Internal Sales Manager , VKB , Flour Mills, Frankfort - VKB Flour Mills (Pty) Ltd, Free State

  • Free State
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Agriculture, Sales
  • Posted by VKB Flour Mills (Pty) Ltd on Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • Reference: 10672
  • Apply before Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 4 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: VKB Flour Mills (Pty) Ltd

VKB Flour Mills (Pty) Ltd with investments in bakeries, is a subsidiary of VKB Agri Processors (Pty) Ltd and part of the VKB Group. The company is a wheat mill and bakery situated in Frankfort in the Free State province.  This organisation, which strives towards healthy and modern business practices, offers employees the opportunity to utilise and develop their knowledge and skills in a competitive work environment.  We offer you the opportunity to establish yourself within a rural environment with resources inherent to the environment.

You will be responsible for the management of all the “in office” sales and operational functions generated by that of the Agri-Processors sales team by co-ordinating this workload through planning both internally and externally with the aim of achieving service excellence for all stake holders throughout the chain as well as specific company focus against strategic direction. Your position would be considered as a “gate keeper” for flour mills reporting directly to the group sales and marketing Executive.


  • Grade 12 / NQF 4 

  • Relevant tertiary qualification

  • Experience in planning and implementing sales strategies

  • Experience in customer relationship management

  • Experience managing and directing a sales team

  • Computer literacy essential

  • Previous experience in Microsoft dynamics – Navision will be an advantage


  • Monitoring of credit limits and guiding external sales and/or clients

  • Negotiating prices with customers up to the agreed level as well as the issuing of deal sheets and price lists in support of external sales where needed

  • Accurately generate and monitor prices on sales and purchase orders on Navision

  • Approve those purchase orders

  • Ensure that invoicing is done correctly and sent to customers after trucks were loaded

  • Manage any return loads from customers where approved for return by management

  • Checking and generating purchase orders for standing time received from transporters and approving     standing time for invoices received

  • Where applicable invoice standing time to receiving party on instruction from management

  • Generate transfer orders on Navision between different locations 

  • Coordinate transfers of product from off-site stores to clients or back to the factory when necessary

  • The ordering of the correct size, amount of trucks and load weight quantities of those trucks needed for distributing products, either internally or from external contractors

  • Compile the product distribution report daily with weighbridge ticket numbers

  • Assisting of managing and maintaining of FIFO System on all stocks

  • Assisting in checking pricing on deal sheets sent for approval

  • To facilitate and coordinate the Human Resources function within the relevant department daily

  • Mentor and continuously train your team

  • Continuous liaison with clients and internal departments with regards to all relevant transactions

  • Contact customer and sales manager when an order can not be sent due to credit limit being exceeded 

  • Sending out pricelists and deal sheets to customers as needed

  • Ensure that customers are contacted daily or weekly in conjunction with the respective sales member to secure orders

  • Ensure the correct handling of the customer care line is done

  • Log and Investigate customer/consumer complaints with the factory and provide feedback to the relevant parties

  • Ensure the generation of a credit note if credit needs to be passed after approval is received

  • Ensure that POD is correctly filed

  • Manage the 20 keys system

  • Problem solving

  • Monitor all KPA’s as set out to achieve the strategic direction of the company, assist and provide reports daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly and annually where needed to the team

  • Manage stock expiration items, stock levels as well as production planning for the company in conjunction with the demand of the market

  • Standby for after hour and weekend calls and emergencies, set up alternating schedule within your team


  • Good communication skills

  • Excellent client service

  • Business Acumen

  • Decision making

  • Problem definition and analysis

  • Influential

  • Teamwork

  • Providing direction and clarity

  • Driving performance towards agreed company strategic KPA’s

  • Organisational skills

  • Maintaining long term relationships

  • Personal resilience

  • Compliance

  • Thorough, precise and accurate

  • Constantly adding value to the current functions of the job


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About VKB Flour Mills (Pty) Ltd

VKB is a South African agricultural enterprise with the unique vision to focus on alliances with industry related stakeholders. These alliances have developed into the dynamic utilisation of a wide range of agricultural value chain solutions.

Producers in the area in which we conduct business, own and control the VKB Group. Our strategy therefore remains focused on keeping the company as an authentic agricultural producer business, which could also add value for a broader base of general consumers.

The VKB Group continues to capitalize on its rich heritage of almost 100 years by applying the sound cooperative principles of the past. These principles ensure that any association with the Group remains a valuable experience, not only for its shareholders, but also for its suppliers, employees and customers.