Sales Agronomist - Coop Regionale - Timiskaming, ON Job in Charlton for Growmark | Jobs.ca
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Sales Agronomist - Coop Regionale - Timiskaming, ON

March 11 2021
Industries Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting
Categories Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, Processing, Food processing, Agronomy, Technical Sales, Business Development, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Charlton, ON

COMPANY: Coop Regionale

HIRING MANAGER: Brandon Tiunema

LOCATION: Timiskaming, ON

PAY GRADE: Salary

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build and nurture strong relationships with farm customers and our suppliers
  • Provide sound agronomic advice and determine appropriate recommendations and technical positioning for agronomic practices and products
  • Provide customer support and expert advice on crop nutrition, soil test interpretation, field scouting, diagnostics, and product recommendations
  • Utilize agronomic expertise and anticipation of agronomic trends to improve market positioning and profitability of proprietary and vended crop protection and plant nutrition/performance products.
  • Assist with the management and delivery of crop nutrition products, seed, crop protection products and services
  • Develop business plans with farm customers and provide follow-up on cropping plans and recommendations
  • Support agronomy and sales activities such as agronomy alerts/updates, agronomy bulletins, crop tips, grower agronomy and product meetings, field diagnostics, product inquiry resolution, quick response access to agronomic information by phone and/or email, marketing and advertising ideas and tools
  • Daily travel, extended hours and overnight travel as required
  • Be able to lift 40-50 lbs.
  • Be willing to train and certify as a forklift operator
  • Strive to maximize on our ability to obtain/sustain customers business, within profit margin
  • Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes
  • Emphasize product features based on analyses of customers' needs and on technical knowledge of product capabilities and limitations.
  • Work within a marketing/sales budget to promote the business, inform our growers, develop/maintain relationships and maintain a presence within our community.
  • Develop and maintain effective business relations with current and potential future customers.
  • Work with and advise farmers on cropping practices that will improve their economic returns as well as protect environmental sustainability.
  • Provide assistance in crop production, planning, and forecasting.
  • Inform management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • Remain current with trends in the marketplace and within the ag industry

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • A demonstrated passion for Northern Ontario agriculture
  • Experience in Ag retail, Agronomy, Sales, Precision Ag/or related field
  • Degree or Diploma in Agronomy or closely aligned field – P. Ag. or CCA is beneficial
  • Organized, self-directed and self-motivated
  • Excellent time management skills and strong work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including presentation skills
  • High commitment to learning new technologies and agronomic practices
  • Valid class G driver’s license and clean drivers abstract
  • Excellent computer skills with the ability to use MS Office Suite
  • Positive and upbeat attitude
  • Life-long learner
Apply now!