Responsible for playing key leadership role in developing and implementing strategic business plans with customer to deliver Profitable Volume Growth focusing on distribution, shelving, merchandising, pricing and supply objectives.
We offer an attractive compensation package to include a competitive salary with incentive opportunity, company car, medical and dental insurance, generous vacation, and participation in the General Mills 401(k).
Equal Opportunity Employer
Primary Location: Rogers, AR
1. Develop and deliver strategic customer business plan to meet or exceed Profitable Volume Growth objectives
Understand General Mills supply and demand strategies to incorporate into business plan
Identify Customer Strategies to incorporate General Mills strategies and develop business plans
Conduct periodic performance analysis to adjust strategies and execution as necessary
Maintain up to date and accurate planning and spending information in Trade Planner
Adhere to all GMI policies and procedures (i.e.: trade funding, unsaleables policy, etc.)
2. Develop and maintain excellent customer relationships
Penetrate and develop relationships across all functions of the customer
Develop and maintain customer rapport by understanding customer expectations and General Mills capabilities to meet those needs
Work with customer service to address existing problems and to develop service plans and capabilities
3. Deliver distribution, shelving, merchandising, and pricing objectives
Maintain distribution in line with marketplace taking into consideration the account’s philosophy and demographics
Gain new product acceptance, visibility and merchandising levels in line with assigned priorities
Institute shelving efforts that are in accordance with category management principles that benefit General Mills and the account. Overall GMI share of shelf commensurate (at minimum) with share of market
Create merchandising offers which meet strategies of account and result in the most optimum use of resources within GMI operating guidelines
Incorporate supply side strategies with customer when prudent (EDI, CRP, etc.)
4. Develop a collaborative high-performing team
Communicate and direct account priorities to retail selling organization
Facilitate development of demand and supply plans through collaboration with cross-functional experts
* Must submit a resume for consideration
* Must be located in market or willing to relocate
* BS/BA or equivalent experience required (must be able to furnish valid education documentation, if requested).
* 3-5 years selling experience in consumer packaged goods or related industry
Candidate must have strong skills in the following:
* Customer expertise
* Financial management
* Business opportunity development
* Results orientation
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Great brands start with the people that make them great. One of the world's leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Yoplait and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 global net sales of US$16 billion.
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Location: Rogers, AR, US
Job ID: 52189903
General Mills - 7 months ago
Our Brands. Your Legacy.
Great brands start with the people that make them great. One of the world's leading food companies, General Mills...