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Bimbo Bakeries USA INC Specialist Frontline Engagement in Horsham, Pennsylvania

Reference #: req18687Job Description Have you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A Thomas' English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee, Entenmann's or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more - the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.The Front-Line Engagement Specialist will collaborate cross-functionally to innovate and identify continuous improvement opportunities and plans to engage the front-line.This position will be responsible for realigning the motives and incentives of the frontline Independent Business Partners and Route Sales Professionals. The Front-Line Engagement Specialist will also be responsible for creating a structured training and on-boarding program for both our Independent Business Partners and Route Sales Professionals. This position will be tasked with re-energizing the existing training programs for the Market Sales Leaders (MSL) and Operational Sales Leaders (OSL). The role will involve significant communication with all levels of leadership and sales operations to educate and launch playbooks, and best practices, resulting in improved front-line relations, route health, open routes, route tenure, sales growth and profit growth.Key Job Responsibilities:Translate strategy into actionable plans for the frontline to implement consistently across the organizationEstablish incentives that directly tie to business objectives to re-engage frontlineLead strategy across the organization by providing guidance and direction to the BU Leadership team for implementation locally.Innovative and creative approach to the development of tools and processes used to onboard and execute in the Business Units.Articulate new strategies to all relevant stakeholders.Partner with Corporate Learning and Development team to create on-going training opportunities for the Market Sales Leaders and Operational Sales Leaders population, exploring ideas out of the boxWork with the local leadership team to engage with Route Sales Representatives and Independent Business Partners throughout the development process to prove understanding of the roles and to gain engagement in process improvementsCoordinate the collaborative effort with all functions to ensure seamless execution of initiatives.Desire to own projects and exceed expectations, with ability to find solutions and deliver results within a rapidly changing entrepreneurial culture.Work collaboratively with DSDE Directors, Strategy Directors, HR, Legal, and GB learning and Development to foster a culture of continuous process improvement relating to front-line engagement.Create and foster an atmosphere of continuous improvement to include the development of self, others and work processes.Perform special projects and assignments as requested by Leadership.Develop KPIs to monitor and track progress utilizing industry and first hand audit data.Drive standards through GB talent and other tools (BBU way to onboard)Develop and implement disciplines around onboarding and recruitment, working across multiple functions with primary focus engaging front-line.Collaborate with Business Unit leadership to understand market level needs.Train appropriate personnel on new processes.Travel up to 50% Job RequirementsBachelor's Degree in Business Management or Marketing, MBA preferred. A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.5-7 years of experience