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Outside Sales Representative

Job ID:  5711
Location: 

Luverne, MN, US, 56156-2006

Date posted:  Jun 29, 2022
Employment Type:  Salary
Schedule:  Full Time
Job ID:  5711

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.

Summary

CHS is looking for an Energy Sales Specialist for our Cenex® branded and Cenex products in Luverne, MN and surrounding areas. You will be working with our energy team with focus on prospecting, organic sales growth, retention and growth of the overall energy business. You will also be working closely with our Agriculture customers in Luverne, MN and surrounding areas. You must be able to make decisions, work independently and in a team environment. You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills both verbal and written and proficient with Word, Excel and PowerPoint. This opportunity has growth potential and offers mobility within CHS.

Responsibilities

  • Execute sales plans to achieve sales goals and increase profitability through implementation of sales, marketing and consulting processes for products and services.
  • Evaluate current customer programs and develop sales and marketing plans and programs to meet complex business needs while growing the business.
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, distribution, operations, technical staff and credit to heighten the visibility and impact of sales calls and improve efficiency and profitability.
  • Facilitate positive long-term relationships with suppliers and customers to create long term repeat business.
  • Identify needs and provide consultative services for businesses and customers by combining established relationships with product, marketing and technical skills.
  • Prepare sales presentations, contracts, bids and proposals to ensure successful outcome of transactions.
  • Provide training to staff and customers.
  • Work with customers in a courteous and professional manner. Service customer complaints and inquiries.
  • Lead sales projects and act as a mentor to less experienced sales staff.
  • Develop knowledge of multiple products and apply this knowledge in all aspects of the job.
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as needed or assigned.

Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Collaborate with other CHS divisions to leverage business relationships, growing the CHS enterprise.
  • Forecast supply requirements by month and annual basis.
  • Manage P and L for an assigned territory

 

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of experience in Sales, Business Development, and/or Sales Business Operations

Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred in Business, Communications, Marketing, or related field
  • Outside sales experience to include: presentations, utilizing persuasive negotiation skills, customer service, conflict resolution, and working independently
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite: Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Valid driver's license with clean driving record
  • Pre-employment screening is based on the job requirements and industry guidelines and may or may not be required for the position. If required, selected candidates must pass pre-employment screenings to include all or a combination of drug, criminal, motor vehicle check, physical requirements and FMSCA Clearinghouse.

Physical Requirements

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.