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Business Development Manager – West Region — (Kenny's)

Essential Duties:

  • Executes corporate strategy with regard to brand and private label development to achieve annual business plan
  • Sets SMART Goals for Broker Partners and monitors performance ongoing
  • Provides direction/leadership to broker personnel and internal trade development team
  • Demonstrates leadership and complete understanding of the annual planning process; focuses on both core distribution gains and key innovation
  • Utilizes available tools to manage entire trade plan and provide accurate sales forecasts
  • Comprehends and works with appropriate business tools to identify opportunities, build sales presentations and achieve sales targets
  • Collects sales data, understands merchandising/category management, delivery requirements and investigates and resolves customer problems/complaints
  • Works with Credit Department to resolve issues and meet requirements
  • Researches market conditions for each customer to identify new opportunities
  • Analyzes competitive pricing, promotions, marketing strategies and reports accurately
  • Composes appropriate written sales correspondence for all levels
  • Represents the company in a positive and professional manner
  • Establishes key customer visits often to ensure broker progress
  • At a minimum, establishes monthly communication with all brokers and visits every customer annually
  • Provides detailed weekly updates to the Director of Branded and Bulk Sales
  • Attends all necessary trade and customer shows
  • Submits expense reports within 30 days of expenditure

Job Qualifications:

  • 2-year associates degree, preferably in business
  • Sales background, preferably in the confection or snacks industry
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Must be a team player and able to work in a fluid environment
  • Excellent judgment and reasoning abilities
  • Self-motivator
  • Basic computer skills (email, internet, Word, Excel, etc.)

Benefits are the first of the month following one month of employment. Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance. Short term and Long Term disability and life insurance, as well as flex spending. Employees are eligible for 401K after 6 months and Profit-sharing after one year. Vacation accrues after active start date. Seven paid Holidays a year. After 3 years of employment, team members are able to qualify for a $10,000 housing loan.

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Licorice Cooks - Mid and Night Shifts — (Kenny's)

Kenny's Candy has openings on both mid and night shift for licorice cooks.

Benefits are the first of the month following one month of employment. Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance. Short term and Long Term disability and life insurance, as well as flex spending. Employees are eligible for 401K after 6 months and Profit-sharing after one year. Vacation accrues after active start date. Seven paid Holidays a year. After 3 years of employment, team members are able to qualify for a $10,000 housing loan.

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Machine Operators - Mid and Night Shift — (Kenny's)

Kenny's Candy has an opening on both the mid and night shifts for machine operators.

Benefits are the first of the month following one month of employment. Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance. Short term and Long Term disability and life insurance, as well as flex spending. Employees are eligible for 401K after 6 months and Profit-sharing after one year. Vacation accrues after active start date. Seven paid Holidays a year. After 3 years of employment, team members are able to qualify for a $10,000 housing loan.

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Food Technologist — (Kenny's)

Kennys Candy and Confections is looking for a Food Technologist to be involved with product development across several product categories; snack foods and confectionary. This individual will be responsible to create new product formulations, oversee R&D process, help create and monitor a consistent high quality product and maintain or develop new customer and supplier relationships. Individuals need to understand ingredient functionality and nutritional impacts. Requires a minimum Bachelors degree in food science/Ag science field.

Benefits are the first of the month following one month of employment. Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance. Short term and Long Term disability and life insurance, as well as flex spending. Employees are eligible for 401K after 6 months and Profit-sharing after one year. Vacation accrues after active start date. Seven paid Holidays a year. After 3 years of employment, team members are able to qualify for a $10,000 housing loan.

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Night Shift Warehouse Material Handler — (Kenny's)

Essential Duties:

  • Keep finished products organized and located properly in warehouses.
  • Perform accurate and timely shipping, receiving, and movements of products.
  • Rotate ingredients and packaging in their proper locations after receiving.
  • Proper and accurate loading and unloading of trucks.
  • Drive the shuttle truck to deliver and pickup product and supplies as necessary.
  • Reconcile inventory discrepancies as discovered.
  • Forklift, shuttle truck operation and being certified and licensed to drive such vehicles.
  • Operate the shrink wrapper, box crusher, etc. as necessary.
  • Perform physical and cycle counts of inventory as necessary.
  • Backup or substitute inventory control positions when necessary.
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency and productivity gains.
  • Place raw materials, packaging, and finished goods on hold and release as necessary.
  • Report any safety issues, unsafe conditions and accidents immediately.

Benefits are the first of the month following one month of employment. Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance. Short term and Long Term disability and life insurance, as well as flex spending. Employees are eligible for 401K after 6 months and Profit-sharing after one year. Vacation accrues after active start date. Seven paid Holidays a year. After 3 years of employment, team members are able to qualify for a $10,000 housing loan.

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Maintenance Technicians (Tuffy's)

Tuffy's Pet Foods is looking for maintenance technicians. Tuffys does rotating 12 hour shifts. Individuals must have maintenance experience working on packaging or processing machines.

Benefits are the first of the month following one month of employment. Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance. Short term and Long Term disability and life insurance, as well as flex spending. Employees are eligible for 401K after 6 months and Profit-sharing after one year. Vacation accrues after active start date. Seven paid Holidays a year. After 3 years of employment, team members are able to qualify for a $10,000 housing loan.

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Electrical Technician (Tuffy's)

Tuffy's Foods located in Perham Minnesota is looking for electrical technician. Candidates must have plc programming experience with electrical background, must be knowledgeable in pneumatics, blue/schematic print reading (mechanical/electrical), welding, using shop equipment, and parts fabrication. Must possess an extensive electrical background with experience in troubleshooting.

Benefits are the first of the month following one month of employment. Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance. Short term and Long Term disability and life insurance, as well as flex spending. Employees are eligible for 401K after 6 months and Profit-sharing after one year. Vacation accrues after active start date. Seven paid Holidays a year. After 3 years of employment, team members are able to qualify for a $10,000 housing loan.

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Production Team Members (Tuffy's)

Rotating Shifts

Tuffy's Pet Foods is hiring for general laborers to join their production team.

Benefits are the first of the month following one month of employment. Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance. Short term and Long Term disability and life insurance, as well as flex spending. Employees are eligible for 401K after 6 months and Profit-sharing after one year. Vacation accrues after active start date. Seven paid Holidays a year. After 3 years of employment, team members are able to qualify for a $10,000 housing loan.

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Production Team Members (Kenny's)

Mid and Night Shifts

Kenny's Candy is hiring line workers to join their production team. Production workers are also responsible for cleaning and need to be able to lift up to 25 lbs and be on their feet for 8 hours.

Benefits are the first of the month following one month of employment. Benefits include: health, dental and vision insurance. Short term and Long Term disability and life insurance, as well as flex spending. Employees are eligible for 401K after 6 months and Profit-sharing after one year. Vacation accrues after active start date. Seven paid Holidays a year. After 3 years of employment, team members are able to qualify for a $10,000 housing loan.

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