Crescent Foods Career Opportunities

From time to time, Crescent Foods is seeking new associates in a variety of positions.

Send your resume to careers@crescentfoods.com

Current open positions at Crescent Foods:

General Summary

Our firm needs an experienced Inside Sales Representative to join our team. This position involves taking incoming calls, processing orders through our proprietary portal. The Inside Sales Representative will be responsible for handling customer inquiries promptly and effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. We experience an extremely high call volume, so it’s important to maximize your time on the phone before moving on to the next caller.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist Sales Directors and Managers with completion of Product Reports, Promotion Requests and other administrative forms as requested
  • Maintain assigned customer files to ensure accuracy of contact information and price levels
  • Obtain all orders before order deadlines
  • Enter orders, ensuring the accuracy of item codes, case quantities, prices, and ship dates
  • Verify the accuracy of order with the customer by providing order confirmation
  • Monitor order patterns and assist customers with their ordering process
  • Communicate deviations from order quantities or delivery dates to customers in a timely and professional manner
  • Distribute invoices for each order shipped
  • Process credits in a timely manner. Provide backup documentation to support credits. Communicate denied credits to the customer and accounts receivable
  • Maintain regular contact with assigned sales directors, regional managers and accounts
  • Assist Sales Directors and Managers by calling accounts to sell long and close-dated product
  • May be required to work occasional, weekends, within advance notice, depending on business needs.
  • May be required to travel occasionally, work events, sponsorships, expos, etc.
  • Support Marketing & Sales Team on projects as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to prioritize in order to complete all tasks within the allotted timeframe
  • Must exhibit politeness, confidence, tact, patience, and diplomacy while dealing with complex problems
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • SAP knowledge and experience a plus
  • Demonstrated independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, analytical ability and professional demeanor

Education and Experience

  • College degree or equivalent level of industry experience preferred
  • Experience in customer service related activities
  • Experience working in a retail or wholesale company environment strongly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A strong work ethic and a team player attitude

No relocation will be provided

It is Crescent Foods, Inc. policy to seek and employ qualified persons in all jobs in a manner which will ensure equal employment opportunity as well as administer personnel actions in a manner as to not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation or disability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Note: The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job. They are not construed to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the job. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

GENERAL SUMMARY

Looking for an individual who is passionate about hitting sales goal numbers and working with people in a variety of environments as a Regional Area Manager. We are looking for ambitious professionals with a proven track record in the retail and foodservice markets to join our team. The Regional Opportunities are in Southern, Midwest and Southeastern markets. Your job would be to build new relationships, grow with our existing partners. The Regional Area Manager needs to manage the overall sales goals, accomplishments, and strategies. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages because we value our team. This position will require 50%-75% travel.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive new business revenue aggressively while ensuring strong profitability while penetrating existing accounts, and minimize lost business to achieve profitable sales growth and special objectives within assigned territory
  • Excellent rapport and relationship builder over the long-term selling cycle
  • Identify necessary support resources to successfully close new business
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities, strong time management skills
  • Drive personal vehicle to customer accounts, conventions, company meetings, etc.
  • Consistently exceed sales quotas
  • High energy, positive attitude and excellent communication/presentation skills
  • Communicate effectively across the company both horizontally and vertically
  • Prepare sales presentations and proposals as needed.
  • Work with Sales and Marketing to acquire appropriate deals and pricing for potential customers.
  • Provide weekly update to Sales Management Team.
  • Meeting Sales quota targets
  • Selling into assigned regions: Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio Texas
  • Preparing for sales calls, including coordination of the team selling effort
  • Direct follow-up and managing on-going follow up with prospects
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence
  • Seek and qualify prospects in accordance with Company account stratification goals.
  • Research customer business needs and develop a mix of products and service to meet needs.
  • Evaluate market trends and recommend products to customers, based on business needs and goals.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and complete on a timely basis
  • Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates

Required Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Need a strong appreciation of the importance of completing tasks on deadline
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Fluency in written and verbal English bilingual a plus
  • Demonstrated independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, analytical ability and professional demeanor
  • Able to make effective presentations to diverse groups
  • Knowledge of marketing and sales principles, product lines, ordering procedures and credit terms
  • Familiarization with customer service activities, inter-departmental communications and general finance concepts
  • Ability to manage end to end initiatives through challenging deadlines
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, including the ability to service multiple customers simultaneously

