We are Kerry. The Taste & Nutrition Company. We make products people enjoy and feel better about.
And, we are growing. We need talented, passionate people who want to help us make the business better. People who expect better from themselves. People who care about delivering better for customers, their colleagues, the company and their own career. People who take pride in paving new paths to lead the business forward. We need great people who want to do great things. People like you, perhaps.
If you are high energy, self-motivated, creative, collaborative, and enjoy executing against the demands of a fast-paced high growth organization, then consider joining our team to help drive your career and Kerry forward.
Kerry is a $7.5B company with world headquarters in Ireland and 40+ manufacturing facilities and 4,500 employees in North America. Learn more and/or apply at www.kerry.com/careers .
Job Characteristics/Expectations: Focus on supporting Regional and Territory Sales Managers to expand existing sales and develop new business via implementation of scheduled preventative maintenance and value improvement programs at strategic meat processing customers. Responsibilities also include; conducting new product and application evaluations and demonstrations, product and finished concept presentations, equipment installation and maintenance, management of B&C size accounts focused on driving sales at these locations and sales reviews. Strong sales and people skills are a must with the ability to interact and communicate on a timely and efficient basis with all levels of customer operations, R&D, marketing and procurement personnel in addition to internal company structure.
Essential Job Functions: •Ability to travel; desire to be on the road up to 70-75% overnight travel. •Ability to utilize a computer – Word/Excel/Microsoft Office and Power-Point. •Ability to enter call reports into Sales-Force. •Ability to follow up in a timely manner – great time management skills. •Willingness to take direction, adopt new technologies and innovation and report activities on a daily basis to pertinent individuals. •Ability to be creative to solve problematic situations. •Willingness to work long hours; address multiple challenges and generate new business through creative sales approaches.
Preferred Education Background: BS or equivalent experience in meat/food science or related field in meat/food processing industries.
•Follow-up in the form of written call reports after each visit. •Communication skills need to be strong for both one on one presentation and group presentations. •Must possess a strong ability to understand meat processing and technical aspects surrounding emulsion and whole muscle technology relating to further processing. •Thermal processing knowledge and commercial oven, fryer and/or smokehouse experience are a plus.
Travel % of Time: 70-75% of the time; travel will be by car and plane. Travel will be focused on Wisconsin, Indiana and Illinois, California, Washington and Oregon.
Kerry develops, manufactures and delivers the largest and most innovative portfolio of Taste and Nutrition systems and Functional Ingredients and Actives for the global food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. With revenue exceeding $7.5 billion annually, and customers in 140 countries, we help develop products that delight and nourish consumers across the globe.
Kerry’s history of industr...y and customer commitment, our employees’ entrepreneurial spirit, and our team-based approach to value creation has established a solid foundation from which we will build new growth. If you want a work environment where accountability, agility and continuous improvement are part of daily life, we want to talk with you. Apply online or learn more about us
Kerry is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics.