Career Opportunities

We’re hiring! La Galera is a growing company that nearly doubled its size in 2019. We’re proud to offer competitive pay and an excellent healthcare benefits package. Consider your career with a team who specializes in produce excellence, training, career development, and USDA compliance. Want to be part of our team? Take a look at the career opportunities that are currently available.

Please send your resume and cover letter to office@galerafresh.com

Quality Control and Inventory Manager

La Galera is a wholesale produce distribution company located right in the heart of the Chicago Produce Market. We are looking for a full-time quality control and inventory manager to ensure that all goods are delivered in the most cost-efficient way without the compromise of quality, and that inventory is accurate and reflected up to date within our software systems. These key responsibilities would be met before the product reaches the customer.

The right candidate will fully understand our products and have a strong sense of responsibility towards our potential and existing customers-as well as our competition. The goal is to help preserve our reputation by ensuring that our products are capable to drive sustainable growth.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Understand customer needs and requirements to develop effective quality control
processes
• Devise and review specifications for products or processes
• Ensure adherence to health and safety guidelines as well as legal obligations
• Supervise inspectors, technicians and other employees and provide guidance and
feedback
• Oversee all product development procedures to identify deviations from quality standards
• Inspect final output and compare properties to requirements
• Approve the right products or reject defectives
• Keep accurate documentation and perform inventory analysis daily
• Solicit feedback from customers to assess whether their requirements are met
• Submit detailed reports to appropriate executives and sales staff
• Devise a system for accurate inventory control and up to the minute reporting methods

Requirements:

• Proven experience as quality manager
• Conscientious and responsible
• A keen eye for detail and a results driven approach
• Outstanding communication skills
• Excellent organizational and leadership skills
• In depth understanding of quality control and inventory procedures and relevant legal standards
• Excellent math abilities

Business Development Associate

La Galera is a wholesale produce distribution company located right in the heart of the Chicago Produce Market. We are looking for a full-time business development associate for _______region_________.

The right candidate will fully understand our products and have a strong sense of responsibility towards our potential and existing customers-as well as our competition.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Identifying new sales leads by researching organizations and individuals online with a specific focus on potential customers and markets
• Contact potential and current customers via phone, email, or text to establish rapport and set up in person meeting to negotiate pricing, contracts, and new and future expansions of current business
• Driving a proactive culture of partnership and customer service
• Document, managing, and measuring key accounts strategy
• Proactively communicating with key management, accounts receivable, delivery drivers etc. to ensure customer satisfaction and retention
• Setting, understanding, and exceeding revenue goals
• Planning and overseeing new market initiatives
• Attending conferences, mandatory education, and meetings in a timely manner
• Manage accounts and services through quality checks and phone/in person follow ups
• Additional responsibilities as needed

Requirements:

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Proven experience in customer relations and retention
• Ability to persuade and influence others and develop and deliver presentations
• Ability to work closely with administration and provide accountability information

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