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Beef Sales Specialist

Company: Farmers Cooperative Society
Location: Sioux Center
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overall Job Function:The Beef Sales Employee develops and assists in their feed and livestock needs long-term, profitable relationships with targeted customers and prospects of FCS in a manner consistent with the overall strategy of the organization.Essential Job Functions:Supports activities for all beef sales and feed department at location.Assist operations with machine operation and product delivery as needed.Directs beef sales and services to customers utilizing the newest of technology combined with people and applicable knowledge. Will focus on feedlot and cow calf nutrition along with small calf nutrition and dairy.Drives key feed and livestock products and services while cross selling FCS grain and manure services.Constantly strives to increase feed department customer sales and proactively seeks new clients.Planning and reporting customer focused sales calls daily.Executing the organization's sales and marketing plans.Orchestrate customer needs with other team members to ensure customer satisfaction.Maintain and grow current customer base.Develop new and profitable accounts to grow business.Promotes the entire FCS marketing effort by identifying and communicating opportunities for Agronomy, Feed, Grain, and Lumber.Handles and resolves customer complaints to ensure the highest possible customer satisfactionWork to develop and maintain a customer database to ensure effective and efficient handling of all information.Assists other sales reps/location employees when needed or asked by supervisor.Participate in "special projects" when needed.Other duties as assigned.Secondary Responsibilities:Ability to understand feed and livestock operations.Maintains a working knowledge of all current feed products.Ability to handle stressful situations professionally.Ability to effectively communicate to a diverse customer group.CompetenciesEffective sellingFollow-upProblem solvingNegotiations and bargainingRelationship buildingTime management skills.Education & Experience:Ag related College degree or 5 years of beef sales experienceValid driver's licenseBenefits:401k Company matches 50% up to 10%Vacation & Paid Holidays after 30 days of employmentCompany bonus incentiveExcellent health insurance plansDental & Vision availableShort- & Long-Term Disability provided at no cost to youLife InsuranceIdentity Theft InsuranceAccident InsuranceClothing Allowance10% Discount on purchases at the How-To Building CenterWork Environment: This position is based in a fast-paced agricultural setting and is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and vibrations. The employees is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles. The noise level is usually moderate but occasionally may be loud. PPE will be provided and must be utilized according to safety standards. Typical working hours are based on customer and organizational demand; hours may be long, irregular and including weekends and holidays during peak season.Physical Demands: While performing job functions the employee will be required to talk and hear most of the time. The employee will spend frequent intervals moving and sitting, while also needing to reach, bend, twist, crawl, crouch, stoop or kneel. The employee will need to be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and maneuver on and off a mobile equipment. The physicality of this job is high. FCS job descriptions are a representation of a job requirements knowledge, skills and abilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Keywords: Farmers Cooperative Society, Sioux Falls , Beef Sales Specialist, Sales , Sioux Center, South Dakota

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