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We're Hiring! Vermont Farmstead Cheese Company is Seeking a Sales Manager, Creamery Assistant, Cut and Wrap Associate

Creamery Assistant

 

Job details

Salary

$14 - $16 an hour

Job Type

Full-time

Full Job Description

Vermont Farmstead Cheese Company - We’re Hiring!
Vermont Farmstead Cheese Company (VFCC) nurtures its land and animals, and embraces a spirit of community in order to produce and provide fresh, quality, artisanal award winning cheeses.


VFCC seeks a full time Creamery Assistant to work 40 hours a week. This position will report to Head Cheesemaker. Part time opportunity available as well.


Rate of Pay: Based on experience. $14-16/hr, paid time off, medical insurance
Location: On site at our dairy farm and creamery in South Woodstock, VT


The art of cheesemaking involves a considerable amount of cleaning, sanitation, and attention to detail. We are looking for the right candidate to assist in making cheese along with all aspects of sanitation and cleaning. Cheese making also involves physical stamina.

Required Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Experience working in a clean environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge of HACCP and food safety preferred or willingness to learn.
  • Ability to lift 60+ pounds and bend
  • Must be able to follow directions and cleaning protocols.
  • Must be able to hustle at time and work on your feet for the majority of the work day.
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Team player as well as motivated to work independently.
  • Excited to jump in and understand the scope of our business from our fields, to cows, to cheese, to our customers.
  • Love of cheese is a plus.

Opportunity for growth in the area of food safety for the right candidate.


VFCC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, VFCC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 - $16.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Work Location:

  • One location

Company's website:

  • www.vermontfarmstead.com

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place

2 days ago

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apply@vermontfarmstead.com

 

Cut and Wrap Associate

 

Full Job Description

We have a part time position as a Cut and Wrap Associate immediately available in our Windsor, VT facility.

Primary role is vacuum seal machine operator. This job requires physical endurance, an ability operate machinery for extended periods (2 hours), prolonged standing and hustle.

Experience working with food in a clean environment required.

Part-time hours can be flexible

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $13.00 - $15.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Work Location:

  • One location

Company's website:

  • www.vermontfarmstead.com

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Please send your resume to: apply@vermontfarmstead.com

Sales Manager

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)
  • Sales Experience: 3 years (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Vermont Farmstead Cheese Company - We’re Hiring!
Vermont Farmstead Cheese Company (VFCC) nurtures its land and animals, and embraces a spirit of community in order to produce and provide fresh, quality, artisanal cheese.


VFCC seeks a full time Sales Manager to work 40 hours a week, with at least 12 hours week on site and generally during regular business hours. This position will report to the COO with dotted-line responsibility to the Controller.

Rate of Pay: Salary competitive based on experience. 35-45k/year with bonus opportunities, paid time off, medical insurance

Reporting to: COO, with dotted-line to Controller

Location: At least 12-hours on site in South Woodstock, VT per week, the rest remotely, if needed

Sales Manager

This Sales Manager position is responsible for developing, communicating and driving sales in our cheese business. Expected outcomes include defining and executing business development, marketing, technical, operations and sales support programs to maximize sales and margin. Key accountabilities include business performance, strategic customer engagement, cross-functional team engagement and ensuring the business is prepared to compete in an evolving marketplace.

  • Develop and lead market, customer and product related strategies
  • Align and work closely with cheesemaking team to successfully implement sales strategy
  • Ensure access to a diverse customer set as part of business approach to ensure continued customer diversity
  • Understand and effectively communicate the product and company value proposition, provide technical and issue management support.
  • Effectively build strategic customer relationships that align with our business strategy
  • Direct responsibility for key customers
  • Execute direct and indirect sales in customer engagement
  • Create reporting around demand generation, pipeline forecast and trends, target customers, market segmentation, win/loss
  • Establish and adjust selling prices by monitoring costs, competition and supply and demand
  • Ensure efficient business operations consistent with business strategy and customer needs
  • Engage regularly with cheesemaking team to ensure alignment with business and sales strategy and production planning
  • Align cross-functional team members with evolving customer and market demands to ensure future business performance. Examples include product specifications/formats, trends, etc.
  • Travel to sales meetings and trade shows.

Required Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3 or more years of experience in food or beverage sales
  • Working knowledge of dairy industry and products
  • Proven record of developing successful, strategic customer business relationships
  • Cheese sales preferred
  • Must have experience working independently and remotely
  • Must be able to represent our company well to customers
  • Must be able to follow existing processes and complete tasks on time
  • Must be comfortable working with Google Drive, DropBox, and similar software
  • Must have experience navigating and adapting to multiple customer portals.

Other Skills:

  • Strong leadership skills (provides clear vision and direction, demonstrates integrity and courage, effective risk-taker, strong motivator, trusted, delivers results)
  • Proven collaboration skills and knowledge of craft beer a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with team members
  • Proven ability to accomplish results through formal channels and informal networks

Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Building strategic relationships
  • Delivers results
  • Team player
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excited to jump in and understand the scope of our business from our fields, to cows, to cheese to our customers.

VFCC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, VFCC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company's website:

  • www.vermontfarmstead.com

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place

Please send your resume to: apply@vermontfarmstead.com