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Territory Sales Representative

Company: Stratas Foods
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Company Description

Stratas Foods LLC is the leading supplier of fats and oils to the Foodservice, Food Ingredients and Retail Private Label markets in North America and is a producer of quality bulk and packaged dressings, mayonnaise and sauces. Stratas Foods was formed in October 2008 as a 50/50 joint venture between ACH Food Companies (ACH) and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).

Manufacturing facilities are located in Dallas and Houston, TX; Decatur and Quincy, IL; Englewood, NJ; Fresno, CA; Nashville, TN; and Valdosta, GA. Corporate offices are located in Memphis, TN. We are committed to maintaining a progressive workplace by utilizing the ideas, skills and talents of all of our employees. We strive to make Stratas Foods a great place to work and are building a team capable of meeting our business goals.

This is a remote position and the ideal candidate will currently reside in the Philadelphia Metro Area.

Job Description

This position is an entry level full time sales position for Stratas Foods, Foodservice. The primary role for this position is to provide dedicated direct Sales development support calling on foodservice operators and bakeries.

The person works in harmony with our broker organization, where applicable, reporting to our Division Manager. Operator Fry oil testing and other product cuttings are their main priority. The scope is to be a National Brands and mayo, dressings, sauces specialists aiding our Broker street sales teams where we have them and also our key distributor Sales R epThis person would also assist in some Regional and National Account field support efforts on large Fry test projects as needed.

  • Through the Division Managers direction, Identify operator targets to call on to sell our NB products DSM with a particular focus on local and regional chain operators.
  • Hands-on responsibility for setting up and monitoring key Operator Fry tests and product samplings.
  • Achieve assigned goals and objectives through direct selling support.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with Distributors Street sales reps with the goals of becoming their Stratas National Brands leader in Oils DSM products. Daily focus is on operator sales calls and support. When appropriate participate in sales meetings, attend Food Shows and other activities required to grow the business.
  • Lead key Operator sales growth through timely lead follow up and fry test management; providing product solutions, market intelligence, and technical expertise that adds value for our customers.
  • Must be able to perform multiple tasks surrounding the Business; Total Fry test process management, Salad dressing, Sauces, Mayo cuttings, Butter Flavored Oil uses and demonstrations, Knowledge in all of our Bakery Shortenings.
  • Is responsible to learn more effective selling techniques to maximize effectiveness. This includes product knowledge as well as skill enhancements; i.e. professional presentations, organizational skills and be proficient in using our promotional tools.
  • Support and regionally direct One Foodservice strategy to include funneling of commodity opportunities as well to Distributor brands managers and inside sales to achieve overall corporate goals and objectives.
  • Must become proficient in Salesforce.com for efficient opportunity. management and Customer relationship management. Other administrative duties include expense reports, contract management and timely email response.
  • Position must follow directives completely as outlined and report to Division Manager.
  • Travel - ability to travel up to 50% of the time within the assigned territory.
    Competencies
    • Effective Presentation Skills are essential to ensure maximum performance. Must be able to learn as well as train.
    • Must understand Business dynamics of selling propositions and defend ferociously. Must be able to balance cost vs. value effectively across the Branded Portfolio. This is a required acumen.

      Qualifications

      Education: Associates or Bachelor's degree in Culinary, Food Marketing or General business related field.

      Related Experience:
      • Five to seven years of Foodservice experience in an outside sales role required or equivalent education and experience.
      • Distributor Sales, Broker Sales Manufacturer sales
      • Must be able to handle diversity of tasks and manage them effectively.
        Equipment/Software Skills: Skilled in Microsoft Office Applications

        Certifications, Licenses, Registrations: Driver's License

        Additional Information

        Physical:

        Must be able to fly/drive to markets. No major exceptional physical requirements.

        Sensory:

        Speech, Hearing, Vision, Smell, and Touch

        This position must be able to respond orally and in writing to common inquiries and complaints from customers and members of the business community. The position must be able to effectively present information to groups, individual customers and associates from the top levels of management to the smallest of operators. The position must be able to listen effectively in order to understand and respond accordingly. The position must be able to smell and touch to work effectively in supporting evaluation of customer food initiatives and quality measurements.

        Mental/Reasoning:

        Must be able to handle diversity of tasks and manage them effectively. Sending written correspondence to all interfacing aspects is critical to success.

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        Stratas Foods is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee in any manner prohibited by law, including but not limited to, on the basis of race or color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, national origin/ancestry, mental or physical disability, family status/marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, and any other legally protected status.

        Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision-The Employer will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Employer's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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