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Sales Agronomist

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Sales Agronomist - Retail; The person in this position is responsible for the retail sales acGrtivities of portfolio of Plant Nutrition products within the assigned territory. This is a technical sales position. The ideal candidate will have experience selling specialty value added plant nutrition products, a strong agronomy background, and have a solid understanding of plant nutrition.
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy and 4-8 years of proven success as a sales agronomist
  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales objectives as a sales agronomist for high value specialty products
  • Demonstrated superior territory sales and management skills and expertise
  • Has consistently developed and executed plans to maximize sales potential
  • Salesforce.com experience preferred.
Travel: Must be able to travel 50-60% of the time with overnight stays. Company vehicle is provided. Clear driving record required.
  • Retain and grow retail customer base and establish sustainable key relationships with retailers, distribution, growers/end-users, and industry within assigned territory
  • Consistently meets or exceeds sales objectives consistent with regional and company financial objectives
  • Develops, implements, updates and reports on sales and marketing plans for the territory including planning, promotions, equipment strategies and budget preparation
  • Actively employ a customer segmentation strategy to execute customer development activities required to achieve growth targets, increase revenue and maximize margin
  • Collaborate with the Regional Agronomist in developing and managing research and field trials focused on key crops and geographies.
  • Identify dealer and grower education program needs. Participate in development and execution of education programs.
  • Utilize innovative communication tools to improve grower awareness of product line, which includes Sulfate of Potash, Wolf Trax nutrition products and additional products in development for growers and dealers.
  • Establish customer contact plans at both management and field sales levels as guided by business results. This includes frequency, type of communication, etc.
  • Actively implement and promote marketing programs and incentives for Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition portfolio of products.
  • Assist in planning and forecasting product movement to facilitate the SOIP and demand planning process.
  • Communicate effectively using Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to prepare PowerPoint presentations and comfortable with public speaking and making PowerPoint presentations to retailers, distribution, growers/end-users, and industry
  • Supports internal database development through CRM (Contact Relationship Management) software.
  • Identify and provide feedback on product improvement and new product development opportunities consistent with customer needs
  • Provide market intelligence from within the territory
  • Perform all duties with the highest level of integrity.

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Agronomist / Sales Manager

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Agronomist/ Sales Manager


Job Description:

Bio Huma Netics, Inc. has a few openings for the full-time position of Agronomist/ Sales Manager to be assigned in one of the international or domestic US regions (Soil and Plant Scientist). The minimum wage offered is $48,000 per year based on experience, plus benefits including health, dental, profit sharing, and incentive pay. These positions are based in Gilbert, Arizona in the U.S. The hours for the position are typically Monday-Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM while in the office with up to 50% time traveling in the region expected. Agronomist/ Soil and Plant Scientist duties include managing and directing sales and in-field technical services throughout the assigned international or domestic US region in connection with the company’s HUMA GRO line of agricultural nutrition and chemical products.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or related field is a must with a Master’s Degree in Agronomy and/or Plant or Crop Science is preferred.
  • Looking for recent graduates with a minimum of 2 years field experience, but ten years field experience with a PCA or CCA certification is preferred.
  • Must be English fluent both verbally and in writing of technical agronomic terminology. Fluency in one or more second language is preferred.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Benefits after completing eligibility period:

  • Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance (100% Employee Premium Coverage)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Tuition Contribution
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  • Great Team
  • Growing Company

To apply, please submit your résumé and cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications for this position.

Company Description

BHN is a global leader in providing sustainable solutions to the world's environmental challenges for agriculture, horticulture, turf & ornamentals, water & wastewater, and associated engineered technologies through its constantly improving Micro Carbon Technology.
Our Mission
Provide technologically-advanced and ecologically sustainable quality products and services that replenish the earth by restoring water quality, reviving soil fertility, renewing food and fiber value, and refocusing engineered technologies; while minimizing human environmental impact and thereby enhancing the quality of life world-wide.

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Senior Agronomist

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW. Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Urbandale Function: Product Engineering Title: Senior Agronomist - 31371 Your Responsibilities At John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG), we are eternal optimists. Working smarter together, we look past obstacles to find the solutions our customers need to clothe and feed the world more efficiently. By fostering a fast-paced team environment that strives for open and honest communication and being servant leaders, we deliver products that work for our customers. As a Senior Agronomist for John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group, you will be responsible for developing data-driven insights and solutions with advanced analytics and our large agronomic data sets. In addition you will:

  • Serve as a consultant and collaborator on a variety of projects to offer expertise on global agronomic practices and experimental design.

