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    Relief Route Sales Representative - DSD
    Relief Route Sales Representative, Carthage, MOWith over a century and a half of experience, our brands have become respected and well known for providing premium-quality meat products to families across the United States. With products ranging from lunchmeat and franks to smoked sausage, bacon and pepperoni, Smithfield Packaged Meats Division, is an important part of consumers' mealtimes. Smithfield Foods Packaged Meats Division offers several national and regional brands including Armour, Eckrich, John Morrell, Curly's, Patrick Cudahy, Kretschmar , Krakus , Carando, Healthy Ones, Margherita, and LunchMakers. Armour-Eckrich Meats, a member of the Smithfield Foods Packaged Meats Division, has a Relief Route Salesperson position available in Carthage, MO.The Direct Store Delivery (DSD) Relief Route Salesperson sells food products such as processed meats, cheeses, poultry, and meats to retail food stores, wholesale grocers, restaurants, hotels or institutions by performing the follow duties:* Compiles lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads, based on information from local management, newspapers, business directories and other sources* Travels through assigned territory in Company route truck to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit and deliver orders - route may require overnight travel* Displays or demonstrates product, using samples and emphasizes salable features* Quotes prices and credit terms and prepares sales invoices for orders obtained and collects cash or checks for prior sales* Delivers products to customer, stocks retail cases and rotates inventory in customers coolers as required* Prepares end of day reports of business transactions, places future orders for sales, prepare deposit slips for cash and checks collected, review days sales and informs local management on any unresolved issues or opportunities* Maintains daily Department of Transportation reports i.e. Daily Trip Report and Time Logs and provides to local management as required* Maintains daily truck inventory and does weekly physical inventory and reports any variations to local managementThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hand to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Required Skills: * Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form* Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, percentages and volume* Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organizationsRequired Experience: Minimum:* High School Diploma/GED* A valid Driver's License with a good driving record is required, a CDL-B Driver's License may be required* Federal Regulations require individuals in this position to be 21 years of agePreferred:* 2 year college degree from a regionally accredited college or university or college coursework* 1-2 years previous sales experience and/or grocery experience preferredThis position description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.Why do I want to work at Smithfield Foods?At Smithfield Foods Packaged Meats Division we are always looking for talented associates. We are committed to recruit, retain and promote employees with a diversity of backgrounds and life experiences. We seek individuals with outstanding characteristics of leadership and a bias toward action. The successful applicant should desire a broad base exposure to all aspects within the business enterprise while taking pride in ownership of results within a cross functional team.If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.Smithfield Foods Packaged Meats Division is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.Smithfield Foods Packaged Meats Division participates in the E-Verify program.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.VEVRAA Federal Contractor We Request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations
    Relief Route Sales Representative - DSD
    Relief Route Sales Representative, Carthage, MOWith over a century and a half of experience, our brands have become respected and well known for providing premium-quality meat products to families across the United States. With products ranging from lunchmeat and franks to smoked sausage, bacon and pepperoni, Smithfield Packaged Meats Division, is an important part of consumers' mealtimes. Smithfield Foods Packaged Meats Division offers several national and regional brands including Armour, Eckrich, John Morrell, Curly's, Patrick Cudahy, Kretschmar , Krakus , Carando, Healthy Ones, Margherita, and LunchMakers. Armour-Eckrich Meats, a member of the Smithfield Foods Packaged Meats Division, has a Relief Route Salesperson position available in Carthage, MO.The Direct Store Delivery (DSD) Relief Route Salesperson sells food products such as processed meats, cheeses, poultry, and meats to retail food stores, wholesale grocers, restaurants, hotels or institutions by performing the follow duties:* Compiles lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads, based on information from local management, newspapers, business directories and other sources* Travels through assigned territory in Company route truck to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit and deliver orders - route may require overnight travel* Displays or demonstrates product, using samples and emphasizes salable features* Quotes prices and credit terms and prepares sales invoices for orders obtained and collects cash or checks for prior sales* Delivers products to customer, stocks retail cases and rotates inventory in customers coolers as required* Prepares end of day reports of business transactions, places future orders for sales, prepare deposit slips for cash and checks collected, review days sales and informs local management on any unresolved issues or opportunities* Maintains daily Department of Transportation reports i.e. Daily Trip Report and Time Logs and provides to local management as required* Maintains daily truck inventory and does weekly physical inventory and reports any variations to local managementThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hand to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Required Skills: * Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form* Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, percentages