Agronomy

Title Agronomist
Categories Agronomy
Salary Commensurate
Location Grove City, PA
Job Information

Job Purpose: Build Customer relationships, solve customer challenges and help customer to be profitable; therefore leading to company profitability.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Agronomic Sales and consulting

  • Promote available product lines.
  • Develop and execute strategic sales plan with Director, Sales & Marketing.
  • Conduct producer meetings and education sessions.
  • Resolve customer complaints.
  • Assist customers, both walk-in and in the field, with product and pricing information. Interpret his/her needs.  Assist with load outs as necessary.
  • Work with Sales Manager to:
    • Grow existing customer business; by building trust and relationships with customers.
  • Prospect new business.
    • Review monthly goals.
    • Assess customer needs and/or potential concerns through proficient field scouting.
    • Perform soil and tissue testing.  Interpret results and provide recommendation.
    • Utilize CRM (contact manager/database) to maintain sales notes and information.
    • Assist customers with financing options.
    • Secure and verify information for customer credit check prior to completing the sale.  Communicate terms accordingly.
    • Provide superior customer service both before and after the sale.
    • Develop crop plans and ideas that are cutting edge, creative and effective.
    • Collaborate with Grain in providing both grain marketing and crop consulting services to our producers.

 

Training/Education

  • Develop training schedule, plan & curriculum to educate PA & OH staff, and customers.
  • Day to day training and instruction with staff on weed ID, products, agronomic principles.

Miscellaneous Support

  • Assist other departments within Deerfield Farms Service, Inc. as necessary.

Education: Minimum of an agriculture related Associate Degree.  Bachelors Degree preferred.

Experience: 1-3 Years of job related experience necessary.

Skills & Abilities:

Verbal and written communication skills; persuasion; active listening; basic PC skills including Microsoft Office software applications; time management; ability to “read” the customer (social perceptiveness); ability to read and understand product guides and analysis; ability to deal calmly and effectively with high stress situations; ability to create and maintain effective relationships with customers and team members; mathematic capability including algebraic and geometric applications; ability to drive a truck with trailer in tow; and mechanical aptitude.

Knowledge:

Knowledge of weed and pest identification; understanding of the local geography and soil types/fertility; product knowledge; general knowledge of accounting principles and the analysis of financial data (margins, etc.); general understanding of grain markets helpful; knowledge of principles and methods for promoting and selling products or services; understanding of crop production.

Qualities:

Professional demeanor; integrity; adaptable; flexible; customer oriented; detail minded; independent thinker; dependable; positive attitude; initiative.

Licenses:

Class A CDL license helpful (will assist in obtaining post hire), CCA certification.

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Title Agronomy Sales
Categories Agronomy
Salary Commensurate
Location Mount Pleasant, MI
Job Information

Independent Agriculture retailer in Central Michigan looking to fill an Agronomy Sales position.   An ideal candidate will build on existing and develop new producer and community relationships.  Create and recommend specific agronomy programs to targeted accounts with the goal of increasing agronomy business.  Candidate will promote the proper use of seed, crop protection products, plant food and other services offered.  Work with customers in a courteous and professional manner.  Will also assist with inventory management, daily operations, product deliveries and customer service.  The crops focus will be corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa.

Competitive compensation and benefits package.  Prior sales experience preferred, but not required.

This is a family-owned, second generation ag retail company.  They strive to be the best full service farm supply provider for our customers.

 

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to:

Sedonaag@careerpros.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

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