Technical Baking Rep II

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Employer Provided Salary: 88,750-142,000 Annually
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Dawn Foods is a global leader in bakery manufacturing and ingredients distribution. As the partner of choice for inspiring bakery success, we help customers grow their business through meaningful partnerships, research-driven insights and innovations, and products and expertise they can depend on. As a family-owned company, our commitments to our people, products, customers, and corporate values, are all part of our recipe for success.
Why work for Dawn Foods?
Why should you apply? We invest in you!

  • Industry-leading health insurance on Day 1!
  • Competitive Pay
  • 401(K) + company match
  • 10 Paid Company Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional training
  • Family-owned business over 100 years in service
  • An opportunity for career advancement, working as part of an empowering workforce

Job Purpose and Overview
The Technical Sales Rep II at Dawn Food Products has the responsibility to support our bakery customer's success by leveraging your baking experience and Dawn's manufactured products to ensure customer satisfaction in the assigned accounts, developing and maintaining sales of the company's product range and developing new business opportunities for Dawn Foods, while maintaining current business activities. The Technical Service Rep II is responsible for supporting the development, growth, and profitability of accounts.
Territory: California, candidates must be located in California to be considered for this position.
Travel Requirements: This is a Field-Traveling position, where you will be traveling daily to customer sites and 75% overnight travel is required.
What will you do as a Technical Sales Rep II at Dawn Foods?

  • Demonstrate and troubleshoot Dawn products in the customer's facility (bakery), and generally assist customers with the development and implementation of new products and ideas using Dawn products as the foundation.
  • Collaborate with customer service, Key Account Managers, Market Sales Reps, sales leadership, R&D, and operations to ensure adequate commercial product and service stream to meet sales and profit goals.
  • Manage the assigned customer relationships and report activities to the Technical Sales & Service Manager and the salesperson for the account.
  • Present new products to customers.
  • Achieve and exceed goals and objectives set with support from Sr. Director of Technical Sales & Service.
  • Prepare visit reports, weekly planners, sales reports, and project briefs in a timely and professional manner.
  • Up to 75% overnight travel; regular daily travel to customer sites is required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • Demonstrates the "Dawn Values" of Team Dawn and supports the Circle of Excellence

What Does It Take to be a Technical Sales Rep II at Dawn Foods?
Below are the minimum qualifications to be a fit for this job.

  • 7 years' baking experience; working with various channels of customers including artisanal, manufacturers, supermarkets, or food service.
  • Strong understanding of baking processes and equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively to provide recommendations and suggestions.
  • Ability to build solid working relationships with both internal and external partners.
  • Strong knowledge of ingredient functionality
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft programs
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

Physical Demands & Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Required to use motor coordination with arm, hand, finger, and leg dexterity.
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects more than 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time and repeat movements.
  • The normal setting for this job is hybrid with consistent field travel.

Note: The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here.
If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply."
About Our Benefits
Dawn is proud to employ the top talent in the baking industry, and we reward our people with comprehensive health and well-being coverage, competitive compensation packages, and award-winning benefit offerings. We also help protect your future financial health with a generous 401(k) matching program that provides additional retirement funds and many tools and resources on financial wellness. Dawn encourages professional growth through tuition assistance and educational programs, and we are always searching for ways to improve our industry-leading services and benefits.
Compensation: $88,750 - $142,000 + Bonus Potential
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An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other status or condition that is protected by applicable law.
Requisition ID: 35654
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Date: May 17, 2024
If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to [email protected].

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We are a few blocks from South Station and High Street Place Food Hall. Plus all of the other great amenities of Downtown Boston abound

An Insider's view of Dawn Foods

What’s the vibe like in the office?

People in our team are energetic and enthusiastic about what we are building, and also willing to work together, share feedback, and be flexible to make things happen. We are heavily outcome driven. Overall, the vibe is really positive and I enjoy working here.

FIona Wu

Product Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

We are building a B2B eCommerce business within a leading global company.  Our Digital Innovation Hub in Boston is the focal point for this huge change management initiative.  We have complete autonomy.  It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity.  And everything we do going forward will be a first for the company (and maybe our industry)! 

Bob Howland

Chief Digital Officer

What makes someone successful on your team?

The Boston office is a start-up. Our team is collaborative and works in an agile approach. There is a constant exchange of ideas, tactics, best practices, designs, and how we serve our customers best. Anyone that embodies these characteristics and can empathize with customers will be successful within our team.

Gireesh Sahukar

VP, Digital

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Everything the team is working on will directly impact the future of Dawn. We are building tools that will transform how team members and customers interact with the brand. Having a direct impact on the future of a company that has been around for more than a century is a unique and exciting opportunity that I am lucky to be part of.


Director of Digital Delivery

What is your vision for the company?

Digital is our future. Our digital team continues to deliver exceptional solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations. We are leading the industry with an experience that provides our customers with everything they need to find products and inspiration to grow their business.

Carrie Jones-Barber


What are Dawn Foods Perks + Benefits

Dawn Foods Benefits Overview

Dawn leaders and the Jones family are proud to provide exceptional benefits for Team Members and their families. We continue to invest in our people to make Dawn a great place to work. Our competitive benefits help ensure we can attract and retain top talent, helping drive our future success. Some of our benefits are:

Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
We commit to creating an equitable and inclusive workplace driven by our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds.
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
The benefit programs have a diverse offering to meet the needs of Team Members across the U.S
Mental health benefits
We have a robust well being strategy.
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
On Bonus eligible positions.
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Fitness stipend
Dawn Foods reimburses up to $250 per person per year or $400 per family on gym memberships. And $600 per person per year or $1200 per family for weight management.
Professional Development
Tuition reimbursement
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Dawn is committed to provide Team Members with the resources, benefits, and tools to be successful. We have been recognized as an innovator for our rewards programs over the last few years and we believe we have good rewards programs. We are one of the first companies in the nation to offer an emergency savings program as well as an advocacy/wellbeing model for our Team Members and our dependents.

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