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Location: - (Minnesota, Mid-West United States, USA)
Company: Land O' Lakes
Open Til: 04-Mar-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Feed
Career Type: Sales
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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Business Unit:Land O'Lakes Purina Feed LLC is North America's leading feed company, providing producers, cooperatives and dealers with an extensive line of animal feed, ingredients and services.
Position Purpose:This position is responsible for assisting independent dealer organizations and producers in improving production targets and profits through sales of feed, proprietary technology, and technical programs. Increases in sales area market share and profitability are expected by providing a high level of technical service to customers and prospects in the Austin/Central Texas area.
Required (Basic) Experience &
Education:Bachelor's degree in Animal Science, Ag Econ or a related field with Ruminent nutrition exposure required plus experience in beef production &/or nutrition. Previous sales experience is strongly desired. MS, PhD, DVM degrees helpful but not required. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
Required Competencies & Other Skills:Self starter that is action oriented and desires customers to succeed. Needs to have great interpersonal, time management & problem solving skills. Must have a serious drive for results. Intermediatle level computer skills are necessary, with an emphasis on MS Office Suite. "Hands On" cattle experience is strongly preferred, as well as the ability to cross over an support additional specie groups.
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Percentage of Travel:90%
Land O'Lakes, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement savings account, tuition reimbursement, PTO, paid holidays, and employee development opportunities. Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Land O'Lakes,Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.