Dis-Chem: Casual Merchandiser (White River Crossing)

Casual Merchandiser - White River Crossing Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited White River, Mpumalanga Contract Closing Date 17 August 2021 Job Details Division SV - LG Division Minimum experience Entry Level Company primary industry FMCG Job functional area Other Job Description Dis-Chem Pharmacies require a Casual Merchandiser for their White River Crossing Store. You will ensure that basic Dis-Chem merchandising standards are properly executed and maintained. Your responsibilities will also lie in providing excellent customer service.

Minimum Requirements: Essential:

  • Grade 12 / Matric

  • Up to 6 months’ retail experience

  • Computer literate – MS Office

  • Willing and able to work retail hours


  • At least 1 year retail experience

Job Description:

  • Restock merchandise as needed to ensure maximum sales

  • Ensure delivered stock/stock pulled from the storeroom, is stored and packed in the correct space timeously

  • Ensure stock on shelves has not reached sell-by date

  • Ensure the full range of products is on the shelves at all times

  • Facilitate rotation of stock on a regular, FIFO basis

  • Report low stock levels, out-of-stock items, damaged stock and expired stock to management

  • Assist with counting of stock files and general stocktaking

  • Adhere to Dis-Chem’s operating standards, store layout and planograms

  • Ensure boxes are flattened after unpacking stock, and taken to the designated area

  • Ensure front shop shelves and products are neatly presented and visible at all times, with correct labels and pricing

  • Report all price discrepancies to management

  • Keep abreast of current and new products

  • Ensure merchandising displays are built, faced up, stocked and maintained

  • Maintain daily physical upkeep of store and merchandise displays, and be responsible for your designated stock in the storeroom as well as on the shop floor

  • Assist with loading and off-loading of stock

  • Ensure items without barcodes are clearly marked

  • Assist with back shopping

  • Assist in training of new staff

  • Provide friendly, helpful and courteous assistance and advice to all customers

  • Ensure all out of stock queries from customers are followed up with the customer service out of stock list

  • Ensure all customer stock queries are dealt with and resolved

  • Ensure the correct uniform and badge are worn at all times

  • Minimise any losses by handling all merchandise carefully

  • Adhere to Dis-Chem policies and procedures, SOPs and health and safety rules and regulations

Competencies: Essential:

  • Strong command of the English language

  • Presentable

  • Effective engagement with customers, management and staff

  • Trustworthy and honest

  • Time management


  • Bilingual

  • Knowledge of merchandising standards and the FMCG industry

  • Product and category knowledge

  • Ability to analyse ZMORE reports for ordering and stock taking

  • Report bad/suspicious behaviour relating to both staff and customers

Special conditions of employment:

  • Willing and able to work retail hours