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Application for Employment – Driver’s Supplement

Please print the above application(s) and either bring them to our offices, email them to the HR Manager at hrm@cavalierproduce.com, or fax to (434) 234-4773.

About Us

Cavalier Produce is a locally owned wholesale distribution company. We’ve recently relocated to our new facility in the Ferncliff area of Louisa County. For more than 15 years, the owners have created a casual, friendly environment that is a great place to work. We are the promise and partner to help our clients make their culinary passion a reality.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Sales Manager:

Cavalier Produce, a growing provider of produce and food service items to restaurants and institutions in Virginia, is seeking a Sales Manager who has the skills, knowledge, and determination to ensure our continued success.

As the Sales Manager, you will be responsible for directing all customer facing activity of the company through your team of account executives, account managers, and product specialists. You and your teams will be tasked with meeting company growth and margin goals while exceeding the needs and expectations of customers.

You will work hand in hand with the company’s President on developing the company’s growth strategies for product and territories. You will be asked to meet the expectations of those plans in a timely manner.

The ideal candidate will be highly organized and possess a background in foodservice sales and sales management. They will have outstanding leadership skills and be able to work effectively through their team.

Compensation and benefits based on experience and abilities.

  • Five or more years of foodservice sales experience with a proven track record of success.
  • Two or more years of sales management experience in the foodservice industry with a proven track record in growing sales and recruiting and managing sales professionals.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Represent Cavalier Produce in a professional, courteous manner at all times.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record (including:  no single DUI in the last 3 years and no multiple DUIs within the last 7 years
  • Have dependable transportation and be able to drive to customer locations, events, company meets, etc. on a daily basis.  Company car provided.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems independently and with sound judgement.
  • Ability to multitask and adjust to changing priorities under stress of deadlines.
  • Solid organizational skills, including the ability to manage time and coordinate multiple priorities.
  • The ability to handle detailed information is a consistent, timely, and reliable manner.
  • Proficiency with MS Office.
  • Possess the ability to sit for four or more hours at a time.
  • Be able to lift up to 25 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Bend, stretch, reach overhead, twist, and move, as needed, to maneuver items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Cavalier Produce is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

 

Operations Manager:

Cavalier Produce, a growing provider of produce and food service items to restaurants and institutions in Virginia, is seeking an Operations Manager who has the skills, knowledge, and determination to ensure our continued success.

As the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for directing all activities in the facility necessary to operate and support a warehouse at maximum efficiency. You will perform a variety of management, administrative, and leadership functions to ensure the timely and accurate receiving, storage, and delivery of products. You will also collaboratively work with the team and staff to ensure that operational efficiency, safety, and controls are maintained within the warehouse. As a growing enterprise will need to look to continually improve processes and procedures.

The ideal candidate will be highly organized and possess a background in an active, 24 hour warehouse operation. They will have outstanding leadership skills and be able to work effectively through their department heads.

Requirement:

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree.
  • Have five plus years of successful warehouse operations experience.
  • Have two plus years of experience as a successful assistant operations manager or operations manager.
  • Foodservice industry experience is a plus.
  • Possess a proven track record of process improvement with a growing company.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems independently and with sound judgement.
  • Ability to multitask and adjust to changing priorities under stress of deadlines.
  • Solid organizational skills, including the ability to manage time and coordinate multiple priorities.
  • The ability to handled detailed information is a consistent, timely, and reliable manner.
  • Proficiency with MS Office.
  • Proficiency with inventory management and related software.
  • OSHA certification for forklift and other warehouse machinery use.
  • Ability and willingness to regularly work Saturdays and Sunday on rotating basis.
  • Possess the ability to stand for four or more hours at a time on hard surfaces and in cold temperature.
  • Regularly manipulate items with arms, wrists, and hands for up to four hours at a time while operating machinery, organizing and packing products, keeping house, and other related tasks.
  • Be able to climb ladders on a regular basis with ease.
  • Be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Bend, stretch, reach overhead, twist, and move, as needed, to maneuver items weighing up to 50 pounds.

Compensation and benefits based on experience and abilities.