Merchandising Assistant

in St. Cloud, MN

(Regular Part Time)

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Are you a current or previous employee of HOM Furniture, Inc?
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List of available schedules for the above position:
Work Days Shift Schedule Details Pay Range Pay Type
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 1st (Days), 2nd (Evenings) open Hourly

Do you have a positive attitude and personal drive? Are you looking for a job that keeps you on your feet and moving, while helping others? Join the hardworking HOM team as a Merchandising Assistant!

Merchandising Assistants provide support to the Visual Merchandising team and showroom through prepping of accessories, inventory management, inventory accuracy,  product placement, and various projects. These employees are responsible for helping to make the showroom the best it can be – and keep it looking great!  


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must demonstrate computer literacy including ability to use inventory management system, internet, email, and MS Office Products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assemble or disassemble product as needed
  • Prep product for placement on the showroom floor.
  • Assist with showroom floor arrangement
  • Print and place price cards, CTs, etc
  • Maintain stock levels of “take with” items
  • Maintain quality of furniture – ie, ordering replacements or arranging for repairs on damaged pieces
  • Zone placement accuracy, cycle scans, year-end or any full showroom inventory
  • Receive and send transfers accurately and efficiently
  • Unpack and prep floor models, ensure they are “showroom ready”
  • Maintain supplies as assigned
  • Change ceiling light bulbs as needed and adjust to highlight furniture
  • Support showroom managers, visuals, sales staff, and others as needed
  • Maintain a clean Accessory storage/prep area at all times (through sweeping, mopping, general pick up, trash disposal,organization etc)
  • Use proper safety practices in regards to lifting, ladder usage, machinery usage, and more
  • Adhere to safe lifting techniques, follow proper training for learned job hazards and ergonomic risk factors
  • Participate in departmental stretching program
  • Overall maintain a safe working environment
Education and/or Experience

Must have or be currently working towards a high school diploma or general education degree (GED), 2 years work experience preferred.

Language Skills

Requires skills to read and interpret documents and reports for accuracy along with a demonstrated ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing.

Mathematical Skills

Mathematical aptitude to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure and interpret ratios and percentages.

Physical Demands
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for sustained periods of time, move about on foot to accomplish tasks, use spoken word to communicate, and perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit or remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time; use hands to handle or feel objects with either the entire hand or fingers, including typing. Reach with hands and arms in any direction, ascend and descend ladders and stairs using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Stooping by bending downward and forward by bending at the waist, kneeling or bending at the knees to come to a rest on knee or knees, crouching by bending the body downward and forward, or crawling by moving about on hands or hands and feet. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close visual acuity to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data or figures, transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, extensive reading, visual inspection involving small defects, and using measurement devices
Reasoning Ability

Need to be able to define problems, collect data , establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Also need skills to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.