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Business Unit Director

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Job Description: 

Dayka & Hackett LLC, a division of newly created Frutura, continues to expand its national and international market presence with a significant market entry into tropicals and other related fresh fruit items.

Accordingly, the company is searching for a Business Unit Director to build, manage and execute the company’s business strategy for the Tropicals and Key Growth Products division located in McAllen, TX.

The Business Unit Director will be responsible for the market introduction and “roll up” of products produced from company related farming operations including pineapples, limes, papayas and other fresh fruit items. They will prospect and secure new customers in retail and wholesale trade channels, build strong procurement / grower relationships through excellent service and category expertise, manage and coordinate the receiving, repacking (if needed), ripening and shipping operations at company owned and/or 3rd party leased facilities. They will have responsibility for active management of pricing, retail club store, food service and wholesales strategies for those products.

The director will direct and have access to a team of approximately 15 marketing and category management experts to assist in this arena.

Candidate must also have direct extension involvement with customer in this area.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with the potential to financially participate in the annual income of this unit are available. Strong work ethic, the ability to make good business decision and an entrepreneurial skill set are important.

The is an exciting opportunity to become part of the Frutura/Dayka & Hackett growth strategy.

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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