|Job title:||Technical Sales Executive (Food)|
|Employment type:||Full Time|
|Experience:||5 to 7 years|
|Salary:||R600000 to R699998|
|Job published:||14 September 2021|
|Job reference no:||1592149419|
Technical Sales Executive (Food)
R700k plus bonus
Outstanding opportunity with leading global specialist chemical distributor. Reporting to the Business Manager you will be responsible for:
- To identify new customers, develop and promote sales to them by presenting the range of products available.
- To offer prompt, effective technical support to customers according to a call plan in order to maintain existing business and close customer contact, resolve customer queries or complaints and develop new markets.
- To promote new products to both existing and potential customers.
- To assist with product trials when required to do so by customers.
- To compile a detailed monthly report for the supervising Business Manager.
- To achieve budgeted sales and margins as defined annually.
- To obtain, record and update detailed information on the usage of products by customers.
- Ensure that updated prices are communicated to customers.
- To report on market activities and competitor activity to the Business Manager in accordance with the company’s Reporting Procedure.
- Follow up bad debts under direction from Accounts department.
Qualifications and experience
- Tertiary qualification in food technology.
- Minimum five years recent sales experience of food ingredients / raw materials
- The position will be focused on Baking, Dairy, Flavor, Savory, Condiments & Sauces, Confectionery, Prepared foods, Beverage and Meat sectors of the food industry