Sales / Admin. Assistant

Full Time
Tappan, NY
Posted 1 month ago

Caribbean Food Delights (CFD), a privately owned & operated company, is the leading manufacturer of Jamaican Style Patties: beef, chicken and vegetable. This state-of -the-art facility is SQF certified. We are looking for/seeking a motivated and reliable, Sales/Admin. Assistant to join our team.

Job Features

Job CategoryAvailable Jobs, Other
Job Description:• Answer phones clearly and politely on the first or second ring to ascertain reason for call and assist the caller. Page clearly and loudly, when necessary; check general mailbox daily, to review messages and forward messages to appropriate employees. • Greet visitors and clients pleasantly and courteously, determine their needs and provide prompt, appropriate assistance. • Work closely with our Director of Sales to ensure that all orders for our major customers are processed timely and accurately. • Process orders for local customers carefully, following through on order processing from receipt of order, shipping, billing to payment. • Process in-person product purchase ensuring that the customer receives the correct request and receipt of payment; forward copy of payment receipt and money to Accounts Receivable department, immediately. • Handle all telephone orders using order form to record information, for order processing • Ensure quality control over products that are shipped to customers, consistently utilizing the I-button. • Communicate with the Production department from time to time, to ensure that there is availability of adequate Sales products for on-going customer order fulfillment and disbursement; document items to be produced and forward to the Production Manager for the production of said items; inform the Director of Sales of any discrepancies that cannot be immediately resolved. • Maintain logistics with trucking companies to ensure that products are disbursed as per schedule and on time, resolve problems quickly and immediately; research and secure services of new trucking companies, when necessary. • File all processed orders with the bill of lading and original order forms, in proper place. • Check for Purchase Orders from the EDI computer system, as required; invoice customers accordingly using the EDI system. • Assist with the monitoring of bioterrorism and food security; maintain visitor’s log data, surveillance and general security, on a regular basis. • Handle all sample requests for the Sales/Promotion department and inform Director of Sales of any important issues that need to be addressed. • Prepare promotional items for shows, events, contests, etc. and forward them to appropriate employees; prepare and send promotional items to customers, upon request. • Perform any other related duties.
Qualification:Minimum 2 years related work experience, with sales background; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and data entry software. Competitive pay + benefits. EOE, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their “disability” or “protected veteran status.” Please fax resume to: 845-398-3001 or e-mail to:
Experience:Sales: 2 years minimum (Required)
Skills:Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel Data entry software. Communication skills
Certification:Associate (Preferred)
Benefits:401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Parental leave Vision insurance
Work Location:In Person
Anticipated Start Date:5/1/2023
Job Type:Full-Time
Hourly:$22.00-$24.00 per hour
COVID-19 considerations:All employees and vendors entering the building will be subject to hand sanitizing, temperature check and given a mask to wear throughout the work day, upon updated regulations. Must follow other COVID 19 protocols

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