Merchandising Specialist - Boston, MA
PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.

Merchandising Specialist - Boston, MA Boston, MA

Full Time Boston, MA 19 - 20 USD HOURLY 1 days ago
Job description

Merchandising Specialist– Boston, Massachusetts

Are you looking to get your foot in the door in the Building Materials Industry? We are currently looking to hire a Merchandising Specialist to service our Boston and surrounding areas. This is a great position for those that thrive working independently in the field and for those looking to pursue multiple career development tracks.

2022 Dodge Ram company truck provided!

About us:

PrimeSource has more than $1 Billion in annual sales, 1,200 employees, and 33 distribution centers throughout the US. Founded in 1938, PrimeSource is an international distributor of building materials serving residential, commercial, and industrial new-construction and remodeling markets as a value-added link in the distribution chain. Core products distributed under the nationally known Grip-Rite® and Pro-Twist® brands include nails, screws, and collated fasteners; tools, compressors, and accessories; residential and commercial roofing products; diamond blades and accessories, gypsum accessories, weather protection and covers, adhesives and caulks, contractor bags and poly sheeting, building accessories; rebar and concrete accessories; and fencing and wire. To learn more about the company, feel free to visit,, and


You will service 15-23 stores on a schedule (some on a weekly basis and some on a bi-weekly basis) in the following areas: Dorchester, Chelsea, Everett, Saugus, Quincy, Avon, Rockland, Brockton, Sommerville, Pembroke, Weymouth, Abington

To support the client base effectively, the ideal candidate will need to reside in their designated area.

100% Travel is required. Company vehicle and gas card will be provided. The associate will use their own vehicle until receiving the PrimeSource Dodge Ram.

You will also be provided with an iPhone and company polo shirts.


FLEXIBLE START TIMES (5AM to 9AM) FLEXIBLE END TIMES (1:30PM to 7PM), depending on your start time.



Merchandising Specialists are expected to service 2 to 3 stores a day within their territory. You will work remotely and independently. Merchandising Specialist are responsible for merchandising fasteners (nails and screws) in assigned home improvement retail stores.

Once onsite, the primary job responsibilities include down-stocking products, installing signage, maintaining plan-o-gram layouts, pricing displays, and training store employees on the different fasteners.

Our Merchandising Specialists plays an integral role within our company because their efforts are critical to achieving our sales goals and improving our customer’s profitability.

The Merchandising Specialists represent PrimeSource in the field, are the first line of customer service, and are essential for maintaining important partnerships between our customers and vendors.


  • Full down-stocking of products from overheads to sales floor shelves and cross-merchandise locations throughout the warehouse stores.
  • Monitor customer warehouse inventory levels and submit comprehensive inventory reports each week.
  • Collaborate with customers and their associates and/or merchandising teams to create attractive sales floor displays.
  • Make sure that our product is down stocked and prominently displayed and ensure inventory counts are accurate.
  • Act as the liaison between customers and the company by addressing customer issues and solving customer problems.
  • Assist customers in creating an organized warehouse that allows for easier product accessibility.
  • Stock sales floor shelves for the customers who request additional inventory management assistance.


  • Must have a valid driver’s license and insurance.
  • Must have experience in big box retail.
  • Hardware and building material knowledge preferred.
  • Must be able to work safely in a retail construction environment.
  • Must have strong customer service skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Regularly.
  • Must be capable of moving merchandise up and down ladders.
  • Must live within the territory that you support.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Pay: $20.00 per hour, based on experience.


  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k), with company matching
  • 15 days of accrued paid time off


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: Remote

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 - $20.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • How many years of merchandising experience do you have in big box retail?


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: Remote

Merchandising Specialist - Boston, MA
PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.
Irving, TX
Tom Koos
$1 to $5 billion (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
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