Bakery Specialist

Lincoln, NE
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Who is Acosta?

We are the sales and marketing powerhouse behind the most recognized and loved brands. Our team of industry-leading companies and multiple-disciplineexperts drive results andprovideinnovative solutions for our clients and customers by connecting the dots across all consumer touchpoints. With over 95 years of experience, Acosta is proudlytheproven resource for top retailers and CPG companies across the world.

What is a Bakery Specialist ?

ABakerySpecialistworks with ourvalued client and the senior leadership team to lead compliance efforts,execute training initiatives, keep up to date knowledge with industry trends,set performance expectations,guidelines, and business plans.

What is the Impact of a Bakery Specialist ?

TheBakerySpecialist is the face of Acosta for both the retailer and the client. You will directly impact sales and profits by continuously evaluating, training,influencing,&communicating best practices and expectationswith members of theBakerydepartment.


What will you do?

  • Influence and t each employees to ensure our team is equipped with knowledge to support theSeafood/Deli,Fresh Foods, and/orBakerydepartment on a day-to-day basis.

  • Independently t ravel and visit stores with a strong understanding ofeach uniquelocation to ensure training standards and requirements are met.

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

  • Collaborate withcustomerto identify areas of development opportunity for associates.

  • Work closely with Acosta’s customer base tounderstandpresenttraining needs, assign and execute formalized training programs, plans and curriculum that align with the business needs.

  • Developingand overseeing change recommendations that drive financial and operational performance for the market.

  • Communicate feedback from training sessionsto the Acosta Teamand alignwith Regional Fresh Directors & Market Managers on global initiatives.


What you will bring to the team:

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational,and presentation skills.

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

  • Understanding & knowledge ofMeat, Bakery, Prepared Foods, 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, Bakery and/or Deli operations and/or supervisory/management preferred.

  • Willingness to travelusingvaliddriver’s license.

  • Food Safety Certification (provided by company if needed)

  • High School Diploma/GED

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Salary

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

  • 401(k)with company match – Roth IRA

  • Paid Time off

  • Annualwage increase

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Work State US-NE-Lincoln

Job ID 2023-226589

Work City Lincoln

PCN 269638

Position Type FULL_TIME Regular

Work Zip 68526

Job Code 100717

Category Field Jobs

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