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Employment Opportunities with Sysco Detroit

I.) Sysco Detroit is seeking Marketing Associates.  Marketing Associates sell the products and services of Sysco Corporation in the Eastern half of the lower peninsula of Michigan and in the northwestern quarter of Ohio.  Our area is broken into districts and in most cases a Marketing Associate will sell in the district in which they live.

The Marketing Associate is expected to take a consultative approach to selling, i.e. not only meeting customer expectations with regard to fulfilling existing needs, but also in the proposal of new ideas to exceed customer expectations.  These activities include, but are not limited to: Proposing new menu ideas, assisting in solving customer problems, researching and sharing industry and market information, encouraging client participation in food shows, giving facility tours, introducing customers to company Product Specialists, following through on customer requests for information and sampling products.   With these many responsibilities, a Marketing Associate will work varied hours. There is some evening and weekend field work for customer calls necessary as well as daily evening work at home to prepare for sales calls planned for the following day.   The Marketing Associate at Sysco is also responsible for assisting the internal financial (Credit) department in the credit management of customers.  This involves accurately stating our credit policies, ensuring that the Credit Department gets the complete and correct information needed to extend appropriate credit terms, reviewing reports to ensure customers remain current with their invoices, and, of course, asking for and collecting the payment. This responsibility, along with others, offers unique challenges to the business-minded individual who enjoys managing all aspects of a challenging territory.

  • Do you have a passion for food?
  • Do you have 3 years successful Outside B2B Sales Experience?
  • Do you have 2+ years in restaurant management?
  • Do you have a degree from culinary school and experience as a chef?
  • Are you a former restaurant owner?

If any of the above describes you and you are looking for a career, not just a job, we would like to hear from you.

Note: This position involves extensive use of a laptop computer. Proficient typing (keyboarding) skills and computer literacy are necessary to be successful in this position.

Training for the Marketing Associate position occurs 3 or 4 times each year in a class setting.


II.) Sysco Detroit is also seeking qualified CDL-A Drivers.  Our drivers not only deliver our products to customer locations, but they will also take the product from our truck and bring it in to our customers business.  Minimum qualifications for this position include:

Valid CDL-A Drivers License
At least 1 year of verifiable safe driving experience
High School Diploma or GED
Clean Driving Record
Ability to lift cases of our product, some of which weigh up to 80 lbs

These positions come open and are filled on an occasional basis.

III.) Sysco Detroit is seeking individuals to fill Casual Order Selector positions.  The Casual Order Selector works in the warehouse and is responsible for picking, stacking, and staging orders from our customers.  This is a manual labor position which is responsible for meeting a productivity standard.  This is a night shift position.  The shift begins at 6 PM and lasts until the work is completed.  Minimum qualifications for this position include:

High School Diploma or GED
Ability to lift cases of our product, some of which weigh up to 80 lbs
Manual labor experience
Electric pallet jack operation experience is preferred.

These positions come open and are filled on an occasional basis.

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