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11 May 2017

Out Of Home VP of Packing Equipment Sales – Remote/Home-based

Posted by Rich Lentz, rich@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #31577

Description:  

  • A leading capital equipment manufacturer for fresh produce is in growth mode.
  • Creating a new Sales leadership position for succession planning.
  • Position to lead company sales to fresh fruit & veg packers in North America.
  • Multiple equipment models available for virtually all fruit & veg commodity lines.
  • This role will lead sales team throughout the U.S.
  • This opportunity can be remote office based, but will require extensive travel.

Position Responsibilities Include

  • Provide leadership, mentoring and coaching to sales team and admin/support staff.
  • Provide customer service management to all customer channels.
  • Develop dept. goals based on sales targets and competitive environment.
  • Manage a sales market for fruit & veg packers throughout North America.
  • Establish a strong and positive relationship with existing and potential new customers.
  • Conduct presentations and demonstrations to illustrate the performance of company products.
  • Educate and assist customers in achieving optimum performance from their equipment.
  • Additional travel both nationally and internationally for sales calls, tradeshows, training, etc.

Position Requirements

  • Successful experience in day-to-day management of a sales staff.
  • Successful experience in Equipment sales within fresh produce / food production required.
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate technology and engineering concepts
  • Established customer base and large number of industry contacts required.
  • Education in related fields of study and relevant experience in the produce/agriculture industry.
  • Ability for extensive travel.

Please contact Rich Lentz, rich@producecareers.com

 

Job Categories: Sales & Marketing. Job Types: Out Of Home. Job expires in Endless.

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