Our client who specialises in wholesale and distribution of Frozen Foods, is seeking a Trader to join their team in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal. Job Title: Trader (Wholesale / Foods) Geographical area: Durban, Kwazulu-Natal Salary range: R 40 000.00 â R 60 000.00 CTC pm
Our client who specialises in wholesale and distribution of Frozen Foods, is seeking a Trader to join their team in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal.
Job Title: Trader (Wholesale / Foods)
Geographical area: Durban, Kwazulu-Natal
Salary range: R 40 000.00 – R 60 000.00 CTC pm
The successful incumbent will be responsible for:
- Achieve sales and margin targets on a consistent basis within parameters
- Understand supply chain and its impact on customers
- Proven capability of building strong internal and external relationships with key stakeholders
- Thorough knowledge of all meat products across all species but with a red meat focus
- Must have a thorough understanding of foods industry
- Research and analyse trading options
- Negotiate pricing with customers.
- To communicate market conditions, margins achieved, and market forecast to the senior management.
- Maintain existing and develop new customer base.
- Predominantly the negotiating and selling of imported and local foods
- Secure new business with customers while maintaining existing established clients
- Ensure that any relevant wholesale market, model, benchmarks, trends, competitor, and customer insights are communicated back to senior management
- Provide technical support on product specifications and assist in the development of new products for the local market
- Follow market trends and implement trading practices to increase sales revenues
- Ensure the delivery and logistical operations of the business are developed to meet customer expectations
- Keep track of invoices and prepare reports to expedite the billing process
- Managing own client base
- Manage chilled and frozen foods sales in your portfolio of clients
- Undertake daily customer calls and processing of orders
Minimum qualifications and experience:
- Valid drivers’ licence
- 5 Years’ experience in the FMCG Foods Industry
- 2-5 Years’ experience in trading
Please apply via our website: www.edrecruiters.co.za or alternatively submit your cv to firstname.lastname@example.org – Reference Pta002131
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