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SALES OPERATIONS MANAGER

Company: Swift Prepared Foods
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

SALES OPERATIONS MANAGEROur Company, Your Opportunity:Swift Prepared Foods is a company with an 80-year history of prove high-quality, great-tasting sliced meats, bacon, ham, and ribs. Swift Prepared Foods was recently acquired by JBS, the worlds leading provider of beef, chicken and pork, with a vision of building the company into a leader in Protein Centric Prepared Foods. This is a unique opportunity to be in a start-up environment, with the backing of a Global CPG Powerhouse. This is a role for someone who is looking for an entrepreneurial challenge in a company with aspirations to be leaders within the CPG world. The position will have both strategic and tactical elements and the person may wear different hats. This is an opportunity for people who want to think Big, dream Big and work to make Big ideas a reality.Our Mission:To be THE BEST in all we do. We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders. All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERSOur Values:Role:Swift Prepared Foods is searching for a Sales Operations Manager to lead and develop this capability within our Retail & Foodservice businesses. This exciting role will facilitate growth by effectively leading and developing sales operational capabilities and processes for a fast-growing Retail and Foodservice business. This role will help to develop and lead processes to include, Master files management, Order to Cash (bill pay, terms, deduction management), Pricing communication and adherence, RFP and NDA contract management.The Manager will support the Swift Prepared Foods strategy with focused recommendations, based in facts, and in coordination with all cross-functional stakeholders & sales leaders. The role will own the improvement of our sales operational capabilities and customer relationship management (CRM) initiatives. Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and a proven ability to tactically lead and execute strategic initiatives is critical for this role. Candidates will be driven by data & continuous improvement in all aspects of their responsibilities. This role will report into the Head of Sales & Marketing, part of the growing leadership team, and will be based at our headquarters in Chicago, Il.Responsibilities:Lead/Develop sales operational capabilities and processes such as Master files management, Order to Cash (bill pay, terms, deduction management), Pricing communication and adherence, RFP and NDA contract management.Facilitate sales policy and compliance monitoringFacilitate continuous improvement for retail and foodservice broker relationships/contract/trade show management and executionStructure, simplify and manage initiative development and ongoing analysis across sales channels and in cooperation with cross-functional teams.Facilitate Sales KPI tracking to defined benchmarks in coordination with Sales Leadership.Other duties as assigned Skills and Qualifications:Models behaviors that support the Swift Prepared Foods values: Determination, Simplicity, Availability, Humility, Sincerity, Discipline and Ownership.Proven ability to develop, align and execute vision and strategy across multiple functions.Leverages facts and data to develop strategic recommendations and deliver results. Highly proficient communication skills, capable of influencing effectively at all levels.Ability to work within a matrix organization as a proven collaborator and problem solver.Strong internal/external industry knowledge, including B-2-B and B-2-C environments, with a broad understanding of all aspects of sales/customer management.Proven strength in data analysis, project leadership, technology/systems utilization, process improvement and strategy development.Excellent skills with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) to drive simple and effective communication to all levels of the organization.5+ years sales, Operations Management or equivalent experience Retail, Foodservice or CPG preferred.Bachelors Degree business, planning, analytics or finance preferred.Travel up to 30% as needed for strategic sales support. Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Frequently required to sit; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.Specific vision abilities required include close vision and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment:Corporate working environment.Food Manufacturing operations (plant operating floor- wet, refrigerated)If interested, please apply at jbssa.com/careers We offer a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.Plumrose USA is an equal-opportunity employer.EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Keywords: Swift Prepared Foods, Chicago , SALES OPERATIONS MANAGER, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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