Merchandising Coordinator

Job Description

Company: Guest Supply
Location: US-NJ-Somerset
Zip Code: 08873
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0


More information about this job:


Guest Supply is a leading global manufacturer and distributor to the Travel and Leisure industry, providing products to over 25,000 hotels in 109 countries. We manufacture personal care amenities and a full range of textiles, and, we distribute nearly everything else you find in the hotel public guest areas in the hotel room. Recently achieving a billion dollars in annual revenue, Guest Supply has grown its business by over 200% in the last 7 years. Guest Supply is also a wholly owned subsidiary of Sysco. Sysco is a 54 billion dollar, industry leading, global food and beverage distribution company, employing thousands of employees worldwide and home to the 13th largest sales organization in the world.






Works closely with category Manager on getting and maintaining the samples on strategic product categories identified for transitions. Assist merchandising department with transactional activities where needed. Acts as liaison between Sourcing, Quality assurance team, Buyers, and Category Management as it relates to merchandising activities.


RESPONSIBILITIES: Based on the guidance from the category Manager needs to co-ordinate with the warehouse in getting the samples and sending them to vendors overseas as needed.

  • Keeping a log of all the samples and organizing them in storage. Sending samples to sales organization and marketing for their reviews.
  • Assist sales and marketing on any transition related questions.
  • Manage the processes flow for new item stocking request to ensure timely completion and maintain documentation.
  • Create and/or maintain documentation on approvals/ charting per manager/dir/vp approvals.
  • Process all merchandising related scripts including price management and market costs.
  • Handle overflow merchandising support within department.
  • Help and work closely with the category manager in making spread sheets and analysis.




Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in purchasing, merchandising, sales and/or customer service required
  • Experience working within a retail, wholesale or distribution environment preferred
  • Strong Excel skills preferred


Education and / or Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience in lieu of degree sufficient to successfully perform essential job functions required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1+ years' experience required


Professional Skills:

  • Strong communicator with excellent relationship-building skills across a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong Organization and time management skills
  • Ability to resolve conflicts quickly, research issues, and follow up with timely communication to all key stake holders
  • Ability to quickly learn understand systems to answer basic inquires without escalating
  • Attention to detail with the ability to knock down obstacles in order to find solution


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

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

Lifting of sample boxes and shipping out samples involved. Organizing samples and keeping log requires lifting and moving samples.

Guest Supply is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity



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


Guest Supply 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