We’re looking for a Territory Sales Representative who’ll be responsible for selling Food Safety, Sanitation and Specialty Chemical solutions and programs to food and beverage processing plants in a defined territory.
Gulf Stream Search is an executive search firm that specializes in placing top talent with companies in the food & beverage industry.
We work exclusively with the following companies:
- Specialty chemical companies that provide sanitation, food safety and cleaning products/services to food & beverage manufacturers.
- Diagnostic companies that provide food safety testing equipment to food & beverage manufacturers.
- Food & beverage manufacturers.
- Flavor, ingredient and color companies that develop ingredients, additives and enhancements to food & beverage products.
- 3rd party testing laboratories that provide food safety and quality assurance testing for food & beverage manufacturers.
We’re currently working with a specialty chemical company to help them identify a Territory Sales Representative to cover defined territories and requires calling on the following contact points within food & beverage processing facilities:
- Plant Manager
- Sanitation Manager
- Quality Manager
- Food Safety Manager
- Production Manager
- Site Manager
Although specialty chemicals have been historically viewed as commodities where “the lowest price wins”, we are looking for sales professionals who are able to overcome price objections and use their food & beverage industry experience to develop customized sanitation programs for production sites in their territory.
The IDEAL candidate has the following background:
- Working experience in a food, beverage or ingredient processing / manufacturing facility, especially in Sanitation, Food Safety, Operations, Production or Quality.
- Sales experience highly desirable
- A track record of accomplishments in your career
- Experience with different food safety and quality certification bodies, accreditations and requirements for each as it relates to cleaning / sanitation.
- Bachelor Degree is Food Science, Microbiology or Chemistry is highly desirable
Travel in the territory will be heavy with some overnight travel; additionally, plant visits / sales calls may be scheduled during off-hours or as facilities are being cleaned(3rd shift + weekends).
I’m interested – let’s connect!
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Gulf Stream Search is an executive search firm that specializes in the placement of top talent in food and beverage companies throughout the US.
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