Commercial Products Specialist – Arkansas/Oklahoma

Archer Daniels Midland Company Ozark, AR
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we're one of the world's largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. With a global value chain that includes 500 crop procurement locations, 270 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 innovation centers and the world's premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com.

Commercial Products Specialist – Arkansas/Oklahoma

ADM Animal Nutrition, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company and a leader in the commercial feed industry, has an immediate opening for a proven sales leader in our Arkansas/Oklahoma sales territory. Detailed responsibilities include:

* Develop strategic prospecting plan to sell to sustainable livestock producers and feed dealers.

* Regularly contact customers and prospects, develop and maintain positive customer relationships.

* Achieve revenue, tonnage, market share, and product mix targets as directed for assigned listings and sales groups.

* Provide sound nutritional and management consultation in an effort to enhance bottom line profitability.

* There will be a requirement for ration balancing.

* Assist assigned feed dealers in development and execution of a marketing strategy to grow market share.

Requirements for this position include a Bachelor's Degree (or applicable related experience), industry knowledge, working knowledge of proper management and feeding practices, computer literacy and the ability to become proficient in feed formulation/ration balancing, and strong agricultural business aptitude. Prior sales experience and a proven track record developing new accounts is a plus. The successful candidate will have superior verbal and written communication skills, troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

The candidate must reside within the territory, be comfortable with on-farm conditions (i.e. working around livestock, farm machinery, etc.), have a valid driver's license, withstand automobile confinement to serve geographic area, and have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on a routine basis.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance. ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.