Produce Sales Assistant

Knoxville, TN

Summary

Assist customer with order requirements, receive and enter sales orders by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advise packinghouse supervisor of daily orders for their customers. Discuss orders with Sales Manager.
  • Collect purchase order passings and generate purchase orders and sales orders.
  • Send daily sales confirmations to customers.
  • Receive, price and enter sales orders into FAMOUS and give sales orders to production.
  • Review product availability to meet customer needs.
  • Work with other departments in the packing facility as required filling customer’s orders.
  • Make sales calls to customers to take orders daily.
  • Maintain a daily customer call sheet to ensure all orders are taken on time.
  • Inform General Manager and/or Sales Manager if there are significant changes to an account.
  • Assist Sales Manager in sending out price sheets to customers.
  • Assist with answering phone and transferring calls to appropriate parties.
  • Manages all the PODs (proof of deliveries).
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school education or equivalent.
  • Three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Location

Knoxville, TN

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