When I made the decision to further my career, I found a home in Agrium. I actually enjoy coming to work every day.
DATE POSTED: Feb 03,2017
LOCATION: Stony Plain, AB
CATEGORY : Crop Management
BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)
JOB ID: 2017-5309
FULL JOB TITLE: Crop Production Advisor
Crop Production Advisor – Stony Plain, AB
If you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.
Cultivating Excellence is Crop Production Services culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is aboutachieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.
While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.
Who You Will Work With
You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.
Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.
•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
•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
•Perform initial credit review of customers to determine credit risk
•Provide credit department with necessary information to determine credit limits
The Ideal Candidate
Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture.
•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
Why Crop Production Services?
Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.
Crop Production Services (an Agrium company) is an organizational culture that promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.