Crop Production Advisor, Didsbury, ABWhy work at Nutrien Ag Solutions? Great question!Safety is a core value at Nutrien Ag Solutions. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien Ag Solutions offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien Ag Solutions is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.Key Tasks:Responsible for meeting and exceeding annual sales goals and profit margin objectives as set by branch managementImplement on-farm based sales strategy to promote Nutrien Ag Solutions’ products and servicesMaintains and analyzes a database/record of customer profiles (product usage and service requirements) in order to identify, categorize, and prioritize customer baseDevelops and maintains effective business relations with current and potential future customers, based upon an approach that targeting customer with whom the company can profitable to do businessProvides timely service as well as agronomic information and advice to current and potential customersArranges for access to specialists where necessary to bring mutual benefit to the customer and the organizationArranges for customer learning opportunities that provide incremental valueKeeps informed of competitor activities within the market area and recommends marketing program and service revisionsReview customer accounts to ensure that payments are within the approved credit policy and performs collection functions as requiredMonitors competitive activity and trendsMay be required to keep records and prepare reports on sales activitiesSolid knowledge of Nutrien Ag Solutions’ product offerings including features, benefits, and usesAbility to interpret soil, tissue and water analysisInitiates trials that will support marketing effortsResearches and responds to technical inquiriesPerforms other duties as requiredSkills:Strong time management, planning and multi-tasking skillsExcellent communication and people skills, both written and oralStrong computer skills including all Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook)Ability to work independently or as a part of an effective teamConducts themselves in a professional manner, and ability to keep confidential informationQualifications:5 years of progressively responsible experience in agri-business and/or other related customer service function – equivalent combinations of education and experience, which result in the required level of knowledge, competencies, skills and abilities, may be consideredGrade 12 or recognized equivalent, supplemented with successful completion of Certificate in Agriculture, Agri-Business Certificate, or equivalent post-secondary educationDemonstrated experience in vocational, agricultural, or a combination of education and work experienceMinimum 2-3 years sales experienceCCA or P.Ag. Accreditation is a definite asset, but not requiredMust possess a valid class 5 driver’s licenceAbility to meet the Nutrien Ag Solutions’ policy requirement by completing a Criminal background check, Drug/alcohol testing, and Driving Record AbstractThis position is accountable to develop a customer base within a geographical area in market agri-product services and grain deliveries. In addition, this position is accountable for obtaining business results as established through business planning and goal setting.Nutrien Ag Solutions is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate. This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.If this sounds like a good match, apply now. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien Ag Solutions’ policies.While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.