Sales Manager (BPD Riverside, MO) in Riverside, MO at Bunzl Distribution

Date Posted: 11/17/2019

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Job Description

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.    

The Sales Manager position includes responsibility for employees within the Catalog Sales team. This is a unique opportunity for an individual who would like to apply both their sales and management skills to drive sales and profits for Bunzl to customers within the food processing industry in the US. A key focus of this management position is to further develop our marketing strategies. They will work hand-in-hand with the marketing, advertising, website teams and our creative departments to develop various advertisements, sales materials, trade show plans, and of course the well-known Bunzl Koch catalog.


  • Oversee the sales groups in the Catalog department.
  • Drive both sales and margin growth.
  • Develop and motivate your sales team to achieve results.
  • To understand the market in which you are selling, and deploy resources to ensure maximum coverage and product exposure.
  • To motivate your customer service and sales teams to service and grow existing accounts while focusing on new account development.
  • Responsible for communicating verbally and written via use of Microsoft E-mail, Outlook, Excel, Word.
  • Help develop marketing strategies, as well as help determine which products get promoted in various marketing materials.
  • Perform other related duties and projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university and four to six years management experience and/or training in sales; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • You have a proven track record managing and selling in a competitive market.
  • Through your sales team, you have been able to develop accounts and sustain the accounts with follow-up and account management skills to foster a long-term buying relationship.
  • Web-Site Marketing background a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task projects and possess a general knowledge of business principles.
  • Strong planning and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team building skills.
  • An effective communicator, motivator and coach.
  • Ability to interact with other departments.
  • Must be a problem solver and detail oriented.
  • A focus towards sales growth.
  • A “big picture”, “out of the box” mentality.
  • Previous AS400 experience a plus.

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 5,000 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, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.