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Crop Consultant Job

DATE POSTED: Dec 09,2016

LOCATION: Milton, NY

CATEGORY : Sales & Business Development

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2016-5067

FULL JOB TITLE: Crop Consultant

Crop Consultant- Milton, NY

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.

This position will report to the Branch Manager.

Key Tasks:

  • Sells company products and services
  • Maintains sales programs within assigned territory/accounts
  • Responsible for meeting annual sales goals
  • Monitors competitive activity and trends
  • May be required to keep records and prepare reports on sales activities
  • Knowledge of product features, benefits, and use
  • Responsible to continue education on marketing techniques, products and services
  • Initiates trials that will support marketing efforts
  • Interprets soil, tissue, and water analysis
  • Researches and responds to technical inquiries
  • Promotes and sells proprietary nutritional products/programs
  • Maintains and builds customer contracts
  • Other duties as assigned

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.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated supervisory experience in vocational agricultural or a combination of education and work experience
  • Agricultural based degree desired
  • Valid driver's license is required
  • Prior sales experience and/or Pest Control Advice license may be required
  • Tree Fruit and Vegetable Market segment experience is helpful but not necessary

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.

Crop Production Services is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.

Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly atwww.cpsagu.com/careers. While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


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