Education and Experience

  • College degree and equivalent experience, marketing/sales experience required
  • Minimum of 2years of prior foodservice sales, successfully growing sales, B2B experience and CPG is a plus
  • Prefer knowledge in any of the following: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Publisher, PPT, & SAP        

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

No relocation will be provided –

SUMMARY

Maintains building environment and grounds by maintaining building, heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment; providing housekeeping, grounds keeping, and repair services. The Maintenance Mechanic will be working both Supervised and Unsupervised. The position requires but is not limited to assisting Operations with setups, adjustments of Machinery, answering calls to the Production Floor, repairing equipment, installing electrical, gas, water and air when needed. This includes soldering pipe, threading pipe and bending pipe for electrical installations. Additional duties are completing PM’s, Work orders, minor repair on Forklifts and Pallet Jacks, Building Maintenance Repair and assisting IT when needed and any other duties necessary as required by the Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Manager. This position is for a successful individual who will ensure uninterrupted continuity of facility, manufacturing, and support systems and processes throughout the facility.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support, monitor and expand Preventive/Predictive Maintenance throughout all facility systems and machinery
  • Maintain system for conveying liquids and liquid waste by installing and repairing plumbing apparatuses
  • Responsible for maintaining the building alarm and fire protection systems in compliance with safety
  • Responsible for exterior/interior building/facility maintenance repairs
  • Responsible for maintaining buildings accessibility and appearance by picking up litter, removal of ice/snow, from the walkways and parking lots, painting, mowing the lawn and cleaning surrounding landscape
  • Responsible for turning on the lights in some areas for the pre-op production and ensure the water heaters are on at proper set temperatures
  • Ensuring compliance with state, local and federal food safety laws including USDA, GMP’s, CCP, HACCP, SSOP’s and SOP’s guidelines and regulations.
  • Assist with the ongoing efficiencies of manufacturing and support systems throughout the facility; make recommendations to management and implement improvements as necessary
  • Utilize Crescent Foods system including work orders, purchase order, inventory control, and equipment history, in performing job tasks.
  • Troubleshoot and repair controls systems including network problems associated with PC’s, PLC’s, and various man-machine interfaces.
  • Utilize an advanced skillset in troubleshooting electrical systems including power distribution, motor controls, variable speed controllers, servo controllers, and robotics.
  • Utilize a thorough knowledge in troubleshooting automated packaging machinery operation.
  • Utilize a thorough knowledge in troubleshooting various process equipment including pumps, valves, meters, and mixing equipment.
  • Utilize a working knowledge in troubleshooting typical facility support systems including steam, hot water, compressed air, and refrigeration.
  • Utilize a working knowledge in troubleshooting hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Safeguard maintenance operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  • Assist the Maintenance Supervisor with the planned maintenance of machineries.
  • In the absence of your Maintenance Supervisor the Maintenance Mechanic will fill-in
  • Flexibility in work schedule as required. Must be able to work extended hours and weekends.
  • Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates

Required Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Be skilled in the areas of Electrical-both single and three Phase troubleshooting, installation and repair.
  • Must be knowledgeable with packaging equipment.
  • Must be knowledgeable of Pneumatics.
  • Waste Treatment, Equipment Maintenance, Facilities Coordination, Surveillance Skills, Safety
  • Management, HVAC Systems, Lifting, Time Management, Initiative, Thoroughness, Informing Others
  • Must be skilled in pipefitting water and air lines
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills Excellent oral and written communication skills • Fluency in written and verbal English
  • Proven ability to think independently and handle multiple projects through to completion Record of successfully collaborating with and influencing senior management and peers Demonstrated ability to lead and manage staff
  • Demonstrated independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, analytical ability and professional demeanor

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred in Electrical, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering or Engineering Technology
  • 5 -7 years’ experience in food, beverage, or consumer goods experience in a manufacturing plant.
  • HVAC Certification a must

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work is performed mostly in a back-office warehouse setting; refrigerated area, cooling areas hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office and logistics equipment.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

No relocation will be provided –
To Apply: Please send your resume to : communications@crescentfoods.com

Attention HR Director

It is Crescent Foods, Inc. policy to seek and employ qualified persons in all jobs in a manner which will ensure equal employment opportunity as well as administer personnel actions in a manner as to not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation or disability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Note: The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job. They are not construed to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the job. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.