Job DescriptionHave you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’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’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) 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 route sales position. This position supports route operations and will be required to operate a route which entails loading and unloading product from a route truck, merchandising product in store, selling displays at retail and general communication with store personnel and internal within the Sales Center. FMR has an obligation to conduct all tasks in a safe and courteous manner.
Requirements include: Communication Skills, local travel, good driving record and early morning start times and DOT Certification (company will administer).
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’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.