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National Field Sales Analyst

Mississauga, ON

National Field Sales Analyst

A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company

Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.

Our job is to make great food

Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging.  We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement. 

Raise the Good in Food

We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.

Our Leadership Values 

Eight core values guide us in everything that we do.
  • Do What’s Right
  • Shared Value
  • High Performance
  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams
  • Disciplined Decision Making
  • Our Accountability
  • Intense Curiosity
  • Transparency and Humility

The Opportunity

 The National Field Sales Analyst will be responsible for developing and providing analysis on key metrics such as Nielsen, POS, Volume reporting and display data. This high energy individual will also be providing the National Communication Manager with detailed performance results and doing deep analysis using our new field sales MIQ platform.

A snapshot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do: 

  • Set-up audits and closing the gap on the iPad and sharing results with the team
  • Set-up targets for all display contest and providing the team with a weekly tracker
  • Provide the team with store data POS information for WM, LCL, Sobeys, FCL, Overwaitea and Metro
  • Work with the insights team to provide the field sales team with Fast Facts and other category specific data
  • Provide a monthly coverage report
  • Responsible for new innovation set up, targets, communication, reports and scorecards
  • Provide monthly performance report on the total branded business
  • Provide the regional directors with monthly report for regional specific contests.
  • Provide all the data for POS Scorecard, Zero Sales, and Top 20
  • Provide data and analysis on distribution, innovation, and POS
  • Create and maintain the RFE scorecard
  • Share data using Power BI and new MIQ platform

What we have to offer you:

  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
  • Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business. 
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program

What you will bring:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role within CPG
  • Required University Undergrad degree
  • Travel (2 regional meetings per year) will be required
  • Should have prior sales experience or equivalent as well as an understanding of our business
  • Extremely organized with the ability to multi-task effectively
  • Strong reporting and analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced demanding and changing environment
  • Ability to operate effectively in a team setting
  • Able to make informed decisions and work independently
  • Fact-based and detail oriented
  • Ability to take direction
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills with the ability to facilitate, create, and drive change.
  • Mastery of the Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word & PowerPoint to drive communication to internal & external stakeholders.
  • Proficient in SAP an asset
  • Proficient in Nielsen
  • Strong knowledge of Power BI an asset

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible. 
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