Part-Time Hardware/Garden Retail Associate

Kidron, OH
Kidron Retail
Depends on Experience  Hourly
Part Time

Position Summary & Purpose:       

The Hardware/Garden Retail Associate? will be the primary visitor contact for the Lehman's store in Kidron, Ohio.  The Hardware/Garden Retail Associate?  will assist customers in locating desired merchandise and will direct customers to store activities of interest.  The Hardware/Garden Retail Associate? will also receive stocking assignments from the VSS/Stocker Senior Team Leader and will stock shelves, cases, bins and tables with merchandise in order to attract customers and increase sales. The Hardware/Garden Retail Associate? will also receive merchandise, appropriately count/process inventory and distribute inventory to the appropriate area of the Kidron store.  The Hardware/Garden Retail Associate? will assist Kidron team members to create a memorable visitor experience by engaging the visitor in a positive and helpful manner, offering accurate and relevant information in a manner focused on providing exceptional customer service and creating an outstanding first impression. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Visitor Support
    • Walk through the store with the purpose of engaging customers to assist with questions, directions and to provide excellent customer service
    • Cross-train in all departments of the store in order to be able to efficiently and effectively assist visitors
    • Will be assigned primary areas of responsibility and coverage, but may be needed to "cover" other areas of the store when staff shortages occur
    • Will handle the "over-flow" of primary area(s) of responsibility
    • Provide directions to customers to desired products and/or local area attractions
    • Provide coverage for all departments and the customer service desk when needed in order to provide excellent customer service
  • Stock
    • Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins and tables with new and/or transferred merchandise
    • Receive, open, unpack and issue sales floor merchandise
    • Process transfer documents to pick/prepare items for transfer to other Lehman's locations
    • Clean display cases, shelves and aisles
    • Manage product in back stock area to ensure that it is well managed and safe.
    • Cycle out back stock onto sales floor weekly
    • Communicate inventory observations to VSS/Stock Senior Team Leader and Department Managers
    • Assist with keeping the store presentable, clean and organized for consumers
    • Create, attach and/or change pricing labels on merchandise according to pricing list
    • Answer telephone calls requesting product availability and assist with retail floor coverage as needed
    • Cycle Count merchandise
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Minimum of an Eighth (8th) Grade education


  • Minimum experience required for this position is 0 to 6 months in a customer service, retail and or customer centered environment
  • Familiarity with Lehman's line of non-electric merchandise a plus but not required

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to access all areas of the Kidron store sales floor
  • Ability to move up to 25 pounds on a routine basis and occasionally move heavier or bulkier items either alone or as part of a team