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Perdue Farms, Inc. Director of Sales in Caldwell, Idaho

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into its second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.

Summary

We are looking for a Director of Sales for our retail team! The Director will manage all aspects of the Sales activities in a specified account base. This includes people management, goal setting, established measurement and ultimately attaining specified positive results. This manager is the "top to top" contact and communicator between the Company and the accounts for which he/she is responsible. Position includes accountability to the Op plan and P&L Goals for their region.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Establishes and implements strategic plan direction for each CLUB region and corporate office. Develops and executes Op plan from a pounds and revenue standpoint.

  • Champions procedures to continuously improve the accuracy of the Demand Plan forecast.

  • Manages and upgrades the mix and price for which products are sold.

  • Works cross-functionally with Marketing, Operations, QA, Supply Chain & Executive Management to ensure effective communication and problem solving; must work in coordination with all stakeholders for optimal outcomes for the Company and the customers.

  • Utilizes the principles of the QIP, team management and Supply Chain initiatives to guide the region.

  • Manages staff including recruitment, development and evaluation of associates.

  • Participates in a leadership position on special projects and cross-functional teams. Participates in outside organizations, committees on behalf of Perdue.

Minimum Education and Experience Required

Bachelors degree or related experience in Sales, Marketing or Business Administration plus 15+ years related work experience. Our ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Requires strong reading, writing, communication and analytical skills.

  • Must have a prior supervisory/management experience including managing, recruiting and evaluating sales associates.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with customers, suppliers and team members.

  • Must be able to travel to plant facilities, innovation center and market areas to include overnight travel.

  • Should anticipate spending 20% of their time in travel.

Preferred Experience Requirements

  • Management experience required preferable in the food or food sales areas.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is remote with travel to customer sites and Perdue facilities as needed.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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