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Dairy Technical Sales Specialist - Greater Wisconsin Market

Company: Land O'Lakes
Location: Madison
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Join Land O'Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We're a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another-not Wall Street. We're proud to rank a Top Workplace. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation and rewards
  • Best-in-class healthcare for you and your family
  • Powerful savings programs
  • Training and career progressionDairy Technical Sales Specialist - Greater Wisconsin MarketThis position is remote (virtual) and offices from home but must be located within the territory which is the Greater Wisconsin AreaTechnical Sales SpecialistPosition Purpose:Responsible for leading the dairy technical or nutritional support throughout an assigned area. Grow sales with specific end users and prospects through consultative approach and education. Assist sales with overall dairy technical leadership to the producers, Sales Specialists and co-ops/dealers in designated areas.
    • Work closely with Sales Professionals in providing education and solutions for producers.
    • Work both individually and through Sales Professionals, helping dealers/ co-op customers and prospects to mutually benefit by providing the right recommendations for dairy nutrition and dairy species management practices.
    • Be the lead in nutrition and specie education for the sales team and our dealer group.
    • Partner in the Organization and conducting of producer events that promote best practice for nutrition and management; including proof field trials to demonstrate the profitability of the Purina product line.
    • Serve as a key liaison with the dairy industry as a whole.
    • Communicate with the Purina Dairy technical team and research staff to lead innovative research and product development; both in the field and at the Purina Research Center in St. Louis, MO.
    • Maintain a high level of proficiency and competency in nutrition, production management, and selling skills through recommended training and verified by documented sales results.
    • Performs other duties and assume other responsibilities as assigned or requested.Experience-Education-Skills (Required):
      • PHD/DVM degree in dairy, experience with nutrition recommended.
      • 3+ years' industry and/or university experience.
      • Enjoys and prefers working in the field with dairy producers, sales specialists, and feed dealers.
      • Daily travel in an assigned geography.
      • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pound bags of feed as needed.
      • Enjoys working with people, competing as a team, and helping all win (Purina, producers, dealers).
      • Self-motivated with excellent time management skills who plans for growth and opportunity.
      • Effective communication skills in various settings.
      • Computer skills; including ration balancing and Office applications (Power Point, Excel, Word, etc.).
      • Strong Leadership Skills, Customer Focused, Action OrientedLand O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.Land O'Lakes endeavors to make accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

Keywords: Land O'Lakes, Madison , Dairy Technical Sales Specialist - Greater Wisconsin Market, Sales , Madison, Wisconsin

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