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Precision-Ag Specialist - Marketing & Support Job

DATE POSTED: Jan 26,2017

LOCATION: Calgary, AB

CATEGORY : Store Operations

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2017-5272

FULL JOB TITLE: Precision Specialist

Precision Specialist

Central to Southern Alberta

Main Function:

  • Develop new prospects and interacts with existing growers to implement the latest innovations in Agriculture technology

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promote strategy and adoption by sales team through internal meetings and presentations etc.
  • Support CPS retail and their customers on the implementation of precision agricultural technologies and strategies
  • Work closely with Echelon Regional Account Managers and General Managers to implement and support their efforts to adopt innovation into the regional strategy
  • Conduct training on software and hardware as necessary
  • Work closely with outside service providers (equipment manufacturers, technology providers, etc) to ensure their compliance with CPS requirements and direction
  • Manage technology vendor relationships to ensure that adequate support and training are being offered.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Experience:

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the agriculture industry.
  • Precision Ag software and hardware knowledge
  • Multiple years experience in related field with management, sales and/or customer support responsibilities.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with emphasis on Agricultural technology, GIS, agronomy, ag engineering or other ag science course work.

Other

  • Proven ability to effectively communicate verbally and in written form to explain and encourage the benefits and value of precision farming.

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