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Sysco Equipment and Supply Consultant I - SOFT - US-3 in Kennesaw, Georgia

Company:

US1411 SOTF, LLC

Zip Code:

30144

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

Up to 25%

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Equipment & Supply Consultant I is responsible for selling foodservice design services and related products to customers; drafting documents for construction/bidding purposes; project manage jobs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Explain and sell design process

  • Support the Equipment & Supply Consultant III and Director of Key Accounts on large projects of varying complexity

  • Assigned to support the category growth in a specified USBL geographic region(s)

  • Ascertain customers' needs and preferences through effective listening and recommending appropriate foodservice equipment

  • Create efficient foodservice equipment floor plans that meet customer's budget

  • Coordinate with architects and engineers, estimators, installers and appropriate construction trades

  • Prepare foodservice equipment budgets

  • Expedite orders, manage, & oversee job installations

  • Proactive management of lead times and communication with customer

  • Obtain field measurements as needed

  • Attend job meetings as required

  • Review quotes and approve manufacturer shop drawings for accuracy of proper equipment description and physical requirements

  • Manage shop drawing approval process timely to ensure installation deadlines are not missed

  • Address warranty issues in a professional and timely fashion

  • Design utilizing preferred vendors

  • Conduct site visits and punch list during installation of project as needed or per customer requirements

  • Specify projects at all times and gain price protection at every opportunity

  • Expected to grow capabilities to perform position with greater efficiency annually

  • Finish jobs in a timely manner, including but not limited to punch lists, final billing, change orders, etc.

  • Other duties as assigned by Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university plus 1-3 years of applicable Construction Management or Project Management experience in a Foodservice Equipment capacity OR a High School diploma or GED equivalent with 5-7 years of applicable Construction Management or Project Management experience in a Foodservice Equipment capacity

  • Knowledge of BIM (Building Information Modeling) practices, standards and techniques

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written

  • Flexible in schedule to enable the company to meet customer needs - overtime and weekends may be necessary and required

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Office product & Auto Quotes

  • Foster positive relations and communications with departmental personnel, IT, Purchasing, Installers, Sales, Marketing, and other SOTF departments

  • Strong relationship building skills with customers, general contractors, architects, manufacturers and vendors, and other trades on job sites

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent customer service/sales attitude

  • Critical thinking and problem solving

  • Excellent presentation and selling skills

  • Good business acumen

  • Highly creative

  • Basic working knowledge of general construction, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing

  • Ability to read architectural drawings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Restaurant supply foodservice equipment & supplies sales experience

  • Construction management or project management experience in foodservice

  • CFSP or FSCI Certification

  • Sales/distribution experience

  • Working knowledge & proficiency with AutoCAD/Revit 2013 or higher

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

  • Excellent organizational and presentation skills are required.

  • Ability to work with a variety of people and situations in a fast-paced environment is required.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a variety of stakeholders.

  • Can derive insights from others through probing questions and collaborative problem-solving.

  • Superb organizational and project management skills, including the ability to execute multiple initiatives autonomously.

  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Ability to use the Supplies on the Fly proprietary Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool for planning and forecasting sales growth.

  • Demonstrates mastery of skills in the area of consultative selling, marketing principles, prospecting, networking, coaching, and negotiations.

  • Effectively coach, counsel, train and direct associates.

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.

  • Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.

  • Must be able to bend, reach and stoop occasionally to reach file cabinets, boxes, etc.

  • Must be able to look at a computer screen for prolonged periods of time and type.

  • Requires the ability to read written instructions, reports and other documentation.

  • The employee must occasionally lift, carry and/or move up to 30 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually light to moderate.

Working Conditions:

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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.

BENEFITS INFORMATION:

In the coming weeks, you will receive information in the mail confirming your benefits eligibility and the enrollment process. In the meantime, you may visit https://syscobenefits.com/ to learn more.

HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATES

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place

OVERVIEW:

Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. 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.

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.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:

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

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider 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.

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