Mar 04, 2021

Sales Account Manager

  • Smithfield Foods
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
General Labor Inventory Logistics Management Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

As a Sales Team member, your primary responsibility would be introducing and placing new products with customers, executing organizational initiatives, and driving sales on key items with strategic customers for long-term growth.  Whether it is bacon, ham, fresh pork or another product category you will work directly with the customers and cross-functional with everyone from Business Management to our Plant Operations to deliver the service and products to our customers and consumers.

 

This position will support a Sales Director, Regional Sales Manager, or National Accounts Manager for a specific account(s). The individual will be responsible for establishing and maintaining customer relationships with assigned key customers through daily corporate to corporate contact to communicate pricing, product availability, and order management. The primary responsibility will be introducing and placing new products with customers, executing organizational initiatives, and driving sales of key items with strategic customers for long-term growth.

States

CA

Salary

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Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and minimum of 3+ year’s related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must understand the dynamics of the Consumer Packaged Goods industry.
  • Must have a solid understanding of customer focused and fact based selling, which may include IRI, Neilsen and Perishable Group data.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • SAP experience, preferred.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills, organizational planning, teamwork, analytical reasoning, and adaptability.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • May travel up to 75% of the time.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

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