Technical Sales Representative

Job No:  202300
Location:  Nationwide
Salary:  R 16 000 Per Month + Benefits

 

Main purpose of the Job:
The successful applicant’s will be responsible for providing a technical and sales service to our customers and to achieve sales volume and GPD budgets across all of the companies categories.

 

Qualifications  

  • Minimum requirement: BSC in Food Science / BTech in Food Technology 

 

Requirements:   

  • Previous work experience in the food industry will be advantageous 

  • Must be willing to travel extensively within South Africa

  • Valid driver's license

  • Willig to work with non-Kosher, non-Halaal and Pork products 

  • Passion and results are all important in this environment

  • Willingness to work extended hours when required

  • Good communication (verbal and written) in English

  • Commitment, dependability, initiative, attention to detail and accuracy

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for selling FHG products (ingredients, casings and equipment)

  • Analysing and reporting on sales leads linked to customers

  • Researching potential new markets for new business

  • Formulate ideas and strategies to improve on problem areas

  • Communicate new product and service opportunities, special developments, and feedback from field activity 

  • Participate in demos, promotions and marketing events and evaluate the success thereof.

  • Product application trials on new products 

  • Development of products and new markets

  • Customer training (Technical and Product)

  • On site testing and evaluation of products as required by customer

  • New product development for butchers and large factories in the interests of generating new markets

  • Liaising with customers along with Senior Food Technologists

  • Technical advisory services to butchers including consulting on product quality, Production capacities and efficiencies

  • Implementation of quality control/assurance systems to increase production output and shelf life of products