Kraft Foods

Sales Trainee (2655307)
Location: Columbus, Ohio - United States
Posted: 2/8/2019

Sales Trainee

Job Description

Join the #1 Food Company in America!
Kraft Foods is looking for a DSD Sales Trainee ready to begin a career in Sales. Responsibilities are to stock shelves, build displays, order & manage inventory and sell programs & displays at retail outlets in and around the Columbus, OH area. Sales Trainee will team with Route Sales Reps to cover assigned territories and fill in for vacations where needed. This is an entry-level position with opportunity for advancement. College Degree highly preferred. Top brand names in the industry including Oreo, Chips Ahoy, Rits Crackers, Wheat Thins, Triscuits, Fig Newtons and other Kraft brand names. The successful candidate will be highly adaptable, motivated, goal-oriented and will have experience in building sales relationships through sustained work ethic and customer service. Join a sales organization with the most desired food products in the world!
Job Responsibilities Include:
1.Manage assigned territories when vacation relief is needed
2.Stocking shelves and building displays for Nabisco & Kraft products
3.Backroom inventory management
4.Product Rotation
5.Inventory Management Order / Credit Writing
6.Monitor sales versus objective for sales territories covered.
7.Selling new products, displays, and promotions at store level.
8.Building and maintaining in-store displays
9.Establish and maintain rapport with key store individuals
10.Communicate plans to merchandisers and effectively team with Route Sales Reps to manage resources in support of sales volume.
Key Success Criteria:
.Customer service and selling skills
.Ability to perform sustained physical work ethic in a
fast-paced work environment and meet the defined
physical activities, (lifting, bending, carrying, pushing, pulling, etc.)
.Planning and organizing skills
.Strong interpersonal and effective communication skills
.Ability to act as business advisor to customers
.Problem solving skills
.Ability to work independently
.Availability to work a five day schedule that includes Saturday and/or Sunday
.Valid Driver�s License with good driving record
.College Degree highly preferred
.Reliable Vehicle with proof of auto insurance meeting
minimal government requirements
Successful completion of drug test and general
background check
Training Provided:
�Company and job classroom orientation
�On-the-Job Training and resources for personal development
Miscellaneous: Entry level position
Location: Columbus, OH
Compensation: Competitive salary, overtime eligible,
sales incentive plan, mileage
reimbursement, excellent benefits
Mileage Reimbursement: 45 cents/mile
Benefits: 401K, Pension, Medical, Dental,
Vacation, etc.
Bonus � S.I.P.: Sales Incentive Plan - 10% month

Learn and understand all ethical and legal compliance responsibilities of the position; raise questions and concerns with the appropriate company personnel if compliance and ethical issues arise.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Sales
Be Inspired, Be Rewarded, Be Yourself, Be Kraft
At Kraft, we can help you make your career what you want it to be.

With our many brands and global reach, you’ll gain valuable experiences you can’t get anywhere else. Whatever your profession or area of interest, you’ll have the opportunity to work with different departments on a variety of brands…with people from all over the world.

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