Posted in General Business 8 days ago.
Location: Rochelle, Illinois
Job Title: Stocking Associate
Department: Store Operations
Reports To: Store Manager / Assistant Store Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
R.P. Home & Harvest is a premier farm, home, and outdoor retailer committed to offering a mix of mission-critical, quality products and exclusive offers at competitive prices. Originally founded in 1964 as Big R Stores, the company has grown to more than 25 stores across IL, IN, OH, and WI. In addition to competitive wages, an extensive benefits package is offered for our full-time associates. Our part-time associates have access to voluntary benefits, retirement plan options, paid vacation, employee discount and an employee assistance program.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Assist with sorting freight and staging U-boatsStock freight within 24 hours of receiptProvide prompt and courteous customer service centered around meeting the customers needsEnsure that the salesfloor is maintained in a neat, clean, and organized mannerPresent merchandise that is accurately priced and frontedReplenish product availability by merchandising new and existing freightMaintain efficient and organized stock roomPromote sales by building creative displays, showcasing seasonal product availability and valueMonitor and rotate date sensitive product to ensure timely sell throughFoster a safe and productive work environment for associates and customersDiligent in protecting company assetsFollow all SOP guidelines and company policiesOther duties as assigned
Must be sixteen years of age or overBasic Computer KnowledgeReading, Comprehension and Writing Skills
High school Diploma or equivalentPrevious retail experience
Personality and Relational Skills
Expresses a desire for learning and growthBuilds relationships with a variety of personality typesCommunicates clearly through speech and writingAlways demonstrates a professional attitude with customers and co-workers, including during high pressure situationsPays close attention to details and learns from mistakesSeeks out work to be done and does not wait for work to be assignedSolves problems with minimal supervision
Identifies and makes suggestions to improve processesCustomer Service focusedPerforms as a team player
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing.The position does require frequent lifting of merchandise.It is expected that the employee lift safely, using proper body mechanics and lifting devices. When lifting heavy items, up to 50 pounds, a team lift may be required.