Weekend Merchandiser – Knoxville/Pella

Doll Distributing, LLC

Des Moines, IA

Job Details

Job Location:    IA - Des Moines - Des Moines, IA
Salary Range:    $18.50 - $18.50 Hourly
Job Shift:    1st shift


Job Title:

Weekend Merchandiser

Reports To:

Team Leader


Part Time; Non-Exempt

Direct Reports:





Des Moines


Typically Saturday 6am-2pm and Sunday 6am-12pm, hours are somewhat flexible


Position Description:

The Weekend Merchandiser is responsible for stocking shelves and rotating products in designated grocery and super store center.  In addition, this position is responsible for the performance of all duties within the objectives, standards, mission, and policies of Doll Distributing LLC, State of Iowa laws and regulations governing the beer industry, and brewery/supplier requirements.


Essential Functions:

  • Stock shelves, displays, and coolers with products daily primarily at grocery stores and super store centers in accordance with company and brewery merchandising standards
  • Manage incoming product at stores by emptying trucks and pallets and placing product in back stock or shelves
  • Organize product using proper rotation standards for freshness and quality, face product on shelves
  • Condense and organize back stock and backrooms at customer locations to ensure cleanliness at all times
  • Prepare damaged and outdated product for pickup and return
  • Place proper point-of-sale materials on mail shelf, displays, and coolers
  • Exhibit strong commitment to the service needs of the external customer
  • Represent the company in a professional and courteous manner
  • Compliance with all company safety guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned


Non Essential Functions:

  • Build, set, or move product displays at customer locations
  • Assist sales reps with various tasks as needed


Essential Skills and Knowledge:

  • Meet or exceed minimum productivity standards established by Doll Distributing LLC
  • Effectively plan and organize work activities independent of direct supervision
  • Demonstrate a commitment to learning and understanding product portfolios
  • Demonstrate strong communication, customer relations, time management, and problem resolution skills
  • Working knowledge of Excel and Outlook and either entry-level (or ability to learn) Mobility
  • Able to work with a diverse group of people and customers



  • Must be 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and information
  • Ability to work within multiple locations within assigned territory
  • Provide own transportation to and from multiple work site locations
  • Must have insured personal vehicle for transportation between accounts and provide the company with updated insurance as it renews
  • Pass pre-employment background check 
  • Successful performance at pre-employment lift test and drug screening


Physical Demands

  • This position will spend 100% of the shift in a climate-controlled environment; may work in coolers with temperatures ranging from 32 degrees to 38 degrees.
  • Safety Considerations
    • This position will routinely use a two-wheeler and/or cart to transport product.
  • Personal Protective Equipment Necessary
    • May wear gloves when handling products.
  • Physical/Mental Organizational Capabilities
    • The individual must possess the ability to walk, stand, sit, bend, climb stairs and lift a minimum of 20lbs and a maximum of 50lbs.The individual must be able to read written paperwork in English. The ability to pay attention to detail is required.
  • Visual/Hearing Capabilities
    • The visual ability necessary to read and interpret written information is required as well as the ability to differentiate product types. The hearing ability necessary to communicate with others is required. The individual must be able to communicate effectively, both written and verbally, with employees and customers on all levels of the organization and retail trade.