Life Bridge International

National Account Manager (Sweeteners and Raw Ingredients) - Ontario

Ontario, CA
Life Bridge is a professional importer and distributor of raw ingredients in the Food, Beverage, Pha

Job Description

National Account Manager (Sweeteners and Raw Ingredients)

Posted: Wednesday, 1/10/2024


Life Bridge International is a quality raw material ingredient distribution company competitively servicing the dietary supplement, food and beverage industries. We specialize, through a network of important relationships, in commodity, specialty and branded ingredients. We are looking for a sales associate for our growing company. We offer our sales staff healthcare benefits and a great collaborative environment.

This organization participates in E-Verify

FLSA Status: Salaried/Exempt, plus commission

Job Type: Full-time Regular

Positions Available: 2

Position Summary

The successful candidate will develop new prospects and interact with existing and potential customers to increase Life Bridge sales in the Food Ingredients and Functional Sweeteners within the United States and North America. Our target customers are Finished-Product Manufacturers, Contract Manufacturers, and other Ingredient Distributors. The candidate will work with marketing, product development, research and development, and production to meet market demands.

Please note that this is not a fully remote position, incumbent must live within a commutable distance from Ontario, California to attend weekly meetings. Incumbent will be expected to spend at least 50% of his/her time outside of the office prospecting new business or managing current accounts

Primary Objectives:

IMPORTANT: LBI will expect the incumbent to come prepared with own leads and/or a viable book of business. LBI will provide sales leads initially but will expect the incumbent to also create their own leads independently.

  • Obtains orders and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call and email on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors. As sales grow, maintaining existing accounts will also be needed.
  • Focuses sales efforts by studying existing and potential volume of dealers.
  • Submits orders by referring to price lists and product literature.
  • Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.
  • Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.
  • Recommends changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Provides historical records by maintaining records on area and customer sales.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Incumbent will be expected to spend at least 50% of his/her time outside of the office prospecting new business or managing current accounts
  • Performs other job-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Up to 25% travel
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home

Life Bridge International At A Glance

Life Bridge is a professional importer and distributor of raw ingredients in the Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Sweeteners and Vitamin industry. Life Bridge works with some of the largest and most reputable manufacturers and suppliers based in China. Our expertise is in developing and marketing products that originate from China and bringing them to North America at competitive prices along with excellent service. Our company makes the commitment to only work with manufacturers that offer ingredients of the highest quality with competitive pricing. Life Bridge, its partner manufacturers, and its Chinese technical-support team (which has more than 20 years of experience) work together to ensure professional communication, timely service and compliance with regulatory mandates and certification requirements such as FDA, ISO, Kosher & Halal.
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