Sales/Customer Service

Certified Meat Products, Inc.

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Fresno, CA
First Shift

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Job Details

Job Location:    JD Food - Fresno, CA
Education Level:    Not Specified
Salary Range:    Undisclosed
Job Shift:    Day
Job Category:    Sales


This is a dynamic position that involves the sales of food products and supplies to foodservice and retail entities. This position requires the complete understanding of internal systems; including computer programs, logistic abilities, operational guidelines, etc., and the utilization of tools and information to properly manage and maintain a specified group of customers. The right individual for this position will be personable, outgoing, relational, understanding, persistent yet respectful, well-versed in our industry through learning and observation, etc.   

Work Environment:
Inside Sales Reps: This job operates in a clerical, office setting.
Outside Sales Reps: This job operates partially in a clerical, office setting, but also includes on-site visits to customer locations depending on the territory.

Essential Functions:
•    Prepare and submit sales orders from customers.
•    Visit establishments to evaluate needs or to promote product or service sales.
•    Maintain customer records using internal computer systems.
•    Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability.
•    Quote prices, credit terms, or other bid specifications.
•    Contact new/existing customers to discuss how specific products/services can meet their needs.
•    Emphasize product features based on customer needs.
•    Review customer costs and analyze for areas of potential savings based on product selection.
•    Select or assist customers in selecting products based on customer needs, product specifications, and applicable regulations.
•    Prepare sales presentations/proposals to explain JD product catalog to a potential customer.
•    Complete expense reports, sales reports, and other paperwork.
•    Verify delivery schedules meet customer time windows.
•    Identify prospective customers using business directories, leads from existing clients, participation in organizations, or trade show or conference attendance.
•    Distribute samples and/or promotional materials to new/existing customers.
•    Attend weekly sales meeting and other meetings as required depending on position and need.
•    Provide feedback to buying team so that products can be tailored to clients' needs.

Physical/Clothing Requirements:
This is a largely sedentary role; however, some physical exertion such as moving, lifting, carrying, pulling, or pushing potentially heavy objects, materials, and/or products is required.

Safety Clothing/Equipment:
•    Non-slip shoes or boots as needed
•    Must comply with department dress code

Equipment Used:
General clerical items; including, phone, copier, fax machine, Windows based programs (i.e. Microsoft Office and Swarmbox) and computer


•    High School diploma or GED equivalent
•    Pass pre-employment physical and drug test
•    Basic Math, Computer and Analytical skil