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Sales Agronomist

Posted on: May 29, 2024

Website Castlewood Farmers Elevator

Full-Time Sales Agronomist

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Sales Agronomist with a specialized focus on seed sales and management. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in agronomy, excellent sales skills, and a deep understanding of seed technology and products.

This position will be full time, normal hours will be 8-5 Monday through Friday, additional hours and weekend hours are mandatory during peak seasons.

Essential Functions Agronomy Salesperson

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Market and sell seeds, fertilizers and crop protection products, with a specialized focus on seed sales and management
Develop and implement sales strategies to achieve seed sales targets.
Provide expert agronomic advice to farmers and clients on seed selection, planting, and crop management.
Communicate new product offerings and pricing information to clients
Visit farms to visit new and existing customers
Manage and track inventory, bookings, completing claims and invoices
Build and maintain customer relationships with emphasis on customer service
Follow industry news and stay informed about new products and research
Scout fields and collect soil samples
Performing cleaning and maintenance to maintain a clean and safe environment for customers and co-workers
Complete all safety reports and required record keeping
Seed Treating, maintain and keep clean seed treating facilities.
Operate wheel loaders, forklifts, skid steers and similar equipment
Help with grain receiving and other departments as needed

Degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or a related field. Relevant experience can substitute for educational qualifications.
Able to meet physical requirements of the position including, but not limited to: prolonged periods of standing and sitting, working in confined spaces and from heights for extended periods of time, bending, kneeling, climbing/descending stairs and ladders, working in a variety of conditions (heat, cold, dust, etc.), lift up to 55 lbs unassisted
Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.
Must be able to work extended hours beyond those considered normal when required.
Clean Driving record is required
Class A CDL preferred

To apply for this job please visit castlewoodelevator.hireclick.com.