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Employment Opportunities

Available Employment Opportunities

iTi Tropicals offers a friendly, progressive work environment and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance as well as a bonus plan and 401(k).

Entry Level Sales Representative

Overview:

iTi Tropicals, the leading supplier of tropical and exotic fruit juice concentrates and purees in North America, seeks a bright, energetic and detail oriented person with 2 -3 years of experience in the food industry.

Responsibilities:
  • Developing and maintaining professional business relationships with current and prospective customers
  • Responding to sales inquiries in a timely manner
  •  Understanding sales call objectives
  • Presenting clear proposals based on the request and needs of the customer.
Qualifications:
  • 2-3 years of experience in the food and beverage industry
  • B.S. degree in Chemistry, Biology, Food Science or related discipline
  • Self-motivated and strong communication skills
  • Verbal and written fluency in both English and Spanish preferred
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Available for limited local travel to customer sites as required.  Work from company headquarters in Lawrenceville, New Jersey when not traveling.

Sample Program Coordinator

Overview:

iTi Tropicals, the leading supplier of tropical and exotic fruit juice concentrates and purees in North America, seeks an bright, energetic and detail-oriented person with a quality and food science background, preferably with two years of experience in the food industry.

 
The Sample Program Coordinator is responsible for monitoring and maintaining key indicators of product quality and safety through testing, inspection and communication. The Sample Coordinator is also responsible for the integrity of all inbound product samples and managing the outbound distribution of samples to U.S. and international customer locations. A strong technical background is necessary to process sample requests, ensure samples meet all necessary food safety requirements/regulations and conform to the appropriate product specifications. Job responsibilities include: technical analysis of inbound samples, repacking and maintaining sample inventory, managing sample requests, and distribution of samples to our customer base in the food and beverage industry. The right candidate will possess strong organizational skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively with customers, suppliers and staff members.

Responsibilities:
  • Inspect, test and conduct analytical analyses on incoming fruit juice samples
  • Monitor and evaluate incoming samples to ensure conformity to product specifications
  • Establish and maintain GMP while repacking inbound sample products
  • Maintain sample inventory including sample supplies
  • Manage the outbound customer sample process including interacting with members of the sales staff, fulfilling customer sample orders using Microsoft Dynamics GP and tracking samples to customer locations.
Qualifications:
  • 2 years of food industry experience, including internships and cooperatives, preferably in a lab environment
  • Experience with quality systems within the food industry a plus
  • BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Food Science or related discipline
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Senior Technical Sales Manager

Overview:

iTi Tropicals, the leading supplier of tropical and exotic fruit juice concentrates and purees in North America, seeks an experienced, highly motivated Technical Sales Manager to join our team. The right candidate will have 8 to 10 years of outside sales experience in the food and beverage industry, a strong technical background and excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities:
  • Developing customer-based strategic plans for new and existing customers
  • Identifying prospective customers and cross-selling across multiple product lines
  • Interfacing at all levels of a customer’s organization including R&D, Food Safety, Marketing and Purchasing while developing personal relationships with key decision makers
  • Making technical sales presentations that showcase iTi’s product lines
  • Attending national and regional trade shows
  • Gathering and analyzing customer needs and interests and identifying new application opportunities for existing and new products/services.
Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of outside sales experience in the food and beverage industry
  • B.S. degree in Chemistry, Biology, Food Science or related discipline
  • Strong, existing relationships with food & beverage manufacturers
  • Proven success and a solid track record of selling  commercial ingredients
  • Strong project management, planning, organization, and communications skills
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Domestic travel required.