  • Have primary responsibility to harness, analyze, summarize and present insights using agronomic data which can enable job execution.

  • Serve as a key leader in the development of enterprise agronomic validation & verification (AV&V) process.U.S. visa sponsorship is NOT available for the role.What Skills You Need

  • Two or more years’ experience evaluating and interpreting large agronomic data sets.

  • Minimum of two years demonstrated proficiency in advanced analytics and big data tools (such as: R, SAS, Python, GIS tools, etc) and a passion to increase skills in these areas.

  • Experience with mapping, yield analysis, geo-spatial analysis, and making agronomic prescriptions.

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically to design analysis aimed at solving customer problems.

  • Two or more year’s demonstrated experience routinely monitoring and leveraging global activities of agronomists throughout academia, institutions, government, and industry.

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally 25% of the time. What Makes You Stand Out Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:

  • Four or more years working with large agronomic data sets.

  • Two or more years of experience with mapping, yield analysis, geo-spatial analysis, and making agronomic prescriptions.

  • Four of more years of experience leading complex agronomic investigations with cross-functional teams.

  • Two or more year’s demonstrated experience routinely monitor and leverage global activities of agronomists throughout academia, institutions, government, and industry. Education Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent work experience in the following: + Bachelors of Arts/Science in an Agricultural Economics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science or Agronomic Sciences (such as Agronomy, Crop Science, Plant Science, Soil Science).

  • Master’s degree preferred. What You'll Get At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package. The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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Sales Agronomist

Sales Agronomist Tracking Code 706-554 Job Description As a Sales Agronomist, this individual will be responsible for: + Promote the sales of ICL Fertilizers products in the USA by applying & modifying established practices using sound agronomic principles.

  • Support and promote field trials for new fertilizers with ICLF Client, local Universities and other organizations.

  • Customer relationship establishment / management.

  • Technical selling understanding to growers and distributors.

  • Manage, maintain, and grow the base business in the assigned regional geography.

  • Must possess a strong understanding of sound agronomic practices in a multitude of row, vegetable, and other crops.

  • Mentor / manage grower and distributor relationships supporting and growing product demand at both levels for ICLF products.

  • Provide technical support to end use customers on the use of ICLF fertilizers.

  • Write and publish papers in peer review and general journals.

  • Know and understand the financial expectations of the sales budget. Required Skills + MSc (or higher) degree in agronomy or related field with coursework in plant science, soil science, plant health and plant nutrition strongly preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years of commercial and / or technical experience with a local or International company involved with Fertilizers.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • PC Skills to include: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.

  • Must have excellent decision making and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute in a team setting while being an effective self-starter able to manage daily activities to achieve long term goals.

  • Must be able to manage personal goals and corporate objectives while keeping a customer centric focus.

  • Must be able to travel overseas.

  • Must be able to travel up to 50% mainly in Mid-West & East Coast. Some in other markets also as opportunities arise. Job Location Open, , United States Job Level 15 Closing Date 10/6/17 EEO/AA EMPLOYER/Veterans/Disabled N/A

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NK Product Development Agronomist - NE, IA

About Syngenta

  • As global demand for food and fuel continues to rise, we are dedicated to our purpose: Bringing plant potential to life. Syngenta is one of the world’s leading companies with more than 28,000 employees in over 90 countries. We work in a collaborative and inspiring culture where personal contribution is rewarded and growth and development are at the heart of our culture.

  • Through our world-class science, global reach and commitment to working with our customers, we help to increase crop productivity, protect the environment and improve health and quality of life. There’s never been a more important time to join Syngenta. For more information about us please visitwww.syngenta.com. Purpose

  • The Product Development Agronomist will:

  • Be the product and technology expert for both corn and soybean seed in the assigned commercial unit, both for Syngenta and competitive products.

