PFD Food Services began life in 1943 amid the noise and chaos of the Melbourne Fish Markets. Expanding rapidly to meet the demand of an ever growing customer base, we are Australia’s largest family operated Foodservice company with over 800 company owned trucks and customer service focused drivers making daily deliveries.
With an extensive range of fresh meat and seafood, together with frozen products, drygoods, paper products and cleaning solutions for the Foodservice Industry, PFD has proven their unwavering commitment to their customers and are considered a source of innovation, a provider of insight, a solver of problems. In 2021 PFD formed a partnership with another proud Australian company, Woolworths Group.
The purpose of this role is to promote PFD Food Services in Melbourne as a recognised supplier of a broad, consistent range of seafood and meat products to the local Food Service Industry. The role is also responsible for the education and support of PFD Seafood & Meat Sales Specialists to increase their seafood and meat selling ability with the view to increasing sales.
Also a priority is developing and implementing strategies to increase seafood and meat sales growth with nominated Key accounts. This role based at our Knoxfield DC, with the requirement to travel to surrounding PFD sites.
To grow the regions Seafood and Meat sales to meet the company’s targets. Provide extra emphasis involving on the job training regarding the seafood and meat selling skills of our Sales Representatives.
Grow the Seafood and Meat sales in nominated regions/branches, where sales are below company average through education and on the job training of Sales Representatives.
Introduce/increase seafood and meat sales into nominated major/key accounts through establishing contacts and working with key account managers and sales reps.
Develop and expand the region’s fresh seafood and meat opportunities and sales.
Develop seafood and meat sales in allocated regions through Branch personnel education, sales training, and customer calls with the Sales Team.
Monitor and react to branch seafood and meat stock levels and sales results in allocated regions where required.
Knowledge Skills and Qualities:
High impact communication
Strong Sales background and understanding of Sales processes.
Ability to coach, develop and motivate a sales team
Solid knowledge of seafood and meat processes and products
Computer literacy. • Ability to adapt, encourage and promote change.
Self motivated with a positive attitude.
Ability to set budgets and determine objectives for achieving such targets if required.
Leverage relationships with internal and external partners to achieve common goals.
What PFD is Offering the Successful Candidate
We are offering competitive remuneration, superannuation and other staff benefits (such as discounts on staff purchases, discounted accommodation, health insurance and banking). As part of this position, we are also offering participation in an incentive program, company vehicle and phone.
Please submit your application (cover letter and resume) via the apply now link below
As part of our recruitment process, do you agree to undertake employment checks? These checks may include a medical assessment (including a drug/alcohol test and a Flu Vaccination), National Police History Check, Working With Children/Vulnerable Groups Check, COVID-19 Vaccination Certififcate and Licence Validation/Demerit Point Check.
Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.
PFD Food Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer
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