Deboner Pet Food Job Description Sample
Plant Worker: Salmon Processing For Pet Food
Fat-Cat Fish Company – Bellingham, WA
$12 - $15 based on skills and experience.
Great Pay, Great People, and Great Opportunity for Advancement within the company.
Full-time position, Monday – Friday, with overtime as needed (required during the busy summer/fall season).
Fat-Cat Fish Company is a major supplier of premium fish ingredients to the pet food industry. We are looking for dedicated hard working individuals to join our production team in Bellingham, WA. We desire dedicated intelligent workers who demonstrate strong work ethic. Employees will efficiently and safely work as a team to process salmon and prepare finished product for shipping. This is a hands-on position. A successful candidate will listen to instruction, emphasize production efficiency, and promote a safety-first environment.
- 18 years or older
- Speak and understand basic English for safety reasons
- High School diploma not necessary if good work ethic
- Strong work ethic with positive attitude
- Dependable. Prefer early-bird early off schedule
- Able to work in cold temperatures in winter and warm temperatures in summer
- Able to stand for long periods of time and lift 50 pounds repeatedly
- Respectful and receptive of instruction
- Willing to work overtime (required at times)
- Must be able to pass drug screen – we have zero tolerance on the job
- Experience in physical labor jobs desired
- Experience working around forklifts, pallet jacks, and moving equipment desired
- Experience with food processing work, (e.g. worked at a raspberry plant), highly desired
- Experience working around machinery, (e.g. farm work, attended shop classes), highly desired
- Experience taking and receiving instruction from superiors while applying common sense problem solving is desired
- Experience working in a team setting, (e.g. participated in team sports) highly desired
- Perform repetitive assigned jobs on the production line and work at a variety of work stations
- Lift up to 50lbs safely and repetitively
- Work near moving machinery, such as forklifts and pallet jacks
- Cooperate with supervisors to ensure efficient and safe production
- Cooperate with coworkers in an effective and efficient manner
- Sanitizing and cleaning of belts and processing equipment
Compensation & Benefits:
- Competitive hourly wages based on skills and experience
- Full-time employment qualifies for paid holidays and vacation pay (after successful completion of 90-day probationary period)
- Generous medical and dental insurance plans available to full-time employees (after successful completion of 90-day probationary period)
Fat-Cat Fish is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pet Food Veterinary Channel Development Vice President
Pet Food Veterinary Channel Development Vice President-The Veterinary Channel Development Vice President is in charge of senior-level strategy and planning, which supports the growth, profitability and key strategic initiatives for the veterinary business to deliver company objectives. The Veterinary Channel Development VP will establish and implement direction for the veterinary channel team, providing leadership to develop a high performance organization, support new business opportunities and strategic partnerships, overseeing development of products and services for veterinary channel expansion.
This position is field based and can be located anywhere in the continental US.
This critical position supports the development of the veterinary strategy, overseeing the development and implementation of specific strategic initiatives while managing cross-functional projects and collaborating with the corporate office and global teams. This role will support international operational teams as needed.
The VP will develop business and financial models in line with strategy and oversee key activities to launch new products and grow new channels as well as lead cross functional task force meetings. The incumbent will lead and develop a fast growing team, creating processes and tactics for key initiatives and selling strategies as part of the sales leadership team. The VP will maintain a sound understanding of the business goals and strategies, products, markets, customers, competitive situations and key players related to the organizations products and will make recommendations on profit and service improvements. The VP will negotiate contracts with clients and will determine needs of prospective customers and will evaluate the company’s resources to meet those needs. The VP will understand the customer, their strategy and their market and offer products in line with the customer’s brand strategy. The VP will participate in industry events and will build brand presence. The VP will oversee financial modeling and analysis as well as will support brand strategy and the budget process and market development projects. The VP will develop and maintain new market launch and brand presentation. The VP will interact with cross-functional teams while representing the needs and interest of the international markets. The VP will build collaborative relationships between cross-functional teams and regions and will review and approve new launch forecasts working with the Sales Planning Team. The VP will collaborate with product development, marketing, finance and operations to develop and execute profitable long term business strategies and annual business plans to grow the business. The VP will work with senior leadership, customers and industry associations to gain knowledge on current and emerging trends in the marketplace.
