Northwest Regional Sales Manager
AN INNOVATIVE COMPANY IN EMERGING DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY FOR LIVESTOCK. Are you passionate about animal health and well-being, the environment and emerging digital technology? Allflex Livestock Intelligence, an Antelliq Company, is now part of MSD Animal Health. Allflex has offices in more than 50 countries and our products are marketed in some 150 markets around the world.We are currently looking for energetic and highly-motivated professionals for the following positions in our North America business: Northwest Regional Sales Manager Allflex Livestock Intelligence is the world leader in the design, development, manufacturing and delivery of solutions for animal identification, monitoring and traceability. Our solutions empower farmers to act in a timely manner, to safeguard their animals’ health, while achieving optimal production outcomes for a healthy food supply. We are at the forefront of providing transformative solutions to our customers through electronic and visual identification solutions. Each year, over half a billion farm animals are identified using our technology. The power of our company relies on superior science and technological innovation and our extensive suite of digitally connected animal health products. Our applied technology in our Allflex brands allows access to real-time actionable data and insights to help, improve or enhance animal management and health outcomes. The increased use of digital technology in our industry is driven by the growing demand for protein, food traceability and food safety, ensuring a sustainable supply of quality food and protecting public health. Driven by a continuing commitment for research and development, we aim to set new industry standards in veterinary medicine for products and solutions that improve the health and well-being of animals and the people who take care of them. It is our way of connecting animals and people for a smarter future. We work for what matters. Allflex has a common set of core values:A promise to conduct our business with integrity, meeting the highest ethical standards.A dedication to improving animal health and well-being and access to health.A deeply held belief in the value of innovation, diversity and teamwork. To connect with us, please send your CV by clicking Apply to this Position. MSD Animal Health, a leading animal health biopharmaceutical company, which is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to the health and well-being of animals and committed to the customers we serve and support. That commitment begins with the dedication of our diverse group of employees — a global team of skilled professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world’s food supply. Through its commitment to the Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. We are dedicated to preserving and improving the health, well-being and performance of animals and the people who care for them. For more information, visit www.msd-animal-health.com/ or connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter. FUNCTION AND GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:By way of delegated functional authority from the Sales Manager of Allflex USA, Inc. the Regional Manager is responsible for developing and coordinating the business opportunities that are identified in the Regional Business Plan. This responsibility included field sales to assigned accounts, market opportunity analysis, customer and distributor development and implementation of approved sales promotions. By working within corporate policies this function is responsible to ensure that Regional Business Plan achieves its objectives for the territory and contributes toward the attainment of Allflex USA’s medium and long-term planning goals. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: To manage sales activities of assigned accounts to attain maximum sales in conformance with the Regional Business Plan and within approved Corporate Policies and guidelines.To implement all approved Sales and Marketing Programs representing the full line of Allflex USA, Inc. products to meet sales objectives while controlling territory sales expenses within approved budgets. To identify and develop prospective end-user consumers in conjunction with the business opportunities identified in the Regional Business Plan.Provide technical and sales support to approved customers and expedite complaint handling to minimize Allflex USA, Inc. liability while maintaining good customer relations. To collect critical database information on approved business opportunities and communicate through the established communication channels. To monitor competitive activities and products making strategy recommendations to maintain or improve our market position. Establish business relations with key industry contacts within the territory to include state livestock organizations, universities, national and state regulatory officials, extension services, auction barns and influential producers.To insure flow of accurate strategic information between Allflex USA, Inc. and approved customers/markets through Weekly Highlights, written reports when appropriate or requested, and verbal communications on a regular basis with management and pertinent support groups within the Allflex USA, Inc. organization. Serve in outside organizations and attend industry functions that are beneficial to Allflex USA and the Industry. Recommend distribution strategies and changes as needed in addition to providing input and feedback to Sales and Marketing Management regarding Sales strategy and Marketing Plans for Allflex USA, Inc. products.To provide and complete producer profiles, dealer profiles and key industry support group profiles for Allflex USA, Inc. on a timely basis. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: To work closely with Management as appropriate to fulfill the job function.To perform the job function in accordance with Allflex USA, Inc. and Sales Department policies/procedures/systems and sound management practice. To effect and maintain a standard of working relationship, communication and cooperation with all internal personnel with whom it will be necessary to deal with in the course of performing the job function. To assist the Sales Manager of Allflex USA, Inc. with other duties as required and attend and/or arrange meetings and functions as required. Education:Preferably a college degree and higherA working knowledge or Personal Computers and functional relevant software programs.Good to excellent communication skills and minimal supervisory guidance “All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”Apply for this job.