Cold and dairy sector assistant - Salary and Career
Trade operators in stores and markets

Cold and dairy sector assistant - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They sell goods in retail or wholesale establishments, helping customers to choose. Control incoming and outgoing goods. They promote the sale of goods, demonstrating their operation, offering them for tasting or distributing samples. They inform about their qualities and acquisition advantages. They display goods in an attractive way, at strategic points of sale, with price tags. They supply points of sale, gondolas and counters and serve customers in stores and markets. Inventory goods for replacement. Produce sales, promotions, demos and price research reports.

How much does an Cold and dairy sector assistant earn

A Cold and dairy sector assistant earns between $1.122 and $2.317 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.388 and a median salary of $1.320 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 637.167 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Cold and dairy sector assistant

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.388 16.661 347 6
1º Quartile 1.122 13.462 280 5
Median Salary 1.320 15.840 330 6
3º Quartile 1.767 21.201 442 8
Higher Salary 2.317 27.799 579 11

Professional job categories

  • Service workers, trade sellers in stores and markets
    • sellers and trade service providers
      • sellers and demonstrators
        • trade operators in stores and markets

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Main workplaces

Trade operators in stores and markets they work as salaried employees, with a formal contract or as self-employed in commercial companies. The work environment is closed, except for the gas station attendant who usually works in the open. They work as a team, with permanent or occasional supervision, during the day, at night and in shifts. They remain standing for long periods. May be exposed to noise, varying temperatures and toxic material.

What does it take to work in the field of Trade operators in stores and markets

In general, for the exercise of the occupations of pharmacy attendant, merchandise demonstrator, sales promoter, merchandise repositor, retail seller and wholesale seller, elementary to high school education is required, which may vary according to the occupation. , fourth grade of elementary school for gas station attendant and up to fourth grade of elementary school for store and market attendant. The average time for professional performance is heterogeneous: three to four years for salespeople, one to two years for pharmacy clerk and less than one year for sales promoter, merchandise demonstrator and merchandiser no professional experience is required for the occupation store and market attendant.

Functions and activities of Cold and dairy sector assistant

Trade operators in stores and markets must:

  • show products;
  • sell products;
  • control entry and exit of goods;
  • customer service;
  • control goods input and output;
  • exhibit goods at points of sale;
  • display merchandise at points of sale;
  • display merchandise in points of sale;
  • serve customers;
  • show products;
  • promote product sales;
  • work safely;
  • exhibiting goods at points of sale;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • promote product sale;
  • promote the sale of products;
  • prepare goods for sale;
  • control incoming and outgoing goods;
  • display goods at points of sale;
  • prepare goods for sale;
  • service customers;
  • control input and output of goods;
  • exhibiting goods in points of sale;
  • communicate;

  • Activities

    • ensure the cleanliness of the display point;
    • tie into piles of goods;
    • apply basic nursing notions;
    • demonstrate objectivity;
    • overcoming adverse situations;
    • participate in the definition of the layout of points of sale;
    • return rejected goods;
    • negotiate points of sale;
    • work as a team;
    • label goods;
    • discard materials of proper disposal;
    • forward requests;
    • arrange goods in the warehouse;
    • take orders;
    • display the merchandise on sale;
    • receive goods;
    • wear personal protective equipment (ppe);
    • isolate goods stacking areas;
    • stock goods;
    • fill in the tasting and distribution report;
    • fill in sales report;
    • issue orders, invoices or invoices;
    • check orders;
    • describe product qualities and advantages;
    • fill in visit report;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • changing vehicle fluids;
    • fill in the visit report;
    • decorate points of sale;
    • offer free gifts;
    • contact customers for possible charges;
    • clean up the injection room;
    • deal with diversity;
    • register customers;
    • pack goods;
    • deal with the public;
    • request equipment maintenance;
    • weigh goods;
    • fill out product loss report;
    • exchange goods;
    • sanitize preparation areas, equipment and utensils;
    • request goods;
    • check the list of merchandise on sale;
    • inform the customer about the delivery of the product;
    • prepare products for tasting;
    • refuel vehicles;
    • orient customers;
    • count goods;
    • distribute flyers;
    • drive customers to the desired merchandise;
    • check price change list;
    • storage goods in the warehouse;
    • notify the person in charge of the need to replace goods;
    • check vehicle fluid level;
    • putting labels on the shelves or shelves;
    • establish relationship with customers;
    • keep the access corridors and fire extinguisher demarcation area free;
    • operate fire extinguisher;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • offer products for tasting;
    • visit customers;
    • list goods for replacement;
    • open shipping packages;
    • supply counter;
    • communicate to the department manager about goods close to expiration;
    • check the quantity of goods;
    • operate equipment;
    • identify customer needs;
    • split goods;
    • demonstrate verbal communication skills;
    • define a place to display the goods;
    • guide customers;
    • transport goods;
    • use hand tools and utensils;
    • visit competition;
    • register entry and exit of goods;
    • handling sharp objects;
    • organize the products according to the store layout;
    • collect information about product features and benefits;
    • remove promotional material;
    • instill confidence;
    • work as a team;
    • approach customers;
    • offer products;
    • set up display points in stores and markets;
    • examine the conditions of the goods (validity and physical condition);
    • demonstrate rhetorical ability;
    • collecting goods that have been violated, out of place or expired;
    • collect violated, out of place or expired goods;
    • budget products for customers;
    • assist customers in proofing goods and products (clothes, shoes, makeup, etc.);
    • inform prices and payment methods;
    • placing labels on the shelves or shelves;
    • transmit confidence;
    • handle sharp objects;
    • fill out price survey report;
    • demonstrate sensory ability (smell, taste);
    • use disposable materials;
    • replace goods at points of sale;
    • check goods by means of invoice and order;
    • alert customers about risks;
    • distribute product samples;
    • flag sale goods;
    • photograph points of sale;
    • perform telesales;
    • search market prices;
    • notify the customer about promotions;
    • demonstrate credibility;
    • separate goods for balance sheet;
    • supply points of sale and shelves;
    • pin promotional material;
    • offer supplementary warranty;
    • suggest product options;
    • inform product warranty time;
    • communicate to the department manager about goods approaching expiration;
    • display products;
    • putting labels on the shelves and/or shelves;
    • deal with customer complaints and suggestions;
    • fill in a report of customer approaches and suggestions;

    Sectors that hire Cold and dairy sector assistant the most in the job market

    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - supermarkets
    • resale predominant bakery and confectionery
    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - minimarkets, grocery stores and warehouses
    • retailer of clothing and accessories
    • snack bars, tea houses, juice houses and the like
    • temporary labor lease
    • retailer of food products in general or specialized in food products
    • manufacture of bakery and confectionery products with predominance of own production
    • restaurants and similar
    • combined office and administrative support services

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