Team Lead- Feed & Animal Health

Southern States Petroleum

Richmond, VA

General Summary

Manage the day to day functions of managing a feed portfolio. Team Lead -- Feed & Animal Health will provide focus and consistency to the portfolio along with managing the relationship with the supplier(s). Ensure growth in sales, margins, service revenue, and market share necessary to achieve financial targets consistent with the SSC Corporate Strategic Plans.


Essential Job Functions

Defining and managing the corporate feed & animal health products portfolio. Execution of budgeting process aligned with sales and marketing/merchandising programs. Ensures profitability to our company own locations.Grow profitable sales/margins through new customer acquisition (market share) and wallet share increase on existing customers/prospects using tools available through CRM and customer goal setting.Coordinate and optimize capital expenditures and leased expenses within budget guidelines that will ensure quality service to customers/prospects and maximize our earning potential while complying with environmental and safety policies.Work closely with Team Lead -- Strategic Pricing and Marketing to ensure procurement/promotion is aligned to achieve our strategic growth initiatives and profitability goals.Managing the relationships with supplier(s) and terms of our Supply Agreement.Create and execute a philosophy that provides platforms for stores to compete in the feed & animal health market. The philosophy will align with the corporate vision and strategic plan.Creating and communicating SSC and Vendor programs to stores.Analyzing programs for effectiveness.Provides guidance on price management and COGS in a commodity pricing environment.Research information on competitive products.Provide price/cost monitoring for products in the portfolio.Research alternatives for products not available from the primary supplier.Coordinate training for stores utilizing resources from supplier and other technical entities.Maintain a relation for SSC with land grant universities in the SSC region.Provide guidance and support for all SSC locations.Participate in industry associations, social, community and other activities which promote the well-being of the industry of agriculture and the company.Perform additional job functions as required.