About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

All posting locations: Don Mills, Ontario, Canada

Job Function: 01 - Sales

Department: 01 - 04 - Field Sales

Date Published: 06-Apr-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Role Overview

Our Retail Sales team is looking for a full-time Sales Representative to join the team covering Eastern Ontario- beginning in Cobourg- Ontario. In this key role you develop an in-depth understanding of our business and of the food industry- as well as- develop important leadership attributes in the areas of personal leadership- customer focus- drive for results and executional excellence.

Responsibilities

  • You will be a key player in the execution of our sales plans through selling- merchandising- shelving and managing distribution in a specifically assigned territory. By optimizing the in-store environment- you will influence consumer-purchasing behaviors while generating incremental profitable sales.
  • You will be equipped with the leading-edge professional selling skills- sales process technology and the fact-based tools that have made us a leader in the industry. You will be exposed to a continuous learning environment in a cross-functional business team- where you will develop a broad understanding of the business and the industry.
  • Utilize fact-based selling tools and market information to secure new product distribution; selling-in major seasonal promotions; presenting cross-merchandising ideas and identifying other opportunities for new sales growth.
  • Sell and execute corporate promotions and customer-specific marketing programs to enhance Kraft's in-store presence.
  • Leveraging your knowledge of Kraft's and the customer's key financial measures- you will be fully accountable for delivering sales and profit objectives in your assigned territory.
  • Working with management you will develop and execute annual business plans including customer assessments and retail opportunities.
  • Provide feedback on performance of shelving/merchandising programs and recommend course-correction actions.


Requirements

  • Completed University degree
  • Passion for sales and merchandising
  • Previous selling- merchandising or customer service experience is preferred- but candidates with a passion for selling and driving business results who are willing to learn are encouraged to apply
  • Valid Driver's License including a favorable driving record (a Driver's Abstract will be requested as part of the recruitment process)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal one on one with customers effectively
  • Strong drive for results and customer focus
  • Intermediate Computer Skills (Excel- Word- Outlook)
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


About The Kraft Heinz Company

The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC) is the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world- with eight $1 billion+ brands. A globally trusted producer of delicious foods- The Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality- great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether at home- in restaurants or on the go. The Company’s iconic brands include KraftHeinz- ABC- Capri SunClassicoJell-OKool-Aid- Lunchables- Maxwell House- Ore-Ida- Oscar Mayer- Philadelphia- Planters- PlasmonQuero- Weight Watchers Smart Ones and Velveeta. The Kraft Heinz Company is dedicated to the sustainable health of our people- our planet and our Company. For more information- visit www.kraftheinzcompany.com.

The Kraft Heinz Company is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Job seekers with disabilities who require accommodation during the recruitment process or would like more details about accessibility should contact: accessibility@kraftheinz.com. 

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