Scott Walton

Scott Walton

Supermarket manager, Maine distributors

  • Holden ME

Work History

Work History

Supermarket Manager

Maine distributors
2003 - 2015

Responsible for managing all sales and merchandising relating to all corporate and independent supermarket sales within our company for beer, non alcoholic beverages and in some areas wine.  Other duties include but are not limited to:

-Managing and developing relationships with Store Owners, Buyers, District Managers, Store Managers, Grocery Managers and account level decision makers.

-Managing a crew of sales professionals and merchandisers over a large geographic area to ensure vendor merchandising needs and standards are met, stores stay sufficiently in stock, displays and programs are properly executed and each chain's programs are understood and followed.   Accepting change and adapting our service levels to our customers with our employees as business and seasons change.

-Analyzing sales trends as they relate to supermarkets to identify key opportunities for sales in the market and working with inventory coordinator to ensure limited out of stocks at warehouse. 

-Meeting and working with suppliers to grow sales, execution, and grow their brands in the market.  Coordinate with their Key Account Managers to ensure proper execution with chain accounts.

-Execute all resets for all categories while working closely with the Shelf Set Coordinator to ensure proper execution, presenting any problems and identifying any opportunities.

-Coordinating with delivery supervisors to ensure timely delivery and logistics that meet the need of the customers in market and ensure timely service from sales and merchandising.

-Staying within budget for the department while maintaining positive sales trends for segment of business in the company.

-Working with other department heads to ensure a team atmosphere that works for one common direction.

-Runs regular sales meetings with my staff to ensure proper information and execution flows to the sales reps and merchandisers

Sales Relief Representative

MAINE DISTRIBUTORS
2002 - 2003

Providing superior customer service levels to customers while filling in for Sales Representatives during their time off.  Cleaning on premise draft accounts on a regularly scheduled basis to ensure the highest quality draft beer.  Managing and distributing all Point of Sale as it arrives to the warehouse.

Part Time Merchandiser

maine distributors
1998 - 2001

Stocking beer, wine and soda in various accounts in various areas as directed by management to company and chain standards.

Education

Education

Business Marketing

university of maine at orono
1997 - 2000

Completed 3 of 4 years of a Business Marketing Degree.  Left to pursue career options at Maine Distributors.

Skills

Skills
Space planning

Proficient in Shelf Set for Beer

Microsoft office

Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint

Text Section

Personal and Professional references available upon request