Customer Business Development Representative – Sobey's
Maple Leaf Foods
Mississauga, ON
4d ago
  • Six core values guide us in everything that we do.
  • Do what’s right
  • Deliver winning results
  • Build collaborative teams
  • Get things done in a fact-based, disciplined way
  • Learn and grow, inwardly and outwardly
  • Dare to be transparent, passionate and humble
  • Customer Business Development Representative Sobey's

    The Opportunity :

    Responsible for supporting Customer Sales teams by ensuring key sales information, insights and recommendations are available on a timely basis to enhance customer business development efforts.

    Equally responsible for providing support and information to internal business functions consequently allowing Customer Sales teams effective external focus.

    A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do :

  • Ensure flawless execution of order fulfillment, liaising with internal departments to ensure customer expectations are met / exceeded
  • Attend key customer meetings -business reviews, planning meetings, new product presentations, etc.- with Customer Business Development Managers
  • Provide back-up support to Customer Business Development Managers (i.e. vacation coverage etc.)
  • Complete analysis, gain key insights and make recommendations on key performance indicators / trends and future opportunities such as sales volume, trade spending, KAAP, advertising promotions, new product launches, pricing, credit note spending etc.
  • Assist in the development of customer presentations (i.e. product launches, customer business plan / reviews, promotions, merchandising, pricing, etc.)
  • In conjunction with other functions, coordinate, support or lead processes internally to allow Customer Managers increased external focus
  • Effectively communicate customer requirements across all internal functions
  • Ensure systems / processes are effectively managed and improved
  • Recognize and make recommendations on cost reduction opportunities
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Assist customer team with information requests, key insights, recommendations and processes (support external processes / lead and support internal processes)
  • Develop a deep understanding of the customer to provide value-added services to the customer team and customer(s)
  • Support internal business functions with information and insights
  • Improve internal process to support effectiveness, efficiency and external focus
  • What we have to offer you :

  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
  • Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business.
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • What you will bring :

  • Post secondary education required - business focus preferred
  • 2-3 years work experience in a sales or marketing function
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office) and good systems knowledge (Cognos, BPCS)
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to gain and communicate key insights
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced, demanding work environment
  • Highly organized, fact-based and detail oriented
  • Able to anticipate internal / external customers’ needs and proactively seek to satisfy those needs
  • We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.

    Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.

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