Inside Sales Professional – Ingredient Merchandiser for St. Louis area
We are looking for an individual with strong communication skills who is high energy, self-directed, and results oriented. You will be trained to source various ingredients from suppliers and sell them to customers in the feed and food industries. You will build relationships with our established account base while cultivating relationships with new companies. As part of your overall customer service, you will be responsible for following up with transportation companies with whom we have arranged transportation for your transactions. Being a part of a great team of merchandisers, you will buy and sell ingredients from across North America and trade with people both inside and outside of the company.
We hire individuals who want to make trading in this industry their career of choice. This business and industry are unique, so the majority of our training is “on the job” learning. Cereal Byproducts Company is an excellent company with a strong industry reputation, and many of our employees have been with us for decades.
Our compensation for an entry level ingredient trader starts at a $3,500 per month base salary. We pay you this amount as you learn the business and build your supplier and customer base. We provide a generous commission structure, and an experienced trader can earn well into six figures. We provide health benefits, 401K and profit-sharing plan benefits, and company ownership.
Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to: [ Email removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply
● Bachelor’s degree
● Clear-cut interpersonal communication skills
● Enjoy telephone sales
● Ability to work independently while being team oriented
● Sound decision maker
● Robust negotiating skills
● Solid critical thinking skills
● Exemplary customer service
● Prior sales experience
● General knowledge of feed and food industries
● Bachelor’s degree in sales, marketing, business, or agriculture