Who we are:
Grand Valley Fortifiers, the principal of the GVF Group of Companies, is a progressive and innovative leader in animal livestock nutrition. Founded in 2006, Fortified Nutrition Limited manufactures and sells high quality, leading edge vitamin and mineral premixes and supplements for swine, dairy, beef and poultry producers and supports producers with a sales team across Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Montana.
We’re looking to add a Permanent Full-Time Dairy & Beef Sales Specialist to our team in Manitoba. In this role you will be responsible for travelling around the Eastman Region of Manitoba providing sales and service support to dairy and beef operations. If you have a background in dairy and/or beef, a passion for the industry, and the natural ability to sell nutritional products to farmers, we’d love for you to keep reading!
What you’ll do:
- Provide excellent sales and service support to existing customer accounts
- Actively grow your dairy and beef portfolio and customer base within the Eastman Region
- Conduct routine barn tours, diagnose challenges, present rations, offer feed advice and make recommendations to improve production and profitability to operations
- Resolve all sales, nutritional and management issues quickly and effectively
- Work collaboratively with producers, service and delivery staff and other colleagues
- Uphold Fortified Nutrition and Grand Valley Fortifiers’ reputation of professionalism and caring for customers on farm, at events and in the community
Experience we like:
- Background in farming and agriculture with experience milking cows
- 3+ years relevant experience in a sales and service role within the agricultural community, particularly dairy is an asset
- Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
- Eager to learn and ability to quickly understand and retain nutrition and sales information
- Solid organizational skills and good working knowledge of Microsoft Suite products
- A passion for the dairy and beef industry
- A valid Canadian Driver’s License is required
All interested applicants are asked to apply with a copy of their resume. We thank all applicants for their interest however, only candidates considered for the position will be contacted for an interview.
Job Type: Full-time
- Dairy or Beef Sales: 3 years (Preferred)