Qualifications include passion and experience in the veterinary business channel, strong business acumen and business development skills, rounded business experience and good people skills. The successful candidate will have experience managing a profit center as well as building and developing successful teams. The VP will have experience in a matrix environment. The VP will have a strong track record of sales leadership with 7-10 years in the veterinary channel with responsibility for driving growth as well as extensive knowledge of the industry across all customer types. The VP will have success in mobilizing an organization against critical business priorities and ability to identify, develop and grow talent. The VP will have the ability to process, create and organize a business plan. The VP will be comfortable working with financial reports and managing a division P&L . Other qualifications include strategic thinking skills, detail oriented, entrepreneurial spirit, independent thinker, decisive, nimble, experience recruiting, developing and managing both direct and indirect customers, experience with leading discussion with potential partners, building business cases, presenting and qualifying solutions, track record of working in a business development role at a strategic level, analytical thinker with managerial, organization, forecasting and relationship building skills. The VP will have skills in translating business requirements to actionable solutions. A Bachelor’s degree is required. We strongly prefer the candidate to have recent experience in the pet food/nutrition industry.
We specialize in the Animal Health and Nutrition, Veterinary, Agribusiness, Life Sciences & Pet Products industries and are industry insiders. By being on the front lines talking with hundreds of Animal Health, Pet Industry and Veterinary Professionals every week, we have unique insight on what's going on in the market before news hits the street. We know who the top players are, both employers and candidates, and are the firm that they call FIRST when they need a search partner on whom they can depend.
With our singular focus on Animal Health, Veterinary & Pet Products, there is no firm better connected in this market. Whether you need to hire one person or a team of people, or are looking to make your next career move, no one can help you achieve your goals faster and more effectively than The VET Recruiter.
Intern, Pet Food Research & Development - Multiple Opportunities (Summer 2018)
For more than 120 years, The J. M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and moments.
Today, Smucker is a leading marketer and manufacturer of consumer food and beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America with annual net sales of approximately $8 billion. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's®, Folgers®, Jif®, Dunkin' Donuts®, Crisco®, Pillsbury®, R.W. Knudsen Family®, Hungry Jack®, Café Bustelo®, Martha White®, tru
Roots®, Sahale Snacks®, Robin Hood®, and Bick's®. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Meow Mix®, Milk- Bone®, Kibbles 'n Bits®, Natural Balance®, and 9Lives®. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about the Company, visit jmsmucker.com.
Intern, Research & Development, Pet Food TITLE Intern - Research & Development LOCATION The J.M. Smucker Company Orrville, OH (Greater Cleveland Area) We offer the benefit of intern housing assistance, for those that qualify based on proximity, to ensure interns have a positive experience and are financially able to afford living for the length of the internship. Key Responsibilities Independently manage and conduct all technical functions of a small research project Perform literature research related to assigned project Prepare samples and gather analytical measurements Analyze data and report on key findings Conduct product cuttings and prepare samples for sensory/consumer testing Summarize and present project study results SELECTION CRITERIA Education Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in Food Science Undergraduate candidates must be in their Sophomore or Junior year of studies prior to starting the internship GPA of 3.0 or above is required Coursework in animal science and nutrition or pet food science preferred Experience Prior experience working in a laboratory environment Statistical analysis Other Willingness to travel Proven leadership abilities Good organization and project management skills Strong problem solving skills Effective oral and written communication skills Ability to keep detailed records and provide written reports on results SDL2017
Deboner Camilla,GA Will work in a processing plant performing such duties as pulling and separating meat from bones using hands, knives, or scissors on production line. Will work in a wet and cold environment.
Will require standing while performing different jobs on the line. Salary starting at $7.55, after 90 day probation salary goes to $11.65 and hour. Required to pass drug screening and pass a criminal background check. Keystone Foods is a socially responsible, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
PET Food Brand Ambassador-Part Time
Overview The Associate is responsible for completing in-store pet food and non-food customer interactions with shoppers and their pets. The Associate acquires and maintains a high level of knowledge of products represented. The Associate intercepts consumers and educates, advises, and sells pet products in a professional manner. May also include merchandising and stocking of products as needed. Maintains an overall professional appearance consistent with the requirements of the job.
Must be able to work in-store to enthusiastically interact with and educate shoppers on identifying pet nutritional needs while communicating the features and benefits of the product(s) represented.
Has desire and ability to proactively intercept, engage, interact, and sell product to the store personnel, shopper and their pets in a positive manner.
