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Crop Production Advisor Job

DATE POSTED: Mar 02,2017

LOCATION: Brooks, AB

CATEGORY : Crop Management

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2016-4046

FULL JOB TITLE: Crop Production Advisor

Crop Production Services Canada, is a division of Agrium (www.Agrium.com), and one of the largest farm market retailers in North America. With over 150 years in business, we are the most effective and efficient supply chain for rapid development of seed, fertilizer and crop protection products. Our mission is to be the trusted and recognized leader in the retail agricultural industry, the first choice for every customer and producer and a growth company where employees can achieve success and develop to their maximum potential. Make the move to join our more than 8,000 employees across the US and Canada and begin growing your career now!

Crop Production Advisor – Brooks, AB

Specific responsibilities include:

•Sells company products & services

•Responsible for meeting annual sales goals and profit margin objectives

•Monitors competitive activity and trends

•May be required to keep records and prepare reports on sales activities

•Knowledge of product - features, benefits, and use

•Interprets soil, tissue, and water analysis

•Initiates trials that will support marketing efforts

•Researches and responds to technical inquiries

•Develops proprietary fertilizer formulations

•Perform initial credit review of customers to determine credit risk

•Provide credit department with necessary information to determine credit limits

Qualifications of the position include:

•Agricultural based degree or diploma

•Demonstrated experience in vocational, agricultural, or a combination of education and work experience

•Minimum 2-3 years sales experience

•Possesses CCA or PAg designation, or is working towards achieving it is a definite asset but not required

•Strong time management, planning and multi-tasking skills

•Excellent communication and people skills, both written and oral

•Strong computer skills including all Microsoft applications (Word, Excel and Outlook)

•Ability to work independently or as part of an effective team

•Conducts themselves in a professional manner, and able to keep information confidential

Ability to meet the CPS policy requirements by completing a Criminal Background Check, Drug & Alcohol Testing, and Driving Record Abstract


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