mutually rewarding experience.
Realize your ambitions. And realize there’s more to being in business than just
making a profit. That’s the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every
one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more
for you, for those around you and for the planet. What you get here is
challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and
you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at
the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did
it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more
enlightened business and drive sustainability.
it’s never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It’s
about how you can grab everything that’s within your reach here and use it to
pursue mutual, long-term gain. It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being
prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be a
little better off. It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such
a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a
is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse
products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost
$35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of
the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’sÂ®, SNICKERSÂ®, TWIXÂ®, MILKY WAYÂ®, DOVEÂ®,
PEDIGREEÂ®, ROYAL CANINÂ®, WHISKASÂ®, EXTRAÂ®, ORBITÂ®, 5â„¢, SKITTLESÂ®, UNCLE BEN’SÂ®,
MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIAÂ®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that
include BANFIELDÂ® Pet Hospitals, Blue PearlÂ®, VCAÂ® and Pet Partnersâ„¢.
Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars
Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom –
inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners
and deliver growth they are proud of every day.
Retail Representative is responsible for selling and merchandising retail
outlets in an assigned territory.
Retail Representative within an assigned territory responsible for assigned
customers. The key responsibilities are selling, distribution and
for suggesting order and selling presentation programs to customers.
and selling booking sheets to stores.
distribution of assigned products
shelves are stocked with all listed product
of merchandiser fixtures, including Mars Canada racks as well as working
with the customer to secure secondary space for building of display
of products both on-shelf and in backroom to ensure optimal product
quality and freshness
appropriate data either through hand-held technology or in paper form as
determined by the business
territory management through customer coverage that involves efficient and
effective use of time and resources.
plan and organize route schedule accordingto company call coverage
model, complying with the frequency and time-in call for each banner.
DSM up-to-date regarding territory activity.
an adequate stock of relevant merchandising supplies and POS materials.
Retail Representative Sales Manual is maintained and kept up to date with
company procedures for processing credits/rapidrafts.
through and understand content of weekly mail packages.
- May be
responsible for supporting special projects for Sales team as assigned
other duties and responsibilities as assigned
for following all Quality and Food Safety Policies and applicable
Critical Competencies (Functional or Leadership)
Technical Knowledge and Skills
communication and presentation skills
ability to merchandise products in a variety of outlets
written and verbal communication and one-on-one presentation skills
to store display materials/POS at a secure/personal location at no cost to
self-motivation with the ability to execute a distribution/display plan
with limited supervision
to lift product (maximum lifting requirement 50 pounds)
to drive approximately 100 km daily while making sales calls
to sustain repeated movement which includes but is not limited to in and
out of car movement, bending, leaning, reaching, pushing, pulling and
to use hand tools like Scotty peelers, pliers, wrenches and screw drivers
to assemble displays
to secure level of vehicle insurance coverage as determined by Company
criminal records check will be required for this position.
is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation
during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon
request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant
will be penalized as a result of such a request.
Canada is committed to equity in employment and diversity. Mars Canada will
provide an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with
accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require a
disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform Mars Canada
of your requirements. For more information please review Mars
Canada'sAccessibility Policy and address any questions about that policy