  • Lead product training process for Internal/External employees and customers of NK and Golden Harvest Seeds

  • Evaluate experimental trials to aid in training the sales force on new product launches, and to be able to provide marketing input into product advancements

  • Provide input on production planning and portfolio, representing assigned district

  • Sharpen competitive intelligence on pricing and products

  • Support product based campaign development in the district

  • Provides localized and targeted product, technology and agronomic information and advice to DM, Sales Reps, channel partners, customers and prospects.

  • Promotes Syngenta products at meetings, field days, and one on one.

  • Provides guidance and as needed direct involvement in handling service calls.

  • Supports and coordinates plot locations and entries in the assigned area, analyzes and interprets data for promotional use and is the pivot point for Syngenta story amplification in local areas.

Accountabilities

  • The Product Development Agronomist will:

  • Represent Product Management as needed on a local level to provide product knowledge and product expertise, both internally and externally

  • Obtain buy-in from Commercial Operations on local portfolio direction and strategies o Manage the District product life cycle: Recommend products for commercial advancement in conjunction with R&D and Product Evaluation. Provide product and portfolio needs that exist in a given geography to Product Managers & R&D o Provide direction on needed testing environments, including possible cooperators, to R&D Trialing and Product Evaluation in order to get experimental data on all relevant environments within a given commercial unit. Recommend commercial and competitive checks for experimental trials in order to make the best advancement decisions possible. Provide local expertise to Product Managers on production planning and pricing.

  • Teach and develop the agronomic skills of Sales Representatives, Seed Account Managers and Seed Advisors

  • Call on customers with representatives and serve as a role model, teacher and coach to sales representatives and Seed Advisors

  • Provide agronomic support and advice to growers and prospects and manage direct selling activities when necessary

  • Member of the District team

  • Key interface with Campaign team

  • Partner with Sales Reps to plan strategies to effectively compete with competitor products utilizing working knowledge of those products.

  • Continue to develop professionally by remaining current with new technologies, management innovations and sales management developments Knowledge, experience & capabilities:Critical knowledge • BS Agronomy / related field required with a minimum of 3 years experience preferred • Deep knowledge of the seed industry • Basic understanding of marketing principles and techniques • Strong written and oral communication skills • Understanding of statistical principals and data analysis • Significant technical knowledge of product portfolio, product pipeline and product value propositions. • Agronomic theory – knowledge of farming best practices, seed technologies, crop protection. • Understanding of segmentation strategy and priorities Critical experience • 2-4 years of experience in Agronomy or sales as well as strong technical background or • 2-4 years of experience in R&D role with strong understanding of sales/commercial aspects Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities • Problem solving skills (e.g. ability to diagnose issues with product performance and provide recommendations) • Theoretical / practical sales knowledge (e.g., what to say and do depending on grower, dealer or retailer needs and unique situation) • Customer facing skills: manage relationship, build trust, offer support • Self-management and prioritization skills; balance time across sales reps and accounts in assigned geographic region. • Teaching / communication skills: ability to communicate highly technical information to growers, sales reps and accounts in a manner that is easily understandable • Excellent computer/analytic skills in Windows including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook • Strong ability to transform trials and data into collateral that will leverage sales with Syngenta Products Critical leadership capabilities • Trusted • Customer-Focused • Communicative • Team-Oriented • Innovative Critical success factors & key challenges • Exhibited leadership amongst sales team and technical peers • Actively pursues coaching and training of sales reps, channel partners and other assignees • Creates professional and successful working environment with Sales Reps, District Managers and other key Syngenta personnel • Takes timely and effective action to optimize sales opportunities or challenges • Have understanding of internal Syngenta systems • Successful and productive internal and external network Additional information • 20% of work performed in a standard / home office environment • 80% of work performed in vehicle, at meetings and in field locations with employees, co-workers, customers and other associates • Ability to work irregular hours, days, evenings and sometimes weekends • Ability to travel by car and occasionally plane • Participate and be recognized as leader in Ag industry and sales • Proven track record of successfully completing projects • All applicants must be eligible to work in the US. • Internal Candidates: Two years in current position preferred. Candidates who have been in their current position a minimum of one year will be considered if they have the approval of their current business unit leader and hiring unit leader. Syngenta Contact Information: If you need assistance during the application process, please contact the Service Desk atna.sta_pc_team@syngenta.com. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Poster

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  • Link (http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppa.htm). Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Title: *NK Product Development Agronomist

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Requisition ID:1702208

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Sales Agronomist

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with a growing company? Are you looking for a fast paced career in which you can manage and grow your own deck of business? Look no further! Here at Ag Partners, our sales staff is backed by an excellent support team that will help you reach your sales goals! We will reinvest in your future by giving you the opportunity to pursue leadership development and professional development courses. Apply today!

