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Food Service Sales Trainee


Sheboygan, WI

Job Summary

We are seeking an individual for the position of Food Service Sales Trainee. The Food Service Sales Trainee role is an integral member of the sales and marketing team. This individual will go through a 12 to 18 month training program to prepare them to become a member of the sales and marketing team. This position is in place to set the individual up with baseline skills and knowledge to be successful in a marketing or sales role upon completion.

Key Responsibilties

The rotation for training is subject to change but time will be spent in the following areas.

Working with District  Sales Managers

  • Shadow in territories of top performers
  • Provide Dealer support
  • Learn End user calls
  • Shadow and learn Equipment Sales
  • Learn Territory Management
  • Learn Chain Accounts

Working with Supply chain

  • Phone and email support with Customer Service
  • Order entry and order adjustment
  • Technical service - TCALL process/product return process
  • Shipping expedites
  • Buyer/Planner work
  • Purchase order expedite
  • Generate purchase orders

Working with Marketing & Trade Shows

  • Traditional marketing - Trade shows, catalog, literature & sales meetings
  • Digital marketing - website, email campaigns & video
  • Marketing analysis - pricing, research & promotions
  • Vollrath University - Training


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Marketing or related field
  • Ability to move to open fulltime sales and marketing role upon completion
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Excellent communication skills

Company Culture Requirements

  • Treat all people with Respect - People matter. Understand your audience and your impact. We are better when people are heard and valued for their unique perspective.
  • Take Ownership - People are counting on you. Act with integrity and follow through on commitments.
  • Empower Action - We succeed when we work together. Our differences make us stronger and create better outcomes. People and teams are empowered to make decisions and take action.
  • Commitment to Stakeholders - We are committed to knowing and exceeding the expectations of our customers, employees, ownership and communities.
  • Life Beyond Work - People need balance.  Embrace opportunities to pursue your passions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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