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Merchandising Assistant

  2021-10-12     Armstrong Produce     802 Mapunapuna St  

"Lettuce" take you to the next level of your career!

Want a career that is fast-paced and rewarding? Support the team that brings in the salad you buy at the grocery store, the fresh local watermelon you enjoy every summer, and the potatoes your favorite local eatery turns into crisp French fries!

Location: Lihue
Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Shift Hours: 6:00am -2:30pm

This critical position will be supporting our clients on the island of Kauai. Under the direction of the Vice President of Merchandising, this position will be responsible for the execution of purchasing duties and maintaining high service levels to customers. Restocking produce at client site and maintaining inventory. Personally, managing and making purchasing decisions regarding all lines of business, working with buyers, finance, and operations in the coordination of all inbound orders.


Provide technical, customer relations, and personnel management for major programs and projects
Assist with all types of purchasing orders including but not limited to, special and standing orders
Coordinate all inbound appointments for receiving purposes
Assist sales force with questions pertaining to produce and non-produce items
Complete all the tasks as assigned by VP of Merchandising per the deadlines
Handle all credits and returns promptly to minimize shrink
Work with pricing department, vendors and corporate to ensure all PO’s (purchase order) priced correctly
Participate in inventory activities including cycle counts
Cover buyers as needed


High school diploma or equivalent.


1 year purchasing, sales, marketing, customer service or any other related field of study are preferred

Strong communication skills and the ability to handle crisis situations effectively
Proven ability to communicate effectively over the phone, good negotiating and interpersonal skills and ability to handle stress effectively
Good math skills
Must have good written and verbal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with others.
Strong ability with Excel and Word

Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Decision Making Authority

Communication of short or subbed items for customers
Inform vendors of quality issues and discrepancies
Approving invoices to be paid
Must have initiative and be able to make critical decisions while working away from supervisor


Competitive Salary
401(k) with Company Match
Medical (including Drug, Vision and Dental options)
Employee Stock Purchase plan
Vacation, Sick and Floating Holidays offered to Full-Time Associates

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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