Feed Ingredient Merchandiser, Milwaukee WI (job #4141)
?Do you have a degree in Agriculture Business, Animal Science or a related discipline?? Perhaps 1-2+ years? experience in animal feed ingredient procurement and sales?? Are you a relationship builder and a creative thinker, with a high level of integrity?? If so, we?d like to hear from you!? This is a great opportunity to build a career in feed ingredient merchandising. ?For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing animal feed ingredients.? Join us and grow your career with Wilbur-Ellis ? a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth & development opportunities, and a people-first work environment.? Come grow with us!?General Purpose and Scope of Position:?The Wilbur-Ellis Company Feed Division is seeking a driven professional to create, develop, and execute feed ingredient marketing plans out of our office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (the office will temporarily be located in Delafield until our new office in Milwaukee is established).? The person in this key position will have the opportunity to work as part of our growing team of merchandisers, driving the procurement and sales of animal feed by cultivating strong relationships with suppliers and customers.? The ideal candidate has a love of the Feed Industry and outstanding sales and customer service skills.??Key Skills and Abilities include:?1 year of feed procurement and sales experience preferred but open to recent grads with Agriculture Business DegreesA Bachelor?s degree in Ag Business or related discipline, and/or an appropriate combination of experience and educationAbility to commute to Delafield, short-term, until new office in Milwaukee is established?Key Personal Attributes Include:?An individual with a high level of integrity, who will represent the Company and the Division wellA team player who excels at building relationships with customers, suppliers, and co-workersA creative thinker who can manage and grow a business, discover and vet opportunities as part of a dynamic merchandising team?Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:?Establish lasting relationships with suppliers and customersSource competitively priced animal feed/ ingredientsMarket feed ingredients to customers with consideration of value, price, quality and safetyPromote company name/reputation in marketplace???????Collect market information and gain comprehensive knowledge about the commodities we buy and sell?Manage risk by operating within established guidelines???Compensation:?Competitive salary/bonus structure/benefits package??The Wilbur Ellis Company Feed Division is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington and is a marketer and distributor of value-added feed ingredients in North America and Asia-Pacific.? Wilbur Ellis provides feed solutions to our customers and suppliers in the Livestock, Pet Food and Aquaculture Industries.?? Providing a complete supply chain, including logistics, warehousing and customer service, in addition to expertise in import/export and regulatory, sets Wilbur-Ellis apart from our competitors.? We understand the importance of providing on-time delivery of specified products and honoring our commitments to suppliers and customers.?COMPANY CULTURE?Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employerWilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.?Wilbur-Ellis is for and about peopleWilbur-Ellis has enjoyed?over ninety-five years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other.?Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry?s best workforceWilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.??Wilbur Ellis Company is an Equal Opportunity EmployerApply for this job.