Livestock Feed Specialist – Ohio
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we?re one of the world?s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 32,300 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes 428 crop procurement locations, 280 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 39 innovation centers and the world?s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com.
LIVESTOCK FEED SPECIALISTADM Animal Nutrition, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company and national manufacturer of livestock feed with over 40 locations in North America has an opening for a Livestock Feed Specialist (LFS) for the Ohio sales territory.
This position is responsible for increasing feed tonnage by sales to the end user through assigned feed dealers.
Detailed responsibilities include:
Call on commercial livestock producers to increase the sales of feed and animal health products through assigned feed dealers. Service existing commercial accounts to maintain sales volume. Develop and institute a marketing/sales plan to achieve volume and growth objectives. Identify and call on prospective accounts to achieve new business growth. Keep abreast of competitive situation in assigned sales area and communicate such to manager. Proactively put together business proposals to take advantage of opportunities in the market area. In conjunction with assigned dealers, hold feeder meetings and training activities to increase market awareness of ADM ANI products and programs. Candidates with a degree in Animal Science or related field with prior livestock feed sales experience are preferred.
Other requirements include: Basic knowledge of sales, livestock production, nutrition, feeding programs and animal health; Strong verbal and written communications; computer knowledge with a history of working with Microsoft applications; ability to perform work with minimal supervision and strong time management skills.