• Sales Representative-Refined Oils

    Location US-NE-Omaha
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/4/2018 11:26 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1395
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Refined Oil Sales
  • Overview

    Responsible for the sales and marketing of refined soybean oil and related products, coordinating shipments and handling administrative functions within the refined oil sales department. Responsible for building and maintaining a strong customer base for company sales.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Call on current and prospective customers in person or on the telephone to gather market information and transact sales of refined vegetable oils.
    • Research current and future market trends through contract with brokers, information from new wires and trade publications.
    • Monitor customers’ requirements and usage of products and services through customer contract and tracking of sales history.
    • Monitor accounts receivable, contract arrears and rail cars at customer.
    • Negotiate and price new and existing sales contracts.
    • Attend market and departmental meetings as required.
    • Develops sales plans.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by management. *

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience:    

                                                                                          

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required.
    • One to two (1-2) years of sales, marketing, trading, and hedging experience within the agricultural commodities industry.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Understanding of commodity markets and trading principles.
    • Basic knowledge of hedging and futures trading.
    • Basic knowledge of vegetable oil markets, logistics and ability to perform market discovery.
    • Knowledge of crushing and refining industry and or related food industry.
    • Knowledge of industry regulations and guidelines.
    • Skill in effective written and oral communication.
    • Skill in problem solving and analytical thinking.
    • Ability to maintain high level of organization and attention to detail.
    • Ability to remain flexible and responsive when faced with multiple urgent requests.
    • Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups.
    • Ability to work independently and travel up to 20% of the time.
    • Ability to function effectively as a team player.
    • Skill in operating various office equipment including personal computer, printer, calculator, copy machine, telephone, and facsimile machine.
    • Champion 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.

     

    AGP Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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