and volume* Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organizationsRequired Experience: Minimum:* High School Diploma/GED* A valid Driver's License with a good driving record is required, a CDL-B Driver's License may be required* Federal Regulations require individuals in this position to be 21 years of agePreferred:* 2 year college degree from a regionally accredited college or university or college coursework* 1-2 years previous sales experience and/or grocery experience preferredThis position description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.Why do I want to work at Smithfield Foods?At Smithfield Foods Packaged Meats Division we are always looking for talented associates. We are committed to recruit, retain and promote employees with a diversity of backgrounds and life experiences. We seek individuals with outstanding characteristics of leadership and a bias toward action. The successful applicant should desire a broad base exposure to all aspects within the business enterprise while taking pride in ownership of results within a cross functional team.If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.Smithfield Foods Packaged Meats Division is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.Smithfield Foods Packaged Meats Division participates in the E-Verify program.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.VEVRAA Federal Contractor We Request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations
    Advisor-Metro West
    Help Connect Faith and Finances as a Thrivent Financial advisorWhat if your next career could change lives? What if you could succeed by helping others succeed? What if you could help Christians connect their faith and finances? As a financial advisor with Thrivent Financial, you'll have the opportunity to turn these "what-ifs" into a meaningful career. Why Thrivent? We believe money is a tool, not a goal. Our national, membership-owned organization of Christians offers a unique blend of faith, finances and generosity. With a full range of financial products and services, you'll help people create a strategy that reflects their values, provides for their families and protects their future. At Thrivent, our financial advisors focus on:Providing financial guidance that connects faith and finances.Helping our members to be wise with money, live generously and change lives.Strengthening churches or other groups they care about in their community.Position OverviewAs a Thrivent Financial advisor, you'll:Have the freedom of working independently. You'll run your own business with support of leaders and mentors. Help Christians meet their financial goals by executing our proven advice sales process with prospective and existing members. Explore with members the many ways their money choices can reflect their values.Help members feel comfortable and confident with their finances.Successful Thrivent Financial advisors are effective at:Making approaches to get appointments. This is done by leveraging existing relationships, holding workshops and marketing their services. Inspiring others to take action by closing sales through analyses of unique situations. This includes creating a written recommendation based on the member's needs, budget and goals.Maintaining ongoing relationships with members.Thrivent has proven systems and processes to give you the support to help you learn how to successfully build these skills.Getting StartedWe'll provide you with:A comprehensive training program with up to eight weeks of paid training. The opportunity to continue learning and growing through ongoing training and development, including: Sales meetings.Product training.Methods to enhance soft skills.The option to work jointly with seasoned professionals who can mentor you. Support and IncentivesUnique incentives reward you for building authentic, long-term relationships as you guide members to meet their financial goals. Thrivent gives you:Compensation that reflects your efforts and success. That means unlimited earnings potential!The type of comprehensive benefits package you'd expect from a Fortune 500 financial services organization. Opportunities to qualify to attend conferences at premier destinations - domestic and international.You'll also receive support from: Leadership teams in your regional office to assist you with professional development. You'll also receive ongoing coaching and assistance with prospecting and community visibility efforts.A full suite of marketing tools and resources, including funds to help with marketing and community visibility efforts. Fees may be charged.Position RequirementsObtain and maintain state insurance licenses with required lines of authority (life, health & variable contracts) prior to the solicitation or sale of insurance products.Obtain and maintain FINRA Series 7 and 66; Series 7, 65 and 63; or Series 6 and 63 registrations.Background check.Take the Next Step Today!Find out how you can experience the unique personal, professional and financial rewards Thrivent Financial has to offer. Apply or refer someone today! Did You Know?Thrivent:Has consistently earned high ratings from independent rating agencies A.M. Best A++ (Superior), highest of 16 ratings, April 2014, and Fitch Ratings AA (Very Strong), third highest of 19 ratings, February 2014. Ratings reflect Thrivent Financial's overall financial strength and claims-paying ability, but do not apply to the performance of investment products.Earned the award as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" for the third year running by Ethisphere Institute, 2012-2014. Is ranked 335 on the Fortune 500 list (Fortune Magazine, May 2014). Insurance products issued or offered by Thrivent Financial, the marketing name for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Appleton, WI. Not all products are available in all states. Securities and investment advisory services are offered through Thrivent Investment Management Inc., 625 Fourth Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55415, a FINRA and SIPC member and a wholly owned subsidiary of Thrivent. Thrivent Financial representatives are registered representatives of Thrivent Investment Management Inc. They are also licensed insurance agents/producers of Thrivent. For additional important information, visit Thrivent.com/disclosures.
