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Recruitment

Ardkeen Quality Food Store operates in a very competitive environment.  Our customers are very discerning and well informed and they have many retail choices.  That’s why we strive to do things better than our competitors, like sourcing better quality food products that can't be bought elsewhere and we work hard to deliver a better service to our customers.  To continue to do this and compete effectively we need a great team, therefore we are always looking for new people to join us who share our commitment to high standards and innovation in food retailing. 

We are a family business and our culture is different from our competitors. We are committed to helping every employee achieve their full potential.

We post vacancies here as they arise or you can connect with us on our social media platforms to be one of the first to know of any upcoming positions. 

We are seeking applications from enthusiastic and energetic people who would like to be part of the team delivering first class customer service in the following position:

Senior Merchandiser (Full Time)

This an excellent role for someone who wants to gain broad experience in Food Retail.
There is also the opportunity to develop within the role as opportunities exist for ambitious applicants to enlarge the role and progress their career. 
   

Duties will include: 

• Ensuring no off sales and that each category is properly merchandised 
• Building end of aisle and specials offer displays to maximise sales and creating engaging features to enhance overall appearance.
• Gaining and using a detailed knowledge of product range, stock levels and supplier cycles & out of stocks and advise managers so appropriate action can taken
• Routine ordering of stock.
• Stocktaking.
• Assisting to devise & implement special offers, product demonstrations and working to enhance customer experience.
• Modifying merchandising layouts in certain categories as required
• Assisting customers and dealing with queries and complaints
• Serving on a checkout at peak times
• Liaising with management on security and safety issues.
• Ensuring high standard of general housekeeping

 

The successful applicant is also likely to have:
 
• An understanding of the Food Retail (or other FMCG) business and a good knowledge of consumer food products and ingredients. 
• Attention to detail and ability to achieve high standards
• Ability to work well in a team 
• Initiative, ability to prioritise workload and solve problems
• Positive attitude and good communication skills
• Excellent health and ability to lift moderate weights
 
The job will involve working both day and evening hours, during the week and at weekends, altogether between 30-39 hours per week.
Pay will be commensurate with skill level and experience.

Please apply in writing indicating the position you are applying for  and enclosing a cover letter and current CV, to:

Mr. Val Lambe
General Manager
Ardkeen Quality Food Store 
Dunmore Road,
Waterford.
or by email to; vlambe@ardkeen.com
 
Closing date for applications is 25th May 2018
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