BUNZL Sales Manager - St. Louis in Hazelwood, Missouri
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.
This position is responsible for creating, developing and driving sales for Bunzl's assigned distribution facilities. The successful candidate will direct and coordinate sales activities with sales representatives, including development of sales strategies and communication.
Maintain leadership, training and development of market sales effort, including management of sales representatives
Responsible for meeting or exceeding assigned annual sales and margin goals
Continue development of key customers and target accounts with on-going growth to ensure meeting or exceeding established expectations
Assist the Sales Director and Market Vice President with developing the annual sales budget
Communicate and coordinate with internal staff (Purchasing, Customer Service, Warehousing, Accounting and Sales staff) to maximize customer satisfaction
Drive a strong customer service mentality and continue building current customer relationships
Develop and deploy sales and customer specific sales strategies
Up to 40% travel within the Upper Midwest required including some overnight stays
High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree or equivalent amount of professional experience required
Minimum of 5 years of sales experience with a proven track record selling in competitive markets, previous supervisory experience preferred
Success in selling a distribution platform and experience working with retail grocery, food production facilities and grocery distribution companies is highly preferred
Demonstrated ability to understand market in which you are selling and the deployment of resources that ensure maximum coverage and product exposure
Proficient PC skills required, PowerBI, AS400/iSeries experience is preferred
Must possess executive level communication skills; including the ability to sell the concept of improving operating efficiencies while demonstrating value added benefits to executive management
Success contacting and making presentation to key people within customer organizations from purchasing managers, general managers, presidents and owners
Must possess strong planning, organizational and time management skills, as well as strong analytical problem solving skills
Must be a self-starter with strong leadership skills and a creative initiator with the ability to motivate
Must be team orientated with excellent customer service and selling skills
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 4,800 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, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)