LabDiet / TestDiet Area Sales Technical Support Manager (Western and/or Southeastern Region)
June 18, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
LabDiet / TestDiet Area Sales Technical Support Manager (Western and/or Southeastern Region) - (R-3813)
Purina Animal Nutrition LLC (purinamills.com) is a national organization serving producers, animal owners and their families through more than 4,700 local cooperatives, independent dealers and other large retailers throughout the United States. With an uncompromising commitment to animal excellence, Purina Animal Nutrition conducts industry-leading R&D initiatives that create and sustain a valued portfolio of complete feeds, supplements, premixes, ingredients and specialty technologies for the livestock and lifestyle animal markets. Species served by Purina Animal Nutrition include both large and small animals, including cattle, horses, swine, chickens, hamsters, gerbils and rabbits. Headquartered in Shoreview, Minn., Purina Animal Nutrition LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Land O'Lakes, Inc.
The LabDiet® / TestDiet® Area Sales & Technical Support Manager will provide a wide variety of front-line and back-up support for the interconnected activities of the LabDiet® / TestDiet® Business group. The position will report to the Business Director with responsibility to Technical Team in full support of the brand and product line.
Maintain Account Manager / Sales Manager in the assigned area (Western or Southeastern region); 25% travel within the territory.
Full technical support and responsibility in the same geography
Dealer management within territory
End-User account responsibility including sales calls, presentations and technical coverage as detailed below under technical support.
Attend industry trade shows and meetings within the territory and fill-in coverage outside as needed
Manage all info@LabDiet.com inquiries within the territory
Liaison between manufacturing sites and Dealers/Customers selling value-added and handling all customer issues and complaints to fruition
Master's degree or higher in Animal Nutrition
Experience formulating animal feed diets
Proven experience influencing others; including proven success in bringing closure to the concern and/or sales initiative
Ability to travel 25% to 30%
Ability to reside in the Western or Southeastern region
Preferred experience required:
2 or more years post-graduate work experience in related animal nutrition field
EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O'Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Land O’Lakes, Inc. is one of America’s premiere member-owned cooperatives. We offer local cooperatives and agricultural producers across the nation an extensive line of agricultural supplies, as well as state-of-the-art production and business services. We also are a leading marketer of dairy-based food products for consumers, foodservice professionals and food manufacturers.