CHS Member Cooperative Career Center

Sales Agronomist

Location: North Central, Colorado
Date Posted: 06-08-2017
CHS Aligned Solutions is partnering with a progressive member cooperative in beautiful north central Colorado to find a Sales Agronomist to be part of their dynamic team.  Our ideal candidate will be a customer facing individual for developing new business potential while retaining old business. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Frequent sales calls to develop relationships and learn customer needs and offer correct solutions.
  • Sound recommendations from knowledge of crop nutrients, crop protection, seed and insect/disease management.
  • Create and assist in implementation of new products, new processes, and new programs intended to mutually benefit the producer and coop.
  • Forecast fertilizer and chemical needs and coordinate with Director of Sales on purchasing, pricing, and programs.
  • Maintain records of sales contacts and submit reports on a regular basis.
  • Keep detailed records of all transactions, maps, soil tests, etc. to the highest standard applicable.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times.
  • Be responsible for keeping or attaining needed credentials for the position.
  • Keep current on industry safety regulations and company policies as specified in the employee handbook, and abide by the same.
  • Keeps records and files reports on use of pesticides and special use of chemicals as required by law.
  • Schedules seminars and meetings to update producers on changes in product registrations and environmental laws.
  • Performs other duties or assignments as directed . 


Qualifications:
  • B.S. in agronomy or related field; Certified Crop Advisor Certification or a minimum of 4 years in an agricultural sales or related field.
  • Must be knowledgeable in all aspects of crop production, - vegetables, dry land, and irrigated. 
  • Must have some knowledge of ornamental tree and turf production and maintenance.
  • Must have good math skills and computer skills.
  • Ability to frequently transport up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 40 pounds.
  • Must have and maintain a current Commercial Pesticide Applicators License issued by the State of Colorado. 
  • Must become CCA certified within four years. 
  • Must maintain a clean MVR. 


Additional Details:
This Member Co-op is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salary and benefits. 
 
Interested applicants should apply online.
 
 
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