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Retail Merchandising Associate - Albany, NY

Company: Altria
Location: Albany
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Are you a detail oriented and process driven worker that has a real passion for making things happen? Do you take pride in your ability to understand plans and execute them at a high-level with the dream to do that at a Fortune 200 company? If so, Altria Group Distribution Company wants to connect with you to discuss our Retail Merchandising Associate ("RMA") role!
Job Description
Altria Group Distribution Company (AGDC) is currently seeking a qualified Retail Merchandising Associate to join our team. As a Retail Merchandising Associate with Altria, you will provide superior execution to create the best in-store experience for consumers. You will be responsible for the below:

  • Deliver superior execution of the merchandising elements of trade programs at retail
  • Place Point of Sale (POS) materials in retail stores to support trade programs, product and promotional initiatives and merchandise product where necessary
  • Reset in-store merchandising fixtures by following a plan-o-gram. Resets include temporarily removing existing products, labeling for planned product and placing product back in fixtures.
  • Repair and replace damages or broken shelf and signage components on existing in-store merchandising fixtures, where applicable
  • Manage your inventory of POS to ensure you have necessary materials for merchandising execution
  • Ensure consistent and quality data collection
  • Use systems and tools to improve our overall decision making
  • Execute plans visiting more stores to improve our efficiency and customer contacts
  • Provide feedback on the development and execution of market plans
  • Promote a culture of engagement, collaboration, and inclusion and model inclusive behaviors
    Specific Skills:
    • A high school diploma or equivalent is required
    • Ability to follow specific instructions and complete a series of tasks, with strong attention to detail
    • Strong organization and time management skills
    • Courteous and professional communication while interacting with co-workers and customers and can remain calm and objective in occasionally tense situations
    • Work independently and adapt to changing direction and tasks from one store to the next
    • Proficient at using a computer for planning, recording and transmitting information, and communication through email and similar platforms
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Outlook
      Compensation and Benefits:
      In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills we offer an excellent compensation and benefits package, including the following:
      • Competitive salary in the low $40,000 range per year with annual incentive compensation by target
      • Medical, dental and vision benefits for employees, spouses or domestic partners and eligible dependents
      • Deferred Profit-Sharing (DPS) Plan:
        • Personal Contribution: From your hire date, you can generally contribute up to 35% of your base salary subject to IRS contribution limits.
        • Company Match: If you contribute to the Plan, you will be eligible for a dollar-for-dollar match of what you contribute, up to 3% of your base salary, after just 90 days of service.
        • Company Profit-Sharing Contribution: After one year of service, you will be eligible to receive an annual DPS contribution of 8, 10, or 12% of your base salary, depending on Altria Group's earnings per share growth.
        • Company Supplemental Contribution: After one year of service, you will also be eligible to receive an annual supplemental contribution from the company of 5% of your base salary.
          • Summary: after one year of service, you are eligible to receive a total company contribution of 13%-17%, based on earnings per share growth!
          • Company vehicle for business and personal use (Chevy Traverse)
          • A minimum of 3 weeks' vacation, 15 paid holidays and vacation purchase option
          • Maternity and paternity leave of absence benefits. This benefit is an additional to short-term disability benefits, if applicable.
          • Educational refund program and student loan reimbursement program
          • Business laptop, cell phone and internet reimbursement
          • Adoption assistance, child, and dependent care programs
            Additional Information:RMAs need to be 21 or older. Local travel by car is required 100% of the time to visit assigned accounts/locations. Must have and maintain a valid driver's license with no DUI/DWI in the last 3 years. You'll need the ability to work full time within the United States without sponsorship. Must be able to lift, push, pull, reach, conduct overhead work and carry bags and boxes as part of the sales activities (up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis; up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis; possibly up to 50 pounds on a seldom basis). Occasionally requires climbing ladders of various heights. Must be able to stoop, kneel, twist and bend. May be exposed to building environments that are loud, dusty, smoky, not well-ventilated and hot/cold. Overnight travel may be required occasionally if business necessitates. We do not retain resumes submitted outside of our application process.Company Overview: Altria has a leading portfolio of tobacco products for U.S. tobacco consumers age 21+. Altria's Vision through 2030 is to responsibly lead the transition of adult smokers to a non-combustible future. Altria is Moving Beyond Smoking---, leading the way in moving adult smokers away from cigarettes by taking action to transition millions to potentially less harmful choices - believing it is a substantial opportunity for adult tobacco consumers, Altria's businesses and society. Altria's wholly owned subsidiaries include the most profitable tobacco companies in their categories: Philip Morris USA Inc. (PM USA), U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC (USSTC), and John Middleton Co. (Middleton). Altria's smoke-free portfolio includes Helix Innovations LLC (Helix), the maker of on! oral nicotine pouches, exclusive U.S. commercialization rights to the IQOS Tobacco Heating System - and Marlboro HeatSticks -, and an equity investment in JUUL Labs, Inc. (JUUL). Altria complements its tobacco portfolio with ownership of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates (Ste. Michelle) and equity investments in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (ABI), the world's largest brewer, and Cronos Group Inc. (Cronos), a leading Canadian cannabinoid company. At Altria, we celebrate the power of diverse teams working together to shape our future. We are inspired to bring our best because our unique strengths are valued. We believe our personal success and progress should be guided by Our Cultural Aspiration, a new articulation of what we value and who we aspire to be, collectively. Our Cultural Aspiration respects and complements individual identity, embracing each other's unique strengths, welcoming newcomers and developing the best, most inclusive and diverse teams. Join us as we work together to shape a better future for adult tobacco consumers, our employees, and our shareholders. Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. Learn more about Altria at www.altria.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

Keywords: Altria, Albany , Retail Merchandising Associate - Albany, NY, Hospitality & Tourism , Albany, New York

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