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Account Executive

Darling Ingredients, Inc.
Des Moines, IA
  • Expired: March 06, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

About Us DAR PRO Solutions, a Darling Ingredients brand, specializes in helping restaurants, supermarkets, and industrial businesses streamline operations by providing world-class storage, collection, and recycling of used cooking oil and inedible meat co-products, as well as providing professional grease trap services. The residuals we collect are repurposed to produce natural and customizable fats and proteins by Darling Ingredients and are used in the production of renewable diesel. Working together, Darling Ingredients has become the industry leader in North America, offering optimal efficiency for a more sustainable world. Job Summary Responsible for profitable volume growth of all Lines of Business sold by the Restaurant Services Department.

The Account Executive interacts with current & prospective customers to retain & grow volume with emphasis on prompt customer service as well as solicitation of potential customers including restaurants and food service establishments. Must be able to effectively communicate and convey Darling's value proposition along with the ability to problem solve through data driven communication. Essential Duties/Responsibilities Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. * Engage with existing customers to increase overall relationship span that conveys Darling's core competencies while delivering profitable volume growth. * Develop relationships with new and existing clients through personal contact or from internal leads supplied by the Customer Engagement Center. * Establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on potential or existing customers. * Grow profitability by retaining and growing high volume and multi-unit accounts in territory to meet or exceed company goals/objectives. * Understand product values; evaluate profitability of new and existing customers. * Implement sales strategies, and follow through to successful contract negotiation; prepare and execute service agreements. * Regularly utilize CRM for new and existing customer profiling including data entry of required fields necessary for overall brand management. * Conduct site and equipment surveys and facilitate installs during pre and post-sales processes * Work closely with Operations & Logistics teams to provide quality service to customers and efficient handling of material at plant locations. * Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems and developing solutions while making recommendations to management. * All other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications * High school diploma or equivalent required. * Minimum of 1-2 years of experience selling to the restaurant industry. Preferred Qualifications * Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, or related field preferred. * Excellent written and oral communication skills. * Exceptional problem solving & organizational skills * Demonstrated computer skills/knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Microsoft Office, CRM and Oracle systems. * Positive attitude, ability to manage time effectively, work independently and proactively, and display solid follow up techniques. * Ability to travel overnight as required. Physical Demands * Frequently required to sit, reach with hands and arms. * Occasionally walk, stand, balance, stoop, bend and kneel. * Occasionally must push, pull, move or lift to 10 lbs. * Regularly required to reach with hands and arms. Work Environment Job functions will be carried out in an office environment, occasionally customer location or other location. Darling Ingredients is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or, protected veteran status. Know Your Rights: If you would like more information, please click on the link and paste into your browser:

Darling Ingredients, Inc.


Des Moines, IA
50309 USA



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