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.
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.
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.
Central Plains Co-op does not offer staff housing, however there are many great resources available to find suitable accommodations.
Central Plains Co-op offers vehicles for work related activities.