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Location: - (Minnesota, Mid-West United States, USA)
Company: Land O' Lakes
Open Til: 03-May-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Communication
Career Type: Sales
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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Sales Specialist Supervisor
Territory (if applicable):
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 selling feed and related products in an assigned territory as well as talent acquisition and management of assigned field staff. Key responsibilities include: Increase sales volume and market share utilizing all methods of distribution of Feed and associated products to end user in a targeted market area; Aggressively manage talent acquisition, utilization and performance to grow the business; Develop and implement a territory sales growth plan that aligns with expectations of sales area; Implements product training to cooperative and dealer employees as approved by feed management. This position will have an assigned territory of Southwest Wisconsin.
Required (Basic) Experience &
Education:Bachelor's degree in Agricultural related field (Ag Economics, Ag Education, Animal Science, etc.) or business degree and 3+ years experience in agricultural sales and management, demonstrated knowledge in production, nutrition and business in specie specific disciplines, previous supervisory experience required with demonstrated ability to build effective teams, demonstrated computer skills. Requires daily travel in assigned territory and the ability to lift/carry 50 pounds.
Required Competencies & Other Skills:1. Act with Integrity
2. Deliver Results
3. Mobilize Talent
4. Shape the Future
5. Impact and Influence
7. Team Leadership
8. Customer Focus
Preferred Experience & Education:
Preferred Competencies & Other Skills:
Percentage of Travel:40%
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.