Job Type : Full Time, Permanent
We are looking for a Sales Agronomist to join our team!
This is an exciting opportunity to work with large and highly diversified Co-Op in Western Nebraska! The ideal candidate will a go-getter in sales, has a strong sense of teamwork and camaraderie, and has a background in agronomics.
As a Sales Agronomist, you will:
Be the main contact with new and existing customers to sell crop production and energy products and services in the field.
Work closely with patrons to assess property; scout for disease, weeds, insects and fertility.
Maintain accurate records of patron’s field plans and recommendations.
Coordinate and schedules fertilizers, chemical test plots and custom applications in the field.
Assist staff with inventory control of fertilizer, ag chemicals and seeds.
Resolve customer complaints in a professional manner.
Perform any actions necessary to fulfill the strategic plan of the division and assure the success of the Co-Op.
Travel to patron’s/producers fields is required.
Who we are looking for:
You have a driven mindset for sales, paired with the knowledge of agronomy to best help patrons and potential new customers.
You have excellent people skills and can communicate within a team.
You have a valid Driver’s License, and clean MVR check. A CDL with Hazmat endorsement is a plus; Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) certification is preferred.
You have BS in Agriculture or related field OR one to two years of related experience or equivalent combination.
About our client:
From humble beginnings over 50 years ago, our client has grown into a strong network of farmers and families in Western Nebraska. They offer services in crop production, petroleum with several retail locations ranging from grocery to farming needs.
Why work for our client?
Our client is committed to long-term relationships with both their customer and their employees. They are firm believers in promoting from within, opening up advancement opportunities whenever possible. Located in a small community, they are dedicated to supporting local families and providing events and activities for the community. They also offer competitive employment package including vacation, paid holidays, and health insurance.