Meat Specialist

Work State US-NE-Omaha | US-NE-Lincoln | US-IA-Dubuque | US-NE-Papillion | US-IA-Windsor Heights | US-NE-Lincoln | US-MN-Rochester | US-IA-Sioux City | US-NE-Grand Island | US-IA-Council Bluffs | US-MN-Mankato | ...
Job ID
Work City
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Work Zip
Starting average hours per week
37.5 +


Do you have a background in Retail within fresh meat and seafood and like to travel covering a territory?


Acosta is currently seeking a professional working with our Customers (Major Retailers) within Fresh Operations to ensure maximum sales and profits by continuously evaluating, training, and communicating best practices and expectations.


This role will partner with our valued client/customer, and the senior leadership team to lead compliance efforts, set performance expectations, and keep up to date knowledge with industry trends and standards while executing ongoing training initiatives, guidelines, and business plans.


The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values:
People Minded – Must show dignity and respect to all people
Integrity – Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior
Results Oriented – Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed
Trust – Must be honest, sincere and confident
Teamwork – Must build trusting relationships
Innovation – Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision
Balance – Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.


Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with Acosta’s Customer base to identify areas of development opportunity for associates working in specialized retail units for fresh meats and seafood.
  • Facilitate training and development to ensure performance achieved. Gather feedback from the retail teams and communicate the feedback to the Acosta Senior Leadership Team.
  • Represents the company in a professional capacity to ensure that Fresh associates are properly trained to handle the details of a Fresh Foods department on a day-to-day basis.
  • Travel between multiple states & locations with a strong understanding of the diversity in types of cities/locations to ensure training standards and requirements are met.
  • Working closely with store management in how to make decisions that drives financial and operational performance for the market by developing and overseeing change recommendations.
  • Alignment with Regional Fresh Directors & Market Managers on global initiatives.


Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Food Safety Certification

Work Experience Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of technical experience in retail fresh meat and seafood areas.
  • 1-3 years of supervisory/management experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and support senior leaders to implement best practices.
  • Strong track-record in fresh meat and seafood as it relates to a retail setting
  • Strong presentation skills and with the ability to present to a multitude of audiences.
  • Experience with department financial objectives and P&L responsibilities.
  • Microsoft office products which include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and Zoom
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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