Sr. Sales Logistics Specialist

  • Location: US - Watsonville, California
  • Job Family: Sales
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0004581
  • Experience Years: 5-10 Years of Experience
  • Employee Type: Regular

About the Opportunity

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Sales Logistics is a function within the Business Planning and Solutions Team and the Sales and Marketing organization at Driscoll’s. Sales Logistics contributes to the Driscoll’s Mission by supporting Sales and Supply Chain programs that improve product condition, service reliability, and balance cost with the value we provide. The Sales Logistics Specialist is focused on external stakeholders and representing Customer operational needs through Supply Chain focused initiatives. This role is responsible to create visibility of customer needs and requirements within Driscoll’s and influences our customers towards preferred supply chain solutions. This role will collaborate across departments including Distribution, Finance, Sales, Supply Chain, Transportation, and QA to review and actively manage business process in order to lead, plan and support the ongoing success of our Customer logistics programs and the handling of Driscoll’s product.

Responsibilities

 This role is responsible to create visibility of customer needs and requirements within Driscoll’s and influences our customers towards preferred supply chain solutions. This role will collaborate across departments including Distribution, Finance, Sales, Supply Chain, Transportation, and QA to review and actively manage business process in order to lead, plan and support the ongoing success of our Customer logistics programs and the handling of Driscoll’s product.

Candidate Profile

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • English language proficiency.
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience in Sales or Supply Chain roles within food and beverage industries, produce industry experience is preferred.
  • Advanced skill level in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.  Ability to create Dashboards and provide business insight from Tableau.  Experience using Signavio or Microsoft Visio.  Experience working in Order Management and/or ERP systems.
  • A high degree of analytical proficiency, effective communication, proficiency with business software, and orientation towards business process is required for this role.
  • Exceptional presentation, written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to negotiate and influence the opinions of others within the business unit and in external organizations, exercising sensitivity to the audience.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with ability to do multiple tasks and solve problems with a sense of urgency.
  • Must be willing to travel as needed and work in a cold storage environment in order to conduct distribution site visits.

About Driscolls

Driscoll's is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscoll's is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

Driscoll's exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods – meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners.

Driscoll's is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.


Driscoll's es el proveedor líder en la comercialización de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Arándanos Azules en el mundo. Con más de 100 años de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll's es una compañía apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasión y confianza han guiado nuestra misión de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.

Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll's han sido desarrolladas a través de años de investigación usando sólo métodos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro.

Driscoll's es la marca de confianza de sólo las mejores Berries.