Non-Food Specialist, Buyer

Performance Food Group Elizabeth , NJ 07202

Posted 5 months ago

Job Description:

The Non-Food Specialist Buyer position will perform the following duties:

  • Provides consultative services to customers and supports OpCo Sales department for all Non-Foods business

  • Analyzes non-food sales by district, territory, and customer, identifying specific targets and growth goals while working with Area Managers to meet goals

  • Recruit, develop, and present to the OpCo new Suppliers and Non-Foods programs (both corporate and OpCo specific)

  • Works with VP, Operations to oversee the Indirect Spend for the OpCo. Insures utilization of Shopfront Online Order Portal for all Indirect/For-Use/Facility purchases

  • Participates in training sessions for new hires with a focus on acquiring new Non-Foods accounts as well as growing the Non-Foods category in existing accounts

  • Participates in the set up and operation of booths in vendor fairs, food shows, and sales meetings while maintaining appropriate lines of communication with sales reps and customers.

  • Makes sales calls as appropriate to drive Non-Foods business within the OpCo

  • Work with Procurement to identify and review non-preferred spend and convert that to branded items where possible

  • Conduct regular meetings with the OpCo president to discuss results and strategies.

  • Identify and drive synergies between AFFLINK and Performance Foodservice

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Required Experience:

Specify: Sales and/or distribution experience dealing with Jan-San, food packaging, or non-food disposables.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education: Bachelor's

Specify: Business Administration or Marketing

Preferred Experience:

Specify: Sales and/or distribution experience dealing with Jan-San, food packaging, or non-food disposables.

Five years (5) experience in the distribution business as a sales person, manufacturing rep., or broker is highly desirable.

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