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Amerifresh Sales Trader (Blended: Onsite and Remote)

Company: US Foods
Location: Tempe
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Join Our Community of Food People! The Sales Trader is directly responsible for developing and maintaining outside and inside produce accounts. In this role, the individual will work diligently prospecting and selling new accounts, service existing accounts, and achieve budgeted profit margins and sales goals. New Ways of Work: This position is "Blended" meaning there is a combination of onsite and remote work. Responsibilities:Develop and sell new and existing accountsMeet and/or exceed established financial targetsDevelop long term relationships with customers and grower/shippersUnderstand and follow PACA rulesManage their A/R per company standardsAssist other team members when appropriateCommunicate effectively with customers and other Amerifresh associatesMaintain clear and accurate sales filesStay current on industry pricing, supply, and quality standardsKeep manager informed of any issues that could impact the company's bottom lineVisit growers twice a month and top tier customers annuallyOther development responsibilities as required to support our customer needs Qualifications:Education/Training:Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent work experience in the fresh produce industryRelated Experience/Requirements: Must possess a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in fresh produce industry sales or other relevant area.Knowledge of PACA Law.Knowledge of the retail, wholesale, and foodservice segmentsAbility to handle business calls on produce loads evenings and weekends as neededSome travel may be requiredKnowledge/Skills/Abilities: Quality Assurance standards on produce quality, size, and gradeProduct Temperature requirementsAbility to use and understand CRM as a sales building toolAccurate order entry and follow throughPhysical Requirements: Must be able to walk produce fields and warehouses as needed to look at product#LI-MS1#ZR#AC***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***

Keywords: US Foods, Tempe , Amerifresh Sales Trader (Blended: Onsite and Remote), Other , Tempe, Arizona

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