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Commodity Sales Manager in West Liberty, IA at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

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Job Reference Code: 005593-Corp

 

Commodity Sales Manager is responsible for the fresh and frozen sales of raw commodity turkey and chicken products.  The Commodity Sales Manager will ensure that quality of the materials, competitive pricing, on time delivery and follow all guidelines and policies in relation to performing duties.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Sell raw materials at or above current market price or current contract price.
  • Understanding the current markets and the drivers to make best decisions on selling commodities.
  • Establish and maintain new and current relationships with raw material buyers.
  • Set up contracts with customers.
  • Partner with Transportation and Logistics to ensure on time deliveries and identifying the most cost effective routes.
  • Drive continual improvement in quality, productivity, efficiency and cost.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety regulations.
  • Partner with all departments of the organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of supply chain experience in procurement, sales, planning is preferred with experience in monitoring, maintaining and selling frozen commodities.
  • Strong analytic capacity and problem solving skills.
  • Strong knowledge base of market conditions predicted by groups such as Urner Barry and EMI.
  • Must be willing to travel as required for the position up to 25%.
  • Understanding of export conditions and requirements.
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing environment is necessary.
  • Computer experience - MS Office or Google Suite.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment of continuous change and challenges.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends according to schedule.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold/Crystal Lake Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

 

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online on our careersite at https://careers.wlfoods.com/.

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