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Culinary Manager - National Accounts, Walmart/Sam's (Bentonville, AR)

Location: 

Bentonville, AR, US, 72712

Req ID:  24519

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Culinarian will provide culinary leadership, develop new product innovation pipeline, and support to their National Accounts. Provide menu development, technical and sales support in partnership with sales team members in the achievement of Annual Operating Plan (AOP). 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES
  • Plan, develop and provide training on targeted products for National Account
  • Partner with National Account Managers to provide technical direction to solution selling platform
  • Support National Account Team in achieving annual sales and profit targets
  • Support Menu Management and LTO’s.
  • Take a leading role in product customization process
  • Provide support in customer trade shows and industry events
  • Partner with field sales teams for national account execution
  • Participate and attend production runs at manufacturing plants to support new product commercialization
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
  • BS in culinary arts or related field, formal culinary degree (CEC preferred)
    • Strong understanding and application of culinary arts knowledge, skills, techniques, and product commercialization
    • Strong understanding and successes in application of menu solutions and concepts
    • Demonstrated ability to recognize and implement industry tends
    • Understands product development processes at manufacturing level
  • Minimum 5 years food industry experience
  • Minimum 2 years grocery retail experience to include culinary experience
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills to include solid presentation skills
  • Establish relationships with National Account Culinary and Merchant Teams
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs (i.e.; product samples cases, etc.)
  • Ability to stand for 6 or more hours during the work day (i.e.; trade shows, product demonstrations, etc.)

 

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Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


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