Sales and Logistics Executive

Location: Dagenham

Business: ReFood

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

The ReFood AD plants operate as integrated recycling units, processing a variety of food wastes to produce renewable electricity, heat and DynAgro, a nutrient-rich fertiliser for local farms. The plants also recycle the food waste packaging. The plants provide an environmentally-sustainable solution for all waste producers looking for a safe method of diverting food waste from landfill.

The Position

Applications are invited for a Sales and Logistics Executive based at our Dagenham site, with travel in line with the duties of the role. This is a full time permanent position, working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

As a Sales and Logistics Executive your duties and responsibilities will vary based on the Company’s requirements but will include:

  • Identifying prospects and winning new business to increase input volumes of food waste ensuring targeted margins are achieved.
  • Visiting potential new customers in the local area, delivering point of use material.
  • Managing and growing existing accounts ensuring quality of service, customer satisfaction and responsiveness to changing demands.
  • Maintaining contact with existing customers, monitoring trading levels and maximising opportunities for additional business.
  • Preparing quotes in line with the agreed pricing strategy and re-negotiating terms where appropriate.
  • Co-ordinating transport to ensure the service is carried out to the correct frequency.
  • Gathering and maintaining up-to-date market intelligence within the local area, monitoring competitor activity (services and prices), and communicating as necessary. 

 Requirements

  • Good formal education.
  • Full UK clean Drivers Licence. 
  • Ideally experienced in new business sales within a B2B environment.
  • Independent, accustomed to working autonomously.
  • Able to engage with suppliers and build strong, commercial relationships across a range of organisations/contact levels.
  • Commercially astute, business aware and financially literate.
  • Strong analytical, commercial negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication and IT skills - must be proficient with MS Office, particularly Excel and Word.

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Salary:   Competitive Salary and Benefits package

Please apply in writing with your CV to HR Department, Ings Road, Doncaster, DN5 9TL or email recruitment@saria.co.uk

* Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted due to the high volume of CV’s being received.

Closing date - 30th December 2018.


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