Business Associate ( Sales Trainee)
Bunzl - Dallas, TX

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Bunzl Distribution

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An international distribution and outsourcing group headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. We supply a wide range of over 250,000 different supply items to food processor, supermarkets, the non-food retail industry, convenience stores and other users.

Bunzl Distribution owns and operates more than 85 warehouses serving all 50 states, Puerto Rico, as well as Canada, the Caribbean and all of Mexico. In North America, we employ over 3,500 plus employees and sales are in excess of $5 billion annually. Below is an outline of the various business segments in North America.

R3 (Redistribution) - R3 is a business segment that delivers the best, most efficient solutions to support the growth and profitability of our business customers. The markets serviced by R3 include foodservice (serving restaurants, hotels and airlines), janitorial/sanitation, industrial/safety and medical/surgical distributors.

Processor - Bunzl's Processor Division provides the protein and food processing industry with an extensive array of maintenance, operating, and employee supplies. We stock more than 25,000 food processing and plant operating items to help our customers meet their business needs.

Retail - Bunzl Distribution provides outsourcing services and distribution to some of North America's leading retailers. We primarily provide store operating supplies like boxes and wrap, as well as retail carry-out bags and other goods for resale.

Convenience Store - Bunzl is a leading provider of operating supplies and retail goods to convenience store wholesalers and retailers. We offer more than 3,000 products to this market, including paper products, soap, and sanitation and cleaning supplies.

Safety - R3 Safety is America's only true logistics redistributor of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) products. We provide service to distributors in the construction, industrial, hardware, jan/san, rental, electrical, safety and welding markets throughout the United States and Canada.

Janitorial/Sanitation - Bunzl is a leading distributor of janitorial/sanitation products selling a general housekeeping line, laundry items, floor equipment, soaps, chemicals and equipment servicing healthcare facilities, retail companies, and miscellaneous commercial industries.

The Business Associate Development Program combines a series of rotations in various departments and other related training events over a twelve to eighteen month interval with the purpose of preparing the individual for what area best matches the company needs and his or her interests, skills and abilities. Upon completion of the program, the Business Associate will be eligible to apply for a position in Sales or Purchasing.

Willingness to relocate is required

Successfully trains within each department at the branch level to develop a thorough understanding of key concepts associated with the department's functions and its interaction with the other business components

Develops a comprehensive knowledge of the established computer systems, sales concepts, policies, procedures and other relevant operational methodologies

Engages in detailed analysis of the operation to maximize decision making

Effectively communicates with all contacts and establishes positive relationships with all customers (internal and external)


Bachelor's degree in Business, Professional Selling or related major, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 at an accredited institution

Must have participated in the most recent National Collegiate Sales Competition

Candidate should have demonstrated leadership ability through previous employment or extracurricular activities

Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks

Strong negotiation skills, as well as effective verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work successfully in a team environment, as well as independently

Excellent productivity and time management skills, and must be detail oriented

Requires intermediate PC proficiency including Microsoft Office products. Experience with IBM I-Series (AS400) operating system preferred

Must be able to travel to locations as needed (within the US, Canada and possibly Mexico)

Must be willing to relocate after successful completion of the Business Associate Program

Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.

Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.

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