All about the Vitamin Shoppe
Established in 1977, since the first day they opened their doors, The Vitamin Shoppe has been focused on helping people achieve their optimal health and wellness. Dedicated to making healthier communities, The Vitamin Shoppe has over 700 stores throughout the United States,
Job opportunities available at the Vitamin Shoppe
There are various distribution positions available at the Vitamin Shoppe. We provided you with a couple examples of the possible opportunities available at the Vitamin Shoppe, if you’re interested in other positions, go online and check out their career page.
As the Director of Distribution, you would be responsible for the leading, planning and managing of every aspect of the distribution center operations. Essentially, you will have to plan, direct and coordinate the activities within the distribution center and ensure a high-level of production and quality. For the position as Director of Distribution, you need a Bachelor’s degree or work experience in the related field. In addition, you will need a strong knowledge of the distribution center environment with a minimum of 5 years experience in business management, use of WMS, and collaborative experience with Supply Chain.
As a CD Enthusiast, you’re responsible for performing tasks related to storage, process and the shipping of the product. This may include loading, unloading, packing, replenishing inventory and warehouse maintenance. For this positions, you need to have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience. You will have to be able to lift 50 lbs, work in a fast-paced and team environment.
If you’re interested delivering shipments, then there are positions as a Driver. As a driver, you would be delivering product from the distribution center to the place of delivery. This requires you to pass drug screening and physical tests, hold a valid Class A-CDL and have some experience with tractor/trailer driving. This position is ideal for those who enjoy driving and active environments.
Tips to help you get the job
Now that you know some of the opportunities available at The Vitamin Shoppe, go online and look up available positions at http://www.vitaminshoppe.com/u/careers.jsp. However, before applying here are some helpful tips to help land you that job.
Take the time to research the positions you’re interested in. It’s important to understand what the position requires and if you feel that that’s something you’d like to to. Also, make sure that the position suits your lifestyle. Do you like shift work? Working with heavy equipment? Prefer distribution environments? Do you work on weekends? Make sure you know what you’re looking for in terms of job structure. Also, make sure to read the requirements necessary for the position. If you don’t have the requirements see if the company offers training or if the certification is obtainable during the interview process.
Be open and honest. It’s much easier to be honest on your CV. If you make it to an interview, be honest about yourself – your strengths and weaknesses. Everyone has them, and they will find them out sooner or later. So get online and apply! Good luck!