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS: Under direction of the Agronomy Sales Manager, this position is responsible for establishing professional customer relationships with an emphasis creating a great customer experience while focusing on business growth. Position will focus on service to increase value to the customer's total business and provide solutions to agronomy and crop production challenges by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Work in a safe and efficient manner, according to Ag Partners' Safety Policy.

  • Utilize good customer service skills at all times, when servicing and greeting customers, and when working with co-workers and other departments within the company.

  • Listen to and resolve customer complaints and concerns.

  • Demonstrate work habits that develop, build, and support the team concept within the organization.

  • Display an attitude that is focused on improving and serving customers, teammates and self. Territory Planning /Management * Identify and prioritize customers and prospects.

  • Develop action plans for increasing targeted customers business.

  • Work with Agronomy Lead for inventory planning and forecasting.

  • Maintain sales contracts & bookings.

  • Generate leads for grain sales through referrals and cross-selling.

  • Complete paperwork to ensure contracts is completed; maps of the field are drawn so applicators get to the correct place.

Product Advancement Team * Serve as an advisor to product management with the sole objective of assisting their efforts in incorporating new products or services that would be of benefit to our growers. Mentoring the introduction of these new products to the entire sales organization. Sales Revenue/Expectations * Minimum deck of business (POS) of $5MM * Perform sales calls on current and prospective customers

  • Present products, services, and the added value the company as designed by Ag Partners.

  • Handle objections and complaints in a timely manner.

  • Gain business through new customers.

Customer Service * Make sound and ethical agronomic recommendations in order to maximize profitability for our customers.

  • Facilitate a communication channel between our customer and Ag Partners.

  • Work swiftly with customers, suppliers, and management to resolve product/service complaints in fair and equitable fashion.

  • Develop business plan for growers and work with them to ensure the plan is met.

  • Consult with growers working in the field on their product quality/standards and applications needed in their operation.

Sound Agronomic Skills * Interpret soil test and nutrient maps

  • Build fertility recommendations based upon available data

  • Weed, insect, and plant disease identification

  • Build pesticide recommendation based upon plant growth stage, pest, pressure, etc.

  • Knowledge of seed genetics and ability to recommend best available hybrids.

  • Must acquire CCA within first two years of employment

  • General knowledge of modern production practices.

  • Highest of ethics.

  • Highly self-motivated EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE * Three to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s degree is a plus, but is not required

  • Must have a valid IA motor license.

  • Certified Crop Advisor preferred, required to obtain within two years of employment with Ag Partners.

  • This position will require 80% of time away from the office, but working within a forty mile radius of home and/or office. LOCATION: Ag Partners (Alton)Location: Alton, IA Job Code: 538 # of openings: 1

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Agronomist

Driscoll’s produces the finest berries in the world. Sharing the benefits of our extensive research and development efforts, along with best practices and the latest technology with our partner growers are the key responsibilities of this role.

Substrate and controlled environment growing for berries is an important technology for the future, and is just one of the opportunities that the Agronomist will have to help our partner growers improve the quality and production of Driscoll’s Berries.

The position will spend a large percentage of time in the field, working directly with growers and ranch managers extending cultural practices and new technologies. This position will also be essential for the commercialization of new cultivars, engaging in extension education and outreach and improving overall grower performance.

Responsibilities and Qualifications Driscoll’s produces the finest berries in the world. Sharing the benefits of our extensive research and development efforts, along with best practices and the latest technology with our partner growers are the key responsibilities of this role.

Substrate and controlled environment growing for berries is an important technology for the future, and is just one of the opportunities that the Agronomist will have to help our partner growers improve the quality and production of Driscoll’s Berries.

The position will spend a large percentage of time in the field, working directly with growers and ranch managers extending cultural practices and new technologies. This position will also be essential for the commercialization of new cultivars, engaging in extension education and outreach and improving overall grower performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Regularly visit production fields to understand production methods, cycles, and support growers with technical advice.

