Cargill Ruminant Sales Manager in Saint Hubert, Canada

Ruminant Sales Manager

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Cargill Animal Nutrition provides customized animal productivity solutions to commercial producers across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Rather than focusing on standardized nutrition products, we create customized ingredient blends and management programs to fit each situation. Our research-proven management and nutrition technologies suit the specific needs of our diverse array of customers. And our animal nutrition and management experts offer the scope and creativity to serve the unique needs of each customer.

As the Central Quebec Sales Manager, you will be responsible for the overall Sales Management execution across multiple species in our Central Quebec geography. Your primary responsibility will be the continued success and development of our salesforce integrating CRM tools, and focused sales planning through the introduction, enhancement of sales management practices developed across the business. As this is a leadership role, you must be able to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams within the organization on a variety of strategies concurrently within your role of sales responsibilities. This position would be located in Quebec with focus on a geography encompassing South Western and Central Québec (Ontario border to Plessisville, USA border to St-Lawrence River).


40% - Achieve Central Quebec Business Performance Targets (Volume and Margin):

  • Translate business initiatives into immediate and quantifiable sales objectives and results

  • Develop and monitor performance standards that lead to prioritization and achievement of sales volume and margin objectives across all product groups

  • Monitor, communicate, and adjust performance objectives based on changing market conditions / situations to achieve annual growth objectives

  • Champion change management efforts to continually increase sales team effectiveness and engagement

  • Provide regular coaching and mentoring to sales team.

20% - Sales Administration:

  • Responsible for recruiting, hiring and performance improvement across multiple Sales Teams

  • Monitor sales commissions to ensure equitable and effective growth targets and compensation

  • Ensure effective HR resources available and applied for sales teams

  • Responsible for career development planning of Sales and Account Managers

15% - Support and Continued Development of Sales Management Program:

  • Champions and supports the sales & Account Manager program to achieve the overall success of customer relationships resulting in business growth

  • Responsibility with other Sales Managers across business for evaluating and developing new standards or sales processes that strategically address sales opportunities in the future – influence National results based on key skills.

  • Responsible for execution of Sales Training Program across sales teams

15% - Actively Collaborate with Strategic Marketing Teams :

  • Regular contact and collaboration with different Species Strategic Marketing Teams (SMT) to ensure execution of sales strategies and input on future strategies

  • Share market data and sales trends to Species SMT to ensure alignment and focused execution of successful sales strategies that are relevant to our customers and prospects

  • Responsible for clear communication and alignment with SMT teams

10% - Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an agricultural or business discipline or equivalent experience in business

  • Minimum 3 to 5 or more years proven leader as managing sales team

  • Proven ability to effectively collaborate, influence and lead change

  • Highly organized, self-starter able to set and follow priorities and manage multiple projects

  • Experience leading sales team, providing coaching, developing talent, and building a high-performance team.

  • Experience in growing a business

  • Desire, ability and passion to build strong customer relationships

  • Bilingualism is asset to effectively communicate both written and verbal in English and French

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle

  • Ability and willingness to travel 50% of time

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

Job Sales

Primary Location Canada-Quebec-Saint Hubert

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: SAI00474