Being a member of the Market Fresh Team means being a part of one of the greatest produce brands in the nation. Our staff works to provide our customers with top-quality products and service.

We are always looking for great people who share our vision to join one of the fastest growing produce companies in the industry. Qualified candidates, please complete the application and submit it along with your resume to hr@marketfreshproduce.net.

We offer excellent pay and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) retirement plan with company match, paid time off and holidays. 

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Current Openings

Tampa, Florida

REGIONAL PRODUCE SALES MANAGER – SOUTHEASTERN REGION

JOB SUMMARY

The Regional Produce Sales Manager is responsible for generating new customers, building customer relationships and driving new business across the Southeastern region by leveraging our full suite of product services related to fresh produce.  The sales manager will strategically target companies in Food Service, Hospitality, and Restaurants within the Southeastern market, to promote and sell MFP products and services in accordance with organizational sales policies and processes.

The Regional Produce Sales Manager is also responsible to report potential issues to the Senior Director of Sales/Marketing and Senior Director of Operations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned as necessary by supervisor.

  • Primary contact internally and externally for all customers assigned to this region
  • Seek out and develop new leads both retail and food service clients as well as other opportunities to expand our sales/profits
  • Monitor in report form, sales by customer and region on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, looking for positive and/or negative trends, along with supporting action plans.
  • Responsible for driving all sales efforts by promoting the Market Fresh Produce branded products within the assigned territory, or as directed by Senior Director of Sales & Marketing
  • Develop and maintain good rapport with new and existing customers
  • Responsible to support all ongoing Market Fresh Produce strategic marketing plans, margin goals and business objectives as directed by management
  • Attend and support any and all approved Trade Expos, as well as Customer expo events as directed by Management
  • Support any special projects as they arise and are assigned
  • Continually monitor client satisfaction, and document feedback to be shared immediately with sourcing, operations, finance and management as appropriate
  • Work closely with sourcing and marketing to oversee sale sheets and ongoing marketing presentations
  • Prospect new business, combining knowledge of prospective customers with best practices to gain access to key stakeholders
  • Independently qualify potential sales opportunities to include the full scope of customer potential
  • Lead face-to-face meetings and proposals with customers at all levels.
  • Design and develop tailored solutions to customers focused on delivering value and supporting the customer’s business.
  • Engage internal resources on pricing strategy and account implementation plans to ensure customer service and operational excellence.
  • Engage in self-development and training opportunities, both internal and external

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent customer service skills, positive attitude, and honesty & integrity to ensure everyone has a great impression of, and experience with, Market Fresh Produce
  • Knowledge of broad-line produce industry (wholesale, food service, restaurants and hospitality) and specifically in the Southeastern market area.
  • Willingness and ability to sell both inside (phone and email solicitation) and outside (face-to-face meetings, proposals and closings)
  • Strong orientation, relationship building, negotiation skills and business acumen
  • Effective communication skills to liaise across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to collaborate internally with all levels of sales team
  • Belief in, and support of, the company vision & program
  • Superior work ethic
  • Excellent written & verbal communications skills
  • Advanced problem solving & analytical skills
  • Strong organizational & planning skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated, competitive & goal-oriented; able to work successfully outside a traditional office setting and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task & prioritize work
  • Team oriented
  • Ability to travel for company business; a minimum of 3 days per week, including limited overnight travel. Some travel would be required on weekends on a limited basis
  • Signed acceptance of the Market Fresh Produce Non-Solicitation and Confidentiality Agreement
  • Market Fresh Produce’s receipt, approval & acceptance of the incumbent’s background check

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have any direct reports.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A degree in business is preferred or equivalent years of experience.  Working knowledge of Famous Software is desired.

