Nissin Foods (USA) Co., Inc.

  • Sales Director - COSTCO & BJs

    Job Locations US-Remote
    Job ID
    2018-1093
    Category
    Sales
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Sales Director ensures the achievement of sales goals and profit objectives for COSTCO and BJs.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions – Job Duties: The following duties are considered essential to the job. Qualified individuals must have the ability – with or without reasonable accommodation – to perform the following duties but not limited to:

     

    • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with assigned customer buyers, merchandising directors and Vice Presidents.

     

    • Utilizes broker organizations to assist in delivering sales and merchandising objectives. Ensures broker teams are properly trained on Nissin products and promotional plans.

     

    • Develops promotional strategies in conjunction with Nissin Foods commercial plan. Plans and coordinates promotional activities that delivers the sales plan within the assigned trade budget.  Analyzes promotional results, makes adjustments or recommendations, as appropriate.

     

    • Reviews market strategies, trends and syndicated data to identify new distribution and business opportunities.  Develops and implements sales plans/programs designed to increase market share.

     

    • Attends to general administrative duties in support of divisional sales efforts including, but not limited to, preparation and analysis of reports, conducting research on competition, and retail audits.  Furnishes information to sales management, as required.  Makes recommendations and adjustments, as appropriate.

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities:  Manages broker sales team to ensure delivery of the company’s sales plan. Broker management responsibilities include product training; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements below are representative to the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Other Qualifications:  Must be able to travel up to 30% of the time.

     

    Education and/or Experience: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or Marketing. 
    • Master’s or MBA preferable but not required. 
    • Minimum of ten year’s sales management experience in a combination of retail, wholesale, and broker.

     

    About Us

     

    Since Nissin’s entry into the US in the 1970’s, our flagship brands, Cup Noodles and Top Ramen have held a fond place in US pop culture even before ramen became the trendy dish it is today.  It started in post-World War II Japan amidst dire food shortages and inspired our founder, Momofuku Ando, to invent instant ramen in 1958.  In order to continue this legacy of innovation, we’re looking for noodle lovers who have a passion to disregard the status quo, seek continuous growth and love being part of something special.

     

    • We want to cultivate a company culture that keeps people excited about our mission and thoroughly engaged.
    • Place the right people in the right positions and provide the resources to help them in their current positions while setting them up for success to grow into future roles.
    • Offer competitive pay and benefits since we want everyone to work to live (and not the other way around).We invite you to join in our mission to evolve how people think about instant ramen, expand its appeal and be a part of this $4 billion global company that was built from a simple block of noodles.  

    Nissin Foods (USA) Co., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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