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Technical Service Representative (Fresno, CA)


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Job Title: Technical Service Representative (Fresno, CA)
Location: Fresno, CA, West United States, USA
Company: J.R. Simplot Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Accounting/Finance/Asset Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a Technical Service Representative (Northern CA) position available at our facility in Fresno, CA.

SUMMARY
Summary:This position provides support, direction and training for a specific agronomic growing area or within designated key strategic geographies for a defined proprietary, PHT or priority product line for Simplot Grower Solutions California. This role is pivotal in assisting SGS Management in achieving its long term customer, market and business objectives through commitment, leadership and innovation. This position is critical as Simplot Grower Solutions strives to continue being an industry leader by providing customer focused products and services through the effective and efficient utilization of both human and capital resources.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible and accountable for the mentoring, training, technical competency and personal development of SGS Crop Advisors, Independent Crop Advisors, Corporate/Large farm Crop Advisors/Agronomists and Supplier Field Development personnel within the geographic area.Partners with Agronomic Services team to develop training programs for proprietary, PHT and priority products within geographic area plus creates forecasts, business plans and monitors performance. Contributes to incentive plans, pricing strategies, and marketing plans within the geographic area.Contributes to achievement of key product financial targets and sales goals as determined by SGS Management. Contributes to sales and business development activities within designated geographic area. In conjunction with Agronomic Service team members and PHT Management implement marketing strategies, training sessions, sales presentations and demonstration trials.Provides guidance and input for procurement, inventory and budgetary projects. Offers input, direction and evaluation of research objectives and product development projects plus support to the entire Agronomic Services and PHT team.
REQUIREMENTSEducation: Bachelor's Degree from 4 year college or university
Extensive Agronomic knowledge and knowledge of PHT and Specialty products. Ability to bring value to the field staff by teaching marketing and sales skills development to others. Skills: Sales and marketing abilities. Ability to influence others to improve skills. Certificates: Current CCA is preferred. Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position.
HOW TO APPLY
Internal Simplot Candidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID#7496
External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#7496
Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above. For best results, please upload your resume as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document. This process includes additional job-relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply.

When a position is in the interview stage or has been filled, it will no longer appear on our Simplot Careers website. If you experience any technical difficulties when applying through our online system, please contact the JRS Talent and Culture department for assistance at careers@simplot.com.

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**
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Job Post Date: 06/19/19
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