at Dietz and Watson in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Employment Benefits & Incentives

  • Full-Time Hourly Position - $17.00 - $18.00 based on experience
  • Ability to earn 5+ hours per week of overtime
  • Monthly Car Allowance
  • Gas Card Provided
  • After 90 Days of Employment – Benefits Package Options Including –
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
  • Company Issued Cell Phone
  • Expenses Reimbursement on Select Travel 
  • After 1 Year of Employment – 401K Plan with Matching

Job Description

The Dietz & Watson Merchandiser’s main job function is to assist with sales and create brand awareness.  A sales merchandiser should have the knowledge of our products as it relates to the deli.


The duties of a Dietz & Watson Merchandiser are listed below but not limited to:

  • Safely operate a deli slicer
  • Set up of deli cases and appropriately rotate deli product
  • Understand and execute schematics/planograms
  • Maintain marketing displays using Dietz & Watson Point of Sale (POS)
  • Needs to be a self-starter, work in a team environment and or with little or no supervision
  • Manage time effectively and productively
  • Complete all reports as necessary including store surveys
  • Consistently provide coverage to all stores within assigned territory based on store ranking
  • Make regular store visits documenting all concerns/problems (i.e. shortages, equipment  problems, ordering issues, etc.) and addressing these concerns in a timely manner
  • Build and maintain customer relationships by displaying high-level customer service techniques to   deli managers, employees, and store customers
  • Possess the knowledge and ability to both create and market Dietz & Watson programs
  • Training of all new store deli hires on the merits of Dietz & Watson and refresh training when  needed
  • Communicate any information deemed necessary to Merchandiser Manager (i.e. grand openings, store closing, etc.)
  • Utilizing the monthly sales reports to achieve 100% distribution.
  • Explore opportunities for sales growth w/Merchandiser Manager
  • Maintain full displays
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment
  • Perform special projects outside of assigned territory
Minimum Requirements 

Physical Requirements

  • Standing, Bending, Twisting
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds frequently
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasional
  • Push /pull carts containing product – occasionally up to 100 lbs.
  • Walking
  • Reaching
  • Use of both hands and arms
  • Operate a motor vehicle
  • Must be able to work in a safety sensitive position

General Working Conditions/Environment

  • Room Temperature while in stores
  • At times be in refrigerated cooler areas

Job Requirements

  • Flexibility and ability to travel (including flying) as needed and may be up to 30% of the time.
  • Must be able to read and write English
  • Must have computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Must possess communication, organization, creativity, and customization skills
  • Must be able to exercise independent decision-making skills on a regular basis
  • Must be available to work weekends on occasion
  • High school diploma or equivalence
  • 1-2 years of customer service/sales experience preferred. Previous deli experience is a plus.
  • Must have a reliable vehicle and must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to pass the company issued ServSafe Manger exam.
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Job Posting: 1265187

Posted On: May 02, 2024

Updated On: Jun 01, 2024

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