Independent Sales Rep - Ithaca, NY
Company: United Natural Foods Inc
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Partner with assigned independent customers to ensure they have
the right products at the right time in the right placement.
Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
- Order products that aligns with the needs of the customer.
- Ensure store products are effectively displayed.
- Maintain effective business relationships with customers.
Arriving promptly at customer locations on assigned route for
- Rotate stock and remove out of code product. Process
merchandise returns and issue credits according to company
- Ensure the neat and orderly appearance of UNFI products. Assist
in hanging shelf tags and promotional POS/POP materials and
- Responsible for product and/or delivery notification to
customers. Sell promotional and sales programs as assigned.
Identify, recommend, and perform product demonstrations.
- Identify stores in sales territory that are not current
customers, research needs, develop a plan, present proposal to
store management and follow up as needed. Monitor competitive
activities in the sales territory, communicate activity to
supervisory personnel and recommend paths forward to increase
company profitability, and follow up on these opportunities.
- Identify, present, and sell to store management, opportunities
to increase store sales through substitution of slow-moving items
with alternative products.
- 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.
- High School Diploma.
- Valid driver's license and auto insurance levels that meet UNFI
- Prior customer service experience in a retail setting.
- Excellent customer service and communication skills.
- Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
- Basic math abilities.
- Ability to work independently.
- Capable of getting in and out of car multiple times per day.
Drive to and from accounts safely in city, rural and expressway
- Ability to lift up to 40 pounds, set up displays, fixtures,
shelving and products.
- Ability to tolerate exposure to store and warehouse conditions
including wide variances in temperature, dust and dirt.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin,
disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal
Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and
respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA
- Additional Locations: United States of America, New York,
Liverpool; United States of America, New York, Syracuse
- Schedule: Full-time
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