Sales Manager – Food Ingredients Division

Midlands Region – Bromsgrove based.
£35,000 - £45,000pa Basic Salary dependent on experience
11 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Sales Manager – Food Ingredients Division

Midlands Region – Bromsgrove based.

  • Excellent Career Progression development
  • £35,000 - £45,000pa Basic Salary dependent on experience
  • Discretionary Annual Bonus
  • Company Pension Contribution
  • Exceptional working environment

Are you an experienced Sales Manager with a proven record of success? Do you yearn for career progression in an evolving environment where every day offers you an opportunity to succeed? Do you strive to surpass set targets? Are you dynamic and forward thinking, a team player who can multitask? Do you have passion and drive that transpires into your interactions on all levels? Are you methodical and organized? 

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First Grade International Ltd is the UK based office for a Singaporean owned business with a reputation as a market leader in food ingredient importing/distribution globally. The Bulk Ingredient Department sources ingredients from around the globe for distribution into the majority of the major food and drink manufacturers in the UK and a significant volume across Europe. We are an ambitious, inclusive, forward thinking business offering a supportive, friendly, team orientated culture within an excellent, modern office environment. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer focus and interactions.

Due to the rapid expansion of our business, we are seeking an experienced Sales Manager to enhance our team, maintain existing as well as developing new accounts, support the expansion and promote the range of ingredients we supply to customers. This is an excellent career opportunity developing into a trading role.  UK and overseas travel will be required to source ingredients and liaise with UK and International customers.

You will have a proven record of experience working in a fast-moving Sales environment preferably in food or commodity trading. A high level of education with a preference for a degree level qualification and minimum of three A Levels grade A- C or a Level 3 equivalent qualification (or equivalents). You will possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills including a high standard of verbal and written communication. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel is required.  A full, valid, UK driving license is essential.  

The successful candidate will be trained to the First Grade way, including, but not limited to, a grounding knowledge of the business, customer communications, providing commodity indications, monitoring product forecasts, achieving targets, processing contracts, tracking commodity pricing and liaising with overseas suppliers in a trading role.

You should send your CV, including details of current remuneration, to:

Leo Withers, Senior Commercial Manager, First Grade International Ltd, by email to by latest 16th August 2019.

Strictly no agencies please.

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