Sales and Distribution Manager

  • ClassificationSpecialist > Other
  • Salary
  • Work typeFull-time
  • LocationBritish Columbia, Canada
  • Posted on30 Aug 2017
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Company: Trafa Pharmaceutical Supplies Inc.

Trafa Pharmaceutical Supplies Inc, a North American based company has 10 year experience in Ingredients business. Our business activities are primarily focused on Imports/Exports, Stocking, Distribution, Manufacturing and Sourcing of Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Ingredients, Plant Extracts and Powders, Specialty Chemicals , Film Coating Materials and Compounding Chemicals. We source more than 5,000 ingredients for health Industry.


Business address: 138-14273 Knox Way #138 Richmond, British Columbia V6V 2Z4

Location of work: same as above

Type of Employment: Permanent- Full Time

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible


Job Duties:

Determine strategic planning related to new product lines,

Establish organizational policies and procedures in relation to sales,

Organize regional and divisional sales operations,

Plan, direct and evaluate the activities of sales departments in commercial, industrial, wholesale and retail and other establishments,

Lead sales team in building relationships with business clients and manage negotiations of sales contracts,

Recruit, organize, train and manage staff

Conduct performance reviews,

Work with the marketing department to understand and communicate marketing messages to the field,

Plan and control budget and expenditures

Negotiate with 3PL's when needed and ensure lowest cost / highest service level logistics arrangements

Partner with the Senior Management group in supporting corporate strategy developing through creation of a highly effective materials management strategy based on company values, goals, and objectives

Provide strategic insight in the planning and oversight of business growth/expansion model

Ensure internal communication are optimized between retail and manufacturing functions by implementing best in class Customer Service metrics and practices.

Lead Continuous Improvement initiatives aimed at improving Distribution, Warehouse or Customer Service efficacy and optimization

















A college or university degree in business administration or in a related field with a specialization in sales or marketing 


Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • As our business activities are primarily focused on Imports/Exports, Stocking, Distribution, Manufacturing and, Sourcing of Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Ingredients and Products, Plant Extracts and Powders, Film Coating Materials, Specialty Chemicals, Compounding Chemicals and Pharmacy Supplies we require a person with minimum 3 years of experience as a sales or marketing representative in distribution of Food or Health or Pharma Industry.
  • Demonstrated working experience in planning, directing, and evaluating the activities of sales departments
  • Keen business acumen and well versed in national/oversees distribution of fresh/time sensitive/transport sensitive goods
  • Demonstrated proficiency in building collaborative relationships with internal and external client groups, energizing and engaging others and effectively leading/communicating change
  • Demonstrated ability to coach, mentor and develop others
  • Demonstrated ability in leading and implementing continuous improvement initiatives such as labour cost reductions, distribution cost/time reductions and warehousing optimization strategies
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Proven success record in training and development of others and building strong teams
  • Accustomed to working in a fast, high pressure working environment




Salary: $ 39.23 to $40.00 Hourly, for 32 Hours per week. Position requires up to 50% travel both domestically and internationally.



Transportation and travelling allowance

Full Medical and Dental Coverage

2-3 weeks annual paid leave

One or two performance bonuses per year



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Apply by fax: 604-2707514



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