Wholesale Sales LFS

Overview
Date Posted:
7/22/2024
Job Code:
SM4250
City:
Anchorage
State:
AK
Country:
United States of America
Category:
LFS

LFS, Inc. was established in 1967 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Trident Seafoods. Our corporate headquarters is in Bellingham, WA and we have three year-round locations in Washington State: Bellingham, Seattle, and Poulsbo. LFS also has five year-round locations in Alaska: Anchorage, Cordova, Dutch Harbor, Homer (Kachemak Gear Shed), and Sitka; and three seasonal locations in Kenai, Dillingham and Naknek. While our core business is supplying the commercial fishing industry, we have evolved to include industrial and sports netting sales, hydraulic sales and services, wholesale/industrial sales, recreational marine and outdoor sales, and internet sales.

Summary:

LFS is seeking a self-driven team player with the ability to build strong, long-term customer relationships in the Alaska recreational/commercial fishing, powers sports and industrial community.

Essential functions (responsibilities, tasks, supervisory needs)

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Contacts regular and prospective commercial customers to solicit orders.
  • Talks with wholesale customers on sales floor or by phone. Cold calls and occasionally travels to customer's locations. 
  • Has product and industry knowledge.
  • Handle emails, faxes and incoming calls from wholesale customers.
  • Estimates date of delivery to customer, based on knowledge of own firm's production and delivery schedules.
  • Enters new customer data and other sales data for current customers into computer database.
  • Manage and grow customer relationships.
  • Investigates and resolves customer problems with deliveries.
  • Suggests new products and inventory levels to purchasing.

This job does not include housing or transportation relocation assistance. 

Required Qualifications (education, years of experience, KSAs)

  • Industry knowledge in one or more of the categories.
  • Sales experience

Preferred education and experience

  • Associate degree (AA) from two-year college or university; or one to two years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 Work environment:

  • Office setting.

Physical demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand; use a keyboard and talk or listen. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work authorizations:

  • This position is not eligible for immigration sponsorship

Trident Seafoods offers a comprehensive and quality benefits package. Full time employees may be eligible for medical, dental and vision insurance plans, optional HRA/HSA, telemedicine, employee assistance and wellness programs, basic life and AD&D, and 401(k) with a company match, vacation, sick time, 10 paid holidays each year, and paid parental leave.  For full-time employees, the initial vacation benefit starts at 10 days per year, and 6 days of sick leave per accrued bi-weekly.


Trident Seafoods and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or age.

Trident Seafoods and its subsidiaries have adopted a drug-free workplace policy. Working under the influence of Drugs or Alcohol is not permitted.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods or its subsidiaries is contingent upon the candidate having and maintaining a valid U.S. Work Authorization status throughout employment.