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.