Nixa, Missouri

LOGISTICS MANAGER

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ABILITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • Excellent customer service skills, positive attitude, and honesty & integrity to ensure everyone has a great impression of, and experience with, Market Fresh Produce
  • Belief in, and support of, the company vision & program
  • Superior work ethic
  • Excellent written & verbal communications skills
  • Advanced problem solving & analytical skills
  • Strong organizational & planning skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated & goal-oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task & prioritize work
  • Team oriented
  • Ability to travel for company business
  • Signed acceptance of the Market Fresh Produce Non-Solicitation and Confidentiality Agreement
  • Market Fresh Produce’s receipt, approval & acceptance of the incumbent’s background check
  • Responsible for complying with all compliance regulations applicable to the job description
  • Maintain confidentiality of company, vendor, customer, and employee information, without exception, internally and externally
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures governing the safety and security of all company employees, property, and assets

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have any direct reports. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  A college degree in supply chain management or related fields is highly preferred.
  • A minimum of three years of successful logistics experience in the produce industry and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience, or the ability to successfully perform the duties within 30 days of employment is required.
  • Requires advance knowledge of freight software systems
  • Ability to utilize QuickBooks and Microsoft Office programs including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
  • Proficiency in operations of standard office equipment such as computer, laptop, printer, copier, scanner, fax machine, cell phone, multi-line phone system and other standard office equipment.
  • The ability to type by touch and 10-key by touch is required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

A valid driver’s license, as well as an acceptable driving record is required.   This position does not require any certificates or registrations.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

The successful candidate must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex business documents, professional journals, technical procedures, financial reports, and legal documents.  Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are required to respond to common inquiries or complaints.  The ability to effectively present information to employees, vendors, customers, and Market Fresh Produce management is required.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

The successful candidate must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; locate routine mathematical errors; compute rate, ratio and percent.  Additionally, the successful candidate must the ability to calculate interest, discounts, commissions, proportions, and percentages.

Other locations

Quality Assurance Manager

Position can be located in areas below with travel required regularly:
Leamington, Canada
Detriot, MI
Nogales, AZ

McAllen, TX

JOB SUMMARY

The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for effectively managing and implementing policies as they relate to produce quality, service and food safety.   This person inspects produce designated for Market Fresh Produce at the grower’s packing / processing facilities to ensure standards are compliant with MFP specifications.  Perform daily inspections of all fresh produce delivering to MFP customers.  Ensure proper processes are followed that are consistent with PACA laws and industry standards when a rejection is necessary.  Work directly with management to identify and address quality and food safety concerns. Maintain records of inspections, shipments and overall service level.  

The Quality Assurance Manager is also responsible to report potential issues to the Senior Director of Sales/Marketing.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned as necessary by supervisor

  • Communicate daily with the procurement on all issues related to fresh produce.  Make recommendations on quality issues
  • Verify quantities and inspect quality for all fresh produce
  • Ensure compliance with all Standard Operating Procedures pertaining to receiving, storage, and shipping of fresh produce.  Identify any issues to management
  • Document temperatures of all outbound loads and report to management procurement any violations
  • Perform daily quality inspections for all fresh produce items
  • Perform daily date checks
  • Complete daily rejection reports
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ABILITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • Knowledge of USDA grades and Standards
  • Excellent customer service skills, positive attitude, and honesty & integrity to ensure everyone has a great impression of, and experience with, Market Fresh Produce
  • Knowledge of broad-line produce industry Willingness and ability to sell both inside (phone and email solicitation) and outside (face-to-face meetings, proposals and closings)
  • Strong orientation, relationship building, negotiation skills and business acumen
  • Effective communication skills to liaise across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to collaborate internally with all levels of sales team
  • Belief in, and support of, the company vision & program.
  • Superior work ethic
  • Excellent written & verbal communications skills
  • Advanced problem solving & analytical skills
  • Strong organizational & planning skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated, competitive & goal-oriented; able to work successfully outside a traditional office setting and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task & prioritize work
  • Team oriented
  • Ability to travel for company business; a minimum of 3 days per week, including overnight travel. Some travel would be required on weekends on a limited basis
  • Signed acceptance of the Market Fresh Produce Non-Solicitation and Confidentiality Agreement
  • Market Fresh Produce’s receipt, approval & acceptance of the incumbent’s background check

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have any direct reports.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • A minimum of one year fresh produce inspector experience and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience, or the ability to successfully perform the duties within 30 days of employment is required. 
  • Proficiency in operations of standard office equipment

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is preferred, but not required. The successful candidate must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business documents, professional journals, technical procedures, financial reports, and legal documents. Verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are required to respond to common inquiries or complaints. The ability to effectively present information to employees, vendors, customers, and Market Fresh Produce management is required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

A valid passport and driver’s license, as well as an acceptable driving record is required.  The position prefers a certification related to USDA grades and standards.

