Dairy Livestock Production Specialist- Lancaster, PA in Lancaster PA

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Dairy Livestock Production Specialist- Lancaster, PA
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Lancaster PA
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Live Production Mgmt., Production Supervision
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Imagine what you can do at Land O&##39;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&##39;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&##39;s toughest challenges.

Join the team at any Land O&##39;Lakes location or with one of our retail-owners and you&##39;ll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress.

Job Posting Title:
Dairy Livestock Production Specialist- Lancaster, PA Territory

Job Description:

We&##39;re hiring a Livestock Production Specialist to focus on Dairy feed sales with our partner dealer located in Paradise, PA . In this role, you will be responsible to sell feed and all related products in a manner that will optimize the dealer&##39;s market share and savings, improve the dealer&##39;s efficiency and help achieve the dealer&##39;s goals.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Focus on Dairy Adult Cow and Young Animal feed sales by calling on Dairy producers while providing a consultative sales approach.
  • Evaluate and assist animal owners with their nutritional program.
  • Organize and conduct effective educational meetings to enhance Purina brand image and sell product.
  • Conduct selling events to build dealer&##39;s business in the market.
  • Complete approximately 25 farm calls per week, and annually growing sales and market share in the above categories.

Experience & Education:

  • Bachelor&##39;s degree in Animal Science or related field
  • Experience providing accurate feeding and management recommendations to animal owners in the market
  • Dairy Industry experience
  • 2-5 years of experience in feed sales, livestock nutrition, marketing, and the execution of growth plan with proven success desired
  • Candidate must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds

Required Competencies & Other Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required along with strong organization and time management skills.
  • 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., salesforce experience desired
  • 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.
  • Ability to network in industry to put producers together to earn additional business and relationships.
  • Strong public speaking skills.

Percentage of Travel:

- 5% over night travel, in addition to daily travel in the assigned geography

Land O&##39;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.

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