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US Foods Customer Contact Representative I in Swedesboro, New Jersey


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Offer a professional approach to interact and support US Foods customers and sales organization to deliver an exceptional customer service experience. Provide support in performing high volume transactions and administrative duties. Effectively communicate with customers, sellers, and other internal roles and departments such as; Product Sales Support Administrator (PSSA), Merchandizing, Operations, Credit, Transportation and Routing, etc.


Responsible for providing accuracy and speed in support to customers and sellers through a variety of administrative activities. Work within established guidelines in order to achieve the objectives of the service agreement consistent with customer expectations, company policy and profit and quality requirements. Escalate issues to appropriate parties, as necessary, to ensure proper resolution.

Daily Operations – 80%

Focus on the timely and accurate completion of high-volume customer support transactions including, but not limited to:

  • Service request processing

  • Triage shared email box

  • Assist with Seller vacation coverage

  • Other data entry or administrative duties as assigned

  • Handle Inbound/Outbound calls as necessary to backup to support queue

Consistently meet or exceed key performance metrics around efficiency and quality while demonstrating our US Foods cultural beliefs.

  • Document and maintain accurate customer information in the CRM system (contact information, preferences, Service Requests, inquiries, complaints, comments, action taken, etc.).

  • Timely and accurate response to requests from both customers and sellers, strive to resolve issues correctly the first time.

  • Escalate inquiries to appropriate resources (Operations, Category Management, Finance, Replenishment, etc.) or external vendors, as needed.

  • Maintain ownership of all follow up communication from escalated inquiries

Sales Support – 20%

  • Special order processing and tracking

  • Sample order processing and tracking

  • Assist with the execution of broader sales related initiatives as specifically requested for the service queue

Actively participate in personal development through conversations with leadership and contributing to the creation of individual development plans.


No direct reports


Internal: Sales organization, operations, merchandising, Shared Business services

External: US Foods Customers and vendors



  • High School diploma/GED or a combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma.

Related Experience:

  • One (1) year experience in a relevant customer service/support role required. Experience in food service distribution preferred.

  • Experience working virtually a plus

Knowledge/Skills / Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to assist callers in a professional manner

  • Must possess strong problem-solving and organizational skills

  • Ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines and follow through on commitments

  • Intermediate computer skills, including generating simple letters, data entry, etc. Prior knowledge of CRM tools and/or telephone systems a plus.

  • Ability to learn proprietary US Foods systems eCommerce, Salesforce.com (SOUS), Demand Communication Tool (DCT), SODS, CDMR, Tandem, SMOI and CES Quotes

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and Outlook required

  • Team player who collaborates well with others.

  • Ability to work with minimal oversight, demonstrating business maturity in conduct of daily activities

  • Ability to work calmly under pressure

  • Ability to learn new processes and technology while working in a changing environment

  • Ability to work with individuals at all levels both within USF and external customers

  • Ability to work overtime during periods of heavier workload

  • Ability to work holidays or virtually if business needs dictate

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US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020, and its policy may be found here (https://www.usfoods.com/content/dam/usf/pdf/Policies/HR/USF_CCPA_policy.pdf) .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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US Foods is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our US Foods Application Accommodation Line at 855-873-2468. You will be prompted to leave a message. Please state the specifics of the assistance needed and your contact information. A member of our HR department will return your call within two business days.