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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Produce Retail Counselor in Houston, Texas

About Our Company

Grocers Supply , based in Houston, is the largest wholesale grocery supplier in Texas, supplying over 900 independent grocery stores. Grocers Supply serves customers of all sizes, from single store independent retailers to chains, such as: Fiesta, FoodTown, Market Basket, Cox Foodarama / La Fiesta, Sellers Brothers, Minyard Food Stores, G. E. Foodland, and El Rio Grande.

Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with GSC Wholesale, LLC. GSC Wholesale, LLC 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.

Position Overview

The Produce Retail Counselor covers all sale functions for an assigned customer base and performs any related duties assigned by the sales manager relative to supporting the customer base. Acts as liaison between customer and sales staff: in addition prepares periodic reports and acts as a customer service representative as required. Must be able to demonstrate thorough knowledge of the specifications, merchandising, and interactions of the produce complex and communicate company’s competitive edge on adding value for the customer through our specifications and knowledge of produce.

Job Description

Description

  • Supports merchandising functions for all regional and expo trade shows. Also assists in customer department merchandising resets and refreshing.

  • Secures opportunities to quote on customer requirements.

  • Establishes professional customer/vendor relationships with appropriate customer personnel.

  • Submits weekly activity/call reports concerning customer-related activities for quotes, orders, and problems concerning customer/vendor relationships.

  • Solicits and secures orders from potential and existing customers.

  • Manages cost of sales expenses weekly.

  • Travel Required: Yes

Skills

  • Specialized Knowledge: Commodity produce product knowledge. Must be computer literate, excellent communication skills, self-motivated, self-starter, sense of urgency, personable, extroverted personality, well organized.

  • Other: Travel as needed for business purposes, valid Driver’s License and have and maintain a clear driving record, Liability Insurance with extended limits

  • Must be able to perform assigned duties with minimum supervision from the Sales Manager and work independently.

  • Must be able to travel overnight, to customer locations up to 4 nights per week.

Years Of Experience

  • Education (Minimum Needed): High School Diploma

  • Experience (Minimum Needed): 1 year experience directly related to the produce sales /distribution industry/Outside sales experience.

Qualifications

General Equivalency Diploma - General Studies, High School Diploma - General Studies

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Company

GSC Wholesale LLC

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

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