Vice President of Animal Nutrition

Vice President of Animal Nutrition

Landus Cooperative is currently seeking a Vice President of Animal Nutrition! Do you have a passion for agriculture? Do you enjoy leading department sales and operational teams to ensure achievement of their goals? Then come join our team!

We are seeking a motivated individual who can direct all aspects of our Animal Nutrition department. At Landus Cooperative, you’ll find a fun team atmosphere and a stable career that offers excellent benefits for full-time employees!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Includes but not limited to the following:

  • Update and maintain the department strategic plan
  • Develop and lead department sales and marketing
  • Participate, support, and nurture the development of customer relationships to facilitate business growth
  • Partner with department controller to fully manage P&L; develop and update budget, projections and forecast; ensure data integrity and accurate reporting
  • Ensure plant personnel and physical assets meet company, safety, environmental, health, regulatory, maintenance, quality and customer standards
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives, uphold the highest of quality standards and support quality certification programs
  • Serve as President of Feed Partner’s, LLC (joint venture); be involved in other industry-groups as needed/desired
  • Adapts, elevates and advocates for the company by effectively managing the business/department with a focus on safety practices, customer focus, quality management, financial management, asset management, business expertise, planning and execution and continuous improvement.
  • Develops own functional and technical knowledge through on-the-job experience and training, formal education, continuing education, certifications, and industry group participation as needed and desired.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Feed management, operations, sales, marketing, and customer service experience
  • Proven ability to establish and manage customer relationships
  • Proven leadership and management competencies
  • Must be able to move/lift up to 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (animal science or similar discipline preferred and 10 years in a management position and/or the equivalent combination or education and experience. Master’s degree preferred.

Our Values:

· Teamwork: Works hard to emphasize team success ahead of individual success.

· Safety: Protects the well-being of our employees, customers, and consumers.

· Consistent Quality: Accepts responsibility to provide quality work in a timely manner.

· Empowered: Enjoys working hard and has initiative to do what’s right.

· Integrity: Displays honesty by doing what they say they will do.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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Posted on

November 7, 2019