Valent U.S.A Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited, engages in the development, registration, sales and marketing of integrated technological solutions for crop production and pest management that deliver value for our customers and stakeholders. A leading crop protection firm serving the agricultural and non-crop products markets in North America, Valent products help growers produce safe and abundant food and fiber crops, and horticultural professionals improve the quality of life for their customers. The corporate motto, Products That Work, From People Who Care®, describes the company's business philosophy. Valent seeks out and provides customers with innovative and effective solutions to their production challenges.
Our vision is to be the best company delivering integrated solutions of biorational and traditional crop protection solutions to our customers. Valent is dedicated to creating a world that is healthier and more comfortable, and that has a sustainable abundance of quality, affordable food, helping crops to be the ultimate renewable resource. We are currently searching for two Biorational Crop Sales Specialists to work with our team in the Midwest** and Southeast***. Description of Job:Provides technical and product support to Valent USA Sales Team and channel partners to increase biorational sales.
Coordinates and organizes “pull through” activities such as grower meetings, grower visits and launch activities to maximize the market share of Valent’s biorational sales. Creates demand for Valent biorational products through value-based selling, on-farm demonstration work, and technology transfer. Works with sales, marketing, field development to educate and implement biorational solutions to end users and channel partners. Works with marketing to develop and implement the biorational business plan with measured sales growth.
Develop sales Powerpoint presentations and literature to promote product use at sales and grower meetings. Delivers expected sales results with minimal supervision.Skills: Strong technical selling skills using plots, data, and technical sales literature. Exceptional oral and written communication skills with a high degree of attention to detail. Strong business planning skills with a solid understanding of strategic marketing principles, business planning, and distribution systems.
Ability to lead and work successfully with cross-functional teams of marketing and technical personnel.Experience: 5-10 years of field experience working with growers in the evaluation and sales of biorational products.Knowledge: Proven sales track record of creating demand through non-price value creation.Education: BS, MS or MBA in business (economics) or agriculture (weed science, entomology, plant physiology, plant pathology, agronomy)Other: 60% travel, maintain an acceptable DMV report, required to lift a minimum of 40 lbs, ability to work in adverse weather conditions (hot, cold, dusty), able to qualify and obtain any local (state) required pesticide certification licenses. **Midwest position territory includes ND, SD, MN, WI, IL, IN, OH, IA, MO, NE, KS, MT and MI***Southeast position territory includes FL, GA, MS, AL, SC, NC, LA, AR, OK, TX, TN, KYInterested candidates can fax or e-mail resumes to:Fax: 925-817-5911 / Email: by clicking APPLY TO THIS POSITION below.By June 8, 2012Equal Opportunity Employer / E-Verify Employer Valent U.S.A. CorporationSumitomo Chemical Company, a 20 billion dollar business, includes over 100 subsidiaries and affiliates operating in six business sectors - basic chemicals, petrochemicals and plastics, fine chemicals, IT-related chemicals, agricultural chemicals, and pharmaceuticals - and supplies a broad range of products for global markets. Sumitomo Chemical was thus founded as a company that sought to solve environmental problems while at the same time aiming to contribute to the development of agriculture.
Sumitomo Chemical Company conducts research & development to invent new chemistry in agricultural chemicals and new applications of existing chemicals and functional fertilizers in order to provide productive and environmentally friendly crop protection agents and labor-reducing farm technologies.
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