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Sales Center Lead Internship

Company: Bimbo Bakeries USA
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold , Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A Thomas' English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee , Entenmann's or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA! Position Summary:The Sales Center Lead Intern is responsible for supporting the execution of all shipping and sales center daily operations as well as activities that contribute to the creation of a world class sales center through continuous improvement. In conjunction with the OSL this position will oversee a team of hourly associates who will receive and ship products daily. The Sales Center Lead Intern will be responsible for interacting daily with hourly associates, lead persons, sales managers, and region managers. Key Job Responsibilities:--- Support day to day shipping activities at the sales center to include the validation of inbound shipments, overages or shortages, and inventory. --- Support effective communication to the supplying plants/DCs as well as the area managers regarding product inventory issues, product quality, shipping/delivery schedules, and equipment issues. --- Support capability and accountability for meeting key performance targets; execute procedures and programs to increase productivity, effectiveness, and quality of work. --- Partner with OSL in the proper scheduling of shipping staff to appropriately manage labor hours against the needs of the business. --- Track, and measure the activities of hourly associates, focusing on improvements in fill rate, accuracy, and quality. --- Partner in hold sales center associates accountable for compliance to the product and equipment accountability procedures to reduce loss and waste as well as develop action plans to address any identified loss or waste. --- Reinforce and support core competencies in sales center associates through training, coaching, mentoring, and consistent performance feedback.--- Foster an atmosphere of continuous improvement to include the development of self, others, and work processes. --- Support the recruiting and hiring process of sales shipping associates.--- Support "Superior Quality Always" by maintaining and enforcing BBU Food Safety and internal audit standards to ensure a secure and food safe environment.--- Aid and support in the Achievement of the sales center safety goals; support safety awareness programs accordingly to eliminate unsafe acts, reduce workplace injuries, and Support local organization to achieve the goal of zero injuries and maintain and enforce BBU Food Safety and internal audit standards.--- Perform special projects and assignments as requested by Leadership.--- Additional duties as assigned. Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest baking company with operations in 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA ("BBUSA") includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking, East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more - the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.Job Requirements:Key Behavioral Competencies: --- Instruction is limited to operational direction to achieve specific objectives/outcomes. --- Ability to establish project objectives, checkpoints and timelines and manage team members to meet project tasks and expectations. --- Ability to implement programs for area of responsibility. --- Ability to exchange complex information effectively to reach agreement in ambiguous or difficult situations. --- Ability to effectively make decisions that are more tactical in nature with impact on one or two areas. Education and Work History: Completed Freshmen Year. Ideal candidate will possess:

  • At least 6 months experience leading and influencing others.
    • A combination of training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.
    • Excellent organizational, communication (written and oral) skills and detail-oriented.
    • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Be a part of a company that is dedicated to protecting our planet:
      • All of our U.S. operations have been powered with 100% renewable electric energy since July 2019, with energy created through a Wind Farm backed by a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with Invenergy
      • Bimbo Bakeries USA was named EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the fourth year in a row for superior leadership, innovation and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency
      • We have 18 ENERGY STAR Certified facilities
      • Our Manufacturing operations divert greater than 95% of waste from landfill
      • Over 1500 of our vehicles utilize alternative fuel - propane, compressed natural gas, electric, or hybrid
      • Bimbo Bakeries USA has committed to 100% sustainable packaging across its portfolio by 2025. All product bags, pouches and wrappers are currently recyclable through Terracycle. The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.

Keywords: Bimbo Bakeries USA, Ankeny , Sales Center Lead Internship, Sales , Ankeny, Iowa

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