Sales Export Representative (Fruits and vegetables industry)
My client is a leading supplier of a comprehensive range of fresh fruits and vegetables. The salads they deliver come straight from the source: the growers of Harvest House. This cooperative arrangement allows them to respond quickly, which keeps the distance from grower to end client as short as possible.
My client collaborates with selected producers to offer soil-grown vegetables, sweet potatoes, fresh herbs, cress, and fruits. With their years of experience in the fruit and vegetable sector, they are a reliable supplier for the retail, food supply, wholesale sectors, and foodservice in Europe.
These would be your main duties and areas of responsibility:
• Communicate with suppliers for a correct alignment of wish and need.
• From time to time buying fruit and vegetables from suppliers in the regions assigned.
• Selling fruit and vegetables to our customers in the Netherlands and Belgium.
• Price and quantity negotiations with suppliers and customers.
• Assess the price and quality of the products.
• Increasing the client portfolio (Client Acquisition)
The ideal candidate should gather the following characteristics and competencies:
• Knowledge of the Dutch and English languages; German, French, Italian or Spanish language is a must for this specific function.
• Problem solving ability.
• Good geographical knowledge and daily insight into meteorological conditions.
• Structured and well-organized working method.
• Adequate, (pro) active and alert acting; active approach of (potential) customers and supervising orders.
• Stress resistant and a team player.
• No 9-5 mentality and you know how to approach.
• "Fighting" for the best deals for supplier / customer.
• Good sense of price / quality ratio with respect to the different vegetables & fruit.
And what does my client offer you?
A full-time workplace with a young and ambitious company. A job where you can fully develop yourself and grow with the company. And also together with a driven commercial team that works with passion and pleasure. Of course supported by excellent primary and secondary employment conditions.