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Sales & Business Developer

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Reporting to the Field Sales Manager the Sales Representative role will be to drive sales and support the on-going growth and development of Keogh’s Crisps through merchandising, maximisation of in-store space, generating product awareness, new product launches, implementing promotions, identifying new leads and channels initially within the Dublin/Midlands region. You will represent the brand in a positive and professional manner, must be career focused and show attributes of leadership, high organisational skills and a determination to be the very best.

 

KEY AREAS OF THE ROLE

  • Visit retail customers to generate orders, drive distribution, drive visibility and display, activate promotions, conduct retail audits, ensuring range implementation and planogram compliance.
  • Utilising WASP to capture market data.
  • Work closely with and review a call f
  • ile and plan an efficient journey plan.
  • Ensure stock is rotated effectively and the high attention to detail is implemented across all stores in order to achieve distribution and visibility targets.
  • Setting and achievement of merchandising standards.
  • Ensuring the successful launch of N.P.D. into the market.
  • Maintain and expand the company’s database of prospects through targeted cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers
  • Managing seasonal activities and promotional activation.
  • Development of key trade relationship at store, regional and group level.

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum 2 years’ Sales and merchandising experience within FMCG across all trade channels (preferably in the Irish Food manufacturing industry).
  • Recent qualification in business, marketing, or other related field desirable.
  • Excellent communication/ interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, including strong presentation and influencing skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and retail point of sale software.
  • Monitor and reporting of key account performance, case sale volume, rate of sale, promotional mix, risk, cost, retail and profit analysis.
  • Ability to prioritise high impact activities and multi-task complex projects and deliver results.
  • Strong problem identification and objection resolution skills.
  • Evidence of tenacity and the ability to follow through on commitment.
  • Flexibility with regard to working hours and national travel is a requirement.
  • Exposure to developing relationship with Clients and creating new business.
  • Full, valid, clean B category driver’s licence essential.

 

If you are interested please submit your CV to HR hr@keoghs.ie

Full job specification available on request.

 

Keogh’s Crisps Is An Equal Opportunities Employer

Keogh's Crisps General Operative

DESCRIPTION

We are currently recruiting for General Operatives for our Crisping House, Westpalstown, Oldtown, Co. Dublin. The role involves working on the production line, quality control of product, packing and loading product for distribution. Working as part of a team, you will be applying practical skills, working quickly, accurately and with excellent attention to detail with full concentration at all times.
KEY AREAS OF THE ROLE

• Adhering to HACCP and Health and safety practices at all times.
• Measuring, grading and feeding batches of raw materials into production machinery.
• Starting, operating, tending, stopping, and cleaning machines as well as assembling the finished product for storage.
• Loading and unloading items from machines, boxes, production lines, pallets etc.
• Packing finished stock into boxes and labeling accordingly.
• Complete product checks and record data.
• Reporting equipment faults / product issues to the Production Manager / Quality Assurance Manager.
• Liaising and assisting the Warehouse & Dispatch Operatives in relation to the storing of goods and raw materials in the factory and / or warehouse.
• Using lifting equipment, pallet trucks and forklift trucks.

Essential Requirements
• Flexibility to work different shifts including weekends and bank holidays as the business requires.
• Manual work experience.
• Own transport as no public transport available in the area.
• Good team work skills.
• Fork lift experience an advantage.
• Fluent English.

Keogh’s Crisps is an Equal Opportunities Employer
If interested please submit your CV to HR hr@keoghs.ie on or before Wednesday, 25th April 2018. Full job specification available on request.

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