Sysco Inside Sales Consultant in Kelowna, British Columbia
District Sales Manager
June 5th, 2023
Sysco connects the world to share food and care for one another. Sysco leads from the heart of food and service to deliver the freshest of foods and ideas to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Our customers can count on us to deliver on-point products and solutions since only Sysco is the global leader, sitting at the heart of innovation supply, delivery, culinary and more.
With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2022 that ended July 2, 2022, the company generated sales of more than $68 billion USD.
Sysco, one of Canada’s Best Employers 2022, as listed by Forbes, is dedicated to our global corporate social responsibility goals and to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. 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.
Sysco is more than just a place to work. Our passion for food and our customers has made us the industry leader. To remain on top, we will continue to think bigger, work harder and never give up. Are you ready to drive success?
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For a full list of opportunities, visit www.sysco.ca/careers
This position is responsible for customer account management and a territory size of approximately $4 million to promote Sysco’s products and services. Accounts primarily utilize eCommerce for order needs. Individuals in this position are committed to providing the exceptional level of customer service via telephone, email, Virtual Communication Platforms and in person (upon request). Individuals in this position are committed to providing an exceptional level of business to business (B2B) Sales consultation, penetrate and grow customer base, account management, customer service, and innovative solutions that differentiate Sysco in the marketplace.
Articulate and demonstrate the Sysco value proposition to engage and onboard new customers to Sysco products, services, and promotions
Increase customer share of wallet and improve sales mix
Mandatory use of CRM tool (Sysco 360) as customer relationship management and pipeline management, as well as communication and measurement tool
Manage an effective combination of order management channels, including Phone, Email, and eCommerce (50% minimum for eCommerce) of all customer order management
Develop account portfolio, and retain customer accounts to achieve profitable sales growth within assigned territory
Problem solving to resolve customer issues and ensure a positive customer experience
Evaluate customer business needs and analyze market trends to develop customer centric product and service solutions
Be informed of market conditions, product innovations, and competitors' products, and sales; share information with customers as part of value-added services provided
Take a proactive approach to owning learning/development and actively participate in large group, district and specialized training and programs to sharpen consultative selling skills and product knowledge
Credit and Accounts Receivables management
This position typically works traditional business hours, but the hours may vary per position based on customer needs. May be required to work additional hours as required
Complies with Sysco’s Food Safety Policy and procedures to ensure food safety, quality and legality requirements are met.
Is willing to work safely with minimal environmental impact and understands the importance of reporting all hazards, incidents, and environmental spills immediately to their Supervisor.
Understands that they play an integral role in their own safety and that of their colleagues and is willing to speak out when hazards are present.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements (About you):
Experience in sales or an equivalent in the food service industry preferred, but not required
Completion of post-secondary education or equivalent experience; CPSA designation is preferred
Strong communication and customer service skills; ability to effectively communicate with internal and external teams
Solid analytical problem-solving skills, including familiarity with analyzing reports and deriving insights from data
Proactive, self-directed, with the ability to structure a weekly schedule to be successful
Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and eCommerce concepts
Excellent organizational and project management skills, including the ability to execute multiple initiatives at the same time
Flexible work schedule, including Sundays and holidays.
Internal candidates apply via the Career Centre on your HR Portal / ADP Workforce Now.
External candidates submit cover letter & resume via www.sysco.ca/careers
Connecting the world to share food and care for one another
Delivering success for our customers through industry-leading people, products and solutions
Together we define our future of foodservice and supply chain
Sysco is committed to Employment Equity. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request for candidates with disabilities.
Here’s a sample of the many benefits Sysco associates enjoy:
Comprehensive Flexible Benefits including Health and Dental, Health Care Spending and Wellness Accounts • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability • Life Insurance • Voluntary Optional Insurance • Parental Leave Plan • Company Pension Plan • Group RRSP & TFSA • Employee and Family Assistance • Stock Purchase Plan • Maple Virtual Care • Unlimited on-line learning • Sysco product discounts • Preferred vendor discounts • Associate Resource Groups
(*benefits may vary based on location or bargaining unit)