Food Sales Representative 2017-09-20T05:44:02+00:00

Food Sales Representative (Marketing Associate Trainee Street Sales Positions across GTA)

Reports to District Sales Manager Job Type Permanent – Full Time
Location Sysco Toronto (7055 Kennedy Road, Mississauga)

Company Overview

Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products, equipment and supplies to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. We have a forty year history of consistent success and now serve over 400,000 customers, delivering approximately 1.3 billion cases yearly. (NYSE: SYY)

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The successful candidate will:

  • Delivering sales and service excellence to customers while meeting or exceeding yearly goals.

  • Building strong relationships and partnerships with internal and external customers to develop loyalty and leverage sales effectiveness.

  • Conducting prospecting and follow-up to secure profitable new business opportunities.

  • Participating in business reviews, food shows or other marketing initiatives.

  • Understanding, upholding and complying with Sysco’s policies and procedures, e.g. special orders, credit, returns, health and safety.

  • Liaising with all departments routinely to ensure ongoing efficiency and prompt attention to customers.

  • Act as relationship manager and advisor to customers.

  • Promote Sysco Brands and value added services as points of differentiation.

  • Represent Sysco in a professional manner at all times.

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of all product categories sold.

  • Attend all required company meetings.

  • Completion of post-secondary education, preferably with a Business, Hotel/Restaurant or Marketing/Sales concentration, or equivalent experience.

  • Food service experience required

  • Previous sales experience an asset

  • Superior communication and presentation skills, both oral and written.

  • Must thrive in a high energy customer service environment.

  • Technology savvy; proficient with popular software programs and E-commerce concepts.

  • Clean criminal record and driver’s abstract.

  • Must have worked in current role for a least one year (applies to internal candidates only)

Core Qualities for all Associates: Sysco’s Leadership Framework Basics
Integrity & Accountability Flexibility & Adaptability Proactive Learning

Internal candidates apply via the Career Centre on your HR Portal / ADP Workforce Now.
External candidates submit cover letter & resume via

Sysco’s Mission is to market and deliver great products to our customers with exceptional service.
Sysco’s Vision is to be our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner.
We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds expectations.

Sysco is committed to Employment Equity. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request for candidates with disabilities.

Here’s a sample of the many benefits Sysco associates enjoy:
Comprehensive Flexible Benefits including Health and Dental, Health Care Spending and Wellness Accounts • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability • Life Insurance • Company Pension Plan • Group RRSP • Employee and Family Assistance • Stock Purchase Plan • Unlimited on-line learning through Sysco Interactive University • Sysco product discounts • Preferred vendor discounts (Apple, GM, Ford, Chrysler, Volvo, etc.) • Free on-site parking • Employee appreciation events •
(*benefits may vary based on location or bargaining unit)

How to apply:

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please apply online