Field Merchandising Representative Sales
Employment Type: Regular
Have you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A Thomas#39; English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee, Entenmann#39;s or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!
Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world#39;s largest baking company with operations in 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA ("BBUSA") includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking, East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more - the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.
The Field Merchandising Representative (FMR) is an entry level position which will be in support of Route Sales, gaining experience, as directed by management. The FMR represents BBU in the market, selling and
delivering fresh baked products to retail customers, restaurants, and institutions through world class market execution.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Pull ups of a list of stores furnished by management. Schematics - Adhering to all plan-o-grams and merchandising products.
Cover routes temporarily (up to and including worker#39;s Comp/disability). Solicit store managers for secondary displays in support of Company programs being offered at that time, with prior approval of sales management. Solicit new stores for service, with prior approval of sales management. Selling & conducting demos, with prior approval. Selling & conducting events (e.g. grand opening events), again with prior approval.
Packing out any back room stock. Delivering relays and setting up displays.
Other duties, as directed by management within contractual provisions.
Education and Work History:
- High School Diploma or GED preferred
- Retail and/or DSD experience preferred
- Valid driver#39;s license is required.
- Ability to obtain and retain a DOT medical card is required
- Must be able to climb, push/pull, bend, stoop, and kneel for extended periods as well as perform frequent reaching and use of fingers
Ideal candidate will possess:
Excellent organizational and communication skills. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning hours.
Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.