Location: Field Position
City: Uniontown/Fairchance/Carmichaels/Masontown
State: PA


Functional Job Description – Team Leader

Footprint Retail Services

REPORTS TO:  Assistant District Manager and/or                                 FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt

                                District/Project Manager


PERFORMANCE AND/OR EDUCATON PREREQUISITES:  Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of at least 2 years prior merchandising experience.  Past supervisory experience preferred.


SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES REQUIRED:  The ability to read, write, and speak English at a high-school level.  Thorough understanding of retail merchandising concepts.  Customer service oriented.  Good interpersonal communications and organizational skills.  Detail-oriented, reliable and self-motivated.  Capable of handling multiple tasks.  Flexibility in responding to client and/or store requests including work schedule.  Must have reliable transportation and the ability to travel to multiple store locations.

SUMMARY:  A Team Leader must ensure accurate completion of merchandising functions, special projects and other assigned tasks within the time parameters set forth by the Assistant District Manager and/or District Manager.  Work is performed at various customer store locations.


  • Organizes and distributes planograms
  • Pre-calls and schedules stores
  • Executes profile and re-profile categories
  • Labeling
  • Sorts and distributes merchandise to various locations throughout store
  • Installs security fixtures
  • Computer literate with daily internet access and email address


  • Manipulates product for equal spacing and aesthetic appearance
  • Ensures that work area is clean and safe


  • Ability to adjust pace and tasks as needed and possess the ability to work cooperatively with other employees and third parties
  • Ability to give and take direction
  • Ability to effectively manage workload
  • Ability to complete appropriate paperwork and online data entry
  • Ability to follow and comprehend any adjustments made to the planogram
  • Ability to set goals and review instructions with each Merchandiser
  • Ability to make decisions about proper safety
  • Ability and willingness to be exposed to heights while on stools and/or ladders
  • Ability to act as a resource for Merchandisers by training and directing them to the appropriate source for help
  • Ability to manage the Store Activity Reporting (SAR) and Payroll reporting processes. 
  • Ability to manage the appropriate number of hours used to obtain goal objectives, ensures that all payroll hours and all other necessary information is entered into the automated payroll system correctly and timely
  • Ability to adhere to uniform and physical appearance policies
  • Any other reasonable request related to the job

Details of the Essential Job Functions:

Organization and distribution of planograms

  • Receive planograms at home and separate into work areas
  • Review and prepare for workday

Pre-calling and scheduling of stores

  • Ensure that the worksite(s) are prepared so merchandisers are able to perform work
  • Staff appropriate number of employees for each worksite

Profiling and/or re-profiling

  • Move shelves to different positions
  • Move pegs to different positions


  • Label per the planogram
  • Pull price labels from perforated sheets and/or shelf channels and peg hooks
  • Place labels on shelf channels or on peg hooks at various heights

Sorting and distribution of merchandise

  • Stock new merchandise
  • Reposition merchandise per the new labels
  • Place merchandise on shelves and/or pegs
  • Place extra merchandise and/or discontinued merchandise in labeled totes

Installation of security fixtures (if applicable)

  • Attach security devises on floor models
  • Attach security devises to merchandise
  • Attach security devises to shelving units

Physical Demands Grid

Cycle Work

Physical Demands

    Constant        66 - 100% of Day

    Frequent     33 - 65 % of Day

    Occasional   1 - 33% of Day

Not Performed







Performed intermittently with profiling, tagging, stocking/restocking.






Performed with all essential job functions (up to 2 hrs. continuously).






Required to walk length of the store aisles repetitively (52 ft).






Climb up a 3 ft stepladder.

Bending/ Stooping





Performed with profiling, tagging, stock/restocking, installing security fixtures, and segregating discontinued items.






Performed with profiling, tagging, stock/restocking (up to 30 minutes continuously).






Performed with profiling, tagging, stock/restock, installing security fixtures (1second -15 minutes).

Bilateral Reaching





6"- 80" for fixtures and peg hooks.

Bilateral Handling





Performed with all essential job functions.


1-11 pounds       (6"-68" height)

26 pounds         (70" height)


  25-40 pounds   (15-18" height)


Constant lifting performed during heavy sets.




52 ft. (length of aisle)


Performed during resets.  1-40 pounds.






Performed with tagging and installation of security fixtures (10 pounds of force).

Push/Pull         (1-Hand)





Pull force of 21pounds to remove peg hooks.

Push/Pull         (2-Hand)





Push force of 54.5 pounds to attach heavy-duty 12" peg hooks onto pegboard.




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