ASSISTANT PLANT SALES MANAGER

Sales & Marketing Sanford, North Carolina


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

Job title: Assistant Plant Sales Manger

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Directs the flow of information for sales activities and transactions (leads, billings, orders, contracts).  Plans production to ensure that all customer orders are covered.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluates data to ensure district/area goals are met.
  • Ensures sales objectives are met within company strategies.  Maintains coordination with integral company functions.
  • Advises dealers, distributors and clients concerning sales, ordering and revisions.
  • Analyzes sales statistics to formulate policy and to assist in promoting sales.
  • Reviews market anaylses to determine customer needs, volume potential, price schedules and discount rates.  Develops sales campaigns.
  • Recommends product simplification and standardization to eliminate unprofitable items from sales lines.
  • Acts as liaison between plant sales and other departments.
  • Prepares periodic sales report showing sales volume and potential sales.
  • Coordinates meetings with plant management to plan for production.

 
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

EDUCATION:

Typically requires a Bachelors degree in a related field; however additional related work experience will be considered in lieu of the education requirement.

 EXPERIENCE:

Typically requires a minimum of 2 years of DIRECTLY RELATED experience.

 BASIC SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge and understanding of finance, budgeting, sales, manufacturing and product development.
  • Prior poultry industry experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft); SAP experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to travel as required.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled