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Position Name: Sales
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
Job ID: 1080
Closing Date: Aug 06, 2021
Language: English

Old Dutch Foods Ltd. – Sales Support Representative

 

Is proud to be a privately held family company.  It shows in how we treat our staff and our customers.  Our hope is to offer the right individual an opportunity to become part of our family culture and enjoy a long-term career. Old Dutch isn’t just about chips, we have terrific snacks and many other products including our Humpty Dumpty brand.  All this, plus great service, has kept Old Dutch in stores and homes all across the country. Our customers trust in the high quality, great taste, and long-lasting tradition of Old Dutch.

 

Here is your chance to join our talented team as a Sales Support Representative. This is a full-time position, with long-term career opportunities. Position is available for Thunder Bay and Surrounding area. Weekend work and out of town travel will be necessary from time to time.

You will be required to assist the regions Senior Business Development Manager, Independent Distributors and Company Drivers in the Thunder Bay and surrounding rural areas. This could include setting up displays, maintaining display racks in stores, providing sales coverage when needed, and working with the management team in all aspects. You will receive sufficient training that will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to work on your own. A valid driver’s license is required as well as owning reliable transportation to get to and from locations.

What is the Sales Support Representative Duties & Responsibilities?

  • Maintaining and utilizing product racking. This includes ordering, installation in accounts, maintenance, etc.
  • Providing relief coverage of distributors when needed throughout the region.
  • Coordinating the relief schedule throughout the region as well as administrating vehicle maintenance and audit schedules and month end company audits.
  • Executing Merchandising and Schematic changes.
  • Coordinating any required retail audits.
  • Assist in maintaining clean warehouses.
  • Assist Independent Distributors when required.
  • Updating contact information.
  • File maintenance.
  • Assisting with account set-ups
  • Treat vehicles and equipment with courtesy and care
  • Operate a handheld invoicing computer system
  • It is expected the Sales Support Representative serve the customers in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Expectations are to perform all other duties assigned by the Senior Business Development Manager.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Sales Experience or retail experience a definite asset
  • Preferably 1-3 years consumer goods sales experience.
  • Preferably 1-3 years in business management
  • Minimum Grade 12 Education (Post-Secondary Education is an asset)
  • Valid Driver’s License (drivers abstract must be provided)
  • Reliable transportation to get you to and from various locations.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be able to understand and clearly discuss business measurements such as penny profit, profit margins, etc.
  • Excellent organizational skills; able to plan and follow through on key priorities
  • Team player with Strong communication skills
  • Able to perform physically demanding work (bending, twisting, kneeling, etc)
  • Able to work flexible shifts as required
  • Ability to travel on occasion

 

Training and Remuneration

 

• Comprehensive training that will give you the skills and confidence to succeed

• Old Dutch Foods Ltd offers a competitive salary paid weekly, company benefits, and future advancement opportunities within the company.

 

To apply for this position, please forward your cover letter, resume and a copy of your current driver’s abstract.  We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in our workplace. We appreciate applications from all interested individuals; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. ‚Äč

 

By applying for this position you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.  Criminal background / credit / reference checks will also be completed.

 

To find out more about Old Dutch Foods and to apply today, visit us at www.olddutchfoods.ca


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