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Produce Sales Associate

Company: Prime Time Produce
Location: Somis
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Prime Time Produce has been on the journey of becoming the largest year-round grower, packer, and shipper of premium quality colored peppers in the United States. Prime Time has become a major supplier of sweet mini peppers and asparagus, in addition to a wide variety of seasonal produce items from vine-ripened tomatoes and sweet corn to watermelons and green beans. Primetime uses technologically advanced farming practices, combined with operating state-of-the-art packing facilities, to ensure delivery of the safest and best-tasting produce in the marketplace.We re growing and hiring a full-time Produce Sales Associate to join our team in Somis, California. In this role, you will be supporting a seasoned sales team while learning our process to be able to handle your own accounts. You will be communicating with harvest and production supervisors, handling sales accounts, and managing logistics of shipments.This is an excellent opportunity for an individual early in their career looking to grow their career.We offer a competitive salary, health plan, dental plan, 401K, and paid time off. Main focus areas:

  • Receive, process and input orders from customers
  • Follow up on customer inquiries and monitor delivery information
  • Continually adjust shipments per customer requests
  • Monitor, schedule, and track logistics for all product shipments
  • Stay up to date on relevant market conditions and understand the quality of produce coming from fields
  • Prospect new profitable accounts
  • Build and establish strong working relationships with internal team members and customers This role if a good fit for you if you bring:
    • 2 years of experience in sales or as a produce buyer
    • Knowledge of produce business (retails/food service/wholesale)
    • Bachelor s degree in Business Management, Sales, Marketing, or Agriculture preferred
    • Knowledge of freight delivered sales
    • Experience in excel and ERP systems
    • Strong customer service and proven ability to be an all-around team player
    • Natural ability to be a quick learner, logical thinker and proactive problem solver . Date posted: 11/18/2022

Keywords: Prime Time Produce, Los Angeles , Produce Sales Associate, Sales , Somis, California

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