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Careers with Guttenplan’s

Thank you for your interest in a career at Guttenplan’s Frozen Dough. We are always looking for fresh, talented, and enthusiastic individuals to join the Guttenplan’s Team. Even if there isn’t a specific job vacancy advertised here, please feel free to contact us.

Account Manager

We are seeking a dynamic, talented, and detail-oriented Account Sales Manager to grow and support select regional and national supermarket chain accounts by selling Company products to in-store bakery and deli customers and prospects. The successful candidate will be responsible for the complete sales process, including, but not limited to, building and maintaining strong relationships, identifying and pursuing new business opportunities, responding to customer needs, and liaising between the Company & customer Buying/Merchandising teams.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with assigned and target customers through sales calls, Teams & in-person meetings, event participation, customer relations, prospecting, etc.
  • Communicate with current and potential customers on a regular basis, promoting products, providing tech support solutions, and overseeing all account activity.
  • Create compelling complete sales proposals/presentations, facilitate new item setups via forms or portals, communicate price adjustments, and perform order maintenance.
  • Take responsibility for managing customer expectations related to product preparation at the store level.
  • A consultative customer service approach is emphasized, which goes beyond conventional sales practices and involves a dedicated focus on understanding the customer’s specific needs, providing tailored solutions, and building long-term, value-driven relationships.
  • Develop and execute a sales strategy to achieve and exceed performance objectives.
  • Utilize Guttenplan’s sales tools to maintain customer information, sales activities, and additional data. Utilize resources provided by the company to further the sales process, including marketing tools, demonstration facilities, and other sales/technical associates, as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with Business/Marketing emphasis preferred. Equivalent work experience will be considered.
  • Experience in consultative account management.
  • Schedule flexibility to accommodate approximately 15% overnight travel annually.
  • Understanding of the sales process.
  • A commitment to excellent customer experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superb interpersonal skills, including the ability to quickly build rapport with both customers and suppliers.
  • Strong organizational skills.

Technical Skills

  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Power Point. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Business Central is a bonus.
  • Experience with Supermarket and distributor portals, i.e. Walmart’s Retail Link, Supervalu SV Harbor and the like are preferred.
  • Able to work comfortably in a dynamic environment preferred ability, i.e. familiarity or willingness to be trained in proof & bake bread, rolls and bagels.
  • Valid driver’s license and be able to drive.
  • Ability to attend customer visits/meetings in which sitting, standing or walking for long periods may be required.

Compensation

  • Salary based on qualifications and experience
  • Bonus: Bonus compensation available for exceeding sales expectations
  • Benefits: Healthcare, 401-K match, profit sharing.

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    Maintenance Mechanic

    This candidate will perform scheduled/unscheduled maintenance, repairs and installation tasks on the physical plant, equipment, and machinery according to the standards of production facility.

    Primary Responsibilities

        • Answer trouble calls to production equipment

        • Perform preventative maintenance routines as assigned

        • Complete assigned work request repairs

        • Complete all related forms and paperwork prior to end of shift

        • Maintain shop and shop equipment in a clean and safe condition

        • Ensure all equipment is in a sanitary condition after performing work prior to release back to the Production Department

        • Test run all equipment after any repairs or P.M.’s

        • Maintain minimum tool list

        • Practices and complies with all company policies and procedures

        • Performance of other duties deemed by management to be an integral part of the job

    Job Requirements

        • Prior experience in plant maintenance or general commercial mechanic experience

        • HVAC/R experience a +

        • PLCs and electronics/controls experience a +

        • Technical training or trade school diploma desired

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    Benefits

    • Full time

    Benefits

    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Vision insurance

    Schedule

    • Monday to Friday
    • Day Shift
    • Overtime

    Work Location

    • One location

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      Warehouse Manager - Day Shift

      We are currently seeking the right candidate to join our dynamic team in the production management staff. As a Warehouse Manager, your expertise in the following areas will contribute to the continued success of our team.

      Primary Responsibilities

          • Responsible for overseeing shipments and goods delivered to the warehouse
          • Review incoming shipments on the daily log, accept loads from suppliers, and inspect received products to make sure they meet quality standards
          • Supervise the proper storage of products, including FIFO enforcement
          • Responsible for keeping accurate logs and records in the company’s computer system for shipments that arrive
          • Inspect equipment to ensure they are functioning correctly and follow regulatory standards for safety protocols
          • Ensure all equipment is in a sanitary condition after performing work prior to release back to the Production Department

      Job Requirements

          • Five years of warehouse management experience
          • Understanding of warehouse management procedures
          • Proficient knowledge of inventory and inventory controls
          • Ability to operate forklift effectively
          • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
          • Multi-tasking and contributing to various facets of the organization is expected
          • Proficiency in MS Excel and Word programs is required
          • Ability to provide exceptional customer service
          • Organized, efficient and great attention to detail
          • Taking ownership of the position and its essential functions
          • Valid drivers’ license.
          • Bilingual in English/Spanish required.

      Job Type

        • Full-time

      Benefits

      • 401(k)
      • 401(k) matching
      • Dental insurance
      • Health insurance
      • Life insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Vision insurance

      Schedule

      • Day Shift – 6:00AM to 4:00 PM (approx.)
      • Requires working some Saturdays
      • Available to work extended hours

      Work Location

      • One location

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