Piller's Fine Foods, a division of PBOLP is one of North America’s largest producers of European sausages and deli meats, known for quality products such as Black Forest ham, air-dried salamis and meat snacks.
We are currently seeking applicants for the following positions in our Waterloo facility:
KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER – ALTERNATE CHANNEL
As a result of our company’s continued growth we are currently seeking a Key Account Manager in our Sales Department to join our dynamic team. This position is located in the Kitchener/Waterloo area and is responsible for developing and growing our Alternate Channel business. This position will include but is not limited to developing a sales contact plan, building strategic proposals, and seeking new clients.
- Initiate and further develop sales within Alternate Channels i,e; Gas and Convenience, E-commerce, Dollar stores, Sporting Goods stores, and Mass Merchants.
- Maintain existing business with active customer list by promoting the company and providing excellent customer service through regular contact in all manners of communication
- Responsible for profitability of accounts through accurate and current pricing
- Achieve sales volumes and contribution objectives for all accounts
- Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sales and/or Marketing
- 2 - 3 years of sales experience
- Previous experience dealing with Gas and Convenience channel is preferred
- Working knowledge of computers is essential
- Relationship building and communication skills
- Must have a valid driver’s license
- Ability to read and write in French would be considered an asset
Location Waterloo, ON
Salary $72,000.00 / year
Terms of employment Permanent, Full time 38.00 hours / week
Start date As soon as possible
Employment conditions: Day
5 years or more
Security and Safety
Criminal record check
Act as technical consultant in a particular field of expertise, Participate in the commercialization of new products
Specialization or Experience
Industrial Processes and Products Experience
Industrial operations and maintenance, Quality assurance and control, Industrial health and safety, Product development
Manufacturing Sector Experience
Development of regulatory programs, Government regulations control
Specializations in Chemistry
Conduct research to discover, develop, refine and evaluate new products such as those used in food chemistry, Develop and conduct programs of analysis to ensure quality control of raw materials, chemical intermediates or final products, Participate in interdisciplinary research and development projects.
a) Perform product and processing tests, including all preparations and follow-up paper work (daily).
b) Maintain a R&D project tracking system for SRED (daily)
c) Maintain policies and procedures in the R&D area to meet legislative and corporate standards. (daily)
d) Coordinate new product set-up, plant trials, first production and product launch. (as required)
e) Provide information to RA for preparation to complete SOPs, Trades Specs and approve label designs. (as required)
f) Provide Cost Accountant with details on R&D projects, changed formula and processes, to prepare proper cost and labour set up. (as required)
g) Present proposals for new product development or process improvements to Manager, if approved assume responsibility for project, including project implementation timetable to meet sales and/or customer demand. (as needed)
h) Provide technical advice and assistance in problem solving of production issues to the company and customers. (as needed)
i) Establish and provide product information with regard to ingredients and other specifications for sales, marketing and customer. (as required)
j) Review and sign formula and specification sheets for private label products upon approval of changes or new products. (as required
k) Meet with suppliers about new ingredients and materials for testing purposes (as required)
l) Work closely with Quality Assurance on projects and audits when necessary (as required)
m) Provide advice and guidance on SQF related matters that pertain to the R&D department and ensure that the department is in compliance with the SQF code. (as required
n) Provide adequate supervision throughout the manufacturing of Gluten Free Certified Products.
o) Be back-up for R&D Manager (as required).
How to apply
443 Wismer Street
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Piller’s Fine Foods will strive to provide services in a manner consistent with the principles of dignity, integration and equal opportunities. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those we wish to interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.