Monitor, evaluate and improve farming techniques of new cultivars at late stages prior to general farming release. Documents new achievements and information on Best Management Practices, Production Guides of Commercial Varieties and contributes to other relevant extension documentation like Crop Notes or Driscoll’s production Manuals Provide leadership for local agronomy issues Identify district farming challenges and opportunities in collaboration with Local Commercialization Team and growers. Liaises Production Management and Quality Assurance with agronomy support to the growers network, ensuring the production achievements are aligned with the District Supply Plans and with Driscoll’s Quality Standards Participates in coordinating growers tours, grower meetings and in general fosters an environment of knowledge sharing amongst growers and Driscoll’s technical network Follow Company policies and practices while representing Driscoll’s in an ethical and business-like manner in all interactions with employees, governmental agencies, growers, customers, etc.

Ensure the security of Driscoll’s confidential and proprietary information and materials Other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors of Science in Agronomy, Plant Sciences, Horticulture or equivalent is required. An advanced degree in related field is preferred.

Experience with extension work with production crops is desired. Passion for plants and agronomy is essential. Spanish/English fluency is required with particular emphasis on reading and writing in a bilingual environment.

Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills. Advanced Internet and Microsoft Office computer experience. Strong organizational skills with ability to do multiple tasks and solve problems with a sense of urgency with minimal supervision.

Needs to be dependable, reliable, self-starter, and able to work independently as well as a member of a team. Able to lift 40 pounds, ability to work in field conditions. Travel to local and regional farms will be required on a daily basis, with occasional longer distance domestic and international.

California driver’s license and the ability to be covered under company-sponsored vehicle insurance program are also required. A valid passport and the ability to travel internationally without restrictions are also required. This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work performed by employees in this job.

It is not an exhaustive list of all the job's responsibilities. At Driscoll’s, all of our jobs include broad responsibilities for continually improving the processes we use to develop our products. Skills



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Senior Agronomist

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we re all about at John Deere. And it s why we re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world s brightest minds are tackling the world s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

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Location:
United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Urbandale
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Senior Agronomist - 31371

Your Responsibilities

At John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG), we are eternal optimists. Working smarter together, we look past obstacles to find the solutions our customers need to clothe and feed the world more efficiently. By fostering a fast-paced team environment that strives for open and honest communication and being servant leaders, we deliver products that work for our customers.

As a Senior Agronomist for John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group, you will be responsible for developing data-driven insights and solutions with advanced analytics and our large agronomic data sets. In addition you will:

  • Serve as a consultant and collaborator on a variety of projects to offer expertise on global agronomic practices and experimental design.
  • Have primary responsibility to harness, analyze, summarize and present insights using agronomic data which can enable job execution.
  • Serve as a key leader in the development of enterprise agronomic validation & verification (AV&V) process.

U.S. visa sponsorship is NOT available for the role.

What Skills You Need

  • Two or more years experience evaluating and interpreting large agronomic data sets.
  • Minimum of two years demonstrated proficiency in advanced analytics and big data tools (such as: R, SAS, Python, GIS tools, etc) and a passion to increase skills in these areas.
  • Experience with mapping, yield analysis, geo-spatial analysis, and making agronomic prescriptions.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically to design analysis aimed at solving customer problems.
  • Two or more year s demonstrated experience routinely monitoring and leveraging global activities of agronomists throughout academia, institutions, government, and industry.
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally 25% of the time.

What Makes You Stand Out

Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:

  • Four or more years working with large agronomic data sets.
  • Two or more years of experience with mapping, yield analysis, geo-spatial analysis, and making agronomic prescriptions.
  • Four of more years of experience leading complex agronomic investigations with cross-functional teams.
  • Two or more year s demonstrated experience routinely monitor and leverage global activities of agronomists throughout academia, institutions, government, and industry.

Education

Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent work experience in the following:

  • Bachelors of Arts/Science in an Agricultural Economics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science or Agronomic Sciences (such as Agronomy, Crop Science, Plant Science, Soil Science).
  • Master s degree preferred.

