SALES ASSOCIATE in METAIRIE, LA

  • Company:
    DOLLAR GENERAL
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    6 days ago
  • Category:
    Sales

Company OverviewDollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 16,094 stores in 44 states as of November 1, 2019. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg’s, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at DetailsnGENERAL SUMMARY:nnThe Sales Associate acts as a point of contact for our customers. The duties of the Sales Associate include assisting customers in locating and purchasing merchandise, operating the cash register, stocking merchandise, recovering merchandise, cleaning the store, and performing other duties as assigned by the Store Manager to maximize store profitability and customer satisfaction while protecting company assets.nnDUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:nn Provide excellent customer service, greet and assist customers.n Operate cash register and scanner to itemize and total customeru2019s purchase, collect payment from customers and make change, bag merchandise, and assist customers with merchandise as necessary.n Follow company merchandise processes; unpack, stock, restock, and rotate merchandise on shelves and build merchandise displays.n Clean the store, take out trash, dust and mop store floors, clean restroom and receiving room, and help set up sidewalk displays.nnQualificationsnKNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:nn Effective interpersonal and oral communication skills.n Understanding of safety policies and practices. n Ability to read and follow planogram and merchandise presentation guides.n Knowledge of basic cash handling procedures. n Basic mathematical skills.n Ability to perform cash register functions.n Ability to stock merchandise. nnWORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:nnHigh school diploma or equivalent preferred.nnWORKING CONDITIONS:nn Frequent walking and standingn Frequent bending, stooping, and kneeling to run check out station, stock merchandise and unload trucks; which may also require the ability to push and/or pull rolltainers for stocking merchandisen Frequent handling of merchandise and equipment such as handheld scanners, pricing guns, box cutters, merchandise containers, two-wheel dollies, U-boats (six-wheel carts), and rolltainersn Frequent and proper lifting of up to 40 pounds; occasional lifting of up to 55 poundsn Occasional climbing (using step ladder) up to heights of six feetn Fast-paced environment; moderate noise leveln Occasional exposure to outside weather conditionsnnnnnDollar General Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.