Kruger Products L.P.is most well known as the
leading manufacturer and distributor of Canada’s leading Tissue Brands
(including Cashmere®, Purex®, Scotties®’, SpongeTowels®, White Swan® and
Embassy®) for both the consumer and away from home markets, but we’re quickly
becoming known as one of Canada’s best places to work as well.
We are leaders in our communities, leaders in
sustainability, and leaders in connecting with our consumers. Our headquarters
is in Mississauga, ON, but we proudly have nearly 2,500 employees spread across
seven manufacturing plants in Quebec, British Columbia, Ontario, and Tennessee.
Our publically-traded entity, KP Tissue Inc., is listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange under the symbol KPT. We recently acquired Metro Paper Industries to
continue to build on our leadership position in the industry.
Our majority shareholder, Kruger Inc., is a
Canadian-based manufacturing company in a variety of other industry sectors
including renewable energy, publication papers, forest products, paperboard and
packaging, wines and spirits, and recycling.
We know our people are our greatest competitive
advantage, and we strive to help them grow, succeed, innovate, and make our
company even better each and every day.
Better yet, we are now looking for qualified
candidates to join our growing team!
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Part time -3 days per week
The Field Sales RepresentativeUnder the
direction of the West Supervisor,you will work collaboratively with our
retail customers to maximize the presence of Kruger Product brands. You will be
responsible for the in-store execution of assigned priorities; Merchandising,
Promotions and Sales, working independently in your territory.
The Field Sales Representative is the link between
the retail location and KPLP. They ensure execution of all agreed upon programs
to expand our presence within the retail outlet. The incumbent must
achieve all assigned objectives and maximize Kruger Products’ in store
presence. The individual must establish a strong working relationship with the
customer and maintain an open line of communication to ensure success.
Operating in multiple channels – grocery, drug, mass merchandising and big box
stores, the incumbent is responsible for managing their own sales territory (at
store level) to achieve desired program objectives in each channel.
The objective is to increase sales and to improve
and expand the positioning of Kruger Products through merchandising, within the
given retail setting.
- Call customers (store level) on a regular basis.
- Execute and deliver retail coverage as per plan for efficient and
effective call frequency.
- Apply store call methodology on store visits to maximize daily calls,
working in an efficient manner.
- Set call objectives, achieve targets and utilize strong interpersonal
skills to present monthly priorities to store decision makers.
- Core program execution; shelf management, distribution, planograms,
pricing, merchandising, sales and always maximizing in-store display and
- Easily build multi-level working relationships complete with strong
communication skills to create a high level of interest at store level
- Provide feedback on changes in the retail environment, providing clear,
concise and accurate information.
- Execute programs and tasks of our partner to grow their business. Cross
Merchandising where possible Kruger product line with that of our partner.
- Execute procedure as outlined for any Kruger Products L.P. partnerships
providing full representation at store level.
- Participate in all contests meeting set
goals and objectives.
- Work at various tradeshows as required,
this at times may include weekend hours.
- Back up coverage in other territories
- Sample pick up and price audits.
- Special projects, collection of
intelligence at store level when required.
- This is a full time position requiring
the successful candidate to work 5 days per week each day a total of 8 hours
excluding drive time to and from 1stand last call.
WHAT YOU WILL BRING
have 1-3 years of retail sales and / or merchandising experience working
in the Grocery, Mass and Drug retail trade
degree from either a University or College preferred
in a PC/Windows environment: Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook.
level of attention to detail and accuracy working in a competitive
business environment with changing priorities and deadlines
a proven work ethic and a passion for retail.
incumbent is required to have strong organizational skills, negotiation
and sale skills
incumbent must possess strong written and oral communication skills
to be able to manage representation of several portfolios
be available for limited travel
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU
People:You will be part of the Kruger Products team
Company:Kruger Products has been named one of GTA’s Top Employers
for the past seven consecutive years as well, named Forbes 2019 Canada's
Kruger Productsis an equal opportunity
employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.
Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required
under KPLP’s Accessibility Policy and Multi-Year Accessibility Plan -
1.04.33. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
We thank all applicants for their interest in
Kruger Products but only candidates selected for an interview will be