Concord Foods, LLC is a rapidly growing, dynamic food manufacturer, located 25 miles south of Boston (off Route 24) near the Brockton/Easton line. Concord Foods is a leading supplier of retail food products and custom ingredients to nationally recognized supermarkets, food service operators and leading industrial/food manufacturers.

 
 
CURRENT OPENINGS
 

National Accounts Manager
Ice Cream – Confectionery - Industrial

Overview

Concord Foods is a major manufacturer of ice cream ingredients, confectionary fillings, sweet toppings and beverage flavorings. We supply major ice cream, confectionary and nutrition bar manufacturers as well as leading food service chains.

We are seeking a National Sales Manager to develop and grow our business with the sectors named above. We are seeking a candidate primarily focused on the ice cream and confectionary sectors, and any experience selling to food service chains is a definite plus. The ideal candidate will have an established track record of dealing with major food manufacturers in these sectors and will bring existing contacts.

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiate and grow sales with national and regional ice cream, confectionary and nutrition bar manufacturers. Ice Cream manufacturers are the initial and primary focus.
  • Identify potential targets, establish, contact and present Concord Food’s capabilities to new customers.
  • Develop relationships with R&D, Purchasing, Sourcing and Marketing at target accounts
  • Obtain new project briefs and sell Concord Foods products
  • Source and manage brokers as required

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years sales experience selling food products to the ice cream, and / or confectionary and nutrition bar sectors. Food Service Chain sales experience is a plus.
  • Proven ability to communicate with senior level R&D and purchasing personnel at leading ice cream, and / or confectionary and nutrition bar manufacturers.
  • Excellent selling skills and the ability to adapt to different customer types.
  • Technical knowledge (e.g., Food Science) highly valued.
  • 30% - 40% Travel

 Skills:

  • Excellent leadership qualities and communication skills
  • Ability to prepare proposals, price quotes and bids
  • Self starter able to identify opportunities and develop new business
  • Good internal collaborator with sales, research and development, and production teams

The successful candidate will be a motivated, innovative entrepreneur with proven success of winning new business.

Please forward resume with salary requirements to:
Nancy Taylor, Director of Human Resources
Concord Foods LLC

10 Minuteman Way
Brockton, MA 02301
ntaylor@concordfoods.com

 
                                                     Maintenance Technician
1st & 2nd Shift 
 
Responsibilities:
 
Perform all installation, maintenance, servicing, repairing, and rebuilding of packaging equipment and other related equipment. This position will require electrical skills as defined below.  Effectively communicate with operators and supervisors. Ability to fill out pm documents and parts request is also required. Must have a cooperative attitude and work well with all departments. Saturdays required.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve any issues with packaging / process equipment
  • Properly perform preventive maintenance procedures on all packaging equipment.
  • Provide direction and training to maintenance technicians, operators, production supervisors and/or contractors for repair/replacement.
  • Coordinate outside resources, such as engineers, service technicians, vendors, designers, suppliers, contractors, etc.
  • Assist with developing, planning, scheduling, and implementing capital projects to improve plant performance, productivity, and reliability.
  • Participate and execute other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:

    • Knowledge of established preventive maintenance system and Good Manufacturing Practices
    • Have a basic understanding to include, but not be limited to the principles of belts, belt drives, chain drives, gearboxes, conveyors, and hydraulic systems as they pertain to packaging.
    • Ability to read and interpret drawings.
    • Excellent knowledge of Packaging, Processing, and industrial plant equipment
    • Ability to test and troubleshoot electrical, packaging, & process equipment
    • Experience with PLC’s, servo drives, controls integration, networks, and various controls software platforms
    • Ability to work in cooperative atmosphere with others
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills will be required
    • Excellent problem solving abilities
    • Ability to apply basic math
    • Safe use of tools and knowledge of lock out / tag out procedures
    • Good Computer skills
    • Ability to work on other shifts and work overtime as assigned

      Preferred Requirements:
      Technical experience working in a food, beverage or consumer packaged good industry
      Excellent welding skills stainless steel sanitary welding a plus.
      Ability to rebuild pumps and reducers.


FORKLIFT OPERATOR 2pm – 10:30pm

Responsibilities include supporting Production with raw materials and packaging. Picking of orders as well as unloading and loading trucks, verifying orders and moving finished product. Candidate must be forklift certified and have at least 5-10 years’ experience with stand up, rider and sit down forklifts as well as cherry pickers and scissor lifts. Must be able to work independently, possess strong math skills and enjoy a fast paced work environment. Some heavy lifting involved. Saturdays required. 7.5% shift differential applies

 

Please forward resume with salary requirements to:
Nancy Taylor
Director of Human Resources
10 Minuteman Way
Brockton, MA 02301
ntaylor@concordfoods.com

 


We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. Successful candidates will be required to pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug/alcohol screen.

Contact Nancy Taylor Director Human Resources for more information. Concord Foods LLC, 10 Minuteman Way, Brockton, MA 02301. ntaylor@concordfoods.com or fax: 508-584-9425








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