Dis-Chem Pharmacies Is Hiring: Merchandiser – KwaZulu-Natal

Closing Date: 17 April 2023

Job Description

Dis-Chem Pharmacies require a Merchandiser for their Pavilion Store.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 experienceJob 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 timeously
Ensure 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 basis
Report low stock levels, out-of-stock items, damaged stock and expired stock to management
Assist with counting of stock files and general stocktaking

Adhere to Dis-Chem’s operating standards, store layout and planograms
Ensure 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 marked
Assist with back shopping
Assist in training of new staff
Provide 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 industry
Product and category knowledge
Ability to analyse ZMORE reports for ordering and stock taking
Report 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 to
Reliable transport and/or reside in close proximity to the store
South African Citizen
Clear credit and criminal records
Remuneration and benefits:

Market-related salary
Medical aid
Provident fund
Staff account

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