Sales Merchandising Supervisor

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC

Fort Myers, FL


Who We Are:
  • Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida) is a family-owned independent Coca-Cola bottler that is the third largest privately-held and the sixth largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States.
  • Coke Florida sells, markets, manufactures and distributes over 600 products of The Coca-Cola Company and other partner companies including Monster Beverage Corporation and BODYARMOR.
  • Coke Florida was named as a 2023 US Best Managed Company by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal. This program recognizes outstanding U.S. private companies and the achievements of their management teams in four key areas: strategy, ability to execute, corporate culture, and governance/financial performance.
What We Offer:
Eligible full time Coke Florida Associates can participate in our Total Rewards Program which includes:
  • Total Wellness Programs including health, dental and vision plans
  • 401K program with healthy company match
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation pay, and 11 company paid holidays*
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Competitive compensation

Coke Florida is looking for a Sales Merchandising Supervisor based out of our Ft. Myers location, overseeing the North Naples and Bonita Springs area. We are currently looking for the 1st shift, working Tuesday through Saturday, 5 am to Finish.

What You Will Do:

As a Coke Florida Sales Merchandising Supervisor, you will supervise and direct the day-to-day activities of a team of Sales Merchandisers and Merchandisers, and is responsible for overseeing timely, accurate orders and maintaining merchandising standards within a designated geographic area.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead huddle calls with sales merchandisers and part-time merchandisers
  • Visit outlets for adherence to merchandising standards
  • Monitor market execution per ad calendar
  • Track volume for incentives & productivity
  • Conduct account execution surveys
  • Close customer service tickets related to merchandising and replenishment in a timely manner
  • Manage order transmissions, missed deliveries, dispatch issues, & unscheduled deliveries
  • Manage technology/device administration
  • Communicate with store managers as needed concerning ordering/execution
  • Main point of contact for ordering/delivery issues
  • Communicate routinely with sales leadership
  • Monitor returns and breakage, damages, and losses (BD&L)
  • Sales Merchandiser and Sales Merchandiser Relief field training support
  • Transport, replace, and maintain point of sale advertising as appropriate for account
  • Comply with all company policies, procedures, and applicable laws
  • Identifying and reporting any unsafe working conditions
  • Train, evaluate, support, and develop team members
  • Ensure associates complete daily activities on time
  • Recruiting and hiring; conducting interviews to maintain staffing levels
  • Onboarding new associates
  • Lead huddle calls with sales merchandisers and part-time merchandisers
  • Scheduling sales merchandiser and part-time work hours
  • Labor planning and OPEX merchandising budgeting
  • Develop weekly merchandising plans including display execution resource strategy

For this role, you will need:

  • High School or GED (General Education Diploma)
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to use and understand mobile applications
  • Ability to work variable schedule, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to operate a manual/powered pallet jack or lift product. Certification as required
  • Must provide and maintain a personal vehicle for use during employee working hours
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license
  • Must have and maintain current vehicle liability insurance, as specified by company
  • Must have a driving record with no major moving violations in the last three (3) years*

*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 Coke Florida guidelines to determine eligibility for the Sales Merchandising Supervisor position.

Additional Qualifications that will make you successful in this role:

  • Associate Degree/1-2 Yr. College - Univ. Degree
  • 1+ years previous sales/merchandising experience preferred
  • 1+ year supervising a small team preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills
  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Proficient computer application skills

This role is extremely physical, which requires:

  • Ability to repetitively lift, carry and position objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Ability to repetitively push and pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance while kneeling, squatting, reaching about the head, reaching at the waist, reaching below the knees and bending at the knees
  • Ability to repetitively push and pull manual transport equipment (for example, pallet jack or hand truck) containing product loads up to a minimum of 100 yards without assistance
  • Ability to repetitively grasp and manipulate objects of varying size and weight requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to exert oneself physically over sustained periods of time to complete job activities
  • Ability to read information in small, medium and large print
  • Ability to stand a minimum of 8 hours during the workday up to 10 hours
  • Ability to walk a minimum of 4 hours during the workday

This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that the employee may be required to perform, and the employee may be required to perform additional functions. Coke Florida reserves the right to revise the job description at any time and to assign additional duties and responsibilities as needed.

Employment with Coke Florida is at-will. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship.

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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