Schwans Consumer Brands Inc. Mgr Area Sales-17003405 in Southington, Connecticut

At The Schwan Food Company, we are driven to bring our customers delicious foods and reliable services. That's how we grew from a "one-man-and-a-truck" delivery business in rural Minnesota to a multibillion-dollar private company with thousands of team members nationwide. Our commitment to delicious foods shows in all we do, from careful ingredient selection and quality food making to delivering a great experience wherever you shop and eat. The foods we make reach customers in many ways. We deliver directly to our customer's homes through our popular food-delivery business, offer well-known retail brands such as Red Baron, Freschetta, and Tony's pizzas, Pagoda snacks and appetizers, and Mrs. Smith's and Edwards desserts, and bring innovative food solutions to our customers in the food-service industry. To learn more, visit us at www.theschwanfoodcompany.com. *This position is responsible for managing the sales activites of assigned depot operations.*Manages staff to achieve sales, merchandising, and in-store execution goals.*Manages staff to ensure the maximization of store level sales opportunities through in-store promotions and customer service.*Manages the preparation of sales forecasts to generate replenishment plans.*Manages the recruitment, hiring, training and development of all depot sales staff.*Prepares and presents financial and budget reports to management on status and key performance indicators.*Monitors ongoing sales and expense performance, communicate results and identify opportunities for continuous improvement.*Analyze sales data and reports in order to make relevant business decisions.*Manages customer relationships through continuous communications between sales, merchandising and distribution operations to ensure maximum efficiencies and customer service.*Ensures compliance and implementation of all company safety policies and procedures.*Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission, values, code of ethics, policies, and other standards of conduct.Qualifications*Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent*Years of Related Experience: Minimum of 5 years related experience*Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Basic proficiency in the use of a personal computer including Windows and the Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook. Basic understanding of financial/business requirements. The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. The ability to effectively present information in group settings to a wide variety of audiences. Analytical and problem solving skills. Strong organizational and time management skills.*Must be capable of obtaining a commercial drivers license as required.* The employing subsidiaries of The Schwan Food Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.