Develop relationship with vendors to source quality key ingredients/materials and distributed goods; develop expertise in the market and business of feed ingredients including all related trade policy regulations.
Penetrating assigned accounts to assess customers' product and service needs, address their questions or concerns, explain how using our products will help them improve their top and/or bottom lines, and provide pricing and delivery quotes.
The role of the Supplier Manager is to provide leadership and development that ensures standardization and optimization of vendor relationships related to contract compliance, service level standards and outsourced service processes.
Develop and implement multi-touch, digital-first, demand creation programs that produce stories and solutions throughout the purchase journey, paving the way for sales agents to have a more efficient conversation with prospective or current customers.
Productivity: excellent attendance, excellent work quantity and quality, positive contributor; ability to work successfully in a team environment, strong people skills, works well with others at all levels.
Work closely with the safety and environmental departments to identify issues, update safety systems, maintain compliance, automate compliance documentation, detect and signal out of compliance situations and possible safety hazards.