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Sales Administrator

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

Sales & Business Development
Springdale, AR, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Job Details:


This position is responsible for assisting Sales Account Managers with large volume foodservice distributor accounts of beef and pork.

This position will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Enter and process all types of customer orders accurately
  • Enter and maintain price lists; check and confirm order fill and changes with customer; accurately maintain customized customer process lists
  • Track deliveries by working with our customer service department and relay pertinent information; aiding in completing various management performance reports
  • Handle field calls from customers and obtain necessary information for the manager to address
  • Cross train with other Sales Administrators and fill in for other Sales Administrators when absent
  • Manage all incoming calls. Position will interact with outlying departments including but not limited to claims scheduling transportation pricing production quality assurance and credit
  • The person is responsible for building strong relationships with both internal and external customers and other administrative duties as assigned


Education: High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience: 2 plus year in a business environment; preferably Distribution Customer Service.

Computer Skills: Basic MS Office Word Excel PowerPoint experience is a must. Knowledge of the Tyson Business Computer System is preferred.

Ability to work with EDI and third-party online systems such as ITN and Foodlink.

Communication Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills.

Special Skills: Work activities are variable and require good judgment skills to complete tasks such as setting priorities evaluating results and coordinating with others. Assignments are defined and the approach to be taken is usually determined in coordination with others. Good teamwork skills and strong work ethic are required. Professional demeanor and phone etiquette is also a requirement. Must be highly motivated and detailed oriented with the willingness to work in a fast-paced environment.

Please note: NO remote work will be available.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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