Bakery Training Technician – Richmond, VA

Job Number: 12412
Location(s): Richmond, VA

General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie’s Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You’ve come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.

Job Details

Overview & Responsibilities

OVERVIEW

As a Bakery Training Technician, you will work on the Walmart/Sam’s team supporting Walmart bakeries. This is a remote role with 50-65% overnight travel where you will provide hands on product training in both one-on-one and seminar settings to Walmart Bakery associates.

The Bakery Training Technician role is a salaried non-exempt role (40 hours/week – minimum 36 store hours; up to one hour administrative).

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Develop & deliver strategic training and demonstrations to drive in-store knowledge and capability in Walmart bakeries
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with in-store and management, Fresh Operations Managers, and store-level customer operators
  • Maintain optimum territory coverage patterns by training stores on a prescribed time-(goal of 36 hours weekly) and frequency while maintaining updated and accurate records
  • Effectively conduct hands on product training for Walmart bakery associates in a seminar type setting both large and small while working as a team with other suppliers
  • Conduct regular business reviews with Walmart management
Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma
  • Professional/Technical cake decorating and baking skills
  • Ability to work in a remote environment and overnight travel 50-65% to the stores within your territory
  • Ability to train small groups
  • Communication and influence skills
  • Experience working in supermarket bakeries
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Physical requirements:
    • This role often requires you to be standing 8 hours per day
    • Ability to lift 40 pounds

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior experience working with an iPad preferred
  • Culinary or Bakery training or Bachelor’s degree preferred

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Overview & Responsibilities

OVERVIEW

As a Bakery Training Technician, you will work on the Walmart/Sam’s team supporting Walmart bakeries. This is a remote role with 50-65% overnight travel where you will provide hands on product training in both one-on-one and seminar settings to Walmart Bakery associates.

The Bakery Training Technician role is a salaried non-exempt role (40 hours/week – minimum 36 store hours; up to one hour administrative).

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Develop & deliver strategic training and demonstrations to drive in-store knowledge and capability in Walmart bakeries
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with in-store and management, Fresh Operations Managers, and store-level customer operators
  • Maintain optimum territory coverage patterns by training stores on a prescribed time-(goal of 36 hours weekly) and frequency while maintaining updated and accurate records
  • Effectively conduct hands on product training for Walmart bakery associates in a seminar type setting both large and small while working as a team with other suppliers
  • Conduct regular business reviews with Walmart management

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma
  • Professional/Technical cake decorating and baking skills
  • Ability to work in a remote environment and overnight travel 50-65% to the stores within your territory
  • Ability to train small groups
  • Communication and influence skills
  • Experience working in supermarket bakeries
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Physical requirements:
    • This role often requires you to be standing 8 hours per day
    • Ability to lift 40 pounds

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior experience working with an iPad preferred
  • Culinary or Bakery training or Bachelor’s degree preferred

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