Acosta USA (Florida)

  • Senior Director Fresh Foods (Club) - Bakery

    Work State US-AR-Rogers
    Job ID
    2018-148725
    Work City
    Rogers
    PCN
    Sourcing Req
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Zip
    72758
    Starting average hours per week
    37.5 +
  • Overview

    We are a company of exceptional people who work with major consumer brands (CPG). Our Senior Directors take pride our clients and customers and work diligently to increase the market share of the brands we represent.  Senior Directors serve as the primary contact to Acosta clients and customers and are the strategic development, creative development and tactical execution of our fresh operations in clubs.

     

    Qualified candidates must have experience in meat, Food Service (service deli /club café), produce and/or bakery categories.  In addition, we are seeking self-motivated, passionate professionals who have the following experience profile:

     

    Responsibilities

    • Partner with Acosta clients and customers to maximize profitability.
    • Manage, influence, and expand customer and client relationships.
    • Develop strategies to address defined opportunities, scope and manage solutions that have a significant impact on our customer’s success.
    • Coordinate customer needs with Director of Fresh Foods and coordinate initiatives with the team to ensure objectives are met.
    • Develop and communicate category plans to address client priorities, opportunities and expectations.
    • Create goals that support strategic visions of the organization.
    • Evaluate the Fresh Operations team performance based on established goals to ensure client and customer needs are met.
    • Establish budgetary guidelines for the team and ensure targets are met.
    • Review and approve program manuals and merchandising tools prior to deployment.
    • Continually identify and communicate improvement opportunities.
    • Provide feedback on the effectiveness of our customer’s and clients' strategies, selling programs, and initiatives.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience of retail related to meat, Food Service (service deli /club café), produce and/or bakery categories.
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
    • Ability to work independently and autonomously.
    • Ability to engage and influence teams.
    • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, have consistent follow-through and be organized.
    • Must have strong cognitive skills, including problem analysis, decision making and financial analysis.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license.
    • Must be willing to travel up to 75%.
    • Must be willing to non-traditional hours, including weekends.
    • This position requires that you drive on behalf of Acosta Sales & Marketing, and as such, any DUI/DWI conviction in the past 36 months will be an immediate disqualifier for this position.
    • Certification in Food Safety preferred.

    Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

     

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