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Field Sales Agronomist - Intermediate - Exira, IA


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Job Title: Field Sales Agronomist - Intermediate - Exira, IA
Location: Exira, IA, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Landus Cooperative
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Input Retail, Cooperative and Related Crop Services
Career Type: Sales/Retail
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 3
Salary: N/A
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Requisition ID : 2011


Landus Cooperative is currently seeking a Field Sales Agronomist! Do you have a passion for agriculture and working with customers? Would you consider yourself someone who is detail-oriented and customer focused? Then come join our team!


We are seeking a motivated individual who can provide sound agronomic advice and build close-knit relationships with our local farmers! At Landus Cooperative, you'll find a fun team atmosphere and a stable career that offers excellent benefits for full-time employees!


Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Includes but not limited to the following:

  • Provide prompt, professional, and courteous customer service.
  • Manage, maintain & prioritize a list of customers to identify the best opportunities for growth.
  • Maintain and increase sales with existing customers and gain business from new customers.
  • Document and submit sales call information in Customer Interaction Tracker.
  • Advise customers on the proper use of products/equipment and make sound agronomic recommendations.
  • Schedule timely soil samples, soil nitrate tests, plant tissue analysis, soybean cyst samples and yield checks for present and new customers.
  • Develop account plans to provide customers with desired agronomic results.
  • Develop and perform yield checks on test plots for customers to showcase varieties of corn and soybean hybrids, new herbicide options, tillage practices, etc.
  • Provide a consistent communication channel between customers and location personnel.
  • Establish and attain sales/margin goals that are compatible with Landus Cooperative's goals.
  • Manage expense reports and submit on a timely basis.
  • Periodically forecast sales volumes for inventory planning and budget projections.


Required Qualifications:

  • Valid state motor vehicle operator's license.
  • Must be able to move/lift up to 50 pounds; occasionally up to 100 pounds.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university.
  • Three to five years of related experience.
  • Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) or equivalent knowledge.
  • Have or be able to obtain a CDL and other DOT qualifications.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Understand the seasonality of an agricultural cooperative and the in-season time commitment.


Our Values:

  • Teamwork: Works hard to emphasize team success ahead of individual success.
  • Safety: Protects the well-being of our employees, customers, and consumers.
  • Consistent Quality: Accepts responsibility to provide quality work in a timely manner.
  • Empowered: Enjoys working hard and has initiative to do what's right.
  • Integrity: Displays honesty by doing what they say they will do.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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Job Post Date: 07/09/19
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