Job Opportunities


farmina regional outside sales representative

Locations: Texas +  Southwest (CA, AZ, NV)

Job Type: Full Time

Please include a cover letter to be considered.


Do you have a passion for pets? Do you love hearing people share stories about their pets? Do you care about pet health and nutrition? If so, this is the perfect job for you!

Company Background: Farmina is nature and science in perfect harmony. Our mission is to develop the best all-natural, nutritious, and scientifically validated food that dogs and cats will love. Farmina is an innovative Pet Nutrition Company focusing on servicing dog and cat pet parents to make the best personalized nutritional decisions for their pet's well-being while providing life changing solutions along the way.

We at Farmina firmly believe in our company motto: Happy pet. Happy you.


Position Summary: As a Sales Representative, your role would include establishing and maintaining strong long-term client relationships. You will work to expand the Farmina brand throughout your territory. The individual in this position will report to the VP of Farmina Pet Foods USA and is responsible for a number of specific tasks as outlined below under responsibilities.

Responsibilities: Your roles and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing our retailers in your territory
  • Riding along with distribution reps
  • Visiting retailers ona 6-8 week rotation
  • Managing sales and sales initiatives for retailers
  • Obtaining new accounts
  • Providing merchandising support
  • Training employees
  • Attending trade shows
Qualifications: The ideal candidate possesses the following:
  • Impeccable social skills
  • Capacity to forge and maintain long-term client relations
  • Bold disposition
  • Laser-like focus on results
  • 2+ years of experience in outside sales (preferred in the pet food industry)
Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Car
  • Valid Driver's License
Compensation:
  • Base salary  + Commission + Bonus
  • Expenses* 
  • Health insurance contribution 
  • PTO
  • Company Laptop/ Cell Phone

To apply for Texas: please email danielle.rios@farmina.com with a copy of your resume & cover letter!

To apply for Southwest (CA, AZ, NV) , Western Canada: please email robert.kessenheimer@farmina.com with a copy of your resume & cover letter!

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farmina Health Coach

 
Locations (West): Seattle, WA + Los Angeles, CA + San Fransico, CA + Salt Lake City, UT + Denver, CO + Fort Collins, CO + Portland, OR

Locations (East):  Boca Raton, FL + New York, NY + Wilmington, DE + Dallas, TX + Austin, TX + San Antonio, TX + Houston, TX + Chicago, IL

Canada Locations: Vancouver (BC), Toronto (ON)


Job Type: Full Time


Company Background: Farmina is nature and science in perfect harmony. Our mission is to develop the best all-natural, nutritious, and scientifically validated food that dogs and cats will love. Farmina is an innovative Pet Nutrition Company focusing on servicing dog and cat pet parents to make the best personalized nutritional decisions for their pet's well-being while providing life changing solutions along the way.

We at Farmina firmly believe in our company motto: Happy pet. Happy you.

As a Farmina Pet Health Coach, you will use your passion for cats and dogs to inspire pet parents you meet in the field to make the best decisions regarding their pets' health and nutritional needs. As the face of Farmina, this role will build an in-person pet community through activities at independent retail stores, dog parks, and local events to drive a healthy lifestyle while growing sales in your territory. You will work closely with our dedicated follow-up team to ensure that pet parents stay on track with meeting their pet's personal nutritional goals. 

This role works on a Thursday through Monday schedule. 

Responsibilities:
  • Be the face of Farmina in your territory to all the cats, dogs, and pet parents to build an in-person pet community.
  • Sharing knowledge of pet health and nutrition with retailers and pet parents to drive the adoption of products and services.
  • Drive awareness and participation in our FREE Pet Care Program through the innovative FarminaGenius mobile App that helps pet parents easily monitor the health of their pet.
  • Create personalized feeding plans and product recommendations tailored to each pet.
  • Ensure the proper branding, representation, and availability of Farmina nutritional products and services in your territory (marketing material, shelf displays, etc.)
  • Assist with building key partnerships with select retailers via the Farmina Genius Center program to provide a higher level of service to their customers.


