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Job Title: Merchandising Specialist

Company: The Restaurant Store, Inc.

As a Clark Associates company,?The Restaurant Store provides the quality, value, and excellent service demanded by today’s busiest restaurateurs.? The Restaurant Store operates eleven store locations throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and New Jersey. The Restaurant Store offers customers a selection of over 20,000 items within their brick-and-mortar locations and over 300,000 items through the ecommerce site, The Restaurant Store sets itself apart by exceeding expectations through having the best people, best price, and best technology. Knowledgeable professionals, great prices, online ordering with “Express” Contactless pickup, and virtually unlimited supplies make the Restaurant Store a food service professional’s premier source for restaurant supplies and equipment.  

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, wellness programs, gym membership reimbursement, and a 401k with company match. Employees also enjoy food service industry training from top manufacturers and product experts, as well as a discount on items purchased at The Restaurant Store. 

A Merchandising Specialist with The Restaurant Store is responsible for assisting the Merchandising Manager with all aspects of maintaining the merchandising within the branch, including but not limited to the following areas of focus:  

  • Optimizing sales based on product placement throughout branch location 

  • Analytical mindset in order to plan and challenge product allocation within branch location 

  • Overall organization and neatness while completing merchandising tasks 

  • Managing monthly front-of-store re-sets to highlight sales items in effective manner 

  • Communicating effectively with Inventory team in order to maximize merchandising space within branch  

  • Communicating effectively with Sales team in order to alert customers when new or requested items are available in-store 

  • Communicating with Branch Manager/Assistant Branch Manager to oversee the safety and maintenance of the building and equipment within the branch 

  • Promoting for all customer orders 

  • Maintaining store cleanliness 


This position has the following physical requirements: 

  • Work is performed while standing and/or walking, up to and including 8 ½ hours/day. 

  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing. 

  • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations. 

  • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching. 

  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 50 pounds. 

  • Requires activities involving being around moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity, and exposure to dust, fumes and gases.