National Produce Import Sales Manager

Position can be located in areas below with travel required regularly:
Leamington, Canada
Detriot, MI
Nogales, AZ

McAllen, TX

JOB SUMMARY

The National Produce Import Sales Manager is responsible for generating new customers, building customer relationships and driving new business across North America by leveraging our full suite of product and services related to fresh produce.  The sales manager will strategically target companies in Food Service and Retail within the North American market, to promote and sell MFP products and services in accordance with organizational sales policies and processes.

The National Produce Import Sales Manager is also responsible to report potential issues to the Senior Director of Sales/Marketing.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned as necessary by supervisor.

  • Primary contact internally and externally for all customers assigned to this region
  • Seek out and develop new leads both retail and foodservice clients as well as other opportunities to expand our sales/profits
  • Monitor in report form, sales by customer and region on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, looking for positive and/or negative trends, along with supporting action plans
  • Responsible for driving all sales efforts by promoting the Market Fresh Produce branded products within North America, or as directed by Senior Director of Sales & Marketing
  • Develop and maintain good rapport with new and existing customers
  • Responsible to support all ongoing Market Fresh Produce strategic marketing plans, margin goals and business objectives as directed by management
  • Attend and support any and all approved Trade Expos, as well as Customer expo events as directed by Management
  • Support any special projects as they arise and are assigned
  • Continually monitor client satisfaction, and document feedback to be shared immediately with sourcing, operations, finance and management as appropriate
  • Work closely with sourcing and marketing to oversee sale sheets and ongoing marketing presentations
  • Prospect new business, combining knowledge of prospective customers with best practices to gain access to key stakeholders
  • Independently qualify potential sales opportunities to include the full scope of customer potential
  • Lead face-to-face meetings and proposals with customers at all levels.
  • Design and develop tailored solutions to customers focused on delivering value and supporting the customer’s business.
  • Engage internal resources on pricing strategy and account implementation plans to ensure customer service and operational excellence.
  • Engage in self-development and training opportunities, both internal and external
  • Quality assurance inspections of MFP products shipping from designated growing regions.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ABILITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • Excellent customer service skills, positive attitude, and honesty & integrity to ensure everyone has a great impression of, and experience with, Market Fresh Produce
  • Knowledge of broad-line produce industry (wholesale, food service, restaurants and hospitality).
  • Willingness and ability to sell both inside (phone and email solicitation) and outside (face-to-face meetings, proposals and closings)
  • Strong orientation, relationship building, negotiation skills and business acumen
  • Effective communication skills to liaise across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to collaborate internally with all levels of sales team
  • Belief in, and support of, the company vision & program
  • Superior work ethic
  • Excellent written & verbal communications skills
  • Advanced problem solving & analytical skills
  • Strong organizational & planning skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated, competitive & goal-oriented; able to work successfully outside a traditional office setting and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task & prioritize work
  • Team oriented
  • Ability to travel for company business; a minimum of 3 days per week, including overnight travel. Some travel would be required on weekends on a limited basis
  • Signed acceptance of the Market Fresh Produce Non-Solicitation and Confidentiality Agreement
  • Market Fresh Produce’s receipt, approval & acceptance of the incumbent’s background check

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have any direct reports.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A bachelor’s degree in business administration is highly preferred or equivalent years of experience.
  • A minimum of three years of successful sales/business development experience in the produce industry and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience, or the ability to successfully perform the duties within 90 days of employment is required.  Marketing and sales experience is a plus.
  • Ability to utilize QuickBooks and Microsoft Office programs including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook is required.  Proficiency with Famous software preferred
  • Proficiency in operations of standard office equipment such as computer, laptop, printer, copier, scanner, fax machine, cell phone, multi-line phone system and other standard office equipment is required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is preferred, but not required. The successful candidate must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business documents, professional journals, technical procedures, financial reports, and legal documents. Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are required to respond to common inquiries or complaints. The ability to effectively present information to employees, vendors, customers, and Market Fresh Produce management is required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

A valid passport and driver’s license, as well as an acceptable driving record is required.  The position does not require any certificates or registrations.

Phone (866) 885-7751 |   Email sales@marketfreshproduce.net