We want to hear from you if you are:
  • Excited to work with pets
  • Passionate about animal health and nutrition
  • Excellent at connecting with pet parents and helping them in their pet's wellness journey
  • Comfortable working with minimal supervision
  • Strong organization and social skills
  • Looking for a career opportunity

Requirements:
  • Car
  • Valid Diver's License
 
Compensation:
  • Base salary  starting at $35,000-$37,000/US
  • Mileage Stipend
  • Expenses* 
  • Health insurance contribution 
  • PTO


To apply, please email s.saporito@farmina.com with a copy of your resume & cover letter!
 
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Senior Human Recources Manager (URGENTLY HIRING)

Location: Reidsville, NC

Job Type: Full time (remote initially moving into office once our facility is completed)

Job Description:

The Senior HR Manager will manage the entire spectrum of HR processes and activities, working closely with the CEO as well as the senior managers across the organization. Senior HR Manager responsibilities include overseeing the recruitment process, designing company policies and setting objectives for the HR team. You will also help shape our employer brand strategy. To be successful in this role, you should be familiar with HR technology, including payroll systems and Applicant Tracking Systems. Ultimately, you will ensure our company attracts, hires, develops and retains qualified employees.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform full life cycle recruitment and enrollment functions including creating requisitions, sourcing, screening, interviewing and hiring for positions and other positions as assigned. Effectively use recruitment methods and social media platforms to attract active and passive talent.
  • Support senior managers in organizational planning in order to strengthen overall organizational capability.
  • Counsel and/or mentor employees and managers regarding employee
  • relations issues including performance management, facilitation of
  • formal/informal complaints to resolution, and corrective actions in line with local culture and the business and legal environment.
  • Ensures alignment of HR processes with strategic and operating goals.
  • Drive the HR component of the business strategy through planning,
  • developing, and implementing HR initiatives including benefits programs such as health/vision and dental insurance and 401k.
  • Drive employee engagement and satisfaction through promotion of a positive company culture while balancing employee concerns with all levels of company goals.
  • Ensure effective talent management including recruitment, assessment and development as the organization grows both organically as well as through acquisition. Assist managers in assessing and identifying resources to meet employee/departmental training needs and support of employees to continuously develop their skills in their field of work.
  • Build relationships with community-based organizations (ex. local universities, local professional associations) to establish the company’s presence in the local job market
  • Monitor HR metrics (e.g. turnover rates and cost-per-hire)
  • Review departmental budgets
  • Organize learning and development programs
  • Support the annual performance and salary reviews as well as the variable pay programs.
  • Responsible for remaining up to date on relevant US, Canadian and state employment laws and other human resources compliance issues. Update management on policies/processes.
  • Collaborates with leadership team to complete and implement large scale HR initiatives (i.e., roll out annual programs, new programs/policies, etc.).
  • May need to travel up to 10% of time

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business, Organizational Communication, or Industrial Psychology or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of Federal/State employment laws (e.g., EEO, AA, FMLA, ADA, Unemployment Insurance Administration, and Worker’s Compensation).
  • Minimum five years of experience as a HR Generalist at a manufacturing plant or distribution center environment
  • Minimum of three years of experience as Human Resources Manager preferred.
  • Ability to work within fast growing environments and to work effectively under pressure.
  • Full Proficiency in MS Office
  • Strongly people oriented, real passion for making people grow
  • Results driven, focused on deadlines
  • Extremely organized, details oriented, process driven
  • Analytical skills with a natural problem-solving attitude
  • Entrepreneurship, proactivity, innovation attitude.
  • Curious and fast learner
  • Strong and genuine team player, able to keep calm under pressure
  • Mature personality, self-motivated, super positive attitude.
To apply, please email s.saporito@farmina.com with a copy of your resume & cover letter!

ADVISORY NOTICE
January 28, 2018
 
It has come to Farmina’s attention that someone is attempting to impersonate our founder and CEO in an attempt to perpetrate a scam on would be employees of Farmina and on other types of transactions. PLEASE BE ADVISED that any communications for employment or otherwise with Farmina should only be through our corporate offices via the contact information listed on this website. Under no circumstances would any Farmina employee or representative ever contact you through other means, via social media or otherwise. 
 
We are currently investigating the matter and taking proper legal steps to address this issue. If you have been contacted by any person that purports to be Farmina representative, please contact us at our corporate offices at happypet@farmina.com. We thank you for your cooperation.
 
Farmina Pet Food Company