Merchandising Associate at Baldor Specialty Foods 765 views0 applications

Merchandising Associate:

The Baldor Merchandising Associate will have ownership of our product maintenance, including item setup, organization, and categorization. This individual will be the gatekeeper for all items in Baldor’s vast catalog and product offering. The Merchandising Associate will be responsible for ensuring that all items follow a uniform setup and maintenance process in order to ensure predictability, efficiency, and convenience for our category managers, sales team, and customers. This role will also support the daily needs of the Baldor Marketing Department.

Essential Functions Include:

  1. Ensure that a standardized process of item setup and maintenance is followed for all Baldor users, and offer suggestions to increase efficiencies within the process.
  2.  Maintain the Baldor Item Categorization Hierarchy to ensure that all items are classified correctly and appropriately, and offer suggestions for new levels of categorization where necessary.
  3.  Work closely with Procurement Team and Market Specialists to capture all necessary and relevant information in the inventory management system
  4.  Interface with members of the Marketing Team to fulfill daily ad hoc requests
  5.  Continually look for opportunities to improve our item categorization and setup process
  6.  Review new product postings to ensure that they meet standards for images, SKUs, nutritional panels, category, subcategory, attributes and descriptions
  7.  Review daily automate reports and update items accordingly (products with missing fields, item description changes)
  8.  Daily site review to ensure that all products are accurate and strategically merchandised across the site
  9.  Ensure that landing pages are all properly merchandised
  10.  Support the accurate execution of product pages, including item photography and item copy.
  11.  Maintain all assets in content archive
  12.  Review, edit and project manage POS sheets
  13.  Assist Event, Creative & Photography Team as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  •  Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  •  Strong attention to detail
  •  Strong critical thinking/problem solving skills
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  •  Interest in food is a plus

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Highly organized, enjoys bringing daily rigor to projects and reporting in high-growth environment.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work with minimal supervision; desire to be in an entrepreneurial high-growth environment.
  • High attention to detail and process oriented.

Baldor Specialty Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of Sex, Race, Religion, Age (40 and over), Handicap or National Origin. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or any other legally protected status.


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Beginning as Balducci’s fruit stand in Greenwich Village in 1946, Baldor has maintained its original promise – curate and deliver the best and freshest foods in the world. We are now one of the largest importers and distributors of fresh produce and specialty foods in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Our rich history continues today. Baldor Specialty Foods is now located in Bronx, NY. We also have a second location in Chelsea, Massachusetts and a third location in Laurel, Maryland.   Our recruitment strategy is to hire smart, energetic, talented individuals who are eager to take on new challenges! We are a progressive, growing company, rich in diversity. Whenever possible, we promote employees from within the company, and we value team member opinions. We provide training to all employees. Please see below for current openings and application instructions.   Learn more about us at
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