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Alpha Baking Company Merchandising Specialist - Floater in Lawrence, Kansas

811BR

Auto req ID:

811BR

Job description:

We are currently seeking a Merchandising Specialist for the Western suburbs of Chicago. We are seeking a candidate for a full-time, long-term, permanent position. The ideal candidate has an excellent attendance history and is detail-oriented. We offer a solid wage, an attractive full-time schedule, and a full benefits package which includes paid vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance and 401k.

Expected work schedule - 6 days per week, including weekends, mostly morning hours.

6:00AM - 11:00AM and 2-3 afternoons per week from 2:00-4:00 PM.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Receive deliveries into store location

• Balance and verify invoices, making any changes necessary

• Break down pallets (unloading boxes/trays)

• Complete inventory counts daily

• Stock and rotate bakery products on racks

• Transfer products to other locations in area, when needed

• Wrap/count empty trays for shipping pick-up

• Interaction with store level management

• Interacts with retail customer

This role has responsibility for stores in the entire Chicagoland area on an as-needed basis. Employees must have their own transportation in order to drive surplus product to nearby locations. Mileage reimbursement is provided. Employees are required to provide proof of insurance and a valid driver's license at the time of hire.

Requirements

Candidate must have reliable transportation because travel will be required

Employees are required to provide proof of insurance and a valid driver's license at the time of hire

Must be able to work Saturdays and Sundays

Must be able to regularly lift up to 30 lbs., and regularly bend and stoop.

Must be able to work 6 days per week

Must have a valid driver’s license and insurance

Must have prior Merchandising and Inventory experience

Title:

Merchandising Specialist - Floater

City:

Naperville

State/Province/Region:

Illinois

About us:

Alpha Baking Company, Inc., a national distributor of breads, rolls and buns, as well as sweet goods, was founded in 1979. Headquartered in Chicago, Alpha Baking has three production plants in Illinois and others in Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Alpha Baking’s retail brands include S. Rosen’s, MaryAnn, Natural Ovens Bakery, Kreamo, and Golden Hearth, with additional product sold under private label agreements and the Alpha Baking foodservice brand. Our broad array of products can be found in national restaurant chains, quick service restaurants, schools, institutions, major league sports franchises, national grocery chains and independent grocery stores.

Required qualifications, skills and experience:

Candidate must have reliable transportation because travel will be required

Employees are required to provide proof of insurance and a valid driver's license at the time of hire

Must be able to work Saturdays and Sundays

Must be able to regularly lift up to 30 lbs., and regularly bend and stoop.

Must be able to work 6 days per week

Must have a valid driver’s license and insurance

EEO statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer with policies prohibiting unlawful discrimination on the basis of any protected classification under applicable local, state and/or federal laws which include race, color religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or veteran status, Alpha Baking Company, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Shift:

1st Shift, 2nd Shift

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