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Sales Support Representative - Newcastle Territory


Mentone, VIC, AU, 3194

Simplot Australia Pty Limited (Simplot Australia) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.R. Simplot Company, a family-owned, multi-national food and agriculture business. Simplot Australia is trusted as one of the leading providers of quality, sustainable food for the ever-changing needs of consumers and customers in Australia, New Zealand and select Asia Pacific markets. We have built long term partnerships with Australian farmers and our unique and diverse product portfolio includes vegetable, meals and seafood manufacturing operations that supply chilled, frozen and shelf stable products to Australia's major supermarkets, hotels, restaurants and quick service restaurant customers. Our portfolio includes some of Australias most trusted and well-known brands including Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggos, John West, Chiko, I&J, Chicken Tonight, Five Brothers and Five Tastes.


A great opportunity exists for an experienced Sales Representative to retain and grow sales in Newcastle and Newcastle regions on a permanent part-time basis (18 hours per week). In this role, you would be responsible for maximising sales of Simplot's iconic branded products such as Birdseye, John West, Edgell and Leggos, across  the areas of Cessnock, Maitland, Mt Hutton, Rutherford, Edgeworth and Warners Bay. Achieving this through; store level customer selling, execution of display builds for branded promotional drives, executing customer negotiated planograms across all categories, speed to market New Line distribution with the objective of retaining and growing market share distribution and maintaining customer relationships.

Key Responsibilities
  • Route to Market planning of territory to maintain an effective call rate.
  • Ensuring maximum possible distribution gains for new and existing products.
  • Ensuring full distribution of graded Simplot Australia Pty Limited products.Maximising the store condition of our products and categories through improved position and shelf space based on market share and stock weight for promotions.
  • Obtaining maximum exposure of Company products through effective displays, prime locations and stock weight to maximise results.
  • In store compliance recording.Sharing territory store activities including competitors.Advising head office of any promotional non-support.
Relevant Experience

This role will suit a highly motivated self-starter with existing Sales experience. Experience in an FMCG environment would be beneficial but is not essential.  Perhaps you are a recent Business Graduate with an outgoing attitude, and the ability to work within an agile and changing environment. You will also have excellent attention to detail, be highly organised, resilient and display strong interpersonal skills.

Benefits & Culture
  • Option to purchase additional Annual Leave
  • A Generous Parental Leave policy for Primary Careers
  • Access to EAP
  • A Variety of Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Awards recognising long serving and high achieving employees 
  • Short Term Incentive Benefits for Employees 
  • Offerings including Financial, Novated Leasing and Discounted Products and Services.

Job Requisition ID: 380 

Travel Required: Up to 50% 

Location(s): Remote - AUS 

Country: Australia 


Simplot Australia is trusted as one of the leading providers of quality, sustainable food for the ever-changing needs of consumers and customers in Australia, New Zealand and chosen Asia Pacific markets. Simplot Australia is family owned by the J.R. Simplot Company, a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution. Simplot Australia is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.