Job ID 2019-13228

Division Product Specialist

US-MI-DETROIT

Marketing/Category Management

7310 WOODWARD AVE DETROIT, MI 48202

Full-time

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As a Product Specialist you will utilize your knowledge and expertise to provide our customers in the Great Lakes East Division with strategic, profit maximizing solutions.

We currently have 2 openings. We'll have an opportunity either in Center of Plate or Fresh Produce for you! 

You can live anywhere within our regions. 

 Region 8: Detroit, Flint, and Saginaw

Region 10 Toledo, Fort Wayne, Lansing, Ann Arbor

 

 


Your focus in this job? Enhancing profitability for Center of Plate or the Fresh Produce category. 

You'll know you're adding value when you:

  • Increase market share and profitability through relevant business and product solutions
  • Develop relationships with key customers, providing product expertise and market intelligence on the categories
  • Develop, prepare, and present customer presentations on product related solutions
  • Utilize relevant analytical and reporting tools to drive strategies aligned with category goals and initiatives 
  • Participate in food shows and other related activities in support of strategic divisional events
  • Train the internal Sales team on categroy products and solutions
  • Attend and contribute to meeting and activities as requested in support of identified needs and Market, Region or Division meetings as appropriate
  • Provide input into the creation, measurement and execution of the marketing and management of product related expenses and resources


Does this sound like you?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Three to Four years previous sales or marketing experience with emphasis in product/category knowledge, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 

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Corporate Functions

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Benefits

We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service. Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not!

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Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!

Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

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Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

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