Utility Representative

  • Ben E Keith Co
  • Houston, Texas
  • Aug 01, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description

For more than a century, Ben E. Keith Company has been a leader in fine food and premium beverage distribution, and we strive to consistently exceed our customers' expectations.

Our Food Division is a complete broad line multi-state distributor, and our Beverage Division operates throughout the state of Texas as a proud distributor of Anheuser-Busch products, craft and import beer brands, spirits, and wine.

We are dedicated to the growth and success of our business, our customers, and our employees-continuing our commitment to delivering quality since 1906.

Beverage Careers

Food Careers

The primary duty of the Utility Representative is to maintain the beverage lines for the On-Premise accounts and create tickets for the accounts. This position is required to clean lines and fix pouring issues and draught problems for its assigned accounts.

Build healthy business relationships and establish good communication with our customers
Maintain and clean customers' draught lines serving Ben E. Keith beers
Ensure all line cleaning standards are met
Troubleshoot various draught issues
Communicate with sales staff any observed opportunities or challenges
Project a friendly, professional image at all times
Prioritize multiple, competing priorities
Attend meetings as required
Ensure company equipment is in safe, working condition; reports any incidents or unsafe conditions immediately to supervisor
Maintain and keep clean assigned company vehicle at all times
Operate all company equipment safely and in a manner consistent with company policy
Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

All applicants hired by Ben E. Keith Beverages are required by the State of Texas to obtain two TABC licenses
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Able to coordinate multiple activities and follow through with commitments
Good oral and written communication skills and participate well in a team environment
Must be highly motivated and results oriented, with a strong attention to detail
Must be organized with the ability to handle multiple priorities
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations
Must be able to read and write English
Must be 18 yrs. or older to apply
Must have a valid Texas driver's license with clean driving record
Ability to move products weighing up to 165 lbs., stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear
High school diploma or GED required
Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs

Ben E. Keith (BEK) Company is one of the largest food and beverage distributors in the United States. We are a family-owned business with a long-standing tradition of supporting the diverse communities in which we live and work. Our competitive employee benefits provide health and financial protection to our employees and their families.

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
Short and Long Term Disability
401K with matching contribution
Profit-Sharing Plan (100% company-paid)
Employee Assistance Program
Wellness Program
Educational Assistance Program
Paid Vacation and holidays
Employee Credit Union

We have sought to create an environment in which the contributions of each employee at Ben E. Keith are fully valued. This means more than simply treating one another with respect; it also means considering how all our people can positively impact the quality of the decisions we make about our business.

Here at Ben E. Keith, we recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature of our society, and we want to do all we can to take advantage of that diversity with both our external and internal customers. We believe our differences are also our strengths and we want to do all we can to use those strengths to find more creative solutions for the business challenges we face. Ben E. Keith is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer. VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Other details

Job Family Admin/Clerical
Job Function Vendor Application
Pay Type Hourly
Employment Indicator Safety Sensitive

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