monitored stock to maintain sufficient quantity of featured product.
  • Printed labels and tags for for-sale merchandise.
  • Displayed appropriate signage for products and sales promotions.
  • Examined stock to verify conformance to quality specifications and took pride in products being distributed.
  • Stocked and rotated shelves and built displays to deliver results for stores and suppliers.
  • Conferred with production, sales and shipping personnel to expedite or trace shipments.
  • Monitored weekly, monthly and quarterly achievement goals.
08/2012 to 12/2015 Package Handler FedEx | City, STATE,
  • Picked products using RF scanner to fill orders.
  • Disposed of debris and hazardous materials properly to avoid contamination.
  • Assisted in loading delivery trucks with prepared packages.
  • Resolved conveyor system issues by clearing jams and blockages.
  • Loaded completed orders on pallets according to delivery numbers.
  • Operated electric tow motor to pick up and deliver packages and containers to production line.
  • Examined and inspected containers, materials and products to meet packing specifications.
  • Braced, padded and supported items in packages to prevent shifting and damages.
  • Scanned and sorted packages according to destinations and service type using handheld scanner.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2012 to to High School Diploma | Wyoming Valley West Senior High School, Plymouth, PA GPA:
  • Licensed Machine Operator - 2022

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School Attended

  • Wyoming Valley West Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Retail Merchandising Associate
  • Machine Operator
  • Traveling Manager
  • Traveling Merchandiser
  • Package Handler


  • High School Diploma

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