Sales Manager - Food Service
Cargill - Wichita, KS

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Description

Cargill Value Added Meats Retail facilities utilize state-of-the-art beef, pork and turkey processing capabilities to deliver high-quality meat products to our partners. Advanced technologies and imaginative people create innovative solutions and distinctive value for our customers. Our retail customers come to us from traditional grocers, supermarkets and warehouse clubs to provide their meat and deli needs. We provide innovative solutions for their fresh meat case, frozen meat departments, deli counters, and more.

Cargill Value Added Meats Retail has an opportunity available for

Food Service Sales Manager

, located in

Wichita, KS

. This position will be accountable for executing CVAM-Retails’ food service strategy and commercial priorities for the food service channels served. The position will work together with Cargill Foods North America (CFNA) to proactively develop new customer opportunities through direct interaction with the customer base. The position will also be accountable for the execution of the project portfolio as it relates to food service. In addition, accountabilities will include development and training of the Cargill Foods North America sales team on CVAM-Retail products and capabilities. The position will also be accountable for developing key customer strategic plans and multi-touch points with those key strategic customers.

Principal Accountabilities:
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Formulate and execute business plans from the strategy for each food service channel served

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Enable the CFNA sales team to grow sales – products and processes

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Develop relationships with existing and new customer base to grow sales

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Provide customer requirements to R&D and project management

15% -

Further develop food service competencies within the BU

Qualifications

Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in business or foods-related program

At least 10 year’s professional Food Service market channel sales experience with demonstrated growth in category

Demonstrated project management leadership experience working across multi-functions (R&D, product management, category management, marketing, etc.)

Demonstrated strong computer skills and experience (including MS Office programs)

Demonstrated strong communication skills (written, verbal, and listening

Initially up to 50% travel required within the first year, but then average around 25% after

Cargill is an EEO/AA employer.

Job

Sales

Primary Location

US-KS-Wichita

Schedule

Full-time

Job Type

Standard

Shift

Day Job

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