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Assistant Merchandiser

Landover, Maryland

Job Description

Company: Metropolitan Meat, Seafood, and Poultry
Location: US-MD-Landover
Zip Code: 20785
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Position Type: Non-Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0


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Entry level role assisting in a variety of duties within Merchandising function.  Inventory replenishment, pricing products with oversight and administrative support.  The purpose of role is to ensure continuous hands on inventory management.




In order of importance (most to least), briefly describe 4-6 primary responsibilities of the position, and approximate the percentage of time spent on each.  


Maintain appropriate stock levels of supplies, ingredients or products within area of oversight.

Manage POs, price inventory (with oversight), effectively communicate with suppliers, minimal price negotiation.

Work with internal QC and suppliers on any quality mis-ship or inventory return issues.

Provide Merchandising Administrative support running reports etc.



List the minimum required levels of Education, Experience, and Special Skills needed to perform the responsibilities of the position.


Degrees/Certificates Minimum Required:

High School Diploma or equivalent

Bachelors preferred



Years and type of experience Minimum Required:

1 year experience desired but not required



Type and proficiency Minimum Required:

Proficient in MS Office, detail oriented, good verbal and written communication skills.



Describe the most important decisions made by this position.

  • Most important decisions made fully independently:
  • Keeping adequate inventory level for needs while maximizing buy efficiencies.


Most important decisions made with review and approval of other individuals or supervisors (include the reviews/approvals required):

  • Negotiate pricing with suppliers and pricing of inventory internally with approval from Purchasing Director or Vice President.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 74129