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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 an Administrative Assistant, you will perform clerical and administrative support for the Sales Department.
Ability to direct administrative support staff
Proficient with Excel, Power Point & good working knowledge of Word
Provide training, guidance and direction to others within department.
Prepares, maintains & distributes sales reports
Provide excellent customer service to Major Retail accounts S&S , Big Y, Geissler’s and independent accounts
Proofread work, accuracy & attention to detail essential for all reports & deal sheets.
Assists Sales Department with Food Show brochures & reports
Must Prioritize assignments, work independently as well as in a team setting
Can proceed with objectives with minimal supervision
Communicate with all customers & sales reps politely & effectively.
Cross train clerical staff within sales department
Help with any other office related function when asked by supervisor.
Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control.
Communication Skills- Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions. Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback. Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Qualifications -To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience -High school diploma or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Skills - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Mathematical Skills - Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Human Resource systems; Payroll systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit.
Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Requisition ID 12995
Company Davidson Specialty Foods LLC