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Job ID:  39507
Date:  Nov 19, 2020
Job function:  Marketing & Sales
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Director of Sales, Swine/Ruminants - US Home office

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. 


More information can be found at www.dsm.com



Within DSM Nutritional Products, we’re focused on animal nutrition and health.  We’re #hiring for :

Director of Sales, Swine/Ruminants

Location: US Home based office

Find your passion here

Is the idea of finding sustainable solutions that benefit animal welfare something that appeals to you?  We seek a seasoned sales director to lead a motivated sales team focused on value selling to our customers.  It’s a big job – are you up for the challenge?


Come help us create value for the end customers through an innovative product portfolio and showcase the scientific power of DSM Nutritional Products.  You’ll report directly to the Regional Vice President North America for Animal Nutrition & Health (ANH).


You’ll be responsible to:

  • Lead the swine and ruminants sales team at ANH
  • Develop and coach a team of account managers
  • Set direction and strategy as a member of the North American Leadership Team for ANH
  • Facilitate and lead species specialty teams


Get the reward to match your passion

Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improve people’s lives and solving the challenges of today’s world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance. 


At DSM, we Do Something Meaningful.


What we look for in you

We want a courageous leader who is looking for a challenge, eager to step up, take and build accountability and develop the sales team.  We need someone who can make the tough calls to move the business forward.  Help us delight our customers through our innovations,  building awareness of our extensive portfolio and creating value.


If you’re an agile leader who can work collaboratively with diverse functions and team members,  you are welcome here. If you’re passionate about customers and getting the best out of people, we need you here – we want you here.  Would it motivate you to be part of an organization that seeks sustainable animal protein production and accelerates solutions that will foster a brighter future? This is YOUR opportunity!


What we like to see in your experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of sales, product management, account management and/or marketing experience required, with a strong preference for swine experience
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively on a global basis
  • Your finger on the pulse of the customer
  • Developing and mentoring teams
  • Bachelor’s degree; MBA preferred


How to apply and what to expect in our recruitment process

Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your Resume and Cover letter in English via the career portal (www.dsm.com/careers)


Pre-employment screenings are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is requiredIn the Recruitment process, we will use the Occupational Personality Questionnaire to provide insight on your learning adaptability, preferred operating style and motivation for this position.


About DSM Nutritional Products ANH - Bright science. Brighter living.

A pioneer from the earliest days of feed additives, DSM is one of the world’s leading suppliers of vitamins, carotenoids, eubiotics and feed enzymes to the global feed industry. We are successful in this sector because we provide our customers, such as feedmills, integrators and farmers, with products and solutions that help them succeed in a dynamic and ever-changing global market, enhancing both profits and environmental sustainability.


Our understanding of customers’ needs allows us to innovate constantly, providing new opportunities for the feed industry worldwide. Our products improve animal health, well-being and performance, while also protecting the environment.  We are committed to providing nutritional solutions for the production of quality food, while ensuring the health and welfare of the animals that produce it.


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We Make It Possible


Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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