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Sales Representative - RedistributionShift TypeSee Job Details Page in Elk Grove Village, IL at Bunzl Distribution

Date Posted: 3/19/2018

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Your career path has many avenues available for you to succeed. Are you looking to advance at a rate that matches your ambition and skill set? At Bunzl, we understand and want to invest in you. With our multi-career options, you’ll not only be able to find the adventure you are looking for today, but can be confident that new opportunities will be there for advancement in your future. 
At Bunzl, we know that our employees are our number one asset. We seek to recruit and retain the right people who are passionate about our business and we provide opportunities for our employees so that they may progress within our company based on their talents, experiences, and their aptitude.    
This position will be working in the business segment that delivers the best, most efficient solutions to support the growth and profitability of our business customers. The markets serviced by R3 include foodservice (serving restaurants, hotels and airlines), janitorial/sanitation, industrial/safety and medical/surgical distributors.
This position will be responsible for creating and driving sales within an established territory in the redistribution business.  In association with serving as a business development partner, incumbent will build customer relationships, handle customer complaints and inquires, manage Accounts Receivables and communicate successfully with all appropriate internal departments/personnel.
  • Increase sales through greater penetration within existing accounts, while also prospecting and building business with new accounts
  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding sales and margin goals
  • Demonstrates outstanding customer service to build relationships and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Implement and manage pricing strategies within all accounts
  • Work with manufacturers' representatives to sell promoted items
  • Attend sales meetings and meet with sales manager on a regular basis
  • Manage Accounts Receivables successfully
  • Communicate and cooperate in a productive manner with all departments
  • Utilize all appropriate VIP sales techniques and methodologies

Job Requirements

  • High School graduate required; Bachelor's degree in Professional Selling, Marketing or Business a plus
  • Previous selling experience in a paper, packaging, janitorial/sanitation or food service distribution industry preferred
  • Requires outstanding customer service skills and the ability to work in a team setting with a diverse group of employees, managers, and outside parties
  • Required to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • The position requires outstanding analytical, organizational and oral/written communication skills
  • Must be able to utitlize acceptable mathematical skills
  • Demonstrate a friendly and professional appearance
  • Requires ability to efficiently use Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Experience with IBM AS/400 operating system highly desired  
So, what are you waiting for? A new career awaits you with endless opportunities.
Bunzl is a global leader in the Cleaning & Hygiene, Food Processing, Grocery, Health Care, Non-Food Retail, and Safety industries. We have grown both organically and through acquisitions to sales in excess of $10 billion.  Bunzl North America is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.  Bunzl North America owns and operates more than 100 warehouses and serves all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and parts of the Caribbean and Mexico. With more than 4,800 employees and 400,000 plus supplies, Bunzl is regarded as a leading supplier in North America.
Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.
Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.  
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)