Devenish Nutrition is a global Agri-Technology company specializing in animal nutrition. At Devenish, we strive to be an innovator in animal nutrition by providing a wide range of products and services. Our company is dedicated to the research, development and manufacturing of quality premixes, pre-starters, starters and concentrates together with specialty products and solutions. Our principal objective is to develop strong relationships with customers, suppliers, managers and staff while creating value with every interaction.

The strength of our team covers primarily the Swine, Poultry and Ruminant species. Our approach is to continually develop solutions to the rigorous and unique demands of the livestock nutrition market. Our focus is to address the specific challenges faced by each operation. Through research driven products and services, we strive to bring value while driving performance and profitability for our customers.

Business Development Product Specialist

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

A Business Development Product Specialist is responsible for becoming an overall product champion for a specific number of developed solutions within the Devenish portfolio. This position will Develop and Implement a Go to Market strategy for each product they are responsible for. This position will utilize the technical and marketing resources available to drive sales directly and indirectly through other commercial team members. This position will report directly to the Business Development Director.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop & implement detailed sales strategy for each product solution
  • Optimize sales of product solution by utilizing current technical, R&D & marketing resources
  • Identify sales opportunities & directly position solutions where they provide value to the customer
  • Collect market intelligence to be able to better position Devenish solutions to the industry
  • Collaborate with internal R&D team to further develop marketing data required to improve value
  • Support the wider commercial team in their efforts to sell the solutions to their customer base
  • Communicate with management around customer concerns around product & service offerings
  • Liaise with marketing team to develop product demand generating initiatives
  • Gain a full commercial understanding of the Devenish nutritional solutions (products, services, etc)
  • Functional involvement with all personnel directly involved in sales of Devenish nutritional solutions
    (Research, Product Development, Customer Service, Operations, Logistics, Marketing, Accounting, etc.)
QUALIFYING SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:
  • Knowledge of feed, feed ingredients, feed supplements, animal husbandry and basic animal nutrition
  • Well-rounded technical sales background, preferably in swine, ruminant & poultry animal nutrition
  • Exceptional time management, positive communication skills, self-motivated and desire to work as part of a team
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
  • Very competitive base salary plus additional commission and bonus potential based on results (no cap)
  • Health Insurance & H.S.A. Contribution – No Cost to the employee and Low Cost for any family members
  • Life Insurance, Short Term & Long Term Disability Insurance – No Cost to the employee
  • 401k Retirement Plan with company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) & Paid Holidays
  • Company Vehicle or Vehicle Allowance plus reimbursement for any business expenses
Guidelines for Applicants:
To apply for this position, please contact us and submit a resume on or before December 18, 2020

Please email your information to: melvin.ruppert@devenish.com or mail it to:

Devenish Nutrition, LLC
Attn: Melvin Ruppert / HR Manager
2320 Lake Avenue
Fairmont, MN 56031