Location: Port Townsend
Posted on: September 24, 2022
US0055 Sysco Seattle, Inc. Zip Code:
98032 Minimum Years of Experience:
0-1 Years Employment Type:
Full Time Travel Percentage:
Up to 25% Territory for this opportunity: Port Townsend, WA Area
This is an outside sales position responsible for promoting the
company's products and services and for building relationships with
new and existing accounts. The main focus is to help Sysco
customers succeed while achieving sales and profit goals
established by the company. This position often requires working
non-traditional hours (evening, weekends and holidays) to
successfully meet customers' needs. An individual must be able to
satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. The
requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill,
and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. RESPONSIBILITIES Develop new business, penetrate
existing accounts, and minimize lost business to achieve profitable
sales growth and special objectives within assigned territory.
Seek and qualify prospects following company account stratification
Research customer business needs and develops a mix of products and
service to meet needs.
Evaluate market trends and recommend products to customers, based
on business needs and goals.
Be informed of market conditions, product innovations, and
competitors' products, prices, and sales; share information with
customers as part of value-added services provided.
Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability,
and product use.
Provide product information and practical training to customer
Drive personal vehicle to customer accounts, conventions, company
Communicate and collect accounts receivable as necessary, working
with the credit department and client; collect all balances due
based on approved credit terms.
Manage deliveries to the routing schedule published by the
transportation department; troubleshoot any problems that occur
during the order process (for example, out of stock items, special
order items, low inventory, etc.).
Participate in company functions, promotions, customer visits, and
Attend and participate in general sales and district meetings.
Engage in ongoing training sessions.
Assist with the training of new employees as requested.
Review and analyze daily and weekly reports such as special order
requests, customer bid files, and sales/gross profit margin
Perform administrative duties, such as preparing sales budgets and
reports, maintaining sales records, processing credits, and pick-up
requests, preparing sales quotes and menu suggestions, and filing
Other duties may be assigned. QUALIFICATIONS
Education High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or
5 years of Foodservice sales experience.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Sales, Marketing, Hospitality, or
Culinary Arts preferred. Experience 6 months of sales, and/or
chef/restaurant management experience, and/or related (Business,
Sales, Marketing, Hospitality; or Culinary Arts) degree.
1 year of outside foodservice sales experience preferred.
Previous Sysco experience preferred.
Restaurant management / chef experience preferred. Certificates,
Licenses, and Registrations Valid driver's license with a "clean"
driving record (including no multiple DUIs within the last 2
Current automobile insurance with the following limits of
liability: Bodily injury - $100,000 each person and $300,000 each
accident; property damage - $100,000 is required Requirement Submit
to pre-employment testing (Drug Screen, Background Check).
Must sign Sysco Protective Covenants Agreement.
Reside or willing to relocate to the geographical vicinity of
territory. Professional Skills Basic PC skills and proficiency with
Ability to read, write, speak English. Competencies To be
successful in this position, the individual performing the duties
must successfully demonstrate the following competencies: Building
Building Customer Loyalty
Sales Ability / Persuasiveness
Communication Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Regularly required to sit, stand,
walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard,
mouse, and telephone to talk and hear.
Frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general
nature of the environment and the level of work being performed by
this job. This job description in no way states or implies that the
duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be
performed by the employee in this job. The employee will be
required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other
job-related duties requested by his or her supervisor. Reasonable
accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions. This job description supersedes
prior job descriptions. When duties and responsibilities change and
develop the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes
of business necessity. BENEFITS INFORMATION:
For information on Sysco's Benefits, please visit HOW WE PROTECT
OUR ASSOCIATES COVID-19 Precaution(s): Personal protective
equipment and masks provided
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place
OVERVIEW: Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution.
With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles,
Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide
and serves more than 625,000 customer locations. We offer our
associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally,
to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to
serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're
looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team.
Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of
food and service. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT: Applicants must be
currently authorized to work in the United States. We are proud to
be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and
consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other
protected factor under federal, state or local law. This
opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its
subsidiaries and affiliates.
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