We are dedicated to providing our employees the tools they need for long-term growth and success. As a result, our employees demonstrate tremendous loyalty to our company and to our mission of delivering consistently high levels of service to our customers.

Because of our employee loyalty, nearly all of our job openings are for new positions, based on the growth of our company.

International Food Products seeks and values employees of all backgrounds. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

International Food Products is part of The International Companies’ group of privately owned companies. Visit The International Companies to learn about opportunities at our sister companies.

 

Available Positions

Inside Sales Representative
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Would you like to work for a growing company that still has a “family” atmosphere and where you the employee are still the greatest asset to the company?

Are you a highly independent person? Do you actively seek out problems to solve? Do you have a knack for knowing what is important…?  Will you take care of our customers? Are you honest and ethical?

If so, you may be the perfect candidate for our Inside Sales Representative.

We are in search of a motivated salesperson to proactively engage with current and prospective customers via phone and email. The successful candidate will prepare and follow-up on sales quotes for our existing base of customers while working to grow and develop new accounts in a fast paced environment.  You must be comfortable on the phone, making (and taking) many calls per day generating leads, qualifying prospects, growing existing business, and closing sales.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identify, qualify, and sell new customers
  • Develop and expand existing customer base
  • Establish and maintain strong customer relationships
  • Close new opportunities in existing business and new accounts
  • Calculate quotes and negotiate price, delivery, and terms of sale
  • Collaborate with other internal departments to ensure an exceptional customer experience
  • Manage an assigned account base with focus on bottom line growth
  • Understand margin expectations and consistently meet or exceed them
  • Identify customer buying patterns and actively reach out to customer for orders
  • Gather and record competitive information in CRM
  • Prospect new and current customers to support corporate initiatives
  • Meet and exceed prospecting goals on a monthly and quarterly basis

 

Qualifications:

  • Customer Focus
  • College Degree: Recent college grad with 1-2 years selling exp.
  • 3-5 years inside sales experience
  • Strong time management skills
  • Self-Confidence
  • Strong follow up skills
  • Highly motivated
  • Able to establish strong working relationships and able to persuade/influence others
  • Able to adapt to changing business needs, responsibilities, and priorities as needed
  • Sense of urgency
  • Math aptitude
  • High ethics and values, acting in the best interest of the customer

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.   If you feel you meet the above qualifications please follow a two-step process:

  • Please complete a pre-screen sales assessment at:

Inside Sales Representative position:

Please click the link below; it will take you straight to your online screen. It may take 40 minutes to complete, so please allow yourself appropriate time.

http://survey.devinegroup.com/?key=IFP-INSL

  • Visit our company website intlholdings.com and follow the on-line application process

 

Please include your salary expectations, resumes sent without salary expectations will not be considered.

Corporate Regulatory Manager
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Would you like to work for a company that still has a “family” atmosphere and where you the employee are still the greatest asset to the company?

Are you a highly independent person? Do you actively seek out problems to solve? Do you have a knack for knowing what is important?  Are you honest and ethical?

If so, you may be the perfect candidate for our Corporate Regulatory Manager position.  This position is located in Fenton, MO at our Fenton office.

Essential duties and responsibilities of this position are:

Responsibilities

 

  • Manages the collection, organization, and distribution of information related to regulatory functions. Oversees the generation and distribution of reports to customers.
  • Oversees the maintenance of all vendor compliance records and reviews records from suppliers assuring their compliance with federal regulations and guidelines.
  • Oversees accuracy of product data sheets for all 12 (human, pet food and animal food) production facilities.
  • Oversees and approves all pet food and animal food labels.
  • Works with appropriate functional area to ensure that regulatory programs are effectively implemented and maintained in compliance with relevant standards and regulations.
  • Responsible for new ingredient approvals for pet food and animal food facilities per FSMA requirements.
  • Will take part in internal plant audits and supplier audits assuring their compliance with corporate and federal regulations.
  • Review and report monthly on pest control for all 12 facilities.
  • Conduct and review mock recalls for all 12 facilities.
  • Act as a liaison between plant and corporate teams regarding regulatory issues.
  • Will serve as backup to the Document Coordinator.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science preferred.
  • Experience in pet food labeling and regulations is preferred.
  • GFSI trained; SQF Practitioner preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise and hands-on experience with government regulations such as FSMA as well as knowledge of food safety programs; cGMP’s, HACCP, HARPC.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills to effectively translate ideas, concepts and information
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Computer skills; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a regulatory environment for Human, Pet or Animal Food.

