Sales Merchandising & Retail Brand Ambassador (PT)
Location: Metairie/New Orleans, LA
Employment Hours: 15 - 35 Hours Per Week
Salary & Benefits: Competitive Hourly Wage, 401K, Paid Training, and Mileage Reimbursed
Job Description Summary: Join our Team! HTH Water Products now hiring part-time Brand Ambassador. A premier leader in the swimming pool and spa industry; a division of LONZA, Inc. This position is primarily responsible for maintaining product availability on sales floors within your region.
For in-store displays within your designated accounts, maintain product which includes transporting products between stockroom and sales floor with equipment (examples: pallet jack, cart); replenishing, facing out, and rotating products; resolving inventory discrepancies; building, changing, and expanding product displays; maintaining product signage; cleaning product space; and evaluating/processing damaged or defective product per policies.
Provide excellent customer service to consumers and store personnel by identifying and resolving concerns; answering questions and/or providing appropriate Customer Service phone numbers for resolution; locating product; and responding to assistance requests and communication of new product releases and promotions.
Conduct professional sales calls and product surveys at various retail outlets as requested by Supervisor to provide product assortment options, special programs, product knowledge training and provide support on water testing solutions.
Communicate status and concerns to Store and Company personnel; identify and report unsafe working conditions; attend and complete Company training and certifications; follow Company and Store policies regarding backroom, sales floor, replenishment, equipment, and safety; completing online field reports, time sheets and expenses in an accurate and timely manner; following applicable local, state, and federal laws. Operating a motor vehicle is required.
- Must have current vehicle liability insurance with “business use” coverage.
- Must have a valid driver's license.
- Must have a driving record with no major moving violations in the last three (3) years.*
- Must provide and maintain a personal vehicle for use during employee working hours.
- Must have computer web access with Windows XP, Internet Explorer Version 8 or above, RAM: 4GB and CPU Processing Speed: 2 GHz
- Must be able to lift up to 50lbs with or without reasonable accommodation
*Major moving violations include, but are not limited to, leaving the scene of an accident, driving under the influence, and reckless driving. Minor moving violations include, but are not limited to, speeding, driving too close, failure to stop, and improper lane changes. Driving records, including minor moving violations, will be evaluated according to Lonza Inc. guidelines to determine eligibility for the Merchandising position"
If you are a motivated individual and a committed team player we would like to hear from you!
**EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES** AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/H/V
Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Lonza maintains offices around the world in cities including Atlanta, Georgia; Williamsport, Pennsylvania; Slough, United Kingdom; Rochester, New York; Nansha, China; Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and many more. In the past, Lonza has offered temporary and freelance employment opportunities.
A strong ethical thread is interwoven throughout the entire Lonza organization and consists of a firm commitment to ethical business conduct. Lonza also takes a sustainable approach to minimizing our impact on the environment, conserving energy and natural resources, and helping to improve the quality of life. In addition, the goal of Lonza's Vision Zero initiative is to achieve zero workplace accidents and injuries, zero environmental incidents, zero product transportation incidents and zero manufacturing process incidents.
Through these and other safety, quality and human resource initiatives, the company strives to be the Place to Go, Stay and Grow.