Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/9/2018
Job Category:
Sales
Industry:
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Sales Rep
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Midland Foods | Cleveland, OH
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Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Position acts as the primary store-level sales person to large accounts like supermarkets and is responsible for providing service to and growing business in assigned accounts. Position orders products to be delivered by another employee to the store. Generate sales by selling to and servicing customers. Rotates and stocks products on shelves and displays, in coolers, in vending equipment, and in customers' backrooms. Builds displays and sets up promotional materials such as pricing signs and banners. Has frequent interaction with store management. This position will service the Giant Eagle Market District Supermarket in Cleveland, OH.

This position is labor intensive, requiring lifting, loading, pushing and pulling cases weighing from 20-45 pounds per case repeatedly over 10-12 hour work period. The position requires bending, reaching, and squatting while merchandising and moving product. The position may include weekend and/or holiday work.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Grow sales volume, market share, product distribution, space allocation, and customer service in all assigned accounts

Take inventory, place orders for future delivery, and sell product inventory to standard

Sell and execute promotions, solicit placement of equipment, and use point-of-purchase materials to stimulate sales

Maintain and increase shelf facings, clean shelves, and rotate products

Provide excellent service to assigned accounts and create and maintain goodwill with all customers (eg, communication, rapport building, attentiveness to customer needs, etc.)

Merchandise product sections and build displays to stimulate sales

Complete required paperwork in an accurate, legible, and timely manner

Comply with operating procedures (eg, scan-in/scan-out, following designated route, etc.)

Comply with customer's vendor policies

Operate equipment for moving products (eg, pushing/pulling of the U-Boat, hand trucks, pallet jacks, etc.)

Use hand held device to input/write orders

Regular, reliable, predictable attendance

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a car, valid driver's license and proof of insurance

HELPFUL EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with merchandising (eg, standards, planograms, product displays, stocking/rotating product, back-room organization, etc.).
  • Experience with consumer products (eg, multiple products, packages, product sizes, etc.).
  • Experience in the grocery, food and/or beverage industry (eg, segments, types of customers, competitors, trends, etc.).
  • Experience with hand held computers (eg, mobile technology, etc.).
  • Experience with managing inventory (eg, current stock, projected sales, ordering/re-stocking, etc.).
  • Experience with business-to-business selling (eg, making sales calls, building relationships with customers, handling customer complaints, etc.).

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Midland Foods

In 1996, Midland purchased over 100 Pizza Hut restaurants, making it one of the largest Pizza Hut franchisees in the nation. The company employs over 2,000 people and have restaurants in six states: Ohio, West Virginia, Michigan, Maryland, Kentucky, and Virginia.