Sales Merchandiser - Portland


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Oak Street
1011 SE Oak Street
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Are you ‘bread’ for success?

Come make $ dough $ with us!

Franz Family Bakery was founded in 1906 in the Pacific Northwest and has become one of country’s most successful bakeries. We produce a variety of baked products, marketed under a wide range of premium labels, all made with quality ingredients and a superior baking process. We employ over 4,000 employees and distribute our products in Alaska, Idaho, California, Utah, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

Take your career to the next level and join our exciting team. Franz offers employees excellent benefits including:

  • Starting wage $19.00 per hour
  • Comprehensive Healthcare
    • 100% employer paid medical, vision and dental benefits for employee and qualifying dependents
  • Generous Holiday and Vacation
  • Pension and Retirement funds
  • Discount Franz Products
  • Growth and Development Opportunities

We are seeking a Sales Merchandiser to join our hard working and fast-paced team based in Portland, OR. This team player will ensure our Franz Customers have the best products on their shelves.

The successful candidate will be reliable, safe and highly organized with the ability to effectively communicate with a variety of individuals both inside and outside of the organization.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:          

  • Responsible for maintaining bakery products in assigned stores. This includes stocking shelves, rotating outdated products to ensure freshness, facing products to present bakery items in a pleasing manner for the consumer and maintaining a neat and orderly appearance to all assigned bakery products.
  • Drive company vehicle to deliver product to customer locations. 
  • Responsible for loading and unloading product in company issued vehicle. This includes pushing/pulling racks and trays of bakery products.
  • Additional duties and/or responsibilities as assigned.
  • This is a full-time position and individuals must be available to work between the hours of 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. weekdays AND weekends; schedule to be discussed at time of interview.
  • Must have a solid work history and 1+ years of experience in a similar merchandising position. Experience in bread/bakery/food industry a plus.
  • This fast-paced position requires the ability to bend, stoop, squat, kneel, reach and perform frequent to constant handling activities.
  • Ability to successfully pass a pre-employment background check, drug screen, math test, physical and physical capacity test.
  • Must possess a clean driving record and provide a current driving abstract from the department of licensing if called for an interview.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds regularly, plus maneuver large bulky racks of product.
  • Must be highly organized, fast-paced and able to effectively communicate with a variety of individuals both inside and outside the organization.
  • Must have a proven work history of being reliable, safe and positive.
  • Must uphold the Franz core values.
  • This is a union position with Teamsters Local 305.

Franz Bakery is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Franz Family Bakery is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.