About Upper Lakes Foods

Customer Service Representative, Cloquet, MN

Position Summary:

UPPER LAKES FOODS, INC. is looking for a Full-Time Inside Salesperson in the Cloquet, MN office, to work the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday through Wednesday. This position works with outside sales, shipping office, purchasing, through phone calls, meetings and email to ensure the customers’ orders are entered correctly and filled to their satisfaction. This is an hourly position.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Identifies revenue opportunities within customers’ business

· Prospects, qualifies and generates sales within the company’s established routes

· Identifies and closes additional purchases of products and services to customers

· Works closely with Outside Sales Representatives to provide support for all their customer’s needs

· Responds to requests from customers and Outside Sales team for information in a timely manner

· Continuously seeks opportunities for customers’ enhanced profitability

· Remains knowledgeable and up-to-date on changes and developments in the food industry

· Creates opportunities to foster continuous improvement

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Understanding of transporting all products sold

· Ability to communicate and work well with others

· Extremely detail oriented with good organization skills

· Knowledge of Target® preferred

Required Certifications and Licenses: n/a

Physical Demands: The Inside Sales position must write, speak and understand English. This position may require sitting long hours and repeated keyboarding. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications:

· High school diploma or General Education Development (GED)

· Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in similar field, preferred

· Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

· Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

· Ability to pass post-offer, pre-employment testing (Drug Screen, Background Check)

· Ability to read, write, speak English

Please apply online at: www.upperlakesfoods.com/careers or to tkragseth@ulfoods.com

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