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Food Ingredient Sales Manager

Midlands Region – Bromsgrove based.

  • Fantastic Career Prospects
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Discretionary Annual Bonus
  • Company Pension Contribution
  • Excellent office environment

Are you an experienced Ingredient Sales Manager with a proven record of success trading within the UK or European food and drink sector? Do you have experience of importing and trading? Do you yearn for career progression in an evolving environment where every day offers you an opportunity to succeed? Do you strive to surpass set targets? Are you dynamic and forward thinking, a team player who can multitask? Do you have passion and drive that transpires into your interactions on all levels? Are you methodical and organised?

Look no further – we have the perfect job for you…

First Grade International Ltd is the UK based office for a Singaporean owned business with a reputation as a market leader in food ingredient importing/distribution globally. The Bulk Ingredient Department sources ingredients from around the globe for distribution into most of the major food and drink manufacturers in the UK as well as a significant volume across Europe. We are an ambitious, inclusive, forward thinking business offering a supportive, friendly, team orientated culture within an excellent, modern office environment. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer focus, interactions, and attention to detail.

Due to the rapid expansion of our business, we are seeking an experienced Ingredient Sales Manager to enhance our team, maintain existing as well as developing new accounts, support the expansion and promote the range of ingredients we supply to customers. The candidate must have knowledge and experience in a particular commodity which they can bring with them to help grow the First Grade product portfolio.  This is an excellent career development opportunity, involving both UK and overseas travel, sourcing ingredients, liaising with UK and International customers.

You will have a proven record of experience working in a fast-moving Bulk Ingredient Sales environment in food trading. A high level of education with a minimum of 5 GCSEs grades A*– C including Math, English and Science, 3 A Levels grade A*- C or a Level 3 equivalent qualification (or equivalents). A Degree level qualification is desirable. You will possess strong organisational and interpersonal skills including a high standard of verbal and written communication. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel is required.  A full, valid, UK driving license is essential.

The successful candidate will be trained to the First Grade way, including, but not limited to, a grounding knowledge of the business, customer communications, providing commodity indications, monitoring product forecasts, achieving targets, processing contracts, tracking commodity pricing and liaising with overseas suppliers.

 

You should send your CV, including details of current remuneration, to:

Leo Withers, Senior Commercial Manager, First Grade International Ltd, by email to lwithers@fg-int.co.uk by latest 14th August 2020

Strictly no agencies.

 

Office Based Sales Executive – Bulk Ingredients Department

Midlands Region – Bromsgrove based.

  • £22,000 – £25,000pa Basic Salary
  • Discretionary Annual Bonus
  • Company Pension Contribution

Are you skilled in sales, with 1-2 years’ experience in a fast-moving customer focused environment? Are you dynamic and forward thinking, a team player who can multitask? Do you strive to surpass set targets? Do you have passion and drive that transpires into your interactions on all levels? Are you methodical and organised?  Do you want to achieve?

Look no further – we have the perfect job for you…

First Grade International Ltd is the UK based office for a Singaporean owned business with a reputation as a market leader in food ingredient importing/distribution globally. The Bulk Ingredient Department sources ingredients from around the globe for distribution into most of the major food and drink manufacturers. We are an ambitious, inclusive, forward thinking business offering a supportive, friendly, team orientated culture within an excellent, modern office environment.

Due to the rapid expansion of our business, we are seeking an office-based Sales Executive to enhance our team, support, develop and promote the range of ingredients we supply to customers. The primary focus of this role will be our smaller accounts engaging with customers by phone and email to drive spot sales on price sensitive commodities. This role will not require travel. The successful candidate will be trained to the First Grade way, including, but not limited to, a grounding knowledge of the business, customer communications, providing commodity indications, monitoring product forecasts, achieving targets, processing contracts, tracking commodity pricing and liaising with overseas suppliers.

You will have experience working in a fast-moving customer focused environment. A high level of education with a minimum of 5 GCSEs grades A*– C/9-4 including Math, English and Science, 3 A Levels grade A*- C or a Level 3 equivalent qualification.  You will possess strong organisational and interpersonal skills including a high standard of verbal and written communication. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required. 

You should send your CV, including details of current remuneration, to:

Leo Withers, Senior Commercial Manager, First Grade International Ltd, by email to lwithers@fg-int.co.uk by latest 10th August 2020.

Strictly no agencies.