Dairy Focus Support
Position Purpose:?Cargill helps feed, 400 million people every year. Cargill Animal Nutrition is a leading nutrition provider for commercial animal agriculture across 24 countries. Our successful 100+ history is a result of our commitment toward a culture and values centered on customer focus and enrichment of people and communities. Our offerings are developed to meet and exceed customers? needs; from accounting to agri-business management, marketing to risk management and sales consulting to plant operations. Cargill has a job that to meet your interests and goals. Our global career opportunities are as far reaching as our business.
?Dairy Focus Support are involved in supporting a Dairy focus consultant in all phases of the selling process.? They will also provide support for on farm consultative dairy management.? A successful DFS will be able to professionally communicate and have working knowledge of dairy farms, the local dairy market, feed manufacturing, and most importantly customer needs. The role will work alongside a Dairy Focus Consultant (DFC) for initiating, developing and supporting relationships with prospective customers along with continuing to deepen relationships with established customers to discover/create opportunities to meet customer needs. Cargill has industry leading training programs to develop and enhance your career and personal skill sets regardless of your experience.
?Principal Accountabilities:?75% – Provide customer support to dairy customers as directed by Dairy Focus Consultant.?
?15% – Provide support with prospecting and gathering data/compiling information for prospect proposals as directed by Dairy Focus Consultant.
?5% – Help DFC with compiling information for business planning
?5% – Personal learning and development activities.This position is posted internally as well as externally.Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.Skills:
2 year Agriculture related degree or relevant experience considered in lieu of degree
1 + years dairy industry experience
Demonstrated effective communication and organizational skills
Self-starter, takes initiative to get stuff done.
Ability to think critically
Ability to work as a part of a team and take direction from others
Strong written and verbal communication
Must be able to travel weekly
Strong commitment to customer excellence and needs
Attention to detail and keen sense of priorities?
B.S. in Agriculture or relevant experience considered in lieu of degree
3 + years dairy industry experience
Bilingual ? English ? Spanish?