Vacancy: Trainee Merchandiser

Title: Trainee Merchandiser

Reports to: Sample Department Manager

Based at: Holme Mill

Hours per week: Monday – Friday, 08:30 – 17:00

Main Duties: Travel the length and breadth of the U.K and Southern Ireland installing, repairing, and collecting display stands located in our customer retail premises. Liaising with customers and Territory Managers, adhering to all health and safety guidelines and ensuring displays are installed to agreed high standards.

Job involves up to 3-4 nights away a week.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Dressing of Cormar stands to an acceptable level
  • Loading & unloading of vans in a safe manner
  • Route planning
  • Maintain agreed house-keeping standards
  • Booking accommodation & ferries
  • Long distance driving & travel
  • Delivery, construction and installation of stands
  • Flexible working hours
  • On site problem solving
  • Deal with customers face to face on a daily basis in a professional, polite and efficient manner

Team Cormar:

  • Participate in and make a positive contribution to improvement teams
  • Adhere to and promote Cormar Values
  • Demonstrate attitude and behaviours which make a positive contribution to the team, department and company
  • Be responsible for the Health and Safety of yourselves and other operatives by adhering to safe working practices and the Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Report any accidents or damage
  • Contribute to company improvement initiatives (e.g. MSQ surveys, culture surveys)
  • Understand how own role impacts on organisation and department objectives

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Basic electrical & woodworking knowledge
  • Good knowledge of U.K Geography
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Clean driving licence
  • Ability to lift and move heavy items safely


  • Holiday entitlement 30 days including bank holidays, increasing to 35 days after 5 years service
  • Generous company pension after 3 months service
  • Private medical cover available after 12 months service
  • Discretional annual bonus


Please send applications to Carla Grant, HR Manager, Cormar Carpets, Brookhouse Mill, Greenmount, Bury BL8 4HR, or email