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Paul M. J.
Highly regarded, proactive, knowledgeable Retail Merchandising/Reset Manager with five years&; experience in consumer merchandising, team management and development, sales, customer service, and training. Leads teams and districts dynamically; providing support, guidance, mentoring, and empowerment; as needed to succeed.
New Store Setups :: Store Resets :: Store Remodels :: Category Resets :: New Item Blitzes :: POS Replacement and Upgrade :: Product Training :: New Product Launches :: Shelf and Product Maintenance :: Instore Product Knowledge :: Display Construction :: Inventory Support
:: Maintenance of POS Materials :: Display Assembly
MERCHANDISING & MANAGEMENT CAREER
QUEST SERVICE GROUP, Garden City, NY
Managed daily project operations of store and department renovation services for Home Depot, Sam&;s Club and Family Dollar Stores with meticulous execution from project inception to completion.
Lead Senior Project Leads and Project Leads on simultaneous projects; generating % success rate in on timeon budget project completions, with least amount of turnover.
Performed accurate reports to company and clients through online programs, participated in client conference calls and maintained highest level of integrity with clients, vendors and store management.
DRIVELINE RETAIL SERVICES, Mooresville, NC
Mentored and trained eleven field service agents; driving merchandising objectives for Lowe&;s Home Improvement and Food Lion Grocery stores within a three state district.
Accomplished goals by creating a cohesive, effective field team; garnering staff selfsatisfaction, commitment to the company and selfimprovement.
Ensured merchandising and price point objectives were achieved by working handson with field service agents, office personnel, vendors and retailers.
Mosaic Sales Solutions, Irving, TX
Field Representative/District Trainer
Conducted sales, merchandising & inventory of Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft video gaming systems and software to WalMart stores.
Enhanced client sales by conducting training classes for store personnel, performing effective sales blitzes and new product launches with effective and creative merchandising implementation.
Prepared training material for over fifteen field representatives; training existing and new hire staff on merchandising, product knowledge, selling techniques and customer service; building a crossfunctional team.
Pat Henry Group, Independence, OH
Reset Team LeadContractor
Performed seven day complete store reset in Dollar General stores supervising twelve personnel.
Responsible for entire project completion including, but not limited to; store floor layout, schematics, gondola tear down and builds, product merchandising, POP placement, installation of cash wraps and signage.
Researched and developed new processes to expedite ramp up, improve cost effectiveness, reduce payroll, and improved overall client satisfaction.
Handled all human resource functions including hiring, scheduling, training, development, payroll and overtime, expenses and travel arrangements.
CRC Services, Atlanta, GA
Business Proprietor, General Manager
Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint
Extremely Efficient use of PDA&;s, Smart Phones, Digital Cameras, Computers
EDUCATION & PROFFESSIONAL TRAINING
Business Management Degree; Forsyth Community College, WinstonSalem, NC
Class Certification on Human Resources, Leadership Skills, and Computer Training