PLANT SALES MANAGER

Sales & Marketing Sumter, South Carolina


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

Plant Sales Manager

Responsibility:

  • Provides day-to-day supervision of activities including  manpower planning and motivation.
  • Directs the flow of information for sale activities and transactions (leads, billings, orders, contracts) and evaluates data to ensure area goals are met.
  • Ensures sale objectives are met within company strategies.  Maintains coordination with integral company functions, including transportation, plant operations, live production, and accounting.
  • Advises dealers, distributors, and clients concerning sales and advertising techniques.
  • Reviews market analyses to determine customer needs, volume potential, price schedules, and develops sales strategies.
  • Analyzes sales statistics to formulate policy.
  • Recommends product simplification and standardization to eliminate unprofitable items from sales line.
  • Acts as liaison between plant sales and other departments.
  • Prepares periodic sales report showing sales volume and potential sales.
  • Meets with key clients, maintains  relationships, negotiaties and  closes deals.
  • Will be required to travel. Will require availability outside of normal business hours.

Pilgrim's is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

Requires a minimum of 6 months to 1 year of experience in the Poultry industry, preferably in sales.

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

 

BASIC SKILLS:

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

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled