CHS Member Cooperative Career Center

Sales Agronomist

Location: East Central, North Dakota
Date Posted: 06-22-2017
CHS Aligned Solutions is partnering with a progressive member cooperative in East Central, North Dakota to hire a Sales Agronomist. The successful candidate will be an aggressive self-starter who has the energy and commitment to grow the customer base.
 
This will be an exciting opportunity for a driven, self-starter who is seeking an opportunity to be a part of working with growers to achieve maximum production.  Be a part of a team where your contribution leads to producer success and builds a lasting partnership.
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Promote the proper use of crop protection products, seed and precision agriculture to customers to grow market share.
  • Spend a majority of time in the country working with farmers to earn business.
  • Create and recommend specific agronomy programs based off of yield results, crop scouting and seed knowledge to customers.
  • Understand the business functions of employee team and assist the team in improving the efficiency and profitability of the locations assigned.
  • Coordinate with operations manager on spreading and delivery of bulk fertilizer to assure the cost effective use of equipment.
  • Assure that federal and state regulations pertaining to chemicals and fertilizers are observed and adhered to.
 
Basic Qualifications:
 
  • Degree in Agronomy, Ag Econ, Ag Business, Ag Ed, Ag engineering, Soil or Weed Science. (Related job experience may substitute for education.)
  • 1 year of sales experience required
  • Knowledgeable in the areas chemical and fertilizer application
  • Experience in crop protection products
  • Demonstrate strong communication / persuasive / business skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Proven self-starter with the ability to form fast and strong business relationships 
 
Additional Details:
This co-op member is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salary and benefits. All interested applicants should apply online. For more information, please contact Brian Slaughter at Brian.slaughter@chsinc.com or (701) 721-7247.
 
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