    Advisor-Metro West
    Help Connect Faith and Finances as a Thrivent Financial advisorWhat if your next career could change lives? What if you could succeed by helping others succeed? What if you could help Christians connect their faith and finances? As a financial advisor with Thrivent Financial, you'll have the opportunity to turn these "what-ifs" into a meaningful career. Why Thrivent? We believe money is a tool, not a goal. Our national, membership-owned organization of Christians offers a unique blend of faith, finances and generosity. With a full range of financial products and services, you'll help people create a strategy that reflects their values, provides for their families and protects their future. At Thrivent, our financial advisors focus on:Providing financial guidance that connects faith and finances.Helping our members to be wise with money, live generously and change lives.Strengthening churches or other groups they care about in their community.Position OverviewAs a Thrivent Financial advisor, you'll:Have the freedom of working independently. You'll run your own business with support of leaders and mentors. Help Christians meet their financial goals by executing our proven advice sales process with prospective and existing members. Explore with members the many ways their money choices can reflect their values.Help members feel comfortable and confident with their finances.Successful Thrivent Financial advisors are effective at:Making approaches to get appointments. This is done by leveraging existing relationships, holding workshops and marketing their services. Inspiring others to take action by closing sales through analyses of unique situations. This includes creating a written recommendation based on the member's needs, budget and goals.Maintaining ongoing relationships with members.Thrivent has proven systems and processes to give you the support to help you learn how to successfully build these skills.Getting StartedWe'll provide you with:A comprehensive training program with up to eight weeks of paid training. The opportunity to continue learning and growing through ongoing training and development, including: Sales meetings.Product training.Methods to enhance soft skills.The option to work jointly with seasoned professionals who can mentor you. Support and IncentivesUnique incentives reward you for building authentic, long-term relationships as you guide members to meet their financial goals. Thrivent gives you:Compensation that reflects your efforts and success. That means unlimited earnings potential!The type of comprehensive benefits package you'd expect from a Fortune 500 financial services organization. Opportunities to qualify to attend conferences at premier destinations - domestic and international.You'll also receive support from: Leadership teams in your regional office to assist you with professional development. You'll also receive ongoing coaching and assistance with prospecting and community visibility efforts.A full suite of marketing tools and resources, including funds to help with marketing and community visibility efforts. Fees may be charged.Position RequirementsObtain and maintain state insurance licenses with required lines of authority (life, health & variable contracts) prior to the solicitation or sale of insurance products.Obtain and maintain FINRA Series 7 and 66; Series 7, 65 and 63; or Series 6 and 63 registrations.Background check.Take the Next Step Today!Find out how you can experience the unique personal, professional and financial rewards Thrivent Financial has to offer. Apply or refer someone today! Did You Know?Thrivent:Has consistently earned high ratings from independent rating agencies A.M. Best A++ (Superior), highest of 16 ratings, April 2014, and Fitch Ratings AA (Very Strong), third highest of 19 ratings, February 2014. Ratings reflect Thrivent Financial's overall financial strength and claims-paying ability, but do not apply to the performance of investment products.Earned the award as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" for the third year running by Ethisphere Institute, 2012-2014. Is ranked 335 on the Fortune 500 list (Fortune Magazine, May 2014). Insurance products issued or offered by Thrivent Financial, the marketing name for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Appleton, WI. Not all products are available in all states. Securities and investment advisory services are offered through Thrivent Investment Management Inc., 625 Fourth Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55415, a FINRA and SIPC member and a wholly owned subsidiary of Thrivent. Thrivent Financial representatives are registered representatives of Thrivent Investment Management Inc. They are also licensed insurance agents/producers of Thrivent. For additional important information, visit Thrivent.com/disclosures.
