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Sr. Account Rep.

Date:  Sep 14, 2022

Sioux City, IA, US, 51111

Req ID:  60825
Job Function:  Sales & Marketing

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare fabrication information for production.
  • Enter and/or prepare shipping orders for shipping department.
  • Coordinate all offal requests to Sioux Center.
  • Forecast the production volumes for each product between all brands of the Perdue Premium Meat side of the business.
  • Establish product pricing and sales levels for each product.
  • Manage freezer inventories and frozen product pricing levels.
  • Perform sales and manage customer relationships.
  • Seek out more profitable sales opportunities that may outperform old opportunities.
  • Manage all aspects of the Accounts Receivable performance for each customer and the Profit/Loss performance for the commodity sector.
  • When necessary, rotate Saturday duties with others in Sales Dept.
  • Booking loads with carriers to deliver your product along with finding other cost effective ways of getting product delivered.
  • Facilitate transition of production to Sioux Center and coordinate between Sioux City and Sioux Center plants.
  • Responsible for working with cross functional teams to contribute to the profitability, continuity, and the reliability of the facility and product.
  • Manages finished goods inventory levels to minimize... excess finished goods and raw material
  • Schedules demand based on the product mix and provides accurate commitment dates to customer service team across multiple product lines
  • Develops departmental goals and objects to achieve customer demands while enabling accuracy and quality.
  • Monitor demand changes of customers and/or brands, recommend actions to maintain operational efficiencies, customer service levels, and inventory position

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Business, or equivalent experience preferred and 3-5 years’ related experience. 



Experience Requirements

3 - 5 years related experience.  Strong reading, writing, communication and analytical skills required.  Must have a deep knowledge and understanding of assigned customers, good working knowledge of all process within the supply chain (sales, marketing, forecasting, production planning, manufacturing and distribution), ability to negotiate, manage conflict and develop consensus with internal customers and team.  Must have a good working knowledge of IT systems and how they exchange data between each other.  Must be able to travel.

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings. May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another. May need to access files, supplies and equipment.  Work activity is in an office, open-partitioned, cubicle environment.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Sioux City