CHS Member Cooperative Career Center

Agronomy Department Seed Sales Lead - Eastern Missouri

Location: Eastern, Missouri
Date Posted: 01-17-2018
CHS Aligned Solutions is working with a single-location cooperative in eastern Missouri (an hour northwest of St. Louis) to hire an Agronomy Department Seed Sales Lead.  Strong agronomy support and teamwork create a unified culture that makes it a great place to work.
 
Position Overview:
The Agronomy Department Seed Sales Lead will be responsible for calling on and serving all customers in the territory and the resident seed expert, understanding and promoting the company’s seed products and programs.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Sales - assisting in establishing sales goals and developing and promoting a marketing plan, increasing sales of agronomy/seed products.
  • Making proper recommendations and applications of products sold, knowing prices of products and services, maintaining the current market share, and assisting in developing competitive marketing strategies.
  • Service - providing the service necessary to meet goals and objectives, responding to after-hour calls from customers, and maintaining proficiency in retail sales and knowledge of appropriate programs.
  • Reporting - invoicing all product deliveries promptly and accurately. 
  • Keep active inventory including assisting in evaluating product lines and controlling product shrinkage.
  • Maintenance and safety - maintaining safe environments at the plant, warehouse, and personal office area; operating trucks and equipment safely; communicating safe storage and handling procedures to customers; and upholding company safety policies.
 
Qualifications:
  • At least 1-2 years of agronomy and/or seed background
  • Must have a strong seed background and knowledge of agronomic genetics
  • Must have a self-motivated personality and ability to work long hours seasonally
  • A CCA is preferred but not required
  • Must have a clean driving record and ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen
 
Additional Details:
This is an equal opportunity employer that pays full time salary and benefits.  All interested applicants need to apply online. If assistance is required, please send email inquiry to Dani Heeren at Danielle.heeren@chsinc.com
 
 
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