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Merchandiser in Fairfield, CA at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 8/30/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Fairfield, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1-3 years
  • Date Posted:
    8/30/2020
  • Job ID:
    req16097

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.

Top Reasons to Work for Bimbo Bakeries USA as a Merchandiser:

  • Introductory position within the sales department with opportunities to grow
  • Competitive starting wages: $24.85 per hour
  • BBU specific wellness and discount program available

Merchandiser Position Summary:

Responsible for merchandising fresh bakery products in local customer’s locations to ensure adequate product availability on the shelf and on displays.

Merchandiser Key Position Responsibilities:

  • Drives company route truck safely; safely loads and unloads the truck
  • Works in accordance with all safety rules and procedures
  • Maintain appropriate product levels and display locations throughout the customer’s account
  • Maintain clean and organized back-room inventory of product
  • Meet customer service expectations through communication, problem resolution and follow-up with BBU leadership
  • Maintain a professional, team relationship with co-workers and customers
  • Maintain World Class merchandising standards while rotating product
  • Additional responsibilities and duties as assigned by supervisor

Schedule for Hire:

  • Days: Wednesday and Sunday; Schedule may change if needed
  • Shift: Approximately 4:00 am
  • This is a part time position scheduling 16+ hours

Job Requirements

Ideal Qualifications for the Merchandiser are:

  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred but not required
  • A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.
  • Excellent customer service abilities required and account management skills a plus.
  • Strong work ethic; able to work independently
  • Ability to professionally communicate, written and oral with external and internal customers
  • Computer skills and proficiency is required.
  • A valid driver’s license is required and must be able to obtain and retain a DOT medical card.
  • D.O.T. certification may be required in compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.  
  • Must have safe driving record and pass Company driving test.  
  • Must be 21 years of age per D.O.T. Regulations.
  • Must be able to lift 25-50 pounds on a regular basis, as well as routinely enter and exit a delivery vehicle.
  • Must be able to climb, push/pull, bend, stoop, and kneel for extended periods as well as perform frequent reaching and use of fingers.

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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.