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Part Time Merchandising Assistant

Location: Geyserville, California

Job Summary: Responsible for maintaining proper inventory levels of non-wine merchandise sold at Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Virginia Dare Winery and Inglenook Winery; assists with additional merchandising & procurement duties for The Family Coppola of Destinations as needed.

 

Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Safety Statement: All employees shall follow safe practices according to the injury and illness Prevention Policy (IIPP), render every possible aid to safe operations, and report all unsafe conditions or practices immediately to any management employee or People Operations.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Administrative Tasks (50%)

  • Prepares and distributes reports including sales, inventory levels, merchandise received and inbound freight charges.
  • Request and track vendor samples.
  • Assist with proprietary product implementation (artwork requests, artwork approval coordination, sample tracking).
  • Coordinates addition of new non-wine products to online stores, including photography requests and preparing product copy.
  • Creates new merchandise skus.
  • Updates and maintains product information sheets and updates system information on attributes such as categories, seasons, weights, and supplier information.
  • Codes and processes invoices for payment.
  • Additional projects as directed by supervisor.

Order Processing (40%)

  • Places reorders with suppliers, tracks orders, and communicates with Distribution Center, Visual Team, eCommerce and Tasting Room operations on status of incoming merchandise.
  • Reconciles damages and order discrepancies with suppliers.
  • Processes approved supply and merchandise requests for internal customers; communicates status of orders to requesting parties.

Sourcing (10%)

  • Sources supplies for internal customers upon request.

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • 2 years’ experience in purchasing preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel required

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  

  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Organized - Possessing trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Accuracy – Ability to actively perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Negotiation Skills - Ability to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.
  • Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
  • Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
  • Patience - Ability to act calmly under stress and strain, and not being hasty or impetuous.
  • Creative - Ability to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea.

Physical Demands:

N (Not Applicable)-Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally)-Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0-2.5 + hrs/day)

F (Frequently)-Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5-5.5 + hrs/day)

C (Constantly)-Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5 + hrs/day)

Stand-O, Walk-O, Sit-C, Handling/Fingering-O, Reaching Outward-N, Reaching Above Shoulder-N, Climb-N, Crawl-N, Squat or Kneel-N, Bend-N, Working at the Computer-C

Lift/Carry

 

Push/Pull

 

Other Physical Requirements

10 lbs or Less

O

 

12 lbs or Less

O

 

Vision (Near, Distance)

11 lbs to 20 lbs

O

 

13 lbs to 25 lbs

N

 

Sense of Sound (i.e. Machinery/Tractor Sounds)

21 lbs to 50 lbs

O

 

26 lbs to 40 lbs

N

 

Sense of Touch

51 lbs to 100 lbs

N

 

41 lbs to 100 lbs

N

 

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (steel toe boots, safety glasses)

 

Over 100 lbs

N

 

Over 100 lbs

N

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Posted: November 14, 2018

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