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Sales Manager – Food Ingredients Division

First Grade International Ltd
£30,000 - £40,000pa Basic Salary (dependent on experience)
Closing date
19 Aug 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
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Sales Manager – Food Ingredients Division

Midlands Region – Bromsgrove based.

  • Excellent CPD
  • Fantastic Career Prospects
  • £30,000 - £40,000pa Basic Salary (dependent on experience)
  • Discretionary Annual Bonus
  • Company Pension Contribution
  • Exceptional working environment in conjunction with remote working support

Are you an experienced Sales Manager with a minimum of 5 years’ experience and a proven record of success trading into FMCG businesses? 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 with 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 development opportunity, liaising with UK and International customers which may involve both UK and overseas travel.

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 minimum of 5 GCSEs grades A*– C including Math and English, 3 A Levels grade A*- C or a Level 3 equivalent qualification (or equivalents). A Degree level qualification is desirable. 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.

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

Christina Haskoll, Trading Co-Ordinator, First Grade International Ltd, email to

Applications received after midday on 16/08/21 will not be considered.

Interviews will be held on 23/08/21. If you have received no response by 18/08/21 we will not be progressing your application further.

Strictly no agencies please.

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