Dis-Chem | Casual Frontshop Assistant – Blomtuin

Dis-Chem | Casual Frontshop Assistant – Blomtuin

Closing Date 22 June 2023

Job Description

The Dischem Pharmacy requires a Frontshop Assistant for their Blomtuin store, to provide appropriate merchandising practices in accordance with The Local Choice Corporate Stores policies and procedures. Properly execute and maintain the Stores merchandising standards


  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • 0 – 6 Months Retail work experience


  • 1 Year work experience within Retail

Job Description:

  • Restock the merchandise appropriately when needed to ensure maximum sales
  • Ensure delivered stock and/ or stock pulled from the storeroom are stored and packed in the correct space immediately
  • Maintain the stock on the shelves to ensure it has not reached its sell by date and apply FIFO principle
  • Ensure that full ranges of products are on the shelves at all times
  • Facilitate rotation of stock on a regular basis and adhere to The Local Choice Corporate Stores stock control procedures
  • Keep the storeroom organized, neat and tidy
  • Report low stock levels, items that are out of stock, damaged stock and expired stock to management
  • Ensure stock is rotated on a continual, first in first out basis
  • Assist with the cycle counts and general stocktaking
  • Boxes must be flattened after unpacking stock and taken to the designated area. Also they should be checked by the security guard
  • Identify and report damaged and expired stock immediately to management
  • Uphold The Local Choice Corporate Stores merchandising policy and procedure standards
  • Adhere to The Local Choice Corporate Stores operating standards, store layout and merchandising layouts
  • Front shop shelves and products must be neatly presented and visible at all times
  • Labels and pricing must be correct at all times
  • Report all price discrepancies to management
  • Be aware of new products and maintain up to date product knowledge
  • Manage restocking of merchandise and supplies when needed to ensure maximum sales
  • Merchandising displays must be built, faced up, stocked and maintained according to TLC Corporate Stores procedures
  • Maintain the daily physical upkeep of store and merchandise displays and be responsible for your designated stock in the storeroom as well as on the shop floor
  • Assist with the loading and off-loading of stock when needed
  • Items without barcodes must be clearly marked
  • Be available to assist with back shopping when needed
  • All merchandise must be handled carefully to prevent any losses
  • Provide friendly, helpful and courteous assistance and advice to all customers
  • All out of stock queries from customers must be followed up on
  • All customer stock queries must be dealt with and resolved within a reasonable time
  • The correct uniform and name badge must be worn at all times
  • Assist with the training of new and current team members
  • Report bad and suspicious behavior – staff and customers – to management
  • Housekeeping must be in accordance with The Local Choice Corporate Stores standards. Make sure that your workstation is always clean and tidy
  • Adhere to The Local Choice Corporate Stores Policies and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Adhere to Health and Safety rules and regulations
  • Adhere to The Local Choice Corporate Stores uniform and personal appearance policy



  • Trustworthy and honest. Client Service
  • Interpersonal Relations, Interpersonal Awareness, Thoroughness, Organization Sensitivity, Identification with Management
  • Cooperation and, Customer Orientation
  • Give constant feedback to store manager and field service advisors
  • Interaction with management and customers
  • Good time management. Self-discipline   and appearance. Lead by example. Creative Thinking, Ethics, Even Temperament, Initiative, Personal Credibility, Results Oriented, Accountability, Attention to detail, Workmanship,  Learning Ability, Need to Achieve, Integrity, Initiative, Insight, Energy, Focus on Quality, Conduct
  • Target and Deadline Driven
  • English – Read, write, speak and understand. Writing Skills, Oral Communication, Listening and, Document Use


  • Merchandising standards and FMCG industry.  Working with Planograms. Category Knowledge
  • 2nd Additional language

Special conditions of employment:

  • Driver’s license/ Reliable transport
  • South African citizen or valid work permit
  • Clear credit and criminal records

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market related salary



Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem’s approved Employment Equity Plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.

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