Job ID 2019-12715

Inside Sales Representative

US-OH-SPRINGFIELD

Customer Service/Support

4980 GATEWAY BLVD SPRINGFIELD, OH 45502-8820

Full-time

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 At Gordon Food Service,  our customers come first.  As a Commercial Inside Food Sales Representative, you will play a key role in exceeding their expectations by listening, leading, problem-solving, and delivering on what we promise.  And that's important when "Customer is King".  We are looking for motivated individuals with a passion for Customer Service and an interest in Food Service/Hospitality to join our team!   By utilizing a consultative, relationship-focused approach, our sales team is at the front lines, helping make our customers' food service businesses thrive. We invite you to join our team of high-performing, results-driven sales professionals, where the potential for our customers is personal.  You’ve never experienced a  SALES TEAM quite like ours! 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                    

 


Welcome to Gordon Food Service!  We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share.  Here's a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry.   Gordon Food Service At a Glance  There's a seat at our table for you.

What sets us apart?

 

A generous 401(k) matching program that is above industry standards
Financial Rewards for Performance
Low-cost Benefit options for your family, health, and future
A Culture of Integrity and Respect

 

 


 

 

 

By partnering with our Outside Sales Representatives, you will have the opportunity to provide exceptional customer service while supporting order and delivery interactions between food service customers and Gordon Food Service. This role provides a great introduction to Gordon Food Service, as it will allow you to learn our product and service offerings and will also build your capabilities in processes, tools, and techniques!

 

The environment is fast paced, with reward for success:

 

*work schedule may consist of Sundays

 

What you'll be doing:

  • Support Outside Sales Representataives and customers with order guide management, creation of quote lists, invoice comparisons, and reporting
  • Manage customer orders and communicate with them regarding out of stocks and substitution options - find them solutions!
  • Arrange exception deliveries  - we don't want anyone missing out on great food!
  • Collaborate with the Outside Food Sales Representatives on customer pricing options

Does this sound like you?

  • Bachelors Degree preferred; High School Diploma or Equivalent required
  • Two years previous customer service experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Occasional local travel may be required
  • Proficient with technology, including data entry
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred

 

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Benefits

We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service. Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not!

Get a quick glance at who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry. There's a seat at our table for you!

Working Here

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Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!

Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request to talent@gfs.com and use the words “Accommodation Request” in your subject line. Please keep in mind this method is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco-free.
Gordon Food Service is a drug-free workplace and drug tests all employees.

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