Distribution Representative

2 days left

Houston, TX, United States
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 29, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

As the nation's leading bottled water company, Nestlé Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we're also committed to developing our people - enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.

Nestlé Waters consists of four business units: Corporate, Retail, Supply Chain
and ReadyRefresh by Nestlé. Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you'll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that's challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You'll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It's a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions - all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.

Nestlé Waters North America is currently seeking a Sales Representative
for our Retail Sales force. This position entails developing NWNA sales within a specified geography and group of accounts. Account types will vary by geography. This position is responsible for maintaining and enhancing sales within existing accounts and acquiring new accounts (distribution) throughout geography.


Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Contacting key personnel in assigned accounts for pre-selling products, promotions, displays, and point of sales materials.
-Ensure Nestle Waters achieves our sales objectives in the areas of new item authorization, distribution, resets, retail pricing targets and retail shelf space.
-Retail Customer Selling '' calling on, and selling to, assigned retail stores to ensure store level conditions meet or exceed our standards.
-Some activities include: managing shelf conditions, distribution, resets, display support, rack/cooler management, retail pricing and secondary product location.
-Maintain accurate sales records for all assigned accounts; including special reports on promotional activity and competitive sales initiatives.
-Some physical demands include: moderate physical effort on occasion, occasional prolonged standing/walking, and occasionally lifting supplies/equipment

Key Qualifications:
-College Degree Preferred
-1 to 2 years of sales experience. Consumer packaged goods sales experience preferred.
-Experience calling on Grocery, Wal-Mart, Target, C-Stores and independent accounts
-Ability to analyze sales and market share data to determine issues and opportunities at the retail level.
-Ability to proactively recognize and react to competitive initiatives while implementing approved Nestle Waters' programs at agreed upon levels.
-Effective interpersonal communication skills are a must
-Valid drivers license with a good driving record. This is a tremendous opportunity! We offer a competitive salary based on education, experience, and other qualifications. This position is eligible for bonus. Nestle Waters North America offers comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, flex, life, disability, EAP, 401(k) with match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more!  Nestlé Waters North America is the nation's leading bottled water company.  Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestlé Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna.  Our tea brands are Nestea, Tradewinds and Sweet Leaf.  We're passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship - most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America.  As a valuable part of our team, you'll receive a competitive total rewards package - something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It's not just the work that you'll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you'll receive exactly the kind of benefits you'd expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestlé Waters?

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