At Veg Fresh Farms, our cooperative relationships, high standards and commitments to safety & sustainability serve as the foundation for our successful partnerships. With a team comprised of many second or third generation produce professionals, we provide our customers with unparalleled service from the top down!
Veg Fresh Farms has a new opportunity for a Sales Assistant to join our team in Corona, CA. We’re looking for a motivated individual who is ready to work in a fast-moving and dynamic environment. The best candidates will have experience in the produce industry with managing inventories, taking orders, dealing with logistics, and fulfillment of orders.
- Answer incoming phone calls in a professional, courteous manner and assist customers whenever appropriate.
- Effectively process and manage customer orders from the time they are received until the product ships.
- Monitor inventory levels.
- Track customer orders to delivery.
- Communicate with growers regarding shipments.
- Track rejected product and finalize settlements for invoicing.
- Ensure special customer requirements are accurate, current, and properly noted on the orders.
- Work effectively with sales personnel to resolve issues and disputes regarding shipments, products or accompanying follow-up activity.
- Provide support in managing e-commerce transactions.
- Implement quick decisions and problem solving in the sudden and unplanned situations that can occur in produce sales and production.
- Provide professional customer service in a fast paced environment, with a focus on process improvement and contribution to improving teamwork and workflow.
- Provide general support and assistance to other departments as assigned.
The ideal candidate for this position will be highly organized and efficient with their time. You will be proactive, focused, and a problem solver. You will be up to the challenge of the produce industry with its demanding workload and dynamic environment with constant changes.