Visual Merchandiser

in Plymouth, MN

(Regular Full Time)

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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 1st (Days) $13 to $14 Hourly

Are you someone who likes to set up a room with an aesthetic appeal?  Do you like helping others visualize how a piece of furniture would look in their home?  Then the position of Visual Merchandiser with HOM Furniture may be just the job for you!! Showroom merchandisers are responsible for all aspects of the visual merchandise presentation in the HOM Furniture showrooms, emphasizing the most exciting visual displays possible, assisted by the Visual Merchandise Lead, Store Management, physical merchandisers and Store Sales Associates. They are responsible for accurately receiving, sending and transferring merchandise in a timely and creative placement in showrooms. Accountable for inventory control and loss prevention.

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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Creating displays
  • Mass merchandise displays
  • Accurate coordination and physical receipt of all new merchandise transfers to the showroom assisted by; the Merchandise Coordinator, the in-showroom management team, and the HOM Furniture distribution center.
  • Maintain merchandise placement guide located on the department computer.
  • As needed for inventory control, create merchandise tags on the system along with price tags for the customers convenience.
  • Perform all lighting process including the showroom and display maintenance.
  • Basic furniture repair and touch up as needed.
  • Prior to new merchandise placement in the showroom, as company policy states must clean the area from the floor up. Inventory responsibilities include zone placement accuracy, cycle scans, year-end inventory counts and complete showroom inventory counts.
  • Responsible for Loss Prevention issues
  • Maintain showroom appearance with assistance from other members of the team.
  • Performance of other related duties as required and/or assigned.
  • Receiving accessory transfers, purchase orders and direct shipments.
  • Assembly of accessories
  • Order parts as necessary from Customer Service department
  • Order parts and charge back to vendor as needed.
  • General product care
  • Print and place price cards/cts
  • AS400 functions including SKU and control tag inquiries.
  • Access HOM Intranet and email as needed.
  • Safety issues such as correct lifting techniques, ladders, and running the trash compactors (must be 18 years old).
  • Some travel to other showrooms, including our outer metro locations, is required.
  • Adheres to safe lifting techniques, follows proper training for learned job hazards and ergonomic risk factors, participates in departmental stretching program, and overall maintains a safe working environment.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelors Degree (B.A.); must have or be currently working towards a high school diploma or general education degree (GED), and one to two years related experience and/or training.
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 25 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
Must be able to define and solve practical problems, draw valid conclusions and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram or schedule form.
Supervisory Duties and Responsibilities
None involved
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.