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Animal Proteins Sales Specialist (remote work from home role preferably in the southeast U.S.) Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

3 months ago Accounting / Financial Services Jobs Louisville   164 views
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General Purpose and Scope of Position:

The role of the Sales Specialist is to provide the company with consistent profits by effectively generating sales for the animal protein ingredients and to develop a sustainable business with acceptable margins as outlined by division and to promote growth, manage risk, and present opportunities for growth in the designated area.

Key Skills and Abilities Include:

  • Able to produce profitable sales in target areas for growth
  • Build relationships with customers and suppliers in Latin America and the USA
  • Fluent in Spanish and English
  • Promote company name/reputation in the marketplace
  • Collect market information and gain comprehensive knowledge about the ingredients marketed
  • Manage risk by operating within established guidelines
  • Work within defined position limits as well as established company policies
  • Work effectively within a team environment
  • Ability to develop and communicate a strategy for their area of responsibility
  • Manage key aspects for the execution of the business including, export logistics, International banking, import/export regulations, working Capital metrics as outlined by the company, annual budget preparation for the area of responsibility including expense management

Key Personal Attributes Include:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years' work experience in Feed Sales, with a bachelor's degree in Business/Ag or another related discipline, and/or an appropriate combination of experience and education
  • Capable of overnight business travel, including occasional travel by airplane
  • Must be able to establish and maintain good working relationships with Customers, Suppliers, and Coworkers
  • Attention to detail and a strong work ethic
  • Creative thinker who can build a business and generate new ideas
  • Must be able to follow corporate direction and policies promoting excellence
  • Must be assertive and able to accept rejection
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Service-oriented, quality-driven, and with a high level of professionalism and integrity
  • Knowledge of industry markets
  • General understanding of regulatory requirements in each country

Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

  • Work with Purchasing Manager to develop a customer base within assigned markets in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Central America to achieve sales goals
  • Work with Purchasing Manager to understand the products where Wilbur-Ellis would have a competitive advantage and market animal proteins to that customer base
  • Market animal protein feed ingredients to existing customers and other markets as opportunities arise to increase sale opportunities and gross margins
  • Assisting in gaining regulatory approval when needed in new markets and/or countries

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive annual salary (to be determined based on experience and other factors)
  • All applicable company benefits

If you are currently a Wilbur-Ellis employee, please notify your Manager prior to applying for this position. Thank you!

Wilbur-Ellis Feed, LLC 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 employer

Wilbur-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 people

Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three 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 workforce

Wilbur-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.

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Company Description
TODAY’S HIRES ARE TOMORROW’S LEADERSThere is a reason people come to work at Wilbur-Ellis, not as a mere stepping stone, but for careers that last decades. We value our employees and their future.WORK WHERE EVERYONE MATTERSJoin the more than 4,000 employees around the world who understand why, at Wilbur-Ellis, employees are our greatest asset. Since 1921, we’ve built all of our relationships on trust, respect and a genuine interest in everyone’s well-being.