Sales Agronomist / Technical Rep
Leduc and area
Hours:
Full-time

Description:

Leduc Co-op invites applications for the position of Sales Agronomist / Technical Rep to join our growing team at our Calmar Agro location located in Calmar, AB.

The Sales Agronomist / Technical Rep will create and maintain a positive and healthy relationship with customers, farmers, ranchers and other stakeholders, to promote the Co-op's services in Agro and Agri-business, as well as achieving all measurable metrics and the adherence to all rules and regulations. The ideal candidate will be excited about becoming part of a team who is growing a new ag business in a highly competitive market.

Reporting to the Agro Manager, responsibilities for this position includes:

 Work with Agro Manager to maintain a customer communication plan, providing customers with relevant and accurate information on agronomy products and services

 Deliver on field activities such as scouting and soil testing, and communicate results to customers

 Act as a liaison between our customers and suppliers

 Work with the Agro Team to grow the Agro Department into a one-stop shop for Leduc Co-op's customers

 Actively participate in the operation and maintenance of the Leduc Co-op Agro Facility in accordance with the guidelines outlined by management

 Maintain, and actively participate in all Health and Safety Policies and Procedures

 And all related duties as needed and require

Candidates should have the following qualifications / skills:

 Degree or diploma from an accredited university or college in Ag business, crop science, or equivalent

 Be certified or eligible for certification as a Certified Crop Advisor or a member of, or eligible for, membership with the Alberta Institute of Agrologists

 Possess a working knowledge of crop production and farming practices

 Good communication, and excellent customer service skills

 Ability to work independently or as part of a team

 Must be able to obtain TDG certificate, and Forklift certification as provided by Leduc Co-op Ltd.

 Knowledge of farming equipment and sales will be considered an asset

 Class 1 or 3 Alberta drivers license will be considered an asset

If interested, please submit resume by e-mail to ohs@leduccoop.ca 

We thank you for your interest.


Application Deadline:
November 28, 2020


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