A mutually rewarding experience.
Work. 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.
Because 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 job.
Mars has net sales
of more than $33 billion, operates six business segments including Petcare,
Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates
worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for
people and the planet through its performance.
include: Petcare – PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, BANFIELD® Pet Hospital,
CESAR®, SHEBA®, DREAMIES® and NUTRO®; Chocolate – M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, DOVE®,
GALAXY®, MARS®, MILKY WAY® and TWIX®; Wrigley – DOUBLEMINT®, EXTRA®, ORBIT® and
5™ chewing gums, SKITTLES® and STARBURST® candies, and ALTOIDS® AND LIFESAVERS®
mints. Food – UNCLE BEN’S®, DOLMIO®, EBLY®, MASTERFOODS®, SEEDS OF CHANGE® and
ROYCO®; Drinks – ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS™, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY™, KLIX® and
FLAVIA®; Symbioscience – COCOAVIA® and WISDOM PANEL®.
Mars Canada is a
subsidiary of the US family-owned business known as Mars, Incorporated, one of
the leading global manufacturers of branded products. Established in the late
1940's, our three segments – Petcare, Chocolate and Food help Canadians
celebrate life everyday through food experiences. We are an organization that
is guided by our Five Principles: Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality,
Efficiency and Freedom. It is putting these principles into action that allows
us to make a difference to people and the planet, through our performance.
The Retail Representative
within an assigned territory and is responsible for assigned customers. The key
responsibilities are selling distribution and merchandising products.
Selling and Distribution:
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 according to company call coverage model,
complying with the frequency and time-in call for each banner.
Communication and Administration:
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.
be responsible for supporting special projects for Sales team as assigned
other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Key Lateral Responsibilities
Key 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
other duties and responsibilities as assigned
for following all Quality and Food Safety Policies and applicable
will be given to a bilingual candidate in French and English
A criminal records check will be required for this position.
Mars 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.
Mars 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