Must be able to use marketing materials to effectively communicate specific nutritional information, product features and benefits as provided in the training materials.
Hand out pet product samples/materials to shoppers and pets in store.
Collect shopper feedback and enroll shoppers in direct marketing programs.
Use interactive technology and websites to access information and share data with store personnel and shoppers.
Work with store personnel to enhance product knowledge, authenticate inventory and display merchandise.
Provide regular feedback to Retail Supervisor as well as client regarding store performance, shopper feedback and store feedback.
Maintains a professional appearance consistent with the requirements of the job.
Achieves 100% execution on assigned work.
Assists with preparation for client visits and completes audit corrections.
Builds and maintains professional attitude and rapport with store personnel, shoppers, and vendors to effectively meet company and client objectives.
Completes expense reports as per Company Policy,
if applicable. Prepares and submits all on-line requirements on the same day as Event execution. This role is not expected to exceed more than 25 hours per week, although the company does maintain the discretion to change the role based on the needs of the business and/or the client. Note: This job description does not imply that the above functions are the only tasks that may be performed. Associates will be expected, if possible, to follow any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related tasks as directed by management.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.Must provide your own personal tablet computer and bring to every work shift, except in those states which require alternate arrangements. Education/Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and retail sales consulting experience required.
One to three months’ related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for this requirement.
College degree or college courses in animal science, pre-medicine, biology, veterinary technician or related fields are a plus.
The associate will be regularly required to:Interact with animals
Stand up to 8 hours at a time
Walk Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
Reach with hands and arms (including reaching overhead)
Talk and hear Visual ability to read instructions and perform events
Stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, (including use of a 6’ ladder) balance, and be in contact with cleaning supplies
Lift and carry up to 50 pounds (including occasional lifting of up to 75 pounds)
Individuals must ensure a professional appearance and proper grooming is in order.
The associate must present a neat, clean, and appropriately groomed appearance.
Specific Retailer Dress code requirements are included in the training documents.
In addition, tattoos or facial piercings must not be visible while the associate is engaged in their work assignments.
Proficient use of a Personal Computer and Tablet or other technological devices,
if applicable, and good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Strong, passionate interest in pet well-being and direct experience with pet(s) and/or pet relationships preferred.
Ability to work in pet stores, veterinary offices and pet grooming offices or related environments that have dogs, cats, and other animals in close proximity and willingness and ability to touch the pets is required.
As needed, ability to lead, guide and mentor peer associates on all essential duties and responsibilities as listed above
English is the primary language skill; however, bilingual skills may be required based on business necessity.
Working Conditions (environment in which the job is performed): Retail pet store environment with some travel.
Supervisory Responsibility, if any:None
Specialized Knowledge, License, etc:None
English is the primary language skill; however, bilingual skills may be required based on business necessity. At CROSSMARK, you can get the job that gets your lifestyle. Whether you are seeking a career in retail merchandizing, the flexibility of a part-time job or full-time corporate employment, we have a place for you. Join our U.S. team of over 30,000 dedicated and talented individuals in providing expert sales and marketing services for the consumer goods industry. CROSSMARK is committed to providing accessible employment practices and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know.
Pet Food Plant Manager
Pet Food Plant Manager Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Description Strategic & operational Overview of all processes at the Emporia, KS Plant. Ensure that areas of responsibilities meet BU/ Plant standards for safety, quality, operational effectiveness and financial performance – including emphasize on building culture and structure to support people management, process control & improvement, and continuous improvement, in close co-operation with central functional areas such as safety (EHS), quality (FSQR), formulation, engineering, logistics, planning and inventory control.
Principal Accountabilities: 5% Co-Lead the Local Accountability Team (LAT) for the Emporia Pet business that represents all business functions with monthly reporting and business updates.
Foster and maintains close cross functional working relationships with sales, marketing, demand/supply planning and procurement. 15% Production safety; create a culture for safety at the site – with emphasize on housekeeping and good maintenance practices. Further description:
Lead employee and food/feed safety program standards and goals for the plant. Accountable for all internal/external operating/regulatory procedures on employee safety and food/feed safety including strategic and tactical execution in alignment with Corporate Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory (FSQR) Functions as well as government regulations.
Collaborate with EHS/FSQR experts to ensure the most effective risk mitigation plans and regulatory compliance strategies are in place: - Health & Safety: champions a culture of zero injury and illness.
