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Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Branch Manager

Smithfield Foods, Inc. - Tulsa, OK

Overview
The Branch Manager provides professional leadership in all aspects of Branch Management including but not limited to Market Development, Sales Execution, Operational Excellence and the Development and Training of Sales Representatives, Supervisors and General Workers.
EEO/AA Information
Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.
Responsibilities

People Development - direct staffing, training and performance evaluations. Establishes sales territories, quotas and goals
Directing Market Development - develop and implement strategic sales plans to accommodate corporate and branch goals. Review market analyses to determine customer needs, price schedules and discount rates
Sales Execution - meets with key clients, assists sales representatives with maintaining relationships, negotiating and closing deals. Delivers sales presentations to key clients in coordination with sales representatives
Ensure policy and procedure compliance
Monitor and control inventory and revenue management
Direct sales planning and forecasting activities
Oversee budget and cost controls - participate in budget preparation, ensuring adherence to established budgets
Truck and Facility Management - ensure the appearance and condition of all company equipment is kept up to company standards and that company equipment assigned is maintained in accordance with company policy and Department of Transportation regulations
Represents company at trade association
Oversee collections of accounts for all salespersons in your area
Work closely with corporate collections to resolve and maintain customer's accounts
Develop strong relationship with key accounts within the region
Report competitive and other food products activities immediately
Execution of management decisions
Develop new areas capable to work with wholesale and modern trade environment
Assist other branches as needed
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Must have a college degree from a regionally accredited university or an equivalent combination of education and at least 5 years of managerial experience with a proven track record of success. MBA preferred.
Consumer Packaged Goods sales experience preferred - Direct Retail Sales experience a plus - DSD experience preferred
5 years prior supervisory experience required - Route Management experience preferred
A valid Driver's License with a good driving record is required, a CDL-B driver\u2019s license must be obtained within 90 days of start date; the individual must pass a Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) written test plus a D.O.T. physical and drug screen. Local management administers a driving test
Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and decision making skills
Demonstrated ability to focus and manage multiple priorities and motivate a large team
Proven ability to build and maintain strong, effective relationships with customers and functional groups
Strong leadership experience.
Computer Skills Microsoft Office (Word/Excel) Required - previous experience with Blacksmith a plus.

Disclaimer
This position description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of those principle job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development and compensation.  As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

8 days 15 hours ago

Smithfield Foods, Inc.

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Branch Manager Smithfield Foods, Inc. - Tulsa, OK, United States

   

Location: Tulsa, OK

Company Profile:
From our small town beginning in Smithfield, Virginia, Smithfield Foods has grown into a global food company with a presence in 12 countries. Regardless of the size and scope of our business, we always conduct ourselves with respect for our animals, communities, customers, employees and the environment. Our philosophy has served us well and we are committed to providing Good food. Responsibly.® so you can confidently share great meals and memories with family and friends.