Food Broker Resume Samples

A Food Broker takes responsibility for selling to manufactures and producers. Essential job duties that are mentioned on the Food Broker Resume are – selling food products to wholesalers and retail stores; managing clients in a geographical area, maintaining knowledge of the local market situation, maintaining a connection with a variety of wholesalers and producers; and negotiating sales. Other related duties include negotiating sales for producers and providing service to both food producers and buyers.

Resumes for this post commonly highlight the following job assets – selling abilities, time management skills; networking skills; computer competencies; availability for travel; the ability to work with a variety of people, and a genuine interest to help customers. Strong product knowledge and the ability to keep up with the latest technological advancements are also useful. At least a high school diploma or GED is required for this role.

 

Food Broker Resume example

Food Broker Resume

Objective : Seeks to bring a strong work ethic and extensive customer service skills to a company that believes in giving 100% Customer Satisfaction, Ensuring that all product promotions and deals are applied to an order.

Skills : Receiving, and Processing, Shipping, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Negotiated the best deal and promotion for the customer.
    2. Protected the integrity of the product and organization he/she represents.
    3. Presented a product line.
    4. Provided sales data to help sell a product.
    5. Wrote orders.
    6. Followed up on orders to ensure the delivery of the product.
    7. Ensured the product is properly displayed by offering merchandising advice.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Vocational in Hotel/Restaurant Management


Food Broker Resume

Headline : Experienced Food Broker with over 20 years of culinary and management experience coupled with a safety background. The background includes extensive experience in food inventory, planning and procurement, menu design, and operations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Relationship Building, Business Development, Sales Management.

Description :

    1. Managed retail deli accounts in major/minor grocery outlets.
    2. Created great recipes and ideas for product use.
    3. Developed excellent working relationships with manufacturers, buyers, distributors and clients.
    4. Managed inventory in warehouses, placing orders and product issues.
    5. Set up and maintained advertising and marketing schedules.
    6. Designed, created, planned and set up booths for food shows year round.
    7. Acquired significant new business through strong relationships.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business


Food Broker Resume

Summary : Looking to use managerial, problem-solving, and operational skills in a position that offers exposure to these skills and helps a company achieve its objectives, and also Planning and implementing successful product training seminars and professional presentations.

Skills : Nutritional Assessments, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Research, Customer Service, Biometric.

Description :

    1. Managed all day-to-day operations of the office.
    2. Coordinated purchase orders and deliveries for thirty major food manufacturers to eight local foodservice distributors.
    3. Implemented order entry via EDI with seven manufacturers.
    4. Provided top-quality customer service to all distributor contacts to include management, procurement, and territory managers.
    5. Supplied samples and support to local operators.
    6. Coordinated promotional programs and regional trade shows.
    7. Averaged 40 new startups per week.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BBA in Business Administration

Food Broker Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Food Broker with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Office Programs, Sales, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Represented over 30 food manufacturers to foodservice accounts (restaurants, hotels, clubs, etc.).
    2. Partnered with distributor reps to introduce new food items to better serve the account.
    3. Sold new items to gain distribution.
    4. Worked food shows to present items to the public, and sell case deals for distribution or large buys.
    5. Successful in adding new menu dishes to accounts.
    6. Created a new distribution of high profile items in large accounts.
    7. Performed Set-up many demonstrations and displays at various establishments.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in Marketing

Food Broker Resume

Objective : Seeks to obtain a Food Broker position as a team-player in a people-oriented organization where one can maximize the customer service experience in a challenging environment to achieve the corporate goals.

Skills : Work Under Pressure, Personal Communication, Planning, and Organization.

Description :

    1. Retrieved and transported the product to assigned slots.
    2. Identified products to be selected, sorted, and placed.
    3. Followed aisle specifications for product sorting and placement.
    4. Properly entered assigned products for each shift into the system.
    5. Worked closely with Supervisors and other teammates to complete assigned tasks.
    6. Continually met assigned production standards, while practicing food safety Procedures.
    7. Responsible for tracking inventories and ensuring sufficient levels were maintained.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA in Public Relations Communications

Food Broker Resume

Summary : Accomplished and energetic professional with a solid history of achievement in Medical/Dental and Chemical Distribution. Motivated leader with strong organizational And prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include New Business Development, Contract Negotiation, and Customer Relations.

