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Leading seafood importer/distributor is currently recruiting for a Domestic USA Sales Professional for our New England office located in Cranston, Rhode Island. This is a full time position. You must be fully adept with computers. You must be an outgoing person who knows how to sell yourself and our seafood products. You must be motivated to step into the department and be able to interact with active or potential customers by telephone, via Email and Skype. You must possess excellent communication skills both written and oral. You must have good interactive skills, and a positive attitude and be comfortable in a challenging position, until you understand the industry and the products. A person in Seafood Commodity Sales or Perishables requires focused effort on your part. With the correct mindset of establishing or enhancing a career in this field, you will be well rewarded for your talent. The ideal candidate must be comfortable dealing with very busy business people, buyers, and customers. Time management and prioritizing duties are important.
Seafood experience is preferred but not necessary, however, familiarity with sales, business, and commerce is. Candidates must have exceptional organization, focus, motivation and a willingness to progress in your career within our Company. We can and will train you, if you are a quick learner, if you can dig in, and move forward with a purpose.
You must be someone with general or specific experience, who can become familiar with accumulating and understanding customer product usages, pricing according to company policy, offering products in sales calls and daily communication and follow ups. Set up of transactions in our sales order program is required but shipping, credit, collections, are other department responsibilities.
We offer an excellent compensation package including company sponsored Individual health benefits, sick time, vacation time, retirement plan, and 401K in a casual dress atmosphere. Please reply to PERSONNEL@NORTHERNPRODUCTS.COM in strictest confidence. Qualified applicants will then receive a questionnaire from our Human Resource Department.
Please visit our web site if you would like to know more about our company. www.northernproducts.com
Location: Cranston, RI
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We are a leading seafood importer located in Cranston RI with a position opening up that is in the Quality Control and Company Departments. This is a full time job for a person seeking a career opportunity with a long established growing company. Stability, security and a good future is available for someone who can work independently with a positive, good attitude.
This is fun and interesting work, traveling to cold storages once a week in the Boston area, inspecting and making reports with pictures, of many different seafood products, assessing quality and other characteristics of the items being checked.
You would work in the marketing and general office departments, and have varied duties touching different areas during the week.
You must be adaptable, interested, instinctually intelligent, and willing to grow with the company. We prefer someone with a college education, (recent college graduate), but many people can qualify if you have a good head on your shoulders. Knowledge of computers is a must, being organized, and self motivated is important. This position can lead to a sales position, or other position within the company as we hire from within as much as possible.
Good salary, benefits, profit sharing plan. If you love seafood, are detail oriented, can work with people and changing situations, this could be just the place to settle in to a good paying job with a future.
Please send your resume, or work experience, and career goals to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Accumulating product offerings, pricing according to company policy, offering products and daily communication and follow up.
- Set up of transactions, pro forma invoices and payment terms.
- Working with Freight Forwarders on perishable shipments and their requirements
- Study and documentation of costs relevant to transactions is necessary
- Dealing with trucking companies for ocean shipments and the coordination of all aspects of transactions.
- Knowledge of Letters of credit and other Credit forms, and collections.
We are currently recruiting Inside Sales Professionals for our Cranston sales office. This full time Sales position includes coverage for the Spanish speaking clients of the corporation. You must be fully bi-lingual in Spanish/English, you must be intelligent, a fast learner, and be able to make a lot of sales calls. Seafood experience is not necessary but sales experience is. Exceptional organization, focus, motivation and the willingness to take on a new career in this field are essential. You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Spanish language skills are required! You must have good computer skills and feel very comfortable interacting with customers by telephone, and email. We are seeking the right people with a professional, agile and committed attitude to their success and to the success of the organization. This is not a strictly commissioned based only position. We offer an excellent compensation package including company sponsored Individual health benefits, sick time, vacation time and 401 K in a casual dress atmosphere. Send us your resume now and come join our team! Please reply to Personnel@northernproducts.com in strictest confidence.
Great Northern Products, Ltd. is seeking an outgoing person who is knowledgeable in every aspect of Exporting perishables – Frozen Seafood. Candidate must have freight forwarding experience in Exports. You must be motivated and capable to step into an active department and take over ongoing transactions mid course. We seek someone with experience and capacity in the following areas: Working with Freight Forwarders on perishable frozen container shipments and their requirements Preparation of commercial Invoices, obtaining vessel insurance, monitoring of cargo Working with government agencies for all appropriate documentation in complex transactions Study and documentation of costs relevant to transactions Dealing with trucking companies for ocean shipments and the coordination of all aspects of loading, labeling, drayage etc for transactions Dealing with Customs brokers and understanding all requirements Knowledge of Letters of credit and other Credit forms and collections Dealing with Steamship lines with rate contracts and negotiations for demurrage and terms This is a full time long term position in a casual dress atmosphere located in a state of the art facility in Cranston, RI. An initial orientation period is normal for this type of position; however the basics of export and import are all similar regardless of product. You should possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral. You must have good interactive skills, and a positive attitude. You must work well independently and as a team player. The ideal candidate must be comfortable dealing with international people. Bi-lingual skills are helpful, but not mandatory. If you’re reliable, self-motivated, detail oriented, organized, a good communicator, a team player, great multi tasking skills and a problem solver, we have an immediate opening for you! Time management and prioritizing duties are required. We offer an excellent compensation package including company sponsored health and dental benefits, sick time, vacation time, and 401 K. Please send resumes to: Personnel@northernproducts.com
Candidate will work with Supply Coordinator and Purchasing Manager to develop your own purchasing and sourcing role within the department. Duties will include constant communication with suppliers in order to understand current relationships and build new relationships. Perform all duties relating to incoming product, inventory management, purchase orders, traffic and importer issues, product claims, and other general clerical duties. Must be hands on, dependable, accurate, and capable of multi tasking and have excellent analytical skills including inventory reports, costing and projections. Must possess excellent communication skills both written and oral and be familiar with Microsoft software. You must like to negotiate, discuss and execute purchase orders based on the corporate needs. Purchasing experience is required. Candidate must be dependable and able to work effectively with other departments and Management within the company and be able to work as a team player as well as independently. We offer an excellent compensation package including company sponsored individual health benefits, sick time, vacation time and 401 K.