Environmental: Reduces and proactively avoids environmental impact and potential risk to the businesses.
Food Safety: Accountable for eliminating risks associated with products. Ensures HACCP/FDA requirements are met in all food and feed processes.
Educate/train workforce in the food safety fundamentals and completes safety inspections and housekeeping audits.
Oversee EHS/FSQR incident data to identify risks and to act on risk mitigation strategies (i.e. safety index, RIFR, food safety index, CFSRA and FDA audits).
Lead tactical and strategic initiatives representing the business with external/internal regulatory authorities. Has overall accountability for maintaining good rapport with the local community and regulatory agencies.
Build and maintains community relations that align with Cargill’s corporate and business interests while addressing stakeholders/community needs. Represent Cargill in the local community serving as the primary spokesperson by directly responding to food safety, animal welfare and environmental 30% People Management; emphasizing efforts to build effective leadership team for the site, and create pipeline for own position as well as other positions in the leadership team. Further description:
Develop/supervise and provide coaching to Operations Managers/ Production Supervisors including coaching Cargill’s core values and guiding principles.
Oversee general workforce administration policies and programs in the areas of communications, staffing, training, evaluations, disciplinary actions and safety. Develop planning for future production workforce needs and participates in selection of employees.
Responsible for developing strong leaders and a less diverse workforce by seeking multiple approaches to source/attract diverse talent. Incorporates diversity in succession planning and job fulfillment.
Accountable for medium-term outlook workforce planning and accountable for successful training and on boarding of new/transferred employees as well as workforce engagement, recognition, development and coaching.
Lead and implements systems and processes to maintain a highly engaged workforce. Holds direct reports accountable for actively addressing engagement issues and identifies/leverages best practices in engagement. 20% Production quality; Build a team that use process improvement and CI tools in the daily work. Further description:
Set and deploy operational priorities for the plant. Lead strategic and tactical operations/quality management deliverables to ensure customer and product/quality standards requirements are met within specifications.
Collaborate/partner with Logistics/Procurement/Sales/Supply Chain professionals to ensure availability of raw materials and ability to meet customer specifications and timelines. Ensure that customers are satisfied and that any inquiries, incidents and/or issues are resolved in a timely manner.
Develop and oversee implementation of performance metrics for capturing, monitoring and reporting on the effectiveness of corporate quality management activities and programs at the plant level.
Partner with internal/external stakeholders (i.e. customers, Engineering, FSQR, Sales, Technology) to define, adopt and monitor performance indicators to identify/measure quality performance in areas that impact the customers and recommend areas of improvement and innovation.
Champion and leverage technology innovation by developing strategic operational plans and by coordinating execution. Partner with BU leadership and with Technology/Engineering departments to identify emerging trends and translate into long-medium term operational goals. Ensure Cargill Intellectual Property (IP) materials, processes and knowledge are protected and maintained.
Develop/support BU/Plant customer relationships by meeting businesses objectives and by understanding how operational performance impact internal/external customers. 20% Production efficiency. Leading the development of the plant on medium and long term productivity goals in line with the BU strategic plans. Further description:
Responsible for overseeing the overall operational management of the plant. Implement operational efficiency improvements which may include, but are not limited to, standardization of plant information manufacturing systems, quality control, safety, production reliability excellence and maintenance, operators best practices, etc.
Responsible for aligning overall team resources, with direct coordination/support from Operations Managers/ Production Supervisors to execute against medium-long term strategies and for meeting medium-term outlook strategic operations goals in accordance with BU/plant objectives.
Enforce a culture that builds, operates and maintains plants that are operational sound, safe, and efficient. Champion and leverages leading operational practices and aggressively raise the performance of poor departments by monitoring key performance indicators (i.e. yield optimization, energy/water usage reductions, operator safety indexes, etc.).
Lead Reliability Excellence processes across the plant and ensures the reliability culture is foundational to operations. Enforce common reliability processes and metrics (focus on eliminating the root-cause of reliability problems, REPI deployments, etc.) to achieve targeted results from continuous improvement practices, and validates the importance of Reliability Excellence through key successes (scorecard and metrics control, total cost of maintenance, total cost of ownership, monthly review of compliance audits, etc.).
Collaborate with COEs to identify, deploy and leverage opportunities for continuous improvements applicable to the entire business/platform. 10% Production financial performance. Further description:
Lead, direct and control capital and operating budgets for the plant to achieve medium-term outlook financial performance objectives set by the business. Ensure and hold direct reports accountable for meeting and controlling operating expenses and established targets.
