Columbia Distributing   Kent, WA   Full-time     Sales
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Posted on June 20, 2020


How You Contribute to Columbia's Success:
From Sales to Delivery, you are the final stop in getting beverages into our customer's hands! As a Columbia Distributing Merchandiser, you will stock, rotate and merchandise our products so they are ready to sell. You will work with our sales team to provide exceptional customer service to assigned accounts.

What You'll Accomplish Day to Day:
Drive within assigned route to work product from store back stock or delivery loads; handling cases, bottles and cans of beer, wine, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages for the purpose of sale or storage
Provide excellent customer service to assigned accounts
Develop and maintain positive, cooperative and team-oriented relationships with co-workers, supervisors, managers and others you come into contact with throughout your job
Fill cold boxes and shelves with appropriate merchandise, and rotate product on an ongoing basis
Maintain the back stock area to allow for a safe and efficient work environment
Organize back stock to ensure accurate order writing for sales
Build displays in stores and maintain POS (point of sale) as necessary
Interact in direct communication with store personnel and sales people
Accurately clock in and out, adhering to state labor laws
Work with merchandising and sales team members on a continual basis to train, support and evaluate needs

You're Ready to Join Our Team if You Have:
General knowledge of industry products
Ability to work independently while managing multiple tasks and meet deadlines
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Effective organizational and time management skills
Ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external customers

Work Environment
This job operates in our accounts, mostly indoors with occasional outdoor work.

Physical Demands
Lift/carry 35 lbs. repetitively and up to 75 lbs.
Push/pull up to 100 lbs.
Bend/stoop/crouch/squat/use arms/wrists/hands/grasp
Climb stairs
Work indoors and outdoors
Operate equipment

Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days/hours of work vary, & may include weekends & overtime as necessary.

Local travel only. Designated routes are subject to availability of specific openings at the time of hire.

Required Education and Experience
Minimum of 18 years of age
High school diploma or GED required
Valid driver's license and auto insurance required
Must be able to own/operate a mobile smart phone device

Preferred Education and Experience
Previous grocery or retail experience

Starting Pay Range:
$16.50-$18.00 per hour

AAP/EEO Statement
Columbia Distributing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.