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Bakery Specialist

Company: Advantage Solutions
Location: Spartanburg
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:Bakery SpecialistAt our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a talented Bakery Specialist to be responsible for providing client and customer bakery training and retail support and training in the assigned territory. Develop and maintain strong working relationships with In-Store and Sales Operations personnel.Take this opportunity to join North America's leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!What we offer:Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)401(k) with company matchTraining and Career DevelopmentGenerous Paid Time-OffResponsibilities:Manage client and customer support in assigned territory by conducting store visits.Conduct in-store bakery training in the assigned market area.Prepare reports and provide feedback to management as needed.Other duties, responsibilities and activities as assigned.Must have the ability to prioritize and manage time effectively and efficiently and ability to effectively communicate over the phone and through email.Qualifications:High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience required1-3 Years of experience in baking experience in areas such as donuts, dry mix, frozen dough, proof and bake and/or cake decoratingAdvanced cake decorating skills with the ability to create unique and on-trend cake designsAdvanced to master baking skills with the ability to work with mix and doughsSuperior interpersonal communication and presentation skillsCreative problem solving and project management skills; Excellent critical thinking and analytical abilityResponsibilities:The Company is one of North America's leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.Position SummaryThe Bakery Specialist is responsible for providing client and customer bakery training and retail support and training in the assigned territory.Essential Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesManage client and customer support in assigned territory by conducting store visitsConduct in-store bakery training in assigned market areaDevelop and maintain strong working relationships with In-Store and Sales Operations personnelPrepare reports and provide feedback to management as neededOther duties, responsibilities and activities as assignedSupervisory ResponsibilitiesDirect Reports- This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reportsIndirect Reports- This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reportsTravel and/or Driving Requirements- Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job- Travel up to %Minimum QualificationsThe following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the jobEducation Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experienceField of Study/Area of Experience:1-3 Years of experience in baking experience in areas such as donuts, dry mix, frozen dough, proof and bake and/or cake decoratingSkills, Knowledge and AbilitiesAdvanced cake decorating skills with the ability to create unique and on trend cake designsAdvanced to master baking skills with the ability to work with mix and doughsProficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word; proficiency in smart phone usage to include emailAbility to prioritize and manage time effectively and efficientlyAbility to effectively communicate over the phone and through emailSuperior interpersonal communication and presentation skillsAbility to build effective working relationshipsCreative problem solving and project management skillsExcellent critical thinking and analytical abilityUnquestionable work ethics, personal integrity and honestyTravel as appropriateEnvironmental & Physical RequirementsField / Reps RequirementsIncumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed in a retail in-store environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 74 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). Also required to travel and drive. The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job DescriptionsJob duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one's supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).Important Information:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Keywords: Advantage Solutions, Spartanburg , Bakery Specialist, Other , Spartanburg, South Carolina

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