Skills : CNA Training, All Aspects Of Caregiving and Home-Health Care, Machine Operating and Packing.

Description :

    1. Provided personalized service to over 10 major food distributors.
    2. Responsible for establishing new accounts and implementing effective sales strategies for individual accounts.
    3. Made daily sales calls to various accounts to maintain a market presence.
    4. Developed new business working with distributors, and end-users.
    5. Organized and represented clients at food shows, and franchise meetings.
    6. Represented clients to achieve a greater percentage of space in a distributor's warehouse.
    7. Worked with restaurant operators demonstrating food and incorporate food products.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS in Sales Managment

Food Broker Resume

Summary : 28+ Years experience in sales management for various lines of merchandise to include perishables. Proven consistent sales increases and territorial growth brought about through exceptional customer service. Extensive Trade Show success in all product categories and Broker Management. Skilled Manager in delivering effective training and motivation leading to a consistent increase in sales with marginal turnover.

Skills : Quality Assurance, Recruiting.

Description :

    1. Maintained accounts and relationships between manufacturers and distributors.
    2. Developed and implemented sales goal plans and marketing materials.
    3. Set and met sales goals of a minimum of 25% increase/ year Baked/ cooked manufacturer.
    4. Faced facing selling and marketing our different distributor lines.
    5. Market foodservice items for national food manufacturers to primarily public schools throughout the state.
    6. Coordinated product sales and distribution throughout a territory that encompassed numerous independent grocery stores.
    7. Sold shippers and displays of various items exceeding sales goals set by management.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    10+ Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Senior
    Education
    Education
    BA in Public Relations Communications

    Food Broker Resume

    Headline : Self-motivated outside sales professional experienced in both technical and non-technical, fast-paced team environments. Relationship building and closing expert. Successful in new account acquisition and growing existing account sales.

    Skills : Customer Service, Administration, Clerical.

    Description :

      1. Responsible for managing retail and group accounts in the tri-state area.
      2. Introduced new products, and setting category sections to manufacturer's standards.
      3. Worked with associates to show accounts product.
      4. Assisted in setting up and working on food shows.
      5. Processed orders, verified pricing, and promotions. 
      6. Invoiced orders, notified Account Manager of prices and promotions.
      7. Increased sales of food products for companies we represent.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      MA in Agricultural Business Management

      Food Broker Resume

      Objective : Supporting the development, implementation, and execution for specific customer plans to achieve targeted growth objectives, and also Providing category & industry insights, including concepts that will drive the business and create winning solutions for our customers.

      Skills : Team Player, Detail Oriented, MS Office.

      Description :

        1. Supervised of 5 A/P clerks, A/R clerk, payroll clerk Daily Cash Management All General.
        2. Drove Company sales by aggressively marketing and presenting manufacturer's product lines to our customers.
        3. Made weekly closures to the targets in our weekly objective plan.
        4. Tracked monthly objectives to make sure sales goals are being made.
        5. Built relationships with top accounts and distributers by setting up appointments to discuss a business activity.
        6. Promoted various products for a wide variety of foodservice vendors, using product knowledge and excellent interpersonal skills.
        7. Included booth set up and break down, food preparation, served as a liaison between the kitchen and sales representatives.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        MA in Agricultural Business Management

        Food Broker Resume

        Objective : Significant management experience including responsibility for hiring, firing, training, discipline, and retention of employees. Exceptional customer service skills.

        Skills : Team Player, Detail Oriented, MS Office Suite, Time Management.

        Description :

          1. Represented manufacturers and their products to distributors including all marketing aspects.
          2. Assisted merchandisers with product information to assure a steady flow through distribution.
          3. Planned and executed food shows, sales/training meetings, and product conversions.
          4. Worked individually with sales associates to grow their business using products from the manufacturers we represented.
          5. Corporated Chef/Outside Sales with the responsibilities of representing national manufacturers and increasing foodservice market share.
          6. Managed $1M sales region.
          7. Successfully introduced new products to National Grocery Chain marketing management.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        BA in Public Relations Communications