Prepared Fds - Lead Food Specialist

Columbus, OH
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Prepared Fds - Lead Food Specialist

General Information

Company: ACO-US

Location: COLUMBUS, Ohio, 43219

Ref #: 65248

Function: Merchandising

Employment Duration: Full-time


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Company-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability

  • 401k program

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) program

Description and Requirements


Are you looking to assist in the Prepared Foods Department for Sam's Club(s)?  Do you have prepared foods experience?  Have you had any leadership experience? Are you able to influence others?  Do you have strong communication skills?  Can you travel to different Sam's Clubs locations (up to 200 miles) and work with multiple levels of an organization?

 If so, this might be a great opportunity for you!  We offer many great things including room for Growth.  

  Acosta Group has so much to Offer:

  • Full-Time Salary

  • Paid on the job 

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • Travel expenses (when applicable)

  • Benefits  (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, & more)

  • 401(k)  with company match – Roth IRA

  • Paid Time off

  • Career development & growth opportunities


The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values:

People Minded – Must show dignity and respect to all people

Integrity – Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior

Results Oriented – Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed

Trust – Must be honest, sincere and confident

Teamwork – Must build trusting relationships

Innovation – Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision

Balance – Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.

Essential Functions:

  • What will you do?

  • Influence and teach  employees to ensure our team is equipped with knowledge to support the Prepared Foods, 

  • Independently travel  and visit stores with a strong understanding of each unique location to ensure training standards and requirements are met.

  • Facilitate training  and development programs to ensure performance and financial metrics are achieved.

  • Collaborate  with client to identify areas of development opportunity for associates.

  • Work closely with Acosta’s client base to understand present training needs, assign and execute formalized training programs, plans and curriculum that align with the business needs.


What you will bring to the team:

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to freely and as part of a team set up displays, take part in resets and remodels.

  • Understanding & knowledge of Prepared Foods, Meat, Café, Produce, Floral, Freezer, Cooler, and Deli production skills within the clubs.

  • Ability to influence and support leaders to implement best practices.

  • Strong skills with Microsoft office products which include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to manage financials, including P&L responsibilities.

  • Technical experience in core retail Fresh Foods, and/or Deli operations and/or supervisory/management preferred.

  • Willingness to travel using valid driver’s license.

  • Food Safety Certification (provided by company if needed)

  • High School Diploma/GED

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Acosta Group, in good faith, believes that this posted range of compensation is the accurate range for this role at the time of this posting. Acosta Group may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range depending on candidate qualifications and locations in New York. This range may be modified in the future.

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*Premium, in good faith, believes that any posted range of compensation is the accurate range for this role at the time of this posting. Premium may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range depending on candidate qualifications and locations. This range may be modified in the future.

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