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

Send your resume to communications@crescentfoods.com

Current open positions at Crescent Foods:

Job Title: Inside Sales Representative

General Summary

Ensures accurate, timely and efficient order management for all customers. Supports the assigned Sales Directors and Managers by providing accurate and timely communication with customers. Provides administrative support for Sales Directors and Managers as needed.

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 accuracy of item codes, case quantities, prices and ship dates
  • Verify accuracy of order with 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 –

To Apply: Please send your resume to : careers@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.

Job Title: Field Sales Representative

Department: Food Supply Chain

Reports To: Marketing and Sales Director

Location: Dallas

Strong relationship with: Logistics

Last revision date: 06/01/2017 Overtime maybe necessary if business conditions make scheduling necessary

General Summary

This role is a competitive field sales representative to develop sales strategies and attract new clients. This outside sales position is responsible for promoting Crescent Foods products and services and for building relationships with new and existing accounts. This position often requires working non-traditional hours (evening, weekends and holidays) in order to successfully meet customers’ needs. The successful candidate will play a key role in increasing income and revenue by managing and negotiating with clients, generating leads, qualifying prospects and managing sales of products. This position will require 50% 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
  • 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
  • 3 – 5 years of prior foodservice sales, successfully growing sales, B2B experience, restaurant management or culinary background
  • 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. .

– Valid driver’s license with a “clean” driving record (including: no single DUI in the last 3 years and no multiple DUIs within the last 7 years)

– Current automobile insurance with the following limits of liability: Bodily injury – $100,000 each person and $300,000 each accident; property damage – $100,000 is required

– While performing the duties of this job, it’s mandatory for the employee to drive for 50% on this job and in different weather and climates.

– 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 –

Send your resume to careers@crescentfoods.com References requested

Job Title: Jr. Staff Accountant

SUMMARY

The Jr. Staff Accountant will work directly with the Accounting Manager to provide support in delivering the end-to-end process and analysis supporting accounting and reporting activities. Delivers timely and accurate finance and accounting services in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The Staff Accountant must comply with established policies and procedures.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage all A/R and A/P invoices and other accounting documents or records.
  • Bank reconciliations and record keeping/filing.
  • Receive and verify invoices and requisitions for goods and services
  • Maintain the general ledger
  • Manage the sales tax process, fuel tax filings, licensing requirements, 1099 tax, and other daily activities in conjunction with all other departments in Crescent Foods
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
  • Develop credibility for the finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial communication materials
  • Process backup reports after data entry
  • Update and create journal entries, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions (e.g., disbursements, expense vouchers, receipts, etc.).
  • Enters data into computer system using SAP.
  • Compile data and prepare a variety of customized reports as requested by management.
  • Reconciles records with internal company employees and management, or external vendors or customers.
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Perform a variety of day to day general accounting support tasks in accounting department including but not limited to:
  • Assist in month end and year end closings
  • Recommends actions to resolve discrepancies.
  • Investigates questionable data on invoices.
  • Future tasks as needed upon performance initiative, knowledge and familiarization of company’s needs.
  • Filing quarterly corporate taxes,
  • Analysis of monthly standard costs and variances
  • Monthly inventory reviews and supervision of the annual physical inventory
  • In the absence of the Jr. Staff Accountant the Accounting Manager will fill-in
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, and some overtime as needed to complete count duties
  • Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates

Required Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in standard business office software
  • 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 other senior management and peers
  • Demonstrated independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, analytical ability and professional demeanor
  • Able to make effective presentations to diverse groups

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or related field preferred
  • 3 years of experience in corporate finance/accounting, including leadership experience with budgeting and financial reporting processes
  • Prior experience in manufacturing industry and cost accounting strongly preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of ERP systems (Great Plains, SAP, JD Edwards as examples).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Data base programming/SQL experience preferred
  • A strong work ethic and a team player attitude
  • Exceptional communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Four or more years direct reports with supervisory experience

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; 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 50pounds.
  • 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.

Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic

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.