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CHS Inc. Feed Sales Representative in Circle, Montana

Feed Sales Representative

Location:

Circle, MT, US, 59215-0020

Date posted: Sep 14, 2021

Job ID: 2488

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world. We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world. Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.

Summary

Are you passionate about working with livestock producers and feed dealers? If this describes you and you dream about making a difference in agriculture, come join our growing team. CHS Animal Nutrition has an exciting opportunity in the Eastern Region of Montana. We are looking for a Feed Sales Representative. You will promote all aspects associated with the sales and services of the Payback™ products. You must be self-motivated, customer focused, and a goal orientated sales representative with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Payback™, our proprietary line of economical animal nutrition delivers consistent, proven results that give ranchers a profit edge. In addition, experienced CHS animal nutritionists offer consultation on the latest in customized ration planning, livestock nutritional management, animal health and environmental engineering, as well as feed financing.

Responsibilities

  • Customize feeding programs that precisely meet the producer’s practices, pastures and preferences.

  • Make recommendations and develop formulations unique the rancher’s needs, using the latest technology.

  • Ensure water, forage, grains and feeds are tested regularly in order to provide the most accurate ration balancing and performance projections.

  • Provide nutrition consultation and sales to key accounts in trade area.

  • Provide salesmanship to selected dealers or direct accounts according to sales management and assigned dealership manager.

  • Quoting prices, credit terms, and preparing sales contracts for orders obtained.

  • Meet the needs and resolve problems of current customers.

  • Prospect new accounts.

  • Attend periodic trade shows and nutritional management meetings to promote company image.

  • Assist in developing marketing plans and strategies for assigned territory.

  • Establish and maintain effective public relations through customer education and the promotion of new products.

  • Work with dealers and producers in a courteous and professional manner.

  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.

  • Maintain a home office and live in the region you work in.

  • Travel daily throughout assigned sales territory with possibility of overnight stays.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • 2+ years in Sales and/or Business Development

  • Animal feed and/or beef experience

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel

  • Ability to travel with overnight stays

Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Business, Communications, Marketing, or in a related field

  • Experience developing marketing plans, calculating margins and profit

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective January 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires employers to conduct a pre-employment verification full query against the newly established License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse prior to beginning employment in a position that requires a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL). Candidates seeking employment in a position that requires a commercial motor vehicle license must voluntarily enter their information into the FMCSA and must provide disclosure authorization, at the time of offer, to CHS or an authorized third-party agent of CHS to verify the information.

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