CHS Member Cooperative Career Center

Sales Agronomist

Location: South Central, Kansas
Date Posted: 06-08-2017
CHS Aligned Solutions is partnering with a progressive member cooperative in South Central Kansas to hire a Sales Agronomist.
 
The ideal candidate will promote the proper use of crop protection products, plant food, seed and other services offered at the cooperative to area producers by making on-the-farm sales presentations and ensuring customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities:
  • Create and recommend specific agronomy programs to targeted accounts with the goal of increasing agronomy business.
  • Develop relationships with local growers and put together agronomy programs to best serve the customers’ needs.
  • Spend a majority of time in the country working with farmers to earn business.
  • Utilize Seed, Precision Farming Technology, Finance and other marketing tools to grow market share.
  • Understand the business functions of employee team and assist the team in improving the efficiency and profitability of the location(s) assigned. 
  • Coordinate with fertilizer applicators and tanks on the spreading, spraying and delivery of bulk fertilizer to assure the cost effective use of equipment.
  • Establish and maintain effective public relations through customer education and the promotion of new products.
  • Assure that federal and state regulations pertaining to chemicals and fertilizers are observed and adhered to.
  • Work with patrons in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 


Basic Qualifications:
 
  • 4 year degree in Agronomy, Ag Econ, Ag Business, Ag Ed, Ag engineering, Soil or Weed Science.  (Related job experience may substitute for education.)
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in Agronomy with a strong agronomy knowledge and experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with people
  • Customer service skills  


Additional Details:
This Member Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salary and benefits.  For more information about this exciting sales agronomy opportunity, please contact at Susie Bitner at (620) 621-8002 or Susie.bitner@chsinc.com 

 
 
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