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Foodservice Business Advisor - Spokane Metro

Company: Harbor Wholesale Foods
Location: Spokane
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Foodservice Business Advisor Spokane Metro - Careers At Harbor Wholesale Grocery Inc Share with friends or Subscribe! Back To Openings Foodservice Business Advisor - Spokane Metro Department: Sales LDC East Location: Spokane , WA
START YOUR APPLICATION This dynamic position as Harbor'sFoodservice Business Advisor supports the retail foodservice program, foodservice team, and foodservice customers in the greater Spokane/Eastern WA and Idaho areas. This position works closely with the Foodservice Sales Developers to onboard new foodservice business, and with customers to perform key customer business reviews, update menu and retail pricing, perform cost of goods analysis, and in-store training for quick service restaurant concepts in convenience stores and markets. Travel comprises about 60-70% of the position.Compensation $65,500Benefits Summary: Harbor offers a full line of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; 401k retirement program with company match; vacation and holidaysEssential Job Functions:Foodservice coordination and QSR Trainer - Daily/Weekly functions to include:

  • Manage schedule and route to perform key customer foodservice business reviews and trainings
  • Travel to areas scheduled for support
  • Lead in-store training for new concepts and QSRs
  • Conduct foodservice business reviews with key customers
  • Advise customers on menu selections, product gaps, and SRPs in foodservice business reviews
  • Set appointments with customers and share calendar with FSDs
  • Work closely with FSDs on timing of new openings and individual project details, rearrange schedule as needed when timeframes change
  • Communicate with FSDs and customers to manage and prioritize customer projects and trainings
  • Assessing new QSR locations to place stocking order, set training schedule for store employees, and determine length of training needed on a case-by-case basis
  • Forecast new business with purchasing to facilitate QSR opening, check for, and fill any outs on stocking order
  • Consult with customer on custom foodservice graphic projects and work with graphics department and print company on project details and costs
  • Communicate with TSMs on transfer of duties and follow-up when a training and opening are completed, and on any follow-up needed from TSM, discovered during business reviews
  • Submit stocking orders for foodservice products
  • Perform cost of goods analysis and updates in Excel
  • Advise customers on new foodservice products
  • Submit digital menu projects and updates to graphics department
  • Submit graphic project requests for customer marketing supportKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite with emphasis in Excel
    • Microsoft Dynamics NAV experience preferred
    • Strong communication & organizational skills
    • Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
    • Must be a self-starter with good self-direction
    • Ability to work alone and independently for long periods of time in a fast-paced environment where details and resourcefulness are key attributes
    • Proactive attitude -
    • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license, reliable and presentable transportation and required insurance
    • Must live centrally located within territoryEducation and Experience:
      • HS diploma and some college coursework preferred
      • MS Office Suite with solid intermediate -Excel and spreadsheet experience
      • Outstanding communication skills internally and externally
      • Direct experience within a fast-paced, high-volume sales environment
      • Foodservice, retail, merchandising experience strongly preferred
      • Experience in light training/facilitation of others preferred. START YOUR APPLICATION Applicant Tracking System Powered by -

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