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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Sales Agronomist

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Sales Agronomist - Retail; The person in this position is responsible for the retail sales activities of portfolio of Plant Nutrition products within the assigned territory. This is a technical sales position. The ideal candidate will have experience selling specialty value added plant nutrition products, a strong agronomy background, and have a solid understanding of plant nutrition.
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy and 4-8 years of proven success as a sales agronomist
  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales objectives as a sales agronomist for high value specialty products
  • Demonstrated superior territory sales and management skills and expertise
  • Has consistently developed and executed plans to maximize sales potential
  • Salesforce.com experience preferred.
Travel: Must be able to travel 50-60% of the time with overnight stays. Company vehicle is provided. Clear driving record required.
  • Retain and grow retail customer base and establish sustainable key relationships with retailers, distribution, growers/end-users, and industry within assigned territory
  • Consistently meets or exceeds sales objectives consistent with regional and company financial objectives
  • Develops, implements, updates and reports on sales and marketing plans for the territory including planning, promotions, equipment strategies and budget preparation
  • Actively employ a customer segmentation strategy to execute customer development activities required to achieve growth targets, increase revenue and maximize margin
  • Collaborate with the Regional Agronomist in developing and managing research and field trials focused on key crops and geographies.
  • Identify dealer and grower education program needs. Participate in development and execution of education programs.
  • Utilize innovative communication tools to improve grower awareness of product line, which includes Sulfate of Potash, Wolf Trax nutrition products and additional products in development for growers and dealers.
  • Establish customer contact plans at both management and field sales levels as guided by business results. This includes frequency, type of communication, etc.
  • Actively implement and promote marketing programs and incentives for Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition portfolio of products.
  • Assist in planning and forecasting product movement to facilitate the SOIP and demand planning process.
  • Communicate effectively using Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to prepare PowerPoint presentations and comfortable with public speaking and making PowerPoint presentations to retailers, distribution, growers/end-users, and industry
  • Supports internal database development through CRM (Contact Relationship Management) software.
  • Identify and provide feedback on product improvement and new product development opportunities consistent with customer needs
  • Provide market intelligence from within the territory
  • Perform all duties with the highest level of integrity.

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Sales Agronomist - Cedar County Cooperative

Title:Sales Agronomist
Reports to: Operations Manager
Cedar County Cooperative located in Tipton, IA, is seeking a Sales Agronomist. Located in Cedar County servicing our owners with two locations, providing a value and services to improve profitability to the growers. Candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume with their application to .
Summary: Accountable for agronomy sales and services to growers in an assigned territory.
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Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Make sales calls throughout assigned territory to determine agronomy needs, create solutions and build long term relationships with customers that will generate sales of seed, fertilizer, ag chemicals and agronomy services.
  • Plans and carries out test plots at farms to demonstrate improved varieties of field crops such as corn and soybeans to use as a sales tool.
  • Develop and maintain a current list of customers and prospects and rate them based on potential size of operation, credit worthiness and other pertinent marketing information.
  • Identify and work to resolve any customer concerns.
  • Keep current on agronomic products, trends, problems, services, and resources to sell agronomy products in an ethical manor.
  • Recommends and sells products and programs to the producer within the company credit and pricing policies.
  • Relays competitive sales, pricing and marketing information to management in a timely manner.
  • Communicates with management about products being sold or prepaid and problems with products, programs, or producers. Relays requested sales contract and other pertinent information to management.
General Competencies:
Customer Service: Manages difficult or emotional customer situations tactfully; Responds promptly to customer needs; Speaks clearly and precisely; Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutions; Keeps and follows through on commitments; Solicits customer feedback to improve service.
Self- Management : Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Makes timely decisions and includes appropriate people as necessary; Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of and analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions; Aligns work with strategic goals; Adapts to changes, delays or unexpected events.
Professionalism : Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
Organizational Support : Supports organization's goals and values; Follows policies and procedures; Works within approved budget; Contributes to profits and revenue; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time to meet requirements and deadlines.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university with two to four years related experience; or , Ag Associate's degree with four to five years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Agriculture experience required.
  • Knowledge of or the ability to obtain working knowledge of internet software, Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook; and sales order entry.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as MSDS sheets and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or other sales representatives of organization.
  • Current driver's license and satisfactory MVR (motor vehicle record) is required. Willing to obtain CDL with hazmat endorsement. Driving a tender truck, spreader truck and sprayer truck may be needed at times.
  • Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) is a plus.
  • Ability to work in outside weather conditions.
  • Must be able to tolerate and endure long working hours during peak busy seasons and maintain alertness.

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