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Beef Technology Sales Representative - Eastern Kansas

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

IT, Sales & Business Development
Kansas, USA · United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Our team members are at the heart of everything we do. At Cencora, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures, and every person here is essential to us being able to deliver on that purpose. If you want to make a difference at the center of health, come join our innovative company and help us improve the lives of people and animals everywhere. Apply today!

What you will be doing

The Beef Technology Sales Representative is responsible for generating sales of MICRO technologies to both existing and new customers within an assigned sales territory. The Sales Representative plans and makes sales calls, understanding and selling unique values of all technologies, distinguishing solutions from competitive programs.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Travel throughout an assigned territory, calling on existing and prospective customers, always maintaining a current list of 10 best prospects.
  • Builds long-term mutually beneficial relationships with feed yards, consulting veterinary practices, consulting nutritionists, and state livestock associations.
  • Presents and demonstrates new technologies to customers and educates them on the features, advantages and benefits of each product. This includes detailing all hardware and software requirements, costs, performance expectations, anticipated savings, updates, ease of use and technical support.
  • Quotes prices and credit terms based on target margin objectives, prepares sales contracts for orders obtained.
  • After establishing customer account, ensures orderly transfer of customer relationship to appropriate customer representative. The Sales Representative will continue to make periodic return calls to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Compile and maintain targets lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads, based on information from master lists, business directories, industry journals, referrals and other resources.
  • Assists field support computer technicians in the installation and/or repair of any technology management system, and assists installation personnel in equipment and machinery installations.
  • Acts as secondary support person for all technologies in assigned territory by determining problem areas of equipment and recommending changes which will improve the operation of the systems as well as reducing the cost of servicing and maintaining those systems.
  • Coordinates and assists with training of personnel in the use of all technology systems. Participates in sales efforts with the Outside Sales Representatives and Sales/Service Representatives in an assigned territory to pool information about prospective and present customers, jointly making calls on those customers.
  • Prepares various reports of business transactions, including accurate and timely expense reporting, sales call reporting, etc.

What your background should look like

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

A Bachelor’s degree with one to three years of outside sales experience is required. If candidate does not have a Bachelor’s degree than a minimum of ten years’ related experience is required. Excellent interpersonal, presentation and organizational skills and a proven ability to sell are necessary. A valid drivers’ license and good driving record are mandatory. Ability to travel overnight on occasion may be up to 50% of the time.

**** Must live in the specified territory ****

MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Decision Making: Identifies goals and constraints, considers risks, generates alternatives, evaluates options, and selects best alternatives.

Problem Solving: Recognizes that a problem exists (i.e., that there is a discrepancy between what is and what should be); identifies possible reasons for the discrepancy and devises and implements a plan of action to resolve it.

Reasoning: Discovers the underlying relationship between two or more objects and uses that knowledge to solve a problem; uses logic to draw conclusions from available information; identifies general rules or principles; applies rules and principles to new situations; determines which conclusions are correct from analysis of a given set of facts and information.

Teamwork: Makes effort to seek others’ input; willingly collaborates and cooperates with others in the organization; develops effective working relationships with key associates.

Customer Service: Is customer oriented, sensitive and responsive to customer needs and priorities; establishes effective working relationships with customers and gains their respect and loyalty; identifies and takes appropriate action on customer needs.

Flexible/Adaptable: Views change or problems as an opportunity to grow professionally and to develop new and better ways to do things; adjusts readily to alterations in routine; copes effectively with changes in scope or type of work.

Time Management: Establishes realistic priorities; accurately assesses own time requirements for various projects; activities; schedules own time and activities efficiently.

Sense of Urgency: Demonstrates the ability to respond quickly to changes in day to day operation as it relates to department priorities.

Project Management: Develops proposal recommendations, action plans, and budgets for projects; allocates resources to get projects done; tracks and reports progress; communicates regularly with project team, management and customers; completes projects in a timely, effective and efficient manner.

Know the Customer and the Market: Knows customers in the market territory; keeps up to date on key competitors; understands and is responsive to the needs and expectations of relevant customer segments; establishes effective working relationships with customers to gain respect and loyalty; identifies opportunities presented by changes and shifts in the marketplace.

What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.

For details, visit https://www.virtualfairhub.com/cencora

Schedule

Full time

Affiliated Companies

Affiliated Companies: MWI Veterinary Supply Company

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email hrsc@cencora.com. We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned