Full-Time
Intermediate
Leadership
Specialized
$60,000 - $80,000
Job Sector
Agribusiness
Education Level
College or Associate Diploma
Bachelor's Degree
Job Overview

Central Plains Co-operative Ltd. is recruiting for the position of Sales Agronomist to be based out of the Plenty Agro Centre.  As a member of our team of  agri-business professionals, the position will take a leading role in partnering with producers, and assisting them in finding innovative solutions to help grow their business.

 

Responsibilities include:

Building strong relationships with producers through farm visits and customer events

Supporting growers’ crop production needs by providing crop protection information, recommendations and field scouting.

Marketing and delivering crop supply products to new and existing customers

Assisting with managing product inventories and ensuring the proper handling and storage of products

Assisting with operations at the Agro location

Assisting with achieving annual department goals to grow the Central Plains Co-op Agro Division

 

What you will need:

Exceptional relationship building skills

Excellent communication skills which include planning, time management, analytical, decision making and problem solving

To be self-motivated and eager to work with existing and potential customers to help grow their businesses

To understand your business goals and creating a plan to achieve them

Ability to work on your own but can also be part of a well integrated team of professionals

Comprehensive understanding of crop inputs including agronomics and agricultural technology

A post secondary education in agriculture or related field

Experience in the area of sales or adequate combination of experience and education will also be considered

Be registered, or eligible for registration, with the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists

Certified Crop Advisor designation would be considered an asset

Have a valid Driver’s License

 

Central Plains Co-operative serves the West Central Saskatchewan communities of Landis, Eston, Plenty, Perdue, Harris and Rosetown.  The Co-operative Retailing System offers a comprehensive salary and benefit package with excellent opportunities for advancement.

 

Categories
Customer Service
Plant, Seed & Soil Health, Agronomy
Sales
Benefits
Yes

Central Plains Co-op offers many benefits including health care (dental, extended health, life insurance and long term disability), an Employee and Family Assistance Program, vacation time, sick leave, and a matched pension plan. We also encourage our Team Members to contribute and support the communities we live through programs such as our Community Group Reward Program, Staff Wellness Program, Employee Community Involvement Program, and Staff Rebate Program. Uniforms and steel toed footwear are made available to all Team Members. We have an extensive safety program to ensure all Team Members and customers enjoy a safe environment and are able to return to their families each night. We take pride in offering personal and professional learning opportunities so our staff can plan for their long term success.

Housing
No

Central Plains Co-op does not offer staff housing, however there are many great resources available to find suitable accommodations.

Vehicle
Yes

Central Plains Co-op offers vehicles for work related activities. 

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Central Plains Co-operative Ltd.
Plenty, SK