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Agronomy Location Manager


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Job Title: Agronomy Location Manager
Location: Denmark, WI, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Land O Lakes
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Crop Production
Career Type: Agronomist
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: TBD
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Agronomy Location Manager

Location: Denmark, WI

 

Position Objective: Manages sales, marketing and operational activities of Cooperative s agronomy department by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Sales Responsibilities:

  • Direct staffing, training, and performance evaluations to develop and control sales program.
  • Assess training and career development needs of sales staff.
  • Assign sales territory to sales personnel.
  • Work closely with the sales staff developing budgets, sales goals and marketing plans.
  • Provide analysis for product sales and forecasts.
  • Prepare periodic sales report showing sales volume and potential sales.
  • Analyze and control expenditures of sales staff to conform to budgetary requirements.
  • Develop sales patterns, advertising and promotional plans. Assists in producer meetings.

 

Marketing Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for sales, inventories, and margin on fertilizer, ag chemicals, and seed.
  • Effectively communicates with patrons, distributors and company staff.
  • Reviews market analyses to determine customer needs, volume potential, and price schedules.
  • Recognizes the changing environment while identifying customer need and direct the resources of the company to meet those needs.

 

Operational Responsibilities:       

  • Develop a plan that ensures that all products handled and services rendered are billed and accounted.       
  • Develop plans to efficiently and effectively apply fertilizer and chemicals to meet customer s expectations.        

                                                                                                                     

Personal Improvement:

  • Continually upgrades and demonstrates knowledge of the job.
  • Promote the co op by maintaining a positive image and attitude.
  • Uses time and resources efficiently.

 

Safety and Environmental Protection:

  • Attends and actively participates on safety committee as requested by management.
  • Attends safety meetings as requested by General Manager.
  • Abides by all the co-ops safety and environmental policies and current industry standards.
  • Communicates effectively with General Manager and Human Resources Manager / Safety Director on employee and environmental issues.
  • Monitor s less experienced employees to ensure safe work practices.
  • Takes precautions to protect self, fellow employees and the environment.

 

General Duties:

  • Enforces the co-op s credit policy.
  • Maintains open communication with General Manager, departments and fellow employees.
  • Establishes personal performance goals and works toward these goals.
  • Upgrades training by learning on the job, attending schools or seminars, and/or reading product and industry information as requested by General Manager.
  • Cooperates with other employees.
  • Performs duties as requested by General Manager and other management that are not covered in the document.
  • Abides by policies set forth in the employee policy manual.

 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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Job Post Date: 05/26/20
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