Field Sales Rep - PART TIME - New Haven, CT (11359-935)

Recruiter
United Natural Foods, Inc.
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 27, 2017
Closes
Oct 09, 2017
Role
Marketing
Industry
Accounting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE:

Responsible for unpacking and displaying store merchandise. Unpacks delivered goods, arranges, organizes, and displays merchandise. Processes returns and special orders. Ensures that all related documentation is accurate and complete. Serves customers in a professional, courteous, and timely manner. Provides assistance to area merchandising personnel and ensures that management is well informed of area activities. This is a PART TIME position servicing stores in the Middletown/New Haven CT area.

EEO/VETERANS/DISABLED

Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance: We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:

* Responsible for effectively and displaying store merchandise.

* Develop a routine to assure prompt arrival at customer location after truck delivery.

* Travel from account to account, stocking and rotating delivered items.

* Return misplaced items to correct locations. Ensures the neat and orderly appearance of sales displays.

* Assist in hanging shelf tags and promotional POS/POP materials and resets.

* Assist with promotional presentations and sales programs as assigned.

* Work to prevent damage and theft of merchandise, and preserves materials in saleable condition.

* Responsible for maintaining effective business relations with customers.

* Record requests for merchandise, orders products, and notifies customers promptly.

* Process merchandise returns and issue credits according to company policy.

* Accurately complete required reports.

* Perform duties in accordance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Safe Quality Food (SQF) policies and procedures, as appropriate for location

* Follow through on requests for services or products while keeping customers well informed of order status.

* Responsible for other duties as assigned.

* Assist area merchandising personnel as needed.

* Keep management informed of area activities and of any significant concerns.

* Attend meetings as required.

* Provides backup for other merchandisers when needed.

Required Skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

* High school graduate or equivalent related experience

* Valid driver's license necessary

* Auto insurance levels that meet UNFI requirements

Experience:

* Prior customer service experience in a retail setting

* Minimum one year of related experience

* System Implementation preferred

Knowledge:

* Knowledge of MSI unit

Skills/Abilities:

* Excellent customer service skills

* Good communication abilities

* Organization skills and attention to detail

* Basic math abilities

* Ability to work independently

Physical Abilities:

* Ability to get in and out of car multiple times per day and able to spend up to 30% of the day in the car traveling to and from accounts safely in city, rural and expressway conditions

* Ability to set up displays, fixtures, shelving and products

* Able to tolerate exposure to store and warehouse conditions including wide variances in temperature, dust and dirt

* Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.SDL2017