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Counter Retail Sales Representative

Farm Systems
Brookhaven, MS
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Farm Systems Inc., a leading supplier of parts, equipment and turn-key construction to the poultry industry is seeking a Poultry Counter Sales Representative with previous poultry farming industry experience and excellent customer service skills to join the team at our Brookhaven, MS retail location.

As a Counter Sales Representative, your primary responsibilities will include effectively communicating features and benefits of products in the Farm Systems store to customers and assisting customers in choosing the equipment that will best serve their needs.

Your customer base will include major integrators and local poultry operations in Lincoln County and surrounding counties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.

· Work with Farm Systems retail customers, both in-store and over the phone, to understand their needs
· Recommend to customers the best parts & equipment available at Farm Systems with which their needs can be addressed
· Educate customers on new products and special promotions
· Properly operate office equipment, handle cash transactions, and efficiently utilize computer operating systems
· Assist with inventory management, including unloading the stock truck with a forklift, shelving product, and performing cycle counts
· Join the rest of the store team members in the tasks required to maintain a clean and orderly store
· Arrive at the store on-time and ready to work for all scheduled store hours
· Take advantage of training opportunities offered by Farm Systems and by our vendors
· Continually upgrade industry knowledge

· Other functions may be assigned as business conditions change

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
The best candidates for the Poultry Counter Sales Representative position at Farm Systems will have all of the following previous experiences. In the event that we do not find qualified candidates with experience in both poultry equipment and customer service, we will consider those with one or the other along with a combination of the other competencies listed below.

· Ideal candidate will have knowledge of the poultry farming industry

· Must be able to pass a FBI background check
· Knowledge of parts and equipment used in modern poultry operations is strongly preferred
· Previous customer service experience is strongly preferred
· Qualified candidates will be able to demonstrate a mechanical aptitude
· Must be able to lift and move 50 lbs.
· Must be willing and able to obtain fork lift certification and use a fork lift regularly
· Understanding of the use of E-Mail and Microsoft Office products in daily tasks
· Ability to quickly learn inventory management software
· Must possess a valid driver’s license
· PREFER at least 1 year working in a modern poultry farming operation
· Familiarity with the local poultry industry and the poultry producers in the area will be considered a plus

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
The most qualified will have the following personal characteristics:

· Flexible
· Self-motivated
· Strong organizational skills
· Excellent written & verbal communication skills
· Ability to multi-task
· Ability to work independently
· Works well within a team setting
· Good attendance record

Company Description
Farm Systems is a family owned company with multiple locations

Farm Systems

Address

2275 Highway 84 East

Brookhaven, MS
USA

Industry

Retail