Kraft Foods

Sales Associate - W2W (2655308)
Location: Youngstown, Ohio - United States
Posted: 2/8/2019

Sales Associate - W2W

Job Description

Kraft Foods (NYSE: KFT) is one of the world�s largest food and beverage companies with 2008 net revenues of $42 billion. Our billion dollar brands include: Kraft, Jacobs, LU, Maxwell House, Milka, Nabisco and its Oreo brand, Philadelphia, and Oscar Mayer. Hundreds of millions of times a day, in more than 150 countries, consumers reach for their favorite Kraft brands.

Grab your slice of success by teaming up with Kraft Foods as a Sales Associate. This is a great stepping stone and training ground for a long-term career within the Kraft organization. This entry level position in the Kraft Sales force will be responsible for selling, management of inventory, and in store promotions/merchandising.

The role of the Sales Associate is to grow the customers� and Kraft Foods� business at the retail level through selling, planning, ordering and distribution, as well as effectively merchandising, shelving and pricing.

Primary Responsibilities
- Stock shelves and rotate product � work in conjunction with the Sales Service Rep to ensure inventory is fully stocked, rotated and presentable at all times.
- Training for the Sales Representative role � develop complete knowledge of Kraft Foods products, systems, and procedures, including: sales objectives, campaigns and promotions, sales brochures and order guides, sales presentations, sources of product and distribution, space management programs and uses, and proper merchandising.
- Inventory Management/Order Writing � develop skills in order writing and managing inventory.
- Sell new products, displays, and promotions at store level as well as build and maintain displays.
- Cover open Sales Rep territories as part of development.

- College Degree required.
- Ability to work a flexible five day schedule that includes a Saturday or Sunday required.
- Previous Retail, Merchandising or Grocery experience is strongly preferred.
- This position covers the territory of Youngstown and the surrounding area. Residence within 25 miles of Youngstown is required to be considered for this position.
- Valid driver�s license with good driving record is a must.
- Ability to relocate for future advancement potential is preferred.

Additional General/Technical Skills Required:
- Ability to perform hard work in a fast-paced work environment and meet defined physical activities (lifting, bending, carrying, pushing, pulling, etc.).
- Strong interpersonal and effective communication skills.
- Ability to work independently.
- Problem solving skills, strong planning and organization skills.
- Successful completion of drug test, MVR check, and general background check.

Sales Associate Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits Include: Salary plus Bonus Incentive Plan, Company Car, 401K, Medical, Dental, and Paid Time Off

To learn more about Kraft, visit our website. NYSE: KFT

Kraft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer m/f/d/v, and will only contact the most qualified candidates.

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
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