Animal Feed Technical Adviser (Ruminants)
HR Genie
Beaufort West, South Africa
5d ago
source : Job Placements

To promote the sale of our range of Extensive Ruminant products, and to provide technical and product support as required by customers and prospects.

End goal is to achieve annual budgets / objectives for the region (Beaufort West / Greater Karoo) and to increase sales volume and margins.

Qualifications and Requirements :

B Agric / B.Sc. Agric

3 yr. Agricultural diploma

Legal requirements :

Possession of a valid code 08 / EB drivers license

Able to register at Professional Nutritionist

Experience :

3 Years experience in similar role.

Preferably have milling background experience

Experience in selling and marketing

he selling and supporting of Extensive Ruminant range external to current clients and prospect clients.

To achieve monthly & yearly sales budget per customer and 5 level classification

The building and maintaining of customer relationships.

To maintain a regular visit schedule with customers and potential customers in order to keep current monthly sales and grow sales with prospects.

Monitor opposition trends on pricing. on a monthly basis

To add value to the customers. Identify needs and goals from Top 20 clients in each area on a quarterly basis

To understand and keep abreast of the Extensive ruminant industry news and developments


To understand the principles of Extensive ruminant nutrition

To understand the fundamentals of forage production which will include dryland and irrigated pastures as well as other forage crops

To maintain effective communication with customers and in-house personnel, writing of quarterly articles

Monitor the performance of products, to gather production figures from beef / sheep feedlots & supplemented farms on a monthly basis

To play an active role in study groups & Trade shows.


To handle the necessary administration and liaison with relevant customers / potential customers and in house personnel.

Accurate and on time reports to direct Superior and Product Manager week reports, monthly sales reports

Accurate and professional customer reports, in writing to clients after visits

Compiling of and keeping Extensive Ruminant sector plan up to date January & August of each year.

Keeping to deadlines set for projects these projects are identified as needed and focused on.


Continually striving to improve through teamwork with other employees all related aspects of the business.

Using objective measurement, identifying problems within the company and subsequently identifying the "root cause" of problems.

Ensuring always that corrective actions taken to resolve problems are, ultimately, permanent and preventative.

Assisting, wherever possible, to ensure that all actions, functions and processes in De Heuss business are conducted in a value-added manner.

Complying, in line with the Policy Document, departmental procedures and practices.

Ensuring that any subordinates reporting to you are effectively communicated to with regards to their responsibilities and authorities.

Control of any company expenditure, which may be entrusted to you, in line with the overall company budget.

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