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Valent Career Opportunity - eastern Indiana territory

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Valent U.S.A. Corporation
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SALES REPRESENTATIVE 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 a Sales Representative to work with our team in Eastern Indiana.
Description of Job:
Solicit and finalize product orders to achieve annual sales and territory plan objectives. Develop and coordinate sales activities. Gather business information and identify market opportunities. Administer marketing programs to promote and create interest in products and to increase product use. Receive and utilize technical information and training on product use. Assess product orders, shipments, customer satisfaction and opportunities and/or obstacles. Maintain and develop effective working relationships with customers (i.e. dealers, growers, sales reps).
Skills: Planning, presentation, selling/persuasion, and negotiation skills. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; spreadsheet & word processing.
Experience: More than 1 year sales or Ag-related business experience preferred, which may include crop protection practices, pest control techniques, pesticide products and their use, pesticide advertising and marketing.
Education: BA/BS in Business, Agriculture or Sciences or equivalent. Pest Control Advisor’s license if required by state.
Other: Travel by air or car 75% of the time. Must be able to drive safely for long distances. Acceptable DMV report required. Ability to put out demonstration plots; wear respirator and other personal protection equipment. Work outdoors. Able to move 40 lbs. of product.
Special Considerations: Sales territory will include the entire eastern half of Indiana.
Interested candidates can fax or e-mail resumes to:
Mark S. Mongin
Fax: 925-948-3494 / Email: mmong@valent.com
By April 10, 2013
Equal Opportunity Employer / E-Verify Employer

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6/1/2013

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Created at 4/11/2013 11:03 AM by Pava, Penny J.
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