Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.
We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Achieve sales operating plan objectives in assigned areas by prospecting for new accounts, developing and maintaining customer relationships, identifying customer requirements for feeds and farm management, and provide products, programs and services that delivers the highest profit to customers.
Open new accounts
Accomplishes the Dealership Application Form fornew customers
Ensure proper account set-up by coordinatingwithFSD
Discuss and orient new accounts on the FourDealer functions
Document new Dealership Agreement
Orientation on Company Policies and Procedures
Customer Prospecting Calls
Identify key decision makers thru industrycontacts / connections
Do customer prospect profiling
Document and regularly update POS and feederdatabase information
Distributes business cards, sales brochures andpromotional information to customer locations to establish contact withpotential customers.
Develop Sales Proposal
Discusses customer requirements with RBM andother salesmen to obtain information and develop a strategy for meetingcustomer requirements.
Product placement and Merchandising
Ensure dealers have complete product line andmerchandising materials.
Installs all marketing and merchandisingmaterials such as posters, buntings, streamers, flyers, etc. in prominent areasin all POS in their designated area.
Ensures that all marketing and merchandisingmaterials are kept in good condition all the time.
Distributes fliers, samplers, posters,streamers, t-shirts and other items during FGMs, sponsorships and samplingefforts in designated areas.
Ensures that Purina® products are displayedprominently in store outlets, paying particular attention to good stockdisplay, clean products and highly visible shelf / display space.
Competitive Information Management
Obtain information about competitors’ productsand integrates this information into DEMAND CREATION ACTIVITIES;
Provide latest competitors pricing andpromotional activities to the marketing group
Collection of competitor feed samples for analysisby R&T;
Collection of competitors Proof
Analyze Profit Value Chain and DistributionSet-up of competitors
Gathers Competitors Customer Profile (TerritoryAudit)
Submits regular reports on market trends,industry situations and competitor activities.
Gathers and submits files of competitor productsfor market intelligence purposes.
Quality Improvement Activities
Attends planning and review meetings andterritory reviews to help forecast sales and develop strategies for closingsales cycles.
Attends team meetings and participates indeveloping creative solutions to existing problems.
Writes and delivers presentations in order toshare information with other Salesmen and Managers.
Plans, organizes and prioritizes the followingactivities on a regular basis :
ØDealers / POS : POS prospecting calls, POS appointments,POS follow-up calls, POS training;
ØFeeders : Feeder Group Meetings (FGM), Proof and Testimonial collection, Caravan, Purinasa Barangay, other demand creation activities.
Align roles of OOS on the Dealer Business planagreed by dealer and Purina® rep.
Identify OOS skills and competency requirementsto deliver roles defined in DBP and do quarterly oos training.
Ensures that there are no out-of-stocksituations in POS outlets
Assist and Communicates order information toCustomer Services Department (CSD) representatives, billing representatives andFSD representatives to ensure timely processing of customer order for product.
Obtain additional information from customers toclarify any problems with product orders.
Discusses possible dates for product deliverywith CSD and confirms delivery date with customers.
Accounts Receivables Management
Accomplishes the Credit Application Form for newcustomers;
Ensure the smooth and timely release of paymentsin cash or cheques, as per agreement with the customer by getting feedback fromFSD, Finance and Customer.
Coordinates with the Financial ServicesDepartment on a regular basis to ensure that all accounts are cleaned up. Thisincludes all accounts left bydepartingSalesmen in the same assigned territory as well as all other accounts that willbe assigned by the Regional Business Manager.
Dealer Business Plan Review
Ensures that current agreements with existingdealers are updated on annual and monthly basis. On a quarterly basis , ifDealer is under budget, recommend action planto ensure that budget in the agreement is met.
Customer Call Follow-ups
Seek information to answer customers’ questionsfrom various resources (e.g. written documentation, BDD, SMT Director, SMTpersonnel, RBM and other salesmen).
Returns customer telephone calls to answer andprovide information.
Writes follow-up thank you letters to customers(Dealers / POS) summarizing the key points of customer calls.
Consumer Selling & Key Feeder Development
Conduct value-creation activities
Schedules appointment with feeders to do productpresentations, if possible, with store staff / personnel, clientele ofdistributor / dealers.
Tailors demonstration to meet identifiedcustomer requirements.
Practices presentation to ensure that allpossible objections are answered.
Performs product presentation for customer bypresenting product information, answering customer questions and probing thecustomer for additional requirements.
Organizes product and / or technical seminar forproduct promotion purposes by issuing invitations, organizing appropriate venueand establishing preparation for the seminars.
Trial and POP Generation
Follow-thru feeders on their farm by gatheringfarm information like records, farm management. Highlight BMPs and identifyopportunities (pains) where we can provide solutions.
Do farm audit and / or EAS.
Design value-based proposal and present tofeeder / farm owner.
Conduct trials and do regular monitoring andweighing as necessary.
Gather POP and present result to feeder / farmowner.
Highlight improvements accomplished thru ouroffering by emphasizing on additional profit generated by the farm.
Regularly visit customer for repeat orders andcontinuous use of our product and programs.
Develop key feeders through SixStep approach.
Submits weekly reports on plan for the week, VCAand planned results, and results of previous week’s plan, detailing the reasonfor the achieved result
Timely submission of Expense Reports, CashAdvance Liquidation etc.;
Proper maintenance and upkeep of assignedcompany car and equipments (phone, etc.)
Safeguard and update documents issued by thecompany such as Control Book, Green Book, POP book, Dealer Business Plans,Price List, Customer Profile, and others.
BS Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine, BSManagement, Marketing, Entrepreneurial and similar courses
At least one year selling experience
Basic accounting and / or financial management
Swine and Poultry Animal Nutrition