Sysco Product Support Advisor in Palatine, Illinois
US1319 European Imports, Inc.
Minimum Level of Education:
High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience:
Responsible for supporting the sales and information related to specialty products from communicating inventory and usage needs to assisting sales consultants with product selection, available POS and product applications. Supports Site and Regional sales staff with product assortment updates and informational inquiries to drive operation company specialty and imports sales initiatives.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide product attribute and application details to external and internal customers.
Secure and provide supportive collateral to Sysco associates and customers.
Communicate with planners/suppliers/brokers/sales team/customer service to gather necessary information to support sales consultant sales efforts.
Answer inquiries regarding product availability, attributes, uses, specs or any other related information.
Work with site merchandising and operation teams regarding product movement with buyers and provide product/manufacturer/nutritional spec sheets.
Support product specialists and experts by addressing item availability and communicating product movement with buyers.
- HS Diploma
- HS Diploma
- 3 years culinary experience
- Specialty food and business experience; 1 year experience in sales and/or customer service
Technical Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
Strong numeric and alpha-numeric data entry skills
Proven ability to communicate effectively in a positive manner both verbally and in writing
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
This position requires the ability to sit for extended periods and perform repetitive movements in wrists and arms on a frequent basis.
Candidates who start work in the months of May, June, July, August and September 2021 may be eligible for medical and prescription drug plan coverage effective on their date of hire*. Standard eligibility rules and timelines apply to all other Sysco benefits, including additional healthcare benefits options, retirement benefits, vacation, and paid sick leave. Please visit https://syscobenefits.com/careers to view additional benefits information. *Exceptions/exclusions may apply
HOW WE PROTECT OUR ASSOCIATES
Personal protective equipment and masks provided
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place
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.