Dis-Chem Pharmacies Is Hiring: Casual Merchandiser – Mega City (Mafikeng) – South Africa

Closing Date: 30 March 2023

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies requires a Merchandiser for their Mega city store in the Mafikeng Region. You will ensure that basic Dis-Chem merchandising standards are properly executed and maintained. Your responsibilities will also lie in providing excellent customer service.

Minimum Requirements:

Grade 12 / Matric
Up to 6 months’ retail experience
Computer literate – MS Office
Willing and able to work retail hours

At least 1 year retail experience

Job Description:

Restock merchandise as needed to ensure maximum sales

Ensure delivered stock/stock pulled from the storeroom, is stored and packed in the correct space timeouslyEnsure stock on shelves has not reached sell-by date

Ensure the full range of products is on the shelves at all times

Facilitate rotation of stock on a regular, FIFO basisReport low stock levels, out-of-stock items, damaged stock and expired stock to managementAssist with counting of stock files and general stocktakingAdhere to Dis-Chem’s operating standards, store layout and planogramsEnsure boxes are flattened after unpacking stock, and taken to the designated area

Ensure front shop shelves and products are neatly presented and visible at all times, with correct labels and pricing
Report all price discrepancies to management
Keep abreast of current and new products
Ensure merchandising displays are built, faced up, stocked and maintained
Maintain daily physical upkeep of store and merchandise displays, and be responsible for your designated stock in the storeroom as well as on the shop floor
Assist with loading and off-loading of stock

Ensure items without barcodes are clearly markedAssist with back shoppingAssist in training of new staffProvide friendly, helpful and courteous assistance and advice to all customers .Ensure all out of stock queries from customers are followed up with the customer service out of stock list

Ensure all customer stock queries are dealt with and resolved
Ensure the correct uniform and badge are worn at all times
Minimise any losses by handling all merchandise carefully
Adhere to Dis-Chem policies and procedures, SOPs and health and safety rules and regulations



Strong command of the English language

PresentableEffective engagement with customers, management and staffTrustworthy and honestTime managementAdvantageous:


Knowledge of merchandising standards and the FMCG industryProduct and category knowledgeAbility to analyse ZMORE reports for ordering and stock takingReport bad/suspicious behaviour relating to both staff and customers

Special conditions of employment:

Willing and able to work retail hours

Able and physically fit to lift and move heavy boxes, and ensure health and safety standards are adhered toReliable transport and/or reside in close proximity to the storeFully Vaccinated against COVID-19 (proof of vaccination certificate)South African citizenClear credit and criminal records

Remuneration and benefits:

Market-related salary
Medical aid
Provident fund
Staff account

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