Manage manufacturing P&L budgets/metrics and understands how production expenditure/costs impacts businesses margins and pricing. Forecast overall volume of orders and inventory turns/costs. Partners with procurement/sales departments to establish best sourcing/pricing practices.
Accountable for setting and managing base and non-base capital investments projects for a less complex plant and/or multiple plants. Partner with appropriate COEs (i.e. functional operations management, commercial managers, engineering PDGs) to align medium/long-term businesses strategic goals in the development of plant capital investment strategies. Ensure capital projects objectives and scope are consistent with business strategy and technology strategy.
Build reliability and process safety into capital projects. May directly implement, execute and deploy all base and non-base capital investments projects in accordance to pre-approved budgets and by using proper project management tools/practices (i.e. Project Delivery Process, Portfolio Project Management, and build template).
Masters degree or commensurate experience + 5 years relevant Pet Food experience within operations management – with focus on extrusion manufacturing
Knowledge and experience within people management (expectations & coaching, safety, quality, productivity, planning processes and inventory control etc.)
Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
Demonstrated strong leadership skills
Project management experience.
Prior experience with 24 hour - 7 day a week plant operations.
Prior experience with Raw Meat pet food extrusion.
Prior use of SAP and Microsoft Office.
Prior supervisor experience and experience in developing talents – and specifically develop successors in all vital roles.
Interpersonal skills: able to speak and build relationship with employees, other department managers and senior management.
Leadership skills: able to motivate employees to keep operations running smoothly. Ability to create accountability and to lead by example. Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills. Able to develop and stretch the skills of your team members. Demonstrated ability to build a functional leadership team for the site.
Problem solving skills: able to quickly assess a situation and effectively solving it.
Prior experience in managing multiple projects
Prior experience leading cross functional teams or work streams. Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Primary Location US-KS-Emporia
Req ID: EMP00073
Pet Food Brand Ambassador
PET FOOD BRAND AMBASSADOR PART TIME
Do you love pets? Are you passionate about pet health and wellness? If so, you just might be perfect for our Pet Food Brand Ambassador Part Time position! We're looking for enthusiastic salespeople who can engage customers and store staff and explain the benefits of our client's natural pet products. A Pet Food Brand Ambassador will be responsible for approaching store customers in a friendly manner and engaging them in conversation, asking questions about their pets to help the consumer find the right products they need. This position will also perform a wide range of activities including brand promotion, training, product merchandising, and selling of products and services. The Pet Food Brand Ambassador demonstrates their deep understanding of pet health while recognizing that each customer's pet is important and is considered as a part of their family. If you want to improve the lives of pets by keeping them happy and healthy, then bring your passion to Advantage Solutions where you will receive competitive pay rates and top-notch training!
For immediate consideration please contact Irma Martinez at
Circulate throughout the store to engage, educate, promote, and sell client's pet care product(s) to consumers through natural conversation
Create brand awareness and positive brand impressions throughout the store, from consumers to store management, through effective communication of product features and benefits.
Ensure product is properly presented on shelves and displays.
Set up promotional table with product and promotional materials for brand visibility.
Accurately complete and timely submit any required online reporting.
Develop product knowledge through scheduled trainings, team meetings, and provided materials.
Provide best in class product presence throughout all interactions, identifying opportunities, and proposing solutions to improve brand and team performance.
Be punctual, professional, and highly organized with respect to event schedule, reporting deadlines, and program assets.
Education Level: High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience.
Experience in event marketing, demonstrations, sales, or retail/grocery is highly desirable.
Strong selling skills.
Must have passion for household pets and pet nutrition.
Ability to work effectively with management.
Excellent verbal communication skills.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to attract and engage customers.
Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines.
Required to transport limited materials such as small tables, banners, and promotional materials.
Advantage Solutions is one of North America's leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. Advantage Solutions services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.
Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC dba Advantage Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC dba Advantage Solutions is one of North America's leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. Advantage Solutions services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.
