Merchandiser - Part Time

Location: Quesnel, British Columbia
Date Posted: 10-13-2017
 
Canada Bread Company, Limited is a leading producer and distributor of packaged fresh bread and bakery products with brands such as Dempster’s®, Villaggio®, POM®, Bon Matin®, Ben’s®, Healthy Way® and McGavins®. Dempster’s is the national brand leader and a market leader in the health and well-being segment of bread products in Canada. The growth strategy is to focus on market leadership in all commercial bread categories. The company operates 19 bakeries and employs approximately 4,550 associates across Canada.  It seeks to create value by leading innovation in products and service delivery in the bakery industry, enhancing distribution services and processes, and continuing to grow premium white and whole grain breads, tortillas, bagels, rye, buns and rolls.

As an independent business unit of Grupo Bimbo, Canada Bread seeks to grow value-added bakery segments by focusing on health and well-being, and penetrating new bakery segments and channels of distribution. The business will continue to grow market leadership and margins by investing in the premium whole grain product category, and by delivering continued product innovation in other bakery and snack categories.

MARKETS:
Canada Bread serves major grocery chains, retail outlets and foodservice operations across Canada. The company distributes branded products in the discount, mainstream and super-premium segments, and is the leading producer in most major bakery categories. It also produces private label products for grocery and foodservice outlet.

We are currently looking to hire a Merchandiser to join our Field Sales Support team in Quesnel, BC. This position will be approximately 12 - 15 hours per week. Shifts are 1 – 2 hours in duration and approximate shift start times are:
  • Sunday - 4 pm
  • Wednesday - 4 pm
  • Thursday - 6am & 3 pm
  • Friday - 6 am & 3 pm
  • Saturday - 3 pm
These days and times could be subject to adjustments if customer or company requirements change and are intended as a guide for those applying to this role.

Position Responsibilities: 
  • Move product from back room to shelf at designated customers locations
  • Follow sign in/out procedure as per customer requirements
  • Stock and rotate product on store shelves and displays
  • Communicate with Route Salesperson on any product concerns
  • Notify Territory Manager of any customer issues
  • Correctly stack and label returns for Route Salesperson 
Working Conditions:
Environment: Possibility of split shifts, including early mornings and late afternoons; weekends as required
Volume of work:  Physically demanding work environment
Physical Requirement: Medium. This role is physically demanding, must be able to handle weight up to 50lbs with assistance; frequent bending, twisting, kneeling, squatting

Required Skills & Knowledge:
  • Have a High School Diploma or equivalent GED
  • Be responsible for their own transportation
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, self- motivated
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Professional, customer-oriented
  • Team player
  • Excellent organizational skills, able to plan and follow through on key priorities
  • Able to perform physically demanding work
  • Able to work flexible shifts as required
Please note all offers of employment at Canada Bread Company, Limited are conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-hire background check. This may include anything up to and including a criminal history check, reference checks and/or credit check.

Canada Bread Company, Limited is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all interested individuals; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.​

Job seekers with disabilities who require accommodation during the recruitment process or would like more details about accessibility should contact Canada Bread Accessibility at CB_Accessibility@grupobimbo.com.
  
 
 
 
 
 
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