Physical Merchandiser

in Brooklyn Center, MN

(Regular Part Time)

Please fill out this quick questionnaire: (minimum requirements for this position)
Are you a current or previous employee of HOM Furniture, Inc?
Are you authorized to work in the United States?
Are you available to work weekends?
This position requires you are at least 16 years of age or older, do you meet this requirement?

List of available schedules for the above position:
Work Days Shift Schedule Details Pay Range Pay Type
Mon, Tue, Sat Flexible Schedule $12 to $14 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 Physical Merchandiser!

Physical Merchandisers provide support to the showroom through inventory management, product placement, and various maintenance projects. These employees are responsible for helping to make the showroom the best it can be – and keep it looking great! Physical Merchandisers also assist customers with their purchases, such as carrying out product and loading into customer vehicles. They are often the last point of contact with our customers before leaving the showroom - providing quality customer service is key!


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. This individual must be at least 16 years of age; 18 years of age to operate machinery.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Assist with showroom floor arrangement
  • Hang rugs
  • Assist customers with carry outs, as well as pickups, loading product in customer vehicles, etc
  • 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
  • Assemble or disassemble product as needed
  • Prep product for pick up or transfer
  • Unload and pack trucks for transfers
  • Receive and send transfers accurately and efficiently
  • Unpack and reset floor models, ensure they are “showroom ready”


  • Maintain showroom entrances and exits, via sweeping, shoveling snow, etc
  • Parking lot cleanliness
  • Maintain supplies as assigned
  • Clean strollers weekly, maintain tools, carts, and other showroom supplies
  • Change ceiling light bulbs as needed and adjust to highlight furniture
  • Maintain showroom appearance through daily light cleaning, such as vacuuming and tidying up
  • Support showroom managers, visuals, sales people, and others as needed
  • Monitor cookie shop for cleanliness


  • Maintain a clean warehouse and dock area at all times (through sweeping, mopping, general pick up, trash disposal, etc)
  • Us e 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), one to three months related experience and/or training preferred. Basic computer knowledge is required to punch in and out, look up inventory, check email, and other work related functions.

Language Skills

Fluent in the English language, in both verbal and written formats. This position requires skills to read and interpret documents such as instructions, correspondence, memos, safety rules, and procedure manuals. Candidates must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence and possess the skills to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of our organization.

Mathematical Skills

Mathematical aptitude to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Also requires skills to compute rate, ratio, and percentage.

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 100 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 solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.