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National Accounts Manager - Schwarz in Morton Grove, IL at Bunzl Distribution

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Bunzl Distribution

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Bunzl Distribution USA, Inc. supplies a range of products including outsourced food packaging, disposable supplies, and cleaning and safety products to food processors, supermarkets, non-food retailers, convenience stores and other users. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, Bunzl Distribution is the largest division of Bunzl plc, an international distribution and outsourcing group headquartered in London.
Bunzl Distribution owns and operates more than 100 warehouses that serve all 50 states and Puerto Rico, as well as Canada, the Caribbean and parts of Mexico. With more than 4,000 employees and 400,000-plus supply items, Bunzl is regarded as a leading supplier in North America. Worldwide sales are in excess of $8.5 billion.
The primary responsibility of this position is to manage the day to day operational activities of established retail national accounts.
  • Primary contact with customer on required daily activities; effectively manages positive relationship(s)
  • Proactively assesses client satisfaction and presents ideas for improving and/or expanding client services
  • Balance customer’s satisfaction with key performance indicators to Schwarz requirements
  • Monitor profitability of accounts and presents ideas for improving account profitability
  • Monitor and manage inventory issues with customer
  • Liaison between customer and internal Schwarz departments (purchasing, customer services, traffic, warehousing) for communication of all relevant account information and problem resolution
  • Handle customer projects – research, reporting

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 2 to 5 years of selling or account management experience including demonstrated success managing client relationships and increasing business within accounts.
  • Previous packaging, distribution, sales/account management, or retail management experience a plus
  • Knowledge of distribution, packaging and/or IS systems
  • Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Personal characteristics required include strong personal drive, organization, priority and project management skills and a high level of energy
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)