ASSISTANT SALES MANAGER

Sales & Marketing Elberton, Georgia


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

Pilgrim’s is the second largest chicken producer in the world, with operations in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and the U.K. Pilgrim’s processes, prepares, packages and delivers fresh, further-processed and value-added poultry products for sale to customers in more than 100 countries, employs more than 50,000 people and contracts with more than 5,200 family farmers. Pilgrim’s is headquartered in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, at the JBS USA corporate office where our 1,200 employees enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.

This position is responsible for the development and implementation of strategic sales plans for the Commercial Group Key Customers. 

Responsibilities

  • Provides day-to-day supervision of activities to provide the service levels to our key customers that we expect.
  • Manages daily, weekly, and long-term sales, production, and allocation of products for our key customers.
  • Ensures sale objectives are met within company strategies.  Maintains coordination with integral company functions, including transportation, plant operations, live production, export sales, outside sales teams, and accounting.
  • Recommends product simplification and standardization to eliminate unprofitable items from sales line.
  • Acts as liaison between plant sales and other departments.
  • Confirms daily and weekly service levels to key customers.
  • Meets with key customers, maintains relationships.
  • This position will also be responsible for challenges that arise at plants, and assisting as Sales Managers transition into new positions.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • BS/BA degree required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
  • JBS/Pilgrim’s experience preferred
  • Excellent phone and strong presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • As a salaried position with the company, you may be required to travel at some point to other facilities, to attend Company events, or as a representative of the Company in other situations. Unless otherwise specified in this posting, the amount of travel may vary and the most qualified candidate must be willing and able to travel as business needs dictate

The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

EOE/Vet/Disabled