Account Manager Animal Nutrition at Cargill
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Account Manager Animal Nutrition

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Job ID 247212 Date posted 12/02/2022 Location : Schiphol, Netherlands

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Account manager – Feed will, with guidance, sell directly to the consumer or business purchaser or indirectly through various sales channels. We seek a results-oriented professional who is comfortable conducting face-to-face and remote sales with new and existing customers within the animal feed sector. In this role, you will assist in evaluating customer needs and suggesting appropriate products, services and solutions. You will be part of the Animal Feed sales team, focusing on the European Animal feed industry and where you will be managing a diverse range of customers, with the goal to be a trusted advisor.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop and utilize best in class commercial intelligence and insights to ensure customer understanding and insights to ensure customer understanding via direct relationships
  • Identify new business opportunities and commercial partnerships in the animal feed market
  • Responsible for EURO 6-10 Mio contribution margin
  • With guidance conduct market research and pricing, sales and merchandising activities
  • Monitor customer and competitor activity and industry trends
  • Protect, grow and diversify the relationship with targeted customers
  • Support business growth by disseminating favorable information about the organization and its products and services
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of agriculture, nutrition, business or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience in the sales 
  • Proven track record of successful customer relationship management and business development
  • Understanding of the feed and or food industry
  • Fluent in Dutch and English 

Preferred Qualifications

  • University degree and or a degree in a related field of agriculture/animal nutrition
  • Two to five years of sales experience, including developing deep customer engagement and prospecting new customers in a B2B environment, preferably in food/animal nutrition
  • Large network in (compound) feed industry in Europe.
  • Understanding of food product industry and or feed industry. Preferably also knowledge of regulations and legislations within the nutrition field; 
  • Affinity with and experience in the feed market. 
  • Integrity and trust in combination with the drive to achieve results and the ability to build, long terms relationships with our customers
  • Fluency in German and/or French/Spanish

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today:  
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