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About Our Company
Davidson Specialty Foods is the largest specialty foods distributor in New England, carrying over 6,000 items in natural, organic, specialty, Kosher, and ethnic lines at their CT warehouse facility. Founded on the value of providing quality products at a level of service second to none, Davidson has been bringing value to their customers for over 36 years. Davidson Specialty Foods is one of the many companies within the C&S Family of Companies, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation.
Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at Davidson Specialty Foods Co.Davidson Specialty Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers 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.
As a Salesperson, you will be responsible for sales, ordering of merchandise, and building customer relationships. You will also be responsible for stocking the merchandise sold and should be an early self-starter with the ability to organize and prioritize to complete their daily functions. Working with minimal supervision, you will develop customer relationships to provide exceptional service and is also physically demanding.
Develop relationships of trust and respect with customers e.g. store management in assigned accounts
Relay pertinent order information and coordinate lead times with store management/ customers
Responsible for making sales and placing orders to ensure merchandise remains stocked to capacity
Observes displays and merchandise for competitive products on store shelves for opportunities
Responsible for checking in all service orders and writing adjustments such as, a credit or charge to the customer if necessary for shortages, or overages, or mis-ships.
Work with store management/ customer to resolve and discuss any opportunities to develop sales and improve merchandising.
Maintaining price changes and price tags in assigned accounts
Selling displays and shippers by presenting promotions and deals to the store management/ customer
Calling on assigned stores to make orders for assigned territory, which could include any product category available for service.
Back stock must be kept to a minimum and maintained in an orderly fashion in the back room of the store
Perform routine maintenance in assigned departments such as, cleaning shelves and soiled products, and fronting the departments on all stores calls
Stocking and merchandising ordered product in assigned stores and departments
Building and putting up displays or shippers for which the employee is responsible including making sure that all displays and shippers are properly signed
Travel Required: Yes
Special Skills : Self-motivated, self-starter, sense of urgency, personable and well-organized. Retail experience as a grocery store stocker, assistant manager, or manager, or sales experience working for Direct Store Delivery vendor or broker preferred
Other: Valid driver's license and valid insurance with extended liability limits
Must maintain a clear driving record.
Years Of Experience
General Equivalency Diploma - General Studies, High School Diploma - General Studies
1st Shift (United States of America)
Davidson Specialty Foods LLC