Casual Frontshop Assistant Jobs at Dis-Chem

Job Description

The Dischem Pharmacy require a Frontshop Assistant for their Optenhorst 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

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


  • 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