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Biz Dev Mgr - Swine Feed Additives

Location: Des Moines, IA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $1.00 - $1.00
Date: 2/12/2018
Job ID: 02566371
Job Description
Lead the porcine business for a global manufacturer of animal agricultural products.  Introduce products that are successful in Europe and Asia to the US market.  This company is well established in the US in ruminant nutrition and seeks to become a major player in swine nutrition.    

Territory - IA, MN, IL    Candidates can live ANYWHERE in the region.

Compensation  Mid six figures.

Reasons the right person will love this job
  • Products increase digestibility, improve gut health and feed efficiency
  • Lots of research on products
  • Work for a stable, growing, family-owned business
  • Company is basic in their manufacturing
  • Entrepreneurial environment
  • Top-quality products - sell on value, not price
  • Company has history of paying bonuses

Key Immediate Responsibilities
  • Create a go-to-market strategy for the midwest market
  • Set appointments with nutritionists to share science behind products
  • Work with potential customers to set up trials
  • Analyze trial data with customers
  • Close the sale

Future Responsibilities
  • Introduce new products as they are approved in the USA
  • Develop business in southeast and Ohio Valley
  • Become the company's North American expert

To be considered for this position candidates must
  • Possess a knowledge of swine health/nutrition products
  • Have a track record of 5+ years sales success selling swine nutrition products
  • Be respected by the key nutritionists with the integrators
  • Be self-managed
  • Be comfortable with 50% overnight travel
  • Know how to set up and work with field trials
  • Understand farm management
  • Have a BS in Animal Science or related field.  MS highly preferred.