The Pet Food Ambassador is responsible for the selling of pet-related products and services. This position generates excitement, brand awareness, and increases pet product sales through in store representation and promotion, and is responsible for understanding and implementing promotional and sales techniques. The individual will roam throughout his/her assigned store throughout his/her assigned shift in order to actively approach, engage with, educate, and promote and sell pet products to as many consumers as possible who are shopping throughout the store (with and without their pets), as well as to store management and associates. The incumbent will perform a wide range of activities ranging from brand promotion, training, product merchandising, and selling of products and services.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Brand Awareness & Sales
Roam throughout entire store throughout duration of shift (approximately 4-5 hours) to actively approach, engage, educate, promote and sell pet-care product(s) to as many consumers as possible who are shopping throughout the store (with and without their pets), as well as to store management and associates
Seek sales opportunities in departments throughout the store to maximize sales.
Create brand awareness and positive impressions of the product by engaging consumers, store management, and associates in a retail environment; effectively communicating brand talking points and presenting products; educating consumers, management, and associates on product features and benefits; and handing out coupons and samples.
Accurately complete and timely submit any required online reporting (e.g., call reports, expense reports, training certification quizzes). Call reports (including time records) must be completed by 10a.m. of the day after the event is completed.
Participate in on-line, in-person, and telephonic trainings; conference and other telephone calls; and team meetings.
While in-store, develop and practice a sales pitch/promotional script sometime prior to event time but during work time
Review event schedule once a week
Check voice mails and emails once a day
Study product materials to develop product knowledge
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports
This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports
Travel and/or Driving
Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job
Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience
Significant experience in event marketing, demonstrations, sales, or retail/grocery is highly desirable
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Strong selling skills
Must have passion for household pets and pet nutrition
Ability to work effectively with management
Excellent verbal communication skills
Good interpersonal skills and ability to attract and engage customers
Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
Ability to make oral presentations
Ability to move throughout store in order to locate, actively approach and engage as many shoppers (and their pets) as possible
Environmental & Physical Requirements
Field / Administrative Requirements
Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed in a retail in-store environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 80%+ of hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds, stand on feet and move around for long periods of time, A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department.
Requires the ability to perform the following activities:
Ability to roam throughout entire store in search of customers and their pets for duration of shift (up to approximately 4-5 hours).
Ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds of assets and/ or product.
Required to transport equipment and or assets e.g. table, banner, promotional materials estimated weight of 50 pounds.
Set up promotional table with product and promotional materials for brand visibility only.
Additional Information Regarding Advantage Solutions Job Duties and Job Descriptions
Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one's supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC dba Advantage Solutions reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. Advantage Solutions shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job..... click apply for full job details
Pet Food Store Associate
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Occasional OT.
Store is open Monday
Some Saturday's required.
Hours are between the below: Monday
7pm Saturday 8am
5pm Stock pet food and related products.
Weigh products at times.
Carry out customer orders.
Use hand jack at times.
Check in product.
Other duties as assigned.
Company is local in Green Bay.
If hired on after minimum hours company offers: - pays half of health and dental insurance.
1 week paid vacation after 1 yearOTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Team player - great customer service skills
Lift up to 50 lbs.
Most product is under 50 lbs.
No cell phones.
Must be kept in locker.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply In Person: Locate Staffing 2301-5 Holmgren Way Green Bay Wi 54304 E-Mail a Rsum: Apply Online: Call For Appointment: E-Mail a Work Application: This position is listed by a private employment agency.
The agency is the legal employer.
No fee will be charged of the job applicant.
Key Accounts Manager - Pet Food & Horse Feeds
Wanted: A regional leader in animal feeds is seeking an account management professional with experience managing the sale of pet food, horse feed or backyard animal feed to chain store accounts.
This person will work out of the corporate offices with reasonable travel. In this role, you will work for an established brand of equine, pet and show animal feeds as the key point person managing the relationship with key retail accounts, driving increased sales in those accounts, and resolving distribution/quality concerns.
