Chr. Hansen Holding A/S

Swine Account Manager (BB-BB7D3)

Found in: Neuvoo DK


Location: West Allis (This is a remote home office position)
State: Wisconsin
Country: United States 

Improving food and health for more than 1 billion people every day requires dedicated teamwork. Join us!

At Chr. Hansen we work to improve food and health, and our natural ingredients are consumed by more than 1 billion people every day. For this to come true we operate integrated global production and supply chain networks using sophisticated technologies and processes. Automation, robotics and IT systems are key components but the key ingredient is efficient people teams focused on delivering to our customers. As a global market leader in bioscience, we have the opportunity to address important global challenges such as food waste, healthy living, sustainable agriculture – and we need the smartest and most passionate people on board to succeed. Want to join us?

What we offer you?

Joining Chr. Hansen is your opportunity to make a meaningful difference while working for a global market leader. Our employees are regarded as the most valuable asset of Chr. Hansen. We want to create a friendly and non-hierarchical work atmosphere, where our people feel fully engaged in your daily work. No matter which of our operations sites you based at, you will experience an agile organization with a short way from idea to implementation. Chr. Hansen offers an inspiring work environment where respect and teamwork are always the top priorities. Since 1874, we have been at the forefront of innovation by constantly optimizing methods for our production, as well as the work condition for operations. We are proud to promote a safe work environment and a collaborative culture full of passion to make a difference.

General Summary

This position will focus on securing new business and maintaining current business from swine producers, premix blenders and distributors selling Chr. Hansen, Inc. products. All are proprietary Chr. Hansen products proven for use in swine production. The first six months will involve training with experienced Chr. Hansen account managers.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities (* = Essential Functions)

  • * Responsible for developing new business with key profitable swine accounts.
  • * Implement the US AH&N Business Unit strategies as it relates to Chr. Hansen’s swine portfolio.
  • * Maintain in-depth high level contacts with key end users and influencers, keeping them informed of price trends, new products and applications.
  • Investigate customer complaints and solve routine industry problems on site. This includes, but is not limited to, new product applications, marketing efforts, new facilities, price trends, and key industry personnel.
  • Meet or exceed sales budget targets on a year-to-year basis.
  • Provides timely sales and product forecasts, reports and information as required.
  • Reports to work on time and works overtime as required and if required to travel for business: maintains a valid driver's license and good personal credit, making the Account Manager eligible for a credit card.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Possess good negotiation and follow-up skills.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short and long range goals.
  • Must have technical skills to know the right questions to ask of customers.
  • Must be a self-starter with drive and initiative and work with little supervision.
  • Must have a passion for the food industry.
  • Provides excellent level of customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Possess a working knowledge in Microsoft Office programs. 
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of working time.
  • These characteristics are normally acquired through a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, food technology or chemistry preferred, and a minimum of five to seven years of sales experience in the feed industry and/or feed additive industry with focus on swine and/or poultry.
  • Working Conditions

    Working environment is a home office setting about 20% of time and car travel about 80% of time (this could vary depending on territory). This position requires a valid driver’s license and good driving record. The employee must be able to meet the travel requirements of the job.

    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear, use hands to finger, handle or touch objects, keyboard and occasionally lift up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

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    About Chr. Hansen

    Chr. Hansen is a leading, global bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. We develop and produce cultures, enzymes, probiotics and natural colors for a rich variety of foods, confectionery, beverages, dietary supplements and even animal feed and plant protection. We have been delivering value to our partners – and, ultimately, end consumers worldwide – for over 140 years. We are proud that more than one billion people consume products containing our natural ingredients every day.

    Social responsibility is an integral part of Chr. Hansen’s vision to improve food and health. In 2019 Chr. Hansen was ranked as theWorld’s Most Sustainable Company by Corporate Knights thanks to our strong sustainability efforts, our talented employees and the many collaborative partnerships that we have with our customers.

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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