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Retail Merchandiser - South Tacoma, WA

Tacoma, WA, US, 98409

Oldcastle APG
APG Headquarters


Job ID:  401459


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.


Job Summary


The Retail Merchandiser will be responsible for covering big box retail stores for Oldcastle.  We seek a highly motivated, self-starter who can provide outstanding support to Department, Store and District Managers for our customer.


  • Territory covers all of SW Washington – Auburn to Tumwater  and West to Sequim
  • Plans, organizes and achieves a consistent daily and weekly customer schedule, i.e. “store visits” in the most efficient manner to meet customer needs and expectations and maintain cost effectiveness
    • Weekly route planning and execution
    • Visit all stores in territory on a weekly and bi-monthly basis
    • Driving for extended periods of time, between 3 to 6+ hours daily
  • Proactively monitors proper inventory levels in the stores using cycle counts and various reports. Works with customer service and replenishment teams to resolve any discrepancies
    • Utilize various computer programs and data bases to find inventory and sales information
    • Perform accurate cycle counts on a regular basis and at store requests
  • Participates in regional company training classes and events
  • Leads and/or participates in a wide variety of customer events; demonstration clinics, product knowledge classes, contractor events, weekend special events, promo events, associate training, and community outreach programs 
    • Conduct product demonstration and product knowledge training sessions, on and off site
    • Work with stores to participate in contractor events and Pro Days
  • Properly builds and installs product displays and new store resets
    • Includes display maintenance i.e. rebuilding broken displays
    • Working in different weather conditions
  • Ensures product is safely stacked and/or properly secured
  • Provides suggestions and shares ideas with supervisor and team to maximize shelf space


Job Requirements


  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable personal vehicle to travel to and from customer locations and local Oldcastle businesses as needed
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs
    • Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.
    • Working with spreadsheets and email communications daily
  • Use of basic hand and power tools
    • Power drills, circular saws, hand sledge hammers, etc.
    • Setting nails and screws
    • Splitting block with hand tools
    • Mixing concrete and concrete repair products with hand mixer
  • Daily travel to and from company locations and/or customer locations; some overnight travel required
    • Drive times may exceed 6+ hours a day
    • Driving in different weather conditions including rain, snow and wind


Physical / Work Environment


  • Ability to lift up to 80 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, climb, kneel, perform repetitive motions and work from a ladder
    • Handling and merchandising of hardscape and concrete products to complete projects
  • Ability to work outside in all types of weather conditions
    • Will have to work in rain, snow and wind


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Sep 24, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Tacoma

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Sales