Specialist, Equip/Supply II
U.S. Foodservice - Perth Amboy, NJ

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12001745

Employee Status

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Schedule

Regular

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Full-time

Primary Location

NJ-Perth Amboy

Basic Purpose

To increase sales in equipment and supply and NDG by training the sales force, providing innovative marketing programs, product demonstrations, end-user calls with Territory Managers, and independent sales calls.

Description

Aid sales force in their day-to-day activities by being by answering questions and/or providing consultation promptly to sales personnel.

Demonstrate products to Customers either through meeting with Territory Manager and their Customer or by calling on Customers independently. Provide consulting expertise to Customers on the features, advantages and benefits of disposable products. Demos involve showing the product, describing its features and benefits, hand-outs containing pertinent information (product codes, promotional opportunities, suggested prices, etc.)

Training is implemented through preparation and dissemination of printed materials, sales meetings (general and regional), and one-on-one work in the field. Territory Managers are trained in sales techniques, product benefits, and new products.

The specialist works with the local division buyers and the brokers and vendors, to forecast inventory needs, chart trends, fill special orders, price large-volume sales, source products, and discuss inventory additions. Identify conversion opportunities to move products away from non-preferred suppliers to the Private and Signature Product lines.

Qualifications

Education/Training

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High School diploma required, some college preferred

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Related Experience

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A minimum of five years experience required in the specialty area, including: purchasing, marketing, and selling. Experience with Equipment and Supplies preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

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Proactive, good at problem solving, good oral/written communication skills, effectively transmit knowledge. Must have valid driver's license and personal transportation to and from customer sites.

Shift

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Day Job

Job Function

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Brand Management

Job Level

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Individual Contributor

Travel

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Yes, 50% of the time

U.S. Foodservice is an EEO/AA employer.

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