Crop Production Advisor

  • Company:
    Nutrien
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    14 hours ago
  • Category:
    Manufacturing

Crop Production Advisor – Fort Macleod, ABAt Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day. Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion. Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.Reporting to the Branch Manager, this position is accountable to meet and exceed annual sales goals and profit margin objectives of Nutrien Ag Solutions’ products and services.What you will do: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 servicesMaintain and analyze a database/record of customer profiles (product usage and service requirements) in order to identify, categorize, and prioritize customer baseDevelop and maintain effective business relations with current and potential future customers, based upon an approach that targeting customer with whom the company can profitable to do businessProvide timely service as well as agronomic information and advice to current and potential customersArrange for access to specialists where necessary to bring mutual benefit to the customer and the organizationArrange for customer learning opportunities that provide incremental valueKeep 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 requiredMonitor competitive activity and trendsKeep records and prepare reports on sales activitiesInterpret soil, tissue and water analysisInitiate trials that will support marketing effortsResearch and respond to technical inquiriesWhat you will bring:Grade 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 experience5+ 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 considered2+ years sales experienceMust possess a valid class 5 driver’s licenseCCAor P.Ag. Accreditation is a definite asset, but not requiredStrong 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 informationAre you a good match? Apply today!Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristicsThis job will remain posted until filled.In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.To stay connected to us and for the latest job postings and news, follow us on: LinkedIn,FacebookandTwitter