Merchandiser

Location: Kanata, Ontario
Date Posted: 08-01-2017
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 looking for a Merchandiser for our bakery outlets in Smiths Falls, but the day begins and ends in our Kanata Distribution Centre. It is a Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri and Saturday shift with Wed and Sunday being the days off. Start time is approximately 3:30 am and finish time approximately 12 noon.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Go to the receiving area to obtain empty bread trays in order to place the outdated product that’s about to be pulled from the mainline and off shelf displays.
  • Merchandiser is first to service the mainline bread shelf by pulling outdated product from the shelf 
  • Merchandiser must ensure no product is left on the shelf with less than 2 days on the bread tag. Merchandiser is to service all off shelf displays in the store that support CB products
  • Service the mainline counter by rotating product to ensure newer product is behind older product, first in first out principal.
  • Stock shelves to ensure product is placed in the correct location.
  • Bring empty bread trays back to the receiving room and place them in the CB designated area.
  • Review conditions with the duty manager prior to leaving the account and address any further customer concerns at that time. 
  • G license with driver abstract – may be required to drive a truck occasionally
  • Located in Ottawa/Kanata Ontario - route is all around Smiths Falls but the main distribution centre is in Kanata
Requirements:
  • Clean Driver's abstract
  • High School diploma or equivalent 
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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