Customer Development Manager- Meijer Deli in Grand Rapids, MI at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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Career Description

SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for managing Meijer Deli business at Corporate level and retail to achieve maximum volume potential and profitability while maintaining Tyson's standard of providing high quality products with excellent customer service. This requires conducting product, pricing, and promotion programs based on the customer, direct and adjacent markets, degree of profitability and personal objectives, conducting evaluations of retail Broker performance based on mutually agreed upon plans and objectives, and conducting Retail Sales meetings to give direction to Sales Representatives regarding the goals and objectives of the region.

Other responsibilities include ensuring Brokers, Distributors, and End-Users know Tyson product features, benefits, and value-added qualities, establishing a service and response level to Distributors, Brokers, and Users that exceeds the industry standard, and handling customer questions and complaints on a variety of issues and ensuring problems are solved in a timely manner.

Other duties include managing the Advertising/Marketing fund and overseeing all price discounts, directing the Broker Retail Sales Force on Tyson retail objectives, conducting retail store audits, and performing other responsibilities as the need arises.

REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Bachelor's degree in related field preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience: 5+ years.
Computer Skills: Requires basic computer skills.
Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Travel: 12 or more trips per year.
Location: Grand Rapids Michigan