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Adam Ochoa

1603 West Hollywood St.

San Antonio, TX 78201
cell (210) 844-0046

Professional retail merchandiser experienced with large corporate customers and having strengths in
sales, communications and organizational skills who can be of value to your team.

Professional Experience
• Retail Sales Associate: Responsible for servicing and selling to large retail customers. Developed and
maintained positive relations with clients to increase retention.
• Brand Management: Presented and promoted new products to stores.
• Merchandiser: Specialist in stocking and zoning products, maintaining aesthetics and timely follow-
ups with sales representative
• Inventory Management: Acquired and maintained merchandise assortment based on sales forecast and
customer behavior.
• Visual Merchandising: Implemented effective visual merchandising in support of customer’s
shopping experience with the end result being an increase in sales volume.

Employment History
Retail Sales Merchandiser Sep 2009 – Present
Advantage Sales and Marketing, Irving, TX
Responsible for servicing, selling and maintaining good working relationship with retailers. Met
company objectives by maintaining full distribution, tagging, stock rotation and POS visual
Collaborated with owners and store managers to influence merchandising decisions.

Courier Oct 2007 – May 2008

Clinical Pathology Laboratories, San Antonio, TX
Accurate and timely pick-ups and deliveries of specimens and other materials within assigned routes.
Proper packaging and handling of specimens. Stocked supplies as needed.

Merchandiser Jan 2005 – Oct 2005

San Antonio Coca Cola Bottling Company, San Antonio, TX
Serviced Wal-Mart and S Super store in Kerrville. Built store displays to increase sales. Rotated
inventory and ensured correct product placement. Filled up soda idle with product. Serviced vending
machine and refrigerator units. Communicated with grocery manager.

Route Merchandiser Aug 2004 – Oct 2004

Sugar Loaf, San Antonio, TX
Serviced Wal-Mart stores and restaurants. Responsible for merchandiser product, rotation and money
collection. Maintained skill cranes, kiddle rides and bulk vending machines. Built and maintained
relationships with customers and client management for better customer service.

Sales Representative Feb 2002 – Jun 2004

Anderson Merchandiser, San Antonio, TX
Serviced Wal-Mart Super Center store. Displayed, priced, rotated and zoned new products. Modular
reset/put POS, pull/return product. Communicated with store managers about in-store events.

Key Account Representative Oct 2001 – Jan 2002

Halo Distributing Company, San Antonio, TX
Presented new beer lines to major convenience stores and independent owners. Rotated stock, channel
pricing and cooler door reset, setup POS to increase sales. Collaborated with managers and store
owners about promotional and pricing issues.

Brand Manager Jun 2000 – Oct 2001

Gill Distributing Company, San Antonio, TX
New product presentation and promotion to grocery stores and independent stores to create consumer
demand. Coordinated with sales representatives about new accounts. Maintained visual merchandising.

Graduate, Thomas Jefferson High School, 1983

Technical Skills
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel Minor maintenance vending machines and refrigerator units