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 Sales Representative
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Sales
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: April 13, 2017
Job Location:
Vancouver, BC
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Job Description

Kraft Heinz Canada: Headquartered in Toronto, Kraft Heinz Canada has an unparalleled portfolio of powerful and iconic brands, 7 of which are valued at over $100 million in sales. With excess of $3 Billion in sales, Kraft Heinz Canada is the #1 food and beverage company in the country. Within our world class manufacturing facilities in Ingleside, ON and Mount Royal, QC, we manufacture some of Canada’s most iconic brands such as Kraft Peanut Butter, Renee’s salad dressing, Philadelphia Cream Cheese and KD among many others!

Owners Only!

Kraft Heinz Canada is focused on hiring top talent who want to be OWNERS. Owners of their career, owners of their results and owners of the company. To us, top talent can be defined as:

  • Analytical thinkers with the ability to think outside the box
  • Individuals who enjoy working in a team, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Simplifiers who make complex problems simple and manageable
  • Leaders who are hungry yet humble and have a history of achieving great results

Grow with Us!

As an organization, we are empowered to drive results and continuously raise the bar for ourselves and our teams. We unapologetically expect to win. We value meritocracy, where individual results lead to opportunities for growth and rewards; regardless of age or tenure. We operate unlike most global organizations by providing our employees with the autonomy to take ownership of their work. You can expect to add value and make a big impact from day one!

If you’re an owner whose values and experience fit our expectations, then we want to hear from you!

Role Overview:

Our Retail Sales team is looking for a full-time Sales Representative to join the team!

In this key role you develop an in-depth understanding of our business and of the food industry, as well as, develop important leadership attributes in the areas of personal leadership, customer focus, drive for results and executional excellence.

  • You will be a key player in the execution of our sales plans through selling, merchandising, shelving and managing distribution in a specifically assigned territory. By optimizing the in-store environment, you will influence consumer-purchasing behaviors while generating incremental profitable sales.
  • You will be equipped with the leading-edge professional selling skills, sales process technology and the fact-based tools that have made us a leader in the industry. You will be exposed to a continuous learning environment in a cross-functional business team, where you will develop a broad understanding of the business and the industry.
  • Utilize fact-based selling tools and market information to secure new product distribution; selling-in major seasonal promotions; presenting cross-merchandising ideas and identifying other opportunities for new sales growth.
  • Sell and execute corporate promotions and customer-specific marketing programs to enhance Kraft Heinz's in-store presence.
  • Leveraging your knowledge of Kraft Heinz and the customer's key financial measures, you will be fully accountable for delivering sales and profit objectives in your assigned territory.
  • Working with management you will develop and execute annual business plans including customer assessments and retail opportunities.
  • Provide feedback on performance of shelving/merchandising programs and recommend course-correction actions.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Completed University degree
  • Passion for sales and merchandising
  • Previous selling, merchandising or customer service experience is preferred, but candidates with a passion for selling and driving business results who are willing to learn are encouraged to apply
  • Valid Driver's License including a favourable driving record (a Driver's Abstract will be requested as part of the recruitment process)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal one on one with customers effectively
  • Strong drive for results and customer focus
  • Intermediate Computer Skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

About The Kraft Heinz Company

The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC) is the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands. A globally trusted producer of delicious foods, The Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality, great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether at home, in restaurants or on the go. The Company’s iconic brands include Kraft, Heinz, ABC, Capri Sun, Classico, Jell-O, Kool-Aid, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Ore-Ida, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia, Planters, Plasmon, Quero, Weight Watchers Smart Ones and Velveeta. The Kraft Heinz Company is dedicated to the sustainable health of our people, our planet and our Company. For more information, visit www.kraftheinzcompany.com.

The Kraft Heinz Company is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Job seekers with disabilities who require accommodation during the recruitment process or would like more details about accessibility should contact: accessibility@kraftheinzcompany.com.

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