    Assistant Restaurant Manager
    If you are motivated by excellence, results oriented and seek to advance then look no further. We're Denny's, the most recognized name in family dining providing good food and service for more than 50 years. Join Our Team at Maple Dining Inc. an independently owned and operated franchisee of the Denny's brand.We currently have an immediate opening for an Assistant Restaurant Manager. The details of the Assistant Manager position are as follows: Prior restaurant management experience is required. The Assistant Manager has the overall responsibility for directing the daily operations of a restaurant in the absence of Restaurant General Manager to ensure compliance with company standards in all areas of operation. This includes product preparation and delivery, customer relations, restaurant maintenance and repair, inventory management, team management, recruiting and retention of team members, financial accountability, ensuring that the highest quality products and services are delivered to each customer and other duties as required or assigned. Duties and Responsibilities:Directs restaurant operations with responsibility for guest service, brand standards execution, and employee training.Achieves controllable profit goals by overseeing labor and food controls and takes corrective action to achieve the desired result.Team player that supports both the service and kitchen production with "hands-on" style and hard working to support our employees. Persuades and influences others by using facts, figures, logic, or clear examples to build a compelling argument or convey a complex idea.Drives for results by planning and following a course of action despite obstacles, setbacks, resistance, or rejection. Does what is takes to complete a task. Develops hourly employees through company sponsored training programs, individual development plans, and assignments.Ensures all equipment and facilities are in compliance with company standards and takes corrective action when required.Attracts, hires, and retains the best hourly talent to meet staffing requirements and customer service standards.Team player that supports both the service and kitchen production with "hands-on" style and hard working to support our employees. Must be flexible to work late night hours as Denny's is open 24 hours a day Possess great hospitality and customer relations skills to guarantee maximum guest satisfaction and a quality work environment. Develops and executes the local store marketing plan to build relationships with civic, business, school, and professional organizations to drive sales and guest counts.All other tasks and duties as assigned.Job RequirementsQualifications Required:2+ years experience in restaurant management, additional operations and/or leadership experience strongly preferred.Associates or Bachelors degree preferred, but an individual with a high school diploma or equivalent and a proven, successful operations background will be considered.Strong organization skills with excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.ServSafe or TAPs Food Safety certification preferred.Ability to identify and anticipate opportunities and implement corrective action steps.Places a value on diversity and shows respect for others.Disciplined and flexible with the ability to adjust to changing local market and restaurant conditions while properly balancing work and personal life.Solid financial and business acumen.Proven ability to manage multiple priorities with a strong attention to detail.Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evenings.Periodic travel to include occasional overnight travel and airline travel when applicable.Licensed to operate an automobile without hours of operations restrictions.Physical Requirements:The ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.The ability to lift up to 35 pounds.Ability to tolerate extreme temperature changes in kitchen and freezer areas. Denny's is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran's status or genetic information, or other protected characteristic.
    Assistant Restaurant Manager
    If you are motivated by excellence, results oriented and seek to advance then look no further. We're Denny's, the most recognized name in family dining providing good food and service for more than 50 years. Join Our Team at Maple Dining Inc. an independently owned and operated franchisee of the Denny's brand.We currently have an immediate opening for an Assistant Restaurant Manager. The details of the Assistant Manager position are as follows: Prior restaurant management experience is required. The Assistant Manager has the overall responsibility for directing the daily operations of a restaurant in the absence of Restaurant General Manager to ensure compliance with company standards in all areas of operation. This includes product preparation and delivery, customer relations, restaurant maintenance and repair, inventory management, team management, recruiting and retention of team members, financial accountability, ensuring that the highest quality products and services are delivered to each customer and other duties as required or assigned. Duties and Responsibilities:Directs restaurant operations with responsibility for guest service, brand standards execution, and employee training.Achieves controllable profit goals by overseeing labor and food controls and takes corrective action to achieve the desired result.Team player that supports both the service and kitchen production with "hands-on" style and hard working to support our employees. Persuades and influences others by using facts, figures, logic, or clear examples to build a compelling argument or convey a complex idea.Drives for results by planning and following a course of action despite obstacles, setbacks, resistance, or rejection. Does what is takes to complete a task. Develops hourly employees through company sponsored training programs, individual development plans, and assignments.Ensures all equipment and facilities are in compliance with company standards and takes corrective action when required.Attracts, hires, and retains the best hourly talent to meet staffing requirements and customer service standards.Team player that supports both the service and kitchen production with "hands-on" style and hard working to support our employees. Must be flexible to work late night hours as Denny's is open 24 hours a day Possess great hospitality and customer relations skills to guarantee maximum guest satisfaction and a quality work environment. Develops and executes the local store marketing plan to build relationships with civic, business, school, and professional organizations to drive sales and guest counts.All other tasks and duties as assigned.Job RequirementsQualifications Required:2+ years experience in restaurant management, additional operations and/or leadership experience strongly preferred.Associates or Bachelors degree preferred, but an individual with a high school diploma or equivalent and a proven, successful operations background will be considered.Strong organization skills with excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.ServSafe or TAPs Food Safety certification preferred.Ability to identify and anticipate opportunities and implement corrective action steps.Places a value on diversity and shows respect for others.Disciplined and flexible with the ability to adjust to changing local market and restaurant conditions while properly balancing work and personal life.Solid financial and business acumen.Proven ability to manage multiple priorities with a strong attention to detail.Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evenings.Periodic travel to include occasional overnight travel and airline travel when applicable.Licensed to operate an automobile without hours of operations restrictions.Physical Requirements:The ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.The ability to lift up to 35 pounds.Ability to tolerate extreme temperature changes in kitchen and freezer areas. Denny's is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran's status or genetic information, or other protected characteristic.
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