Careers with BOSA Foods

Wholesale Division – Order Picker - Kootenay Street

For over 60 years Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of Specialty Italian and Mediterranean Food Products in Western Canada. From our founders’ initiative to the third generation of family currently operating our family business, we remain true to the tradition and commitment to provide our customers with the best quality products and service possible. As an established family owned and operated business, Bosa Foods maintains a cooperative, team-orientated mindset. We are seeking friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join the Bosa Foods Team.

Job Description:

The position of Order Picker is an entry-level position available for full-time employment, Monday to Friday with occasional Saturdays. This job offers competitive wages in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Duties:

  • Courteous and polite customer service
  • Pick orders and assemble/palletize product
  • Clean and organize aisle and picking area

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be Punctual and Reliable
  • Must have a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work efficiently alone and with supervision
  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Ability to meet physical job requirements – able to lift 50 lbs consistently
  • Team player

Please Note: The above job description is considered a general overview of the position. Additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned as necessary by management.

Application Submissions will be accepted by email: careers@bosafoods.com titled job application_ (position title) _ (your name) Or delivered to our head office located at 1465 Kootenay St. Vancouver, B.C. V5K 4Y3

Wholesale Division – Delivery Driver - Kootenay Street based

For over 60 years Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of Specialty Italian and Mediterranean Food Products in Western Canada. From our founders’ initiative to the third generation of family currently operating our family business, we remain true to the tradition and commitment to provide our customers with the best quality products and service possible. As an established family owned and operated business, Bosa Foods maintains a cooperative, team-orientated mindset. We are seeking friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join the Bosa Foods Team.

Job Description:

The position of Delivery Driver is available in a full-time position, Monday to Friday with occasional Saturdays. This job requires a clean driving record, and offers competitive wages in a fun, fast-paced environment.

Duties:

  • Courteous and polite customer service
  • Load, deliver, and unload product at dozens of locations daily, with a minimum of two runs per day
  • Drive 1 – 3 ton cube trucks throughout the lower mainland
  • Pick orders when necessary

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be Punctual and Reliable
  • Must have a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimum supervision
  • A clean driving record
  • Some knowledge of the lower mainland
  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Ability to meet physical job requirements – able to lift 50 lbs consistently
  • A Valid BC Driver’s License

Submit a drivers abstract along with your resume.

Please Note: The above job description is considered a general overview of the position. Additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned as necessary by management.  Application Submissions will be accepted by email: careers@bosafoods.com titled job application_ (position title) _ (your name) Or delivered to our head office located at 1465 Kootenay St. Vancouver, B.C. V5K 4Y3

Wholesale Division – Customer Order Desk - Kootenay Street

For over 60 years Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of specialty Italian and Mediterranean food products to Western Canada. From our founders’ initiative to the third generation of family currently operating our family business, we remain true to the transition and commitment to provide our costumers with the best quality products and service possible. As an established family owned and operated business, Bosa Foods maintains a cooperative, team-oriented mindset. We are seeking friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join the Bosa Foods Team.

 Job Description:

The position of Customer Order Desk is a key position working as part of our current Administrative Team and assisting with day to day administrative and order entry duties. Must be focused on excellence in performing various duties such as providing customer services related to our retail and foodservice customer base and assisting our sales team. The following points outline basic office responsibilities.

Previous office experience required.

Job responsibilities include:

Order Desk:

  • Customer service is priority number one – Bosa Foods is an energetic and exciting place to work, and no position is as fast-paced as telephone order desk
  • Taking and entering orders received over the telephone, email, and fax
  • Maintaining a sales-first attitude, providing our customers with appropriate substitute products and up-selling or cross-selling our product lines as necessary (requires a solid understanding of the products we offer and a background in the food industry)
  • Multi-tasking and ability to prioritize and switch between projects is key
  • Strong computer skills and interpersonal skills a must

 Responsibilities:

  • Answering and transferring incoming calls on multi-line phone system
  • Input orders from customers
  • Invoicing
  • Data entry
  • Assisting with customer service at front desk counter

Requirements:

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Written and Verbal communication skills in Italian would be an asset but not a requirement
  • Intermediate levels working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Detail oriented and ability to multitask
  • Willingness to learn
  • Works well under pressure
  • Flexibility to work shifts and Saturday rotation

Compensation Package:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits package

Please Note: The above job description is considered a general overview of the position. Additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned as necessary by management.

Application Submissions will be accepted by email: careers@bosafoods.com titled job application_ (position title) _ (your name) Or delivered to our head office located at 1465 Kootenay St. Vancouver, B.C. V5K 4Y3

Wholesale Sales Division – Outside Sales Representative - Kootenay Street based

For over 60 years Bosa Foods has been a leading importer and distributor of Specialty Italian and Mediterranean Food Products in Western Canada. From our founders’ initiative to the third generation of family currently operating our family business, we remain true to the tradition and commitment to provide our customers with the best quality products and service possible. As an established family owned and operated business, Bosa Foods maintains a cooperative, team-orientated mindset. We are seeking friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to join the Bosa Foods Sales Team.

Job Description:

The position of Outside Sales Representative requires the candidate to provide regular sales calls to a customer base in the Vancouver lower mainland. Sales calls are comprised of existing customers, new customer inquiries and new customer development.  Each Sales Representative is expected to grow their client base and meet minimum sales growth targets on a monthly and annual basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Make regular sales calls to the territory customer base, providing excellent quality service
  • Meeting and/or exceeding target sales volumes for assigned accounts and territory
  • Executing marketing promotions for each account
  • Monitoring and reporting on industry activity
  • Merchandising product to maximize sales
  • Completing all administrative functions and reports, including expense budgets
  • Attending trade shows throughout the year as requested
  • Communicate our extensive product lines and benefits of working with our company to our existing and prospective clients
  • Take orders and relay customer orders to our office for prompt delivery
  • Communicate a strong understanding of the products and services we provide to our clients

Skills & Abilities:

  • Work with little or no supervision
  • Must be Punctual and Reliable
  • Must be self-motivated and solution-oriented
  • Result oriented and ability to meet sales goals and targets, regularly
  • Proven relationship development skills
  • Superior time management, prioritization, planning and organization skills
  • Must have a valid BC Driver’s License & owned vehicle required

Compensation Package:

  • Competitive Salary/Commission-based compensation package
  • Benefits package
  • Car Allowance

The successful candidate will have a solid sales background in specialty food sales.  Please Note: The above job description is considered a general overview of the position. Additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned as necessary by management.

Application Submissions will be accepted by email: careers@bosafoods.com titled job application_ (position title) _ (your name) Or delivered to our head office located at 1465 Kootenay St. Vancouver, B.C. V5K 4Y3.  We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

Kootenay Location

1465 Kootenay Street Vancouver, BC V5K 4Y3 - Phone 604-253-5578

Bosa Foods

Bosa Foods

Hours of Operation

Monday.........................8am-5:30pm Tuesday........................8am-5:30pm Wednesday...................8am-5:30pm Thursday.......................8am-5:30pm Friday............................8am-6:00pm Saturday........................8am-5:30pm

Closed Sundays & Holidays

Victoria Drive Location

562 Victoria Drive Vancouver, BC V5L 4E2 - Phone 604-216-2659

Bosa Foods

Hours of Operation

Monday.........................8:30am-6:00pm Tuesday........................8:30am-6:00pm Wednesday...................8:30am-6:00pm Thursday.......................8:30am-6:00pm Friday............................8:30am-6:00pm Saturday........................8:00am-5:30pm Sunday.........................10:00am-4:00pm

Holidays...........Closed