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Field Sales Rep - Columbia, MD in Columbia at United Natural Foods, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Columbia
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/7/2018

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE

Partner with assigned customers to ensure they have the right products at the right time in the right placement.   This is a full time position servicing supermarkets in the Columbia, MD area.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

  • Order products that aligns with the needs of the customer.
  • Responsible for effectively displaying store products.
  • Responsible for maintaining effective business relationships with customers.
  • Responsible for arriving promptly at customer locations on assigned route for service.
  • Responsible for rotating stock and removing out of code product.
  • Process merchandise returns and issue credits according to company policy.
  • Ensure the neat and orderly appearance of UNFI products.
  • Responsible for product and/or delivery notification to customers.
  • Assist in hanging shelf tags and promotional POS/POP materials and resets.
  • Sell promotional and sales programs as assigned.
  • Perform duties in accordance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Safe Quality Food (SQF) policies and procedures, as appropriate for location.
  • Follow through on customer product requests.
  • Keep management informed of area activities and of any significant concerns.
  • Attend meetings as required.
  • Provides backup for other field sales representatives when needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  • High school graduate or equivalent related experience
  • Valid driver's license necessary
  • Auto insurance levels that meet UNFI requirements

 

Experience:

  • Prior customer service experience in a retail setting
  • System Implementation preferred

Knowledge:  

 

Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Time management skills and attention to detail
  • Basic math abilities
  • Ability to work independently

 

Physical Abilities:

  • Ability to get in and out of car multiple times per day
  • Drive to and from accounts safely in city, rural and expressway conditions
  • Ability to set up displays, fixtures, shelving and products
  • Able to tolerate exposure to store and warehouse conditions including wide variances in temperature, dust and dirt
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs

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