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Operator Specialist - Field Sales Food Service

Company: Waypoint
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Waypoint is the premier national sales and marketing agency for Foodservice and Non-Foods channels and beyond.Succeeding in todays competitive marketplace begins with gaining the advantage, and at Waypoint we stay ahead of the curve. Our partners rely on our unparalleled strategic insights, channel-specific expertise and resources, and innovative culinary support to deliver that competitive advantage. But helping our partners gain the advantage is not enough for us we make it our business to maximize it through our pioneering technology and big data mining capabilities. We help position our partners to consistently beat their competition and to grow their business.Essential Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesMaintain and develop a portfolio of priority and assigned accounts through in-person field and sales callsFoster continuous development and growth of priority operator accountsAssist with vendor fairs, distributor sales meetings, food shows and industry trade eventsEnsure continuous client product knowledge and trainingManage DSRManage sales sample order process Troubleshoot and respond to product complaintsMaintain competitive pricing and new/discontinued item informationAttend and provide support at manufacturer/distributor training eventsOther duties, responsibilities and activities as assignedSupervisory ResponsibilitiesDirect Reports- This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reportsIndirect Reports- This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reportsTravel and/or Driving Requirements- Travel and Driving are essential duties and function of this jobMinimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the jobEducation Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GEDor equivalent experience Field of Study/Area of Experience:- 1 year of related experienceSkills, Knowledge and AbilitiesStrong client/customer relationship knowledgeKnowledge of foodservice industryCompany policies and proceduresProficiency in Microsoft Office; working knowledge of SharePoint Ability to effectively communicate over the phone and through emailSuperior interpersonal communication and presentation skills Ability to build effective working relationshipsCreative problem solving and project management skillsExcellent critical thinking and analytical abilityUnquestionable work ethics, personal integrity and honestyTravel as appropriateEnvironmental & Physical RequirementsOffice / Non-Sedentary RequirementsIncumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: stand for extended periods of time, walk, bend, stoop, or climb. May have possible exposure to dust, and may require the ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds 33% - 66% of the time.Additional Information RegardingThe Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by ones supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Companyshall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Keywords: Waypoint, Harrisonburg , Operator Specialist - Field Sales Food Service, Sales , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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