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Technical Counselor - Bakery (Cincinnati, OH)

Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US, 41073

Req ID:  24761

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 Technical Counselor's responsibility is to provide technical support to internal and external customers.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES
  • Plan, develop and provide training on all products at Customer retail locations for all levels of retail Associates
  • Support attainment of annual sales and profit targets in conjunction with Sales Manager expectations
  • Develop target account list of key leverage retailers in respective geographic sales area and spend minimum of 60% of time on agreed-upon target accounts
  • Develop and maintain close business relationships with key retailers and provide training and merchandising expertise
  • Assist Sales Managers at food shows, sales meeting and industry events
  • Provide support for new store openings
  • Provide product expertise and "pull-through" sales opportunities
  • Provide seminar training
  • Develop prospect list for new product placement opportunities with assigned account(s)
  • Provide overall and new product training
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
  • High School diploma, Associates degree in culinary arts preferred
  • Minimum 5 years retail bakery/deli experience, focusing on product training and in store bakery merchandising
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills to include presentation skills
  • Strong PC proficiency to include Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Travel 75%

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.


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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