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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Western MA Commissioned Salesperson in Newington, Connecticut

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.

Position Overview

THIS POSITION IS FOR WESTERN MA

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.

Job Description

Description

  • 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

Environment

  • Store : Office Temperature (65F to 75F)

Skills

  • Specialized Knowledge :

  • 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

  • Physical abilities: :

  • Other: : Valid driver's license and valid insurance with extended liability limits

  • Must maintain a clear driving record. :

Years Of Experience

  • 2-5 : Experience in a Customer Service or Sales role. Retail experience as a grocery store stocker, assistant manager, or manager, or sales experience working for Direct Store Delivery vendor or broker preferred.

Qualifications

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

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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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