CHS Member Cooperative Career Center

Seed Sales Specialist

Location: East Central, Missouri
Date Posted: 10-03-2016
CHS Aligned Solutions is partnering with a member cooperative in East Central Missouri to help hire a Seed Sales Specialist.

Position Overview:

The Seed Sales Specialist will be expected to sell, blend, deliver, and apply plant food and crop protection products, and conduct soil testing in a manner that will optimize the cooperative’s market share and savings, improve the cooperative’s efficiency, help achieve the cooperative’s mission and goals, and result in outstanding customer service.
 
The Seed Sales Specialist’s responsibilities involve sales, service, reporting, inventory, safety and maintenance, and other duties as assigned by management. The employee will maintain a positive attitude that promotes teamwork within the cooperative and a favorable image of the cooperative.
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 
  • 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, submitting daily trip reports, and informing your supervisor of outstanding conditions.
  • Inventory - assisting in evaluating product lines and controlling product shrinkage.
  • Maintenance and safety - maintaining rolling stock and all department fixed assets; maintaining the fertilizer plant, warehouse, and personal office area; operating trucks and equipment safely; communicating safe storage and handling procedures to customers; and upholding company safety policies.
  • The Seed Sales Specialist will uphold cooperative policies, perform other duties as assigned by management, and will enforce and uphold the cooperative’s credit policy.
  
Basic Qualifications:
 
  • 4 year degree in an agricultural field
  
Preferred Qualifications:
 
  • Previous experience Ag Sales
  • Certified Crop Advisor License
 
Additional Details:

This member cooperative is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salary and benefits. For more information, please contact Susie Bitner at Susie.bitner@chsinc.com or (620) 621-8002.

Interested applicants need to apply online.
 
 
 
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