Sales Specialist LPS

Land O' Lakes Bismarck , ND 58502

Posted 3 months ago

Imagine what you can do at Land O'Lakes. Our growth relies on extraordinary talent and boundless thinkers who are always looking for a better way and believe anything is possible. Like you, innovation and technology drive us.

At Land O'Lakes, you will also be part of a community with creative doers and dreamers, who want to make a difference. We work together combining our global perspective and direct access to the source to create practical, new solutions to meet agriculture's toughest challenges.

Join the team at any Land O'Lakes location or with one of our retail-owners and you'll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress.

Job Posting Title:

Sales Specialist LPS

Job Description:

Livestock Production Specialist Beef Cattle (Dickinson, ND)

Position Purpose: The Livestock Production Specialist Beef Cattle position is responsible to sell feed and all related products in a manner that will optimize the cooperative/dealer's market share and savings, improve the cooperative's/dealer's efficiency, help achieve the cooperative/dealer's mission and goals, and result in outstanding customer service. This is done in conjunction with excellent counsel with market's beef cattle producers to improve their bottom line returns in partnership with the Cooperative/Dealer.

Required (Basic) Experience & Education: Requires at least an Associate's level degree with preference given to candidates with a Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience. Candidate should have an understanding of cattle husbandry, current management practices, and nutritional guidelines, general market, and industry knowledge.


Required Competencies & Other

Skills:
Successful candidate should be competent in providing accurate feeding and management recommendations to livestock owners in the market served.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required along with strong organization and time management skills. Success in this position requires high internal drive, a natural ability for relationship building, and leadership in a team environment. Computer skills, specifically MS Office, plus the ability to be trained on ration balancing software, etc.

Requires the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. On farm interaction, in all-weather types at producer facilities for a walk through, and evaluations.

Preferred Experience & Education: A four year degree in related field. Member of clubs/organizations related to the beef cattle industry in a leadership position.


Preferred Competencies & Other

Skills:
A minimum of 3 years of experience in retail feed sales, livestock nutrition, marketing, and the execution of growth plan with proven success.

Candidate has demonstrated ability to network in industry to put producers together to earn additional business and relationships. Candidate has strong public speaking skills.

Percentage of Travel: 15% over night travel, in addition to daily travel in the assigned geography.

Land 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.

If you need to submit a reasonable accommodation request to complete the employment application process, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT. Please also use this number for any other questions.

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