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Aquaculture Technical Sales Specialist

  • Syndel
  • 03/11/20
  • Ferndale, WA
  • 98248
  • DOE / Yearly
  • Full-Time
We are Syndel

For more than 40 years, Syndel has been a world leader in fish health and nutrition solutions. Based in Ferndale, WA with an office in Nanaimo, BC, Syndel develops, manufactures, and sells high-quality pharmaceutical, health, and nutrition products for the global aquaculture industry.

The worlds growing population needs more safe, healthy, and sustainable protein for human consumption. The global food supply is straining to keep pacedone right, aquaculture can help. Syndel facilitates aquacultures sustainable growth with our portfolio of safe, effective, and high-quality health solutions for fish reproduction, disease prevention, anesthetics, and biosecurity.

Aquaculture is growing, and Syndel is growing. Join our team to shape the futureof your career, and the worlds food. To learn more, please visit:

Position Overview

Syndel is seeking an experienced aquaculture technical expert to join our fast-growing team of fish health and nutrition sales professionals. This is a technical aquaculture positionexperience with and knowledge of fish spawning & reproduction, or feed and nutrition, for example, is very important. This is also a sales position demanding aptitude and desire for outside sales, with a demonstrated ability to cultivate and enhance customer relationships.

Are you motivated by challenges? Do you see problems as opportunities? When most people run scared, do you charge into the fray? While being an independent self-starter is important, the importance of being a team player who supports Syndels carefully developed company culture cant be overstated. If youre ready to lead and excited to collaborate, and want to get in on the ground floor of a world-benefiting revolution with long-term potential, this opportunity has your name on it.

Were looking for capable candidates with the following traits:
Results and growth driven
Problem solver
Team playerno exceptions
Likes to work collaborativelyinternal, external, all skill levels
Comfortable public speaker
Organized and detail oriented
We before Me

Experience and interest in Sales and Aquaculture are required.

Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday in the Ferndale, WA office. Syndel company culture has flourished with and depends on face-to-face interaction. Remote work is incompatible.


An average day in the life will likely include a mix of the following:

Phone calls80% making, 20% taking. Cold calls, warm calls, customer development
ResearchMarkets & marketing, customers, strategies, products, problems & solutions
Referencesupport the Syndel team & customers with technical expertise, guidance, and answers
Travel20-25% US domestic and International
PersuasionCompany and Product sales presentations
Close salesdaily
Customer serviceworking with Syndel team members to coordinate and complete sales
Documentationcontracts, bills of lading, invoices, etc.
LogisticsProduct delivery method, timing, terms, etc.
Customer follow up

Bachelors Degree or higher preferred
Five-plus years of professional work experience in one or more of the following areas:
o Aquaculture Nutrition and Feed
o Aquaculture Spawn Products
o Aquatic Veterinarian/Fish Health Biologist
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills required
Ability to build and develop effective relationships at all levels within customers and vendors
Strong business acumen, attention to detail, and professionalism necessary
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment
Creative, strategic, and entrepreneurial mindset
Current passport

Why Ferndale?

Ferndale, Washington offers the best of the Pacific Northwest. One hundred miles north of Seattle and fifty miles south of Vancouver, BC, Ferndale boasts access to mountains for hiking, biking, skiing and snowboarding, and the Puget Sound for kayaking, sailing, beachcombing, and more.

A growing city of 14,000 people, Ferndale has great schools, affordable housing and lower cost of living than surrounding metros, and a delightful historic downtown. With strong economic growth, small town charm, and stunning views of Mt. Baker and the San Juan Islands, its one of the most desirable cities to live in in Whatcom County and Washington State.

Ferndale is six miles north of Bellingham, also growing, with 90,000 people. Bellingham is on Business Insiders list of Best 20 College Towns in America, and Livabilitys 2018 Top 100 Best Places to Live.

Syndel Facilities & Work Environment

Syndel recently purchased upgraded modern pharmaceutical manufacturing, administrative, and warehouse facilities within Ferndale city limits. This newer, larger space enables our continuing growth trend. Our facilities operate under the standards of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and host dedicated wet and dry product manufacturing spaces, an 11,700 sq ft warehouse, and on-site laboratory.

Syndel enjoys a strong competitive advantage as one of the very few FDA and Health Canada approved manufacturers and distributors of registered aquaculture pharmaceutical products. We are the only approved seller in a sector with limited players and high barriers to entry for many of the products we sell. These products protect and assist throughout the entirety of the fish growth life cycle. We sell our products in as many as sixty countries around the world.

Our new facilities are minutes from downtown Ferndale with numerous restaurants, retail shops, art galleries, craft breweries, parks, and pubs. An exercise space with weights and cardio equipment and a shower make it easier to live a healthy lifestyle. Syndel sponsors on-site yoga twice a week.

Benefits include competitive compensation, a generous vacation and holiday policy, PTO program, full medical, dental, and vision insurance for each employee, 401k, and flexible hours between 7 and 5. The company proudly boasts great retention and historically low turnover. A professional environment with a relaxed dress code, the internal vibe is team-oriented and progressive with active, approachable leadership and a true sense of camaraderie. Syndel is a growing company in a growing industry presenting opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Application Process

Please visit our website careers page to submit your resume and cover letter.

Syndel is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

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