The Field Merchandising Representative (FMR) is an entry level position which will be in support of Route Sales, gaining experience, as directed by management. The FMR represents BBU in the market, selling and
delivering fresh baked products to retail customers, restaurants, and institutions through world class market execution.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Pull ups of a list of stores furnished by management. Schematics - Adhering to all plan-o-grams and merchandising products.
Cover routes temporarily (up to and including worker's Comp/disability). Solicit store managers for secondary displays in support of Company programs being offered at that time, with prior approval of sales management. Solicit new stores for service, with prior approval of sales management. Selling & conducting demos, with prior approval. Selling & conducting events (e.g. grand opening events), again with prior approval.
Packing out any back room stock. Delivering relays and setting up displays.
Other duties, as directed by management within contractual provisions.
Education and Work History:
High School Diploma or GED preferred
Retail and/or DSD experience preferred
Valid driver's license is required.
Ability to obtain and retain a DOT medical card is required
Must be able to climb, push/pull, bend, stoop, and kneel for extended periods as well as perform frequent reaching and use of fingers
Ideal candidate will possess:
Excellent organizational and communication skills. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning hours.
Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.