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Prompt Planner in Fullerton, CA at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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  • Location:
    Fullerton, CA
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  • Experience:
    3-5 years
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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

The PROMPT Planner is responsible for providing sales planning support to the Southern California Region utilizing the PROMPT system. Key responsibilities focus on developing an order for the Southern California Region utilizing the PROMPT system to build core business objectives. This will include promotion evaluation and customer pattern reviews.

  • Working with Sales Operations to establish order development and processes.

  • Communicating results/opportunities to the Sales Team.

  • Working with the team to develop order processes to minimize waste.

  • Aligning with Key Account Teams to maximize efficient and profitable promotional activity.

  • Working with Sales Management on projects, as relates to the order.

  • Responsible for development of local PROMPT training and education for Independent Operators and Managers.

  • Supporting the sales operations to ensure order/volume for Key Initiatives, including Product Launches.

  • Communicating with Region's Sales Staff.

  • Identifying and communicating service voids/ working with the team to manage service patterns within the market area

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, and/or related business experience
  • 3-5 years prior experience in sales management and operations
  • Prior work with a sales and/or marketing department a plus
  • Working knowledge of Margin Minder, PROMPT and AS400 systems.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.