Vending Optimization Specialist

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Vending Optimization Specialist
Date Published
December 19, 2014
End Date
January 2, 2015
Longview , TX
Job Description
Vending Optimization Specialist
Full-Time Position Available
Longview, TX
The Fastenal Company would like to invite ambitious, hard-working individuals to apply for the position of Full-Time Vending Optimization Specialist. Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices; remain fair, respectful and moral in all situations; and work well both independently and as part of a team.
Since 1967 Fastenal has grown from a single store to nearly 2,700 locations, each providing tailored local inventory and personal service for our customers. As we've expanded across the world, we've retained a core belief in people and their ability to accomplish remarkable things - if given the opportunity. From this philosophy stems an entrepreneurial culture that challenges every employee to run their own business, create their own success, and rise up to become company leaders.
As a growth company with a solid financial position, that typically doubles in size every four to five years, we are committed to training, promoting from within, and creating opportunities for our employees. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to make your mark as part of an elite growth company, you won't find a better fit than Fastenal.
Working as a Full-Time Vending Optimization Specialist, you will perform a variety of tasks assisting stores optimize under-performing vending machines.
The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
o Utilizing reports and data to understand and prioritize opportunity
o Conducting store meetings and trainings to produce successful visits with customers
o Meeting with customers and explaining optimization
o Assessing machines and evaluating product movement
o Re-configuring machines for faster moving products and cleaning machines
o Communicating with stores, build centers, and support personnel
The skills and qualifications required for this position include:
o Ability to demonstrate Company values of Ambition, Innovation, Integrity, and Teamwork
o A valid driver's license and the ability to meet our driving record requirements.
o Practice integrity and professionalism in all aspects of the business.
o Excellent written and oral communication skills.
o Customer service oriented.
o The ability to learn and perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
o Strong attention to detail.
o Basic computer skills and aptitude.
o Willingness to travel - this position will require visiting customer locations and their servicing stores 3-4 days per week.
o Preference will be given to current employees that have prior store experience.
o The ability to lift, slide and lower packages that typically weigh 25lbs-50lbs and may weigh up to 75lbs
o Ability to pass the required drug test (applicable in the US, Puerto Rico, and Guam ONLY).

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