Sales Person

Sales Person

Summary: This position is responsible for the sales of our full product line of field commodities and value added SKU’s.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sell both grower product and outside purchased product.

  • Day to day management of key customer accounts.

  • Deliver excellent customer service that ensures ongoing sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.

  • Build and maintain relationships with key customers to support business development

  • Identify and develop new opportunities with assigned targets.

  • Answer customers questions about products, prices, availability, product usage and credit terms

  • Assist with contract negotiations

  • Attend trade shows as needed

  • Keep informed of new products, services and other general information of interest to customers.

  • Checks on competitive activity and develops methods of attaining new accounts.

  • Answers questions from customers and handles complaints.

  • Follow up on past due files and accounts.

  • Daily order entry and contract management

  • Adhere to the PACA rules.

  • Performs other job-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or four years’ experience in a produce sales office; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Proficiency with all aspects of Microsoft Office.

  • Experience with Famous software platform a plus but not required

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Must demonstrate good time management skills in a fast paced environment.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate and close sales.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Must be willing to travel 10% of the time.

  • Availability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings and rotating Saturdays.

 

LOCATIONS

 


Sales & Main Office


19065 Portola Drive
Salinas, CA 93908


Processing Plant


1275 San Justo Road
San Juan Bautista, CA 95045


Processing Plant 

(Winter Season)


2955 S Avenue 2½ E
Yuma, AZ 85365

 

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HOURS OF OPERATION

Sales:

6am-5pm: Mon-Fri
7am-11am: Sat
Closed: Sunday

Appointment Loading:

 

6.30am - Midnight
(Mon-Sat)
Closed: Sunday