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29 Aug 2018

Southeast VP of Sales / General Manager – Equipment & Packaging – Georgia

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

Job Description

Job #33997

Overview of Opportunity

  • A leading fresh produce supplier for packaging, equipment and consumables is in growth mode
  • Position to lead company sales to fresh fruit & veg packers in North America
  • This company is an industry leader with strong relationships throughout North America
  • Multiple equipment models available for virtually all fruit & veg commodity lines
  • This opportunity is located in Georgia, with relocation assistance available

 

Position Responsibility Highlights

  • Responsible for the overall performance of the North America business unit
  • Oversee full P&L, including planning, forecasting and budgeting for North America
  • Position will oversee Sales & Marketing, Customer Service, Logistics, Planning, Technical Services, Administration, Finance and Human Resources departments
  • Partner with HR in building and leading high performing teams
  • Develop division goals in conjunction with HQ based on sales targets and competitive environment
  • Extensive travel both nationally and internationally for sales calls, tradeshows, training, among others
  • Achieve a high rate of growth in line with company goals
  • Strategic thinking, attention to detail in executing strategies

Knowledge and Required Skills Highlights

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, Business, or equivalent. MBA Preferred.  15+ years of sales / marketing experience, 10+ years management / leadership experience in durable consumer goods or related industries
  • Strong written and verbal skills, able to communicate effectively one on one and in group settings, strong presentation skills
  • Spanish or French language skills a plus
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office. SAP, Power BI experience desired
  • Up to 40% travel. Able to have passport and travel internationally

Please contact Rich Lentz, rich@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Sales & Marketing. Job Types: Southeast. Job expires in Endless.

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