DuPont Bakery Key Account Manager in New Century, Kansas
Bakery Key Account Manager (Job Number: 196743W-01)
We have an exciting opportunity for a
Bakery Account Manager!
We are looking for a dynamic individual with an intimate knowledge of the Bakery Industry to fulfill our Account Manager position. As an account manager, you would serve as the primary face to the customer, representing all Bakery and Food Safety products while maintaining and growing existing business, initiating new opportunities and by communicating the needs of the territory. In addition, the Bakery Account Manager is responsible for the development of solid technical knowledge of the entire product portfolio to gain customer confidence.
These will be achieved by:
A solid understanding of customer business and bakery industry trends
Active participation in local associations and trade organizations
Providing technical/application information to customers with the assistance of home office team to gain product efficiency and develop project pipeline.
Execute local improvement plans to manage time and costs more efficiently
Participation in industry team training programs
You will be a great fit for this position if you can fulfill the following qualifications:
Four (4) year college degree in food science, bakery science or other life science curriculum or combination of education and directly related experience (preferred).
American Institute of Baking certification would be a plus
Intimate knowledge of the bakery industry which includes products such as bread, buns and sweet goods
Technical marketing and/or product sales related to selling functional food ingredients
Skilled communicator that can work in a team and communicate with many other types of groups to reach a common understanding of business needs
This position may require up to 70% travel based on territory and customer location
Primary Location: NA-United States-Kansas-New Century
Organization: Nutrition and Health
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Experienced
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