Senior Director, Bakery and Prepared Foods

Rogers, AR
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Qualified candidates must have experience in fresh foods operations, meat, food service (service deli/club café), produce and/or bakery categories. In addition, we are seeking self-motivated, passionate professionals who have the following experience profile:

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


Some Essential Functions of this Position:

  • Partner with Acosta clients and customers to maximize profitability.

  • Manage, influence, and expand customer and client relationships.

  • Develop strategies to address defined opportunities, scope and manage solutions that have a significant impact on our customer’s success.

  • Coordinate customer needs with Director of Fresh Foods and coordinate initiatives with the team to ensure objectives are met.

  • Develop and communicate category plans to address client priorities, opportunities and expectations.

  • Create goals that support strategic visions of the organization.

  • Evaluate the Fresh Operations team performance based on established goals to ensure client and customer needs are met.

  • Establish budgetary guidelines for the team and ensure targets are met.

  • Review and approve program manuals and merchandising tools prior to deployment.

  • Continually identify and communicate improvement opportunities.

  • Provide feedback on the effectiveness of our customer’s and clients' strategies, selling programs, and initiatives.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 5+ years of experience in Retail. Fresh operations experience strongly preferred.

  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Ability to work independently and autonomously.

  • Ability to engage and influence teams.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, have consistent follow-through and be organized.

  • Must have strong cognitive skills, including problem analysis, decision making and financial analysis.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • Must be willing to travel up to 50%.

  • Must be willing to non-traditional hours, including weekends.

  • This position requires that you drive on behalf of Acosta Sales & Marketing, and as such, any DUI/DWI conviction in the past 36 months will be an immediate disqualifier for this position.

  • Certification in Food Safety preferred.

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Acosta and Mosaic are the sales and marketing powerhouses behind the most recognized and proven brands with top retailers in the United States and Canada. We offer flexible services that maximize efficiency. Acosta has the talent and technology to build data-, reach- and relationship-driven strategies to execute those strategies, and the tools to monitor, track and optimize metrics-based results for customers and retailers.

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

Acosta and its subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs, to the extent required by law.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Mosaic reserves the right to modify all or part of any job descriptions at its discretion in order to meet and or exceed the needs of the business.

By submitting your application you agree with and accept the Acosta Privacy Statement and Terms of Conditions.

Acosta et Mosaic sont les forces motrices en matière de ventes et de marketing derrière les marques les plus reconnues et éprouvées auprès des principaux détaillants aux États-Unis et au Canada. Nous proposons des services flexibles qui maximisent l’efficacité. Acosta possède le talent et la technologie nécessaires pour élaborer des stratégies axées sur les données, la portée et les relations, afin de mettre en œuvre ces stratégies, ainsi que les outils pour surveiller, suivre et optimiser les résultats basés sur les indicateurs pour les clients et les détaillants.

Acosta et ses filiales , de bonne foi, estiment que cette fourchette de rémunération affichée est la fourchette précise pour ce poste au moment de cette publication. Acosta pourrait finalement payer plus ou moins que la fourchette affichée en fonction des qualifications des candidats et des lieux. Cette fourchette peut être modifiée à l’avenir.

Acosta et ses filiales sont des employeurs offrant l’égalité des chances .

Nous nous engageons à fournir des aménagements pour les personnes handicapées . Si vous avez besoin d’un aménagement, nous travaillerons avec vous pour répondre à vos besoins, dans la mesure requise par la loi.

Les déclarations ci-dessus ont pour but de décrire la nature générale et le niveau de travail effectué par les personnes affectées à cette classification. Elles ne doivent pas être interprétées comme une liste exhaustive de toutes les responsabilités, tâches et compétences requises du personnel ainsi classé. Mosaic se réserve le droit de modifier tout ou partie des descriptions de poste à sa discrétion afin de répondre aux besoins de l’entreprise, voire de les dépasser.

En soumettant votre candidature, vous acceptez et acceptez la Déclaration de confidentialité d’Acosta et les Conditions d’utilisation .

Acosta, and its subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Category: Retail

Position Type: Full time

Business Unit: Sales

Salary Range: $123,600.00 - $185,400.00

Company: Acosta Employee Holdco LLC

Req ID: 131

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