Sysco Product and Bids Specialist - IFG - US in Jacksonville, Florida
US0134 IFG Tampa, Division of Sysco International Food Group, Inc.
We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.
Responsible to solicit and maintain bids and agreements, promote the Sysco Brand products and programs, build relationships with vendors and current/potential customers. Also manages prices and data to assist the company in maximizing its profitability.
Acts as day-to-day contact for quotes, bids and sourcing inquiries, identifies customer goals and works with specialist/brokers for new product opportunities. Ensures that correspondence between IFG cross-functional teams and customers is positive and effective.
Maintains, updates and monitors bid pricing, customer agreements, vendor tracking and daily sales audits to ensure correct pricing and profitability. Build and maintains product library.
Develops segment, brand and category offerings for current and potential customers. Works hand and hand with sales team to increase items in identified areas to streamline purchasing patterns.
Promotes Sysco Brand through customer food shows, product cuttings, bundles. Works with marketing, merchandising and vendor community on promotions and campaigns.
- HSD or GED required.
- At least 2 years of foodservice experience. Prefer 2+ years prior foodservice sales, restaurant management or culinary background. Prior experience working with customers.
Strong communication and follow-up skills.
Ability to sell, multi-task, calculate figures, shift priorities, work independently or in a team, meet deadlines, show initiative, understand profit and loss, effectively present information and answer questions.
Familiarity with customer service activities and interdepartmental/cross-departmental communications.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
We are 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.