 

Excellent benefits and competitive pay, are just a few of the reasons to consider our opportunity.

If you feel you have the above qualifications then please submit your resume including your salary expectations.

Category Buyer- Liquid Sweetener, Starch, Fine Ingredients
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The International Companies is comprised of three unique operating groups: a feed ingredient manufacturing firm, a value added food ingredient system manufacturer, and a food ingredient trading/distribution firm. The acquisition of raw materials for each of these businesses plays a critical strategic role in the growth, competitiveness and profitability of each group. The category buyer role is designed to facilitate the cost competitive, reliability, and quality driven requirements for specific distributed and consumed raw materials.

International Ingredient Corporation: IIC competes for raw materials. Access to scarce raw materials is central to IIC’s growth opportunities and profitability.  As such, IIC has developed relationships, strategies, and provides service to potential vendors that bring scarce raw materials under management.

International Food Products: IFP is a complex trading, distribution and value added manufacturer of food ingredients and systems selling food ingredients and fine chemicals in a highly competitive marketplace. For IFP’s largest and growing product categories; Sugar, Oils, Flour, Corn Sweeteners, Starches, Chemicals; competitiveness and growth are dependent on superior market relationships and knowledge, and informed trading or risk taking. For the legacy Dairy House manufacturing business, the primary source of growth and profitability is the development of unique ingredient systems. However, access to critical raw materials such as cocoa, and price control of many fine ingredients are vital to quality, availability and margin preservation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify vendors, understand markets, verify quality requirements, and source key raw materials and distributed goods at market competitive values.
  • This role will be responsible for the purchase of liquid sweeteners, packaged corn sweeteners, starch, various fine ingredients consumed in manufacturing, some flour items, tomatoes, egg powders, peanut butter, and other items as assigned.
  • Work closely with Category Manager and sales team to competitively source and win business for the distribution of liquid sweeteners and blended sweetener product.
  • Work closely with Category Manager with various assigned tasks related to measuring and reporting on risk position related to the oils business.
  • Work closely with logistics group in the efficient acquisition of assigned raw materials and products.
  • Achieve Goals and Objectives for volume and Margin on distributed products within the assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Achieve targeted competitive costs and budgeted costs for assigned areas of responsibility for consumed raw materials.
  • Support product innovation by supporting R&D and Quality in the identification and sourcing of new raw materials.
  • Travel with sales force as needed to support sales of distributed products in assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Travel to vendors and attend industry functions relevant to assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Share market information with internal stakeholders, sales team and customers as needed.
  • Actively support and participate in budgeting process.
  • Assume related tasks as assigned.
  • Perform a variety of tasks related to maintaining pricing practices
  • Proactively communicate distributed product availability and price issues to sales and customer service
  • Support documentation requirements for various products
  • Audit and analyze invoice and margin reports for cost & price accuracy
  • Perform cross-category purchasing related duties as required

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Position is based in Fenton, MO headquarters.
  • Bachelor degree.
  • 2+ years experience purchasing Feed / Food industry ingredients
  • 2+ years Ag market experience such as grain trading, commodity trading, and risk management.
  • Self-starter, ambitious.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point
  • Food Science or chemistry experience/education a plus.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL LEVEL

The category buyer is a skilled and knowledgeable buyer of various food ingredients, is able to develop and maintain excellent industry relationships and has an excellent grasp of market factors, technical product knowledge, logistics, and quality requirements.

TRAVEL

  • Up to 4 weeks per year

Excellent benefits and competitive pay, are just a few of the reasons to consider our opportunity.

If you feel you have the above qualifications then please submit your resume and your salary expectations to careers@ifpc.com..

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