General information

All posting locations: Remote, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 01 - Sales

Date Published: 16-Nov-2022

Ref #: R-62179

Description & Requirements

The Sales Coordinator will be one of the many main points of contact for the AWG Customer Team- providing contract creation support- file/report maintenance and management of the Customer A/R process. The AWG team is centrally located in Lenexa- KS with a large base of sales professionals working across 20+ states. This role would report to the SR. Manager of A/R and Procurement and will routinely interact with Customer Sales Managers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete customer contracts for Kraft/Heinz merchandising events – Ads/EDLC/TPRs
  • Work with CSM’s to ensure contracts are completed in a timely manner
  • Revise contracts weekly where applicable due to programming changes
  • Ensure the 6 key contract elements are included on every contract
  • Enter merchandising activity into required customer portals and update as needed.
  • Handle bill payment process for assigned customers
  • Receive invoices from customer
  • Log all bills within payment trackers and pass invoices along to 3rd party payment team
  • Verify payments made in timely fashion
  • Handle Customer A/R
  • Communicate with the customer and third-party bill-pay representatives to quickly and accurately clear compliant bills off the customer A/R. Investigate or dispute billings determined to be non-compliant and gain customer resolution.
  • Manage reporting as assigned (shipments- withdrawals- and customer specific reports- etc.)
  • Use ADW- VMI Reports- IPRO system- and Spark.
  • Verify accuracy of all reporting
  • Use customer portals for pulling reports supporting business building activity for the team
  • Assist 3rd Party payment team with special assignments as assigned
  • Researching invoices and settling validity
  • Review Trade deal payments
  • Handle file maintenance & compliance for audit purposes
  • Guard against erroneous reporting and submissions through proof-reading/cross-referencing
  • Leading additional customer team support assignments as requested.

Qualifications:

  • 1-2+ years of relevant experience
  • Must have strong Excel skills and be proficient with other M.S. Office applications (i.e.- Word- Power Point)
  • Ability to learn new computer applications as necessary
  • The ideal candidate will be self-driven with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to serve as the guardian of accurate and timely reporting
  • Strong interpersonal and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and competing deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills (written/oral) both internally and with the customer.
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving abilities

About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

Vaccination & Office Collaboration Expectations

Our highest priority is always the health, wellbeing, and safety of our Kraft Heinz family. We require our office-based, home-based, R&D, and sales team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a medical or religious accommodation.

We believe our office environment fuels our collaboration, connection & community as an organization and allows our employees to grow toward greatness. We also believe providing a more flexible and agile model is essential in today’s workplace. A majority of our office-based employees will be able to work remotely for up to two days each week. Additionally, employees who are subject to this hybrid model will be eligible to work from anywhere for up to six weeks in a rolling 12-month period (in maximum two-week increments and according to benefits and tax guidelines). Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in office depending on the role’s responsibilities and requirements.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact HRCompliance@kraftheinz.com for assistance.