Reasons why the right person will love this job
New position - work with them to make it your own
Work with top quality products using cutting-edge technology
Company has long history of success and growth
Expanding geographic territories
Variety of products including pet food, horse feeds, show and backyard animal feeds
Less than 25% overnight travel
Office at HQ - interact with marketing, QA, manufacturing, and distribution directly
Report to VP and get quick answers
Growing department, room for career advancement
Salary + bonus + excellent benefits + 3 weeks PTO
Own the new key account set up process and support leadership during sales process
Identify prospective key accounts, gather preliminary information, set up initial meetings with key stakeholders internally and with the prospect, and prepare meeting presentations
Work with President, VP Sales and VP Business Development to set-up new key accounts and deliver a seamless onboarding process
Onboard new locations for existing accounts; assist with grand openings and celebratory events
Manage existing key accounts to deliver best in class service
Resolve quality concerns, pricing issues, and other customer issues
Manage distribution, sales data, and returns with key accounts including credit processing
Deepen relationships with existing key accounts to drive sales growth
Regularly communicate with key account leadership/buyers to further develop relationships and identify growth opportunities
Create systems for evaluating success store-by-store, by brand or by SKU
Drive incremental sales with established distributors/chain stores by introducing new products, promotions, marketing materials and store level training
Work with marketing to create tailored retail marketing programs for key account stores (e.g. Point-of-Sale materials, in-store displays, in-store training, launch events etc.)
Create online training for retail sales reps and create an incentive program for retail sales reps to complete training
5+ years of experience managing the sales/account management process with chain stores/distributors selling equine, backyard animal or pet related products OR 5+ years of experience managing CPG sales to chain retailers.
Preferred Experience would include any of the following:
Pet food, backyard animal feed or horse feed sales experience
Account Management experience
Pet Sales Brand Ambassador P/T
The Lucy Pet Products Brand Ambassador/Demonstrator is responsible for driving trial, increasing sales and driving growth for Lucy Pet Products.
We are looking for people who are smart, motivated, a fast learner and ready to work hard. We are seeking passionate, enthusiastic individuals. You will need to enjoy speaking with people, teaching people and sharing a message and care deeply about customer service.
In this position, you would be visiting multiple retail establishments and inspiring others. We make very high-quality products at a premium price, you must feel comfortable selling high-end products with confidence. You will need to have a passion for selling, good listening skills, a curiosity to learn, a strong work ethic and an empathy for pets. If you have sales experience and would like to learn more, have a passion for animals or prior vet tech experience, please apply.
- This is achieved through in-store consumer demos with a focus on product sales, store associate training, retail merchandising, and local event support.
- Be the “Face of the Brand” by setting a positive, professional tone for interacting with pets and their owners
- Perform in-store demos & some out-of-store samplings on occasion
- Attend local events to educate consumers on our products and to introduce them to our brand.
- Recap demos/events with reports and photos and gather feedback to communicate our Brand Ambassador Manager
- Become knowledgeable on the product, able to answer questions about the company values and the many benefits of our pet foods have to offer
- Establish, build and maintain retail relationships with key associates such as managers, trainers, groomers and merchandisers
- Other duties as assigned
Most Critical Competencies
- Customer Focus (Essential)
- Sales Focus/Selling Skills
- Integrity & Trust
- Action Oriented
- Drive for Results
- Positive Attitude
- Ability to stand for 4 hours at a time
This is a part-time position, salary is to be determined based on experience.
Please submit your resume to be contacted by our company recruiter.
We believe that every pet deserves the very best. Lucy Pet’s Formulas for Life are made with high quality ingredients sourced globally from reputable suppliers we know and trust and have worked with for years. We do not source any ingredients from China. Our food formulas contain no duck by-products, no salmon by-products, no chicken by-products, no corn, wheat or soy, and no artificial preservatives, flavors or coloring. All of our products, from food, litter and shampoos and conditioners are manufactured in American facilities, providing jobs for Americans.
Lucy Pet Formulas for Life, Dog and Cat foods with natural ingredients using new, advanced science with our exclusive P.B.F. Prebiotic Balanced Fiber for a healthy digestive system to feed the entire body in a truly unique way.
Lucy Pet Cats Incredible litter for Cats: With patent-pending breakthrough technology that stops dangerous ammonia from forming in the litter box.
Lucy Pet Shampoo and Leave-in Conditioners– Precisely pH formulated for advanced cleansing, nourishing and conditioning of the skin and coat.
Our Formulas for Life, dog and cat foods are made with truth in labeling, honesty in formulations and attention to detail. Our Quality Assurance Program gives you peace of mind that what you feed your cat or dog is safe with the highest quality.
The health and safety of your pet are our top priority. We check every production run of our products before distribution so that you can be assured they meet our strict Quality Assurance Standards. If you are not satisfied, bring your receipt and the unused portion back to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange, Our products can be found in pet specialty stores across the USA and are exported worldwide.
Please check out Lucy Pet Products @ https://www.lucypetproducts.com
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