Sales Management Associate

Sales Management Associate

Cargill, Inc. | Mississauga (Malton), ON, L4T, CA

Posted 9 days ago

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Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Protein Sales Management Associate

All candidates must complete Cargill's online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Please note, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with the possibility of filling the role before the application deadline. Please submit your application as soon as possible, so it may be reviewed to be considered for the position.

Your Role

Connect to meaningful work. Feed the world. Achieve your higher purpose.

What if your ideas could nourish the world? As an associate, we transfer your knowledge and skills into profound experiences that positively impact our global community. From food to transportation, your innovative solutions, collaboration and dedication will evolve industries to take on tomorrow's greatest challenges. And that's just the beginning. Because when your skills meet our unrivaled network and breadth of opportunity, your career is without bounds. Join our community to realize the impact of your work, help people around the world and connect with something greater.

Sales Management Associate

Our Protein Sales Associates receive individualized, localized and business facilitated training. They gain technical understanding of animal protein processing, including process flow, yields, variances, CFIA regulations, accounting, and information technologies. Our team also receives additional training in core business functions, leadership development, professional sales, and career planning to prepare to become a sales professional. Development will be collaborative and delivered in a multi-level team environment to efficiently prepare you for an extraordinary career with protein! In time, you will actively engage and manage a customer portfolio promoting, selling, and merchandising Cargill Protein products.

Your Work

* Apply broad theoretical job knowledge to sell directly to customers.
* Engage in all training/development programs as crafted.
* Solicit and deliver sales bids, proposals, presentations, and product demonstrations as guided.
* Identify and contact prospective customers.
* Build customer relationships that generate future sales and repeat business.
* Perform with minimal direction and independently handle sophisticated clerical, administrative, technical, and customer support issues while referring only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.
* Other duties as assigned.


Think about the opportunity to join in a structured training and development program crafted to build specific skills and knowledge while being exposed to all facets of our Protein business operations. The training is designed to teach various aspects of the business prior to placement in an area that connects both the candidate interests and business needs. Portions of the training will most likely be held in a processing facility, and periods of working in cold or wet environments should be expected.

During the one-year training program, you will gain: Leadership and development training; Plant operations experiences; Focused sales training; and Assigned business projects.

This training enables the individual to become familiar with the workflow of business operations, and to develop knowledge of meat processing production, including food safety and overall production management. Associates will receive training in a number of areas to learn skills and gain knowledge vital to succeed in a sales leadership role. Following the training program, associates will be placed in an account manager role that aligns the candidate with business needs.

Our Benefits

No matter who you are or where you are, we've designed our plans and programs to meet your needs. We want to help you take care of what's needed for today and offer protection to help with tomorrow's what-ifs. You'll have access to a wide variety of flexible and inclusive programs to meet your health, financial, and work/life needs to support you and help you thrive. Eligible programs and incentives include:

* Paid holidays and floating holidays
* Paid time off
* Supplementary health, dental, disability and life benefits package. Short term and long-term incentives
* Competitive retirement plans and registration assistance.
* Mental Health and Wellbeing program
* Digital Learning Library
* Access to volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities
* Tuition reimbursement benefits are offered to those who wish to continue their education in their career field.
* Relocation benefits for those that qualify

Our Vibrant Community

At Cargill, you will be a part of our vibrant global community with a culture that celebrates diversity. This is a reflection of the clients we serve and generates an intellectually diverse set of employees. Business Resource Groups (BRGs) help us embrace our diversity, make our culture more inclusive and enhance our employees' outstanding talents and perspectives to benefit our organization and employees.

Job Locations

* Mississauga, ON
* High River, AB
* This role may involve travel between protein locations as you integrate with the working teams you will be engaged with.
* Day-to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the Associate.
* You will primarily work in an office environment, sometimes with customers, as you fulfill the responsibilities of your work.

Required Qualifications

* Pursuing a Bachelor's degree from an accredited program in agriculture, business, communications, marketing, or related degrees graduating between December 2022 and August 2023.
* Possess a valid Canadian Full Class 5 Driver's License in good standing, authorizing you to drive independently during the course of your employment.
* Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
* Ability to work optimally with individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds and cultures
* Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually

Preferred Qualifications

* Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.