Sysco Corp Account Executive in City of Industry, California

Company: FreshPoint Southern California

Location: US-CA-City of Industry

Zip Code: 91744

Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience: 2

Position Type:

Travel Percentage: 0

More information about this job:

FreshPoint Southern California

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Grow Sales and Gross Profits with Sysco Operating Companies and program account customers in the Los Angeles and Orange Counties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and grow FreshPoint Southern California’s sales, gross profit and margins.

  • Review all accounts to insure maximum sales and profit per stop.

  • Provide excellent customer service and develop good working relationships with both internal and external customers.

  • Work with credit department to keep accounts within credit terms.

  • Work with transportation to maximize route profitability and elimination of off day deliveries.

  • Assist purchasing with the timely utilization of all inventories to maximize inventory turns and reduce inventory shrink.

  • Arrive promptly, be prepared and participate in all company meetings.

  • Attend and participate in customer and local industry functions.

  • Maintain open communication with all departments of the company.

  • Meet with all accounts and facilitate Customer Satisfaction Survey.

  • Submit all reports in a timely manner as requested.

  • Maintain accuracy of all order guides and customer information.

  • Valid California drivers license

  • Maintain auto insurance acceptable to company and list as an additional insured on policy. Defensive driving course required.

  • Adherence to all Good Manufacturing Practices, Company Polices and Safety procedures.

  • Must have a positive attitude.

  • Good attendance and adherence to work schedule

  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job.

  • Must be able to work will all levels within the organization in a professional manner.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment while handling multiple tasks and professional relationships with ease and efficacy.

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in English (verbal and written) in a positive manner, follow through on directions and organize effectively to satisfy the customer’s needs.

  • Must have a valid CA Drivers License

  • Must have a clean MVR/No DUI or serious driving offenses.

  • Possess basic knowledge of produce, dairy/grocery products and culinary industry.

  • Good communication skill

  • Good math skills

  • Good computer skills - Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Detail oriented

  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle crisis situations effectively.

  • Knowledge of Southern California, San Deigo County, and Temecula

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Two (2) years of experience preferred in outside sales in a fast paced environment, preferably produce or food distribution.

  • High school degree

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to manually move up to 25 lbs frequently and up to 50 lbs infrequently.

  • Must be able to drive a motor vehicle.

  • Frequent walking, reaching, bending, squatting, pushing and pulling.

  • Must be able to enter data into the computer system.

  • Must be able to hear and speak

  • Must be able to see near and far.

  • Have the ability to sit for extended periods and perform repetitive movements in wrist and arms on a frequent basis.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Office and restaurant environment

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Sysco 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.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.