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Job Title: Region Seed Manager
Location: Indianapolis, IN, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Nutrien Ag Solutions, Inc
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Animal Production - Poultry
Career Type: Sales/Retail
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Region Seed Manager – Indianapolis, IN 
At 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.
This position is responsible for growth primarily through existing Nutrien Ag Solutions Divisions/Branches and, in some geographies, through outside company dealers. The purpose of this position is to work with designated Divisions toward assuming the essential duties and responsibilities of Region Seed Support along with providing organizational direction and leadership. The primary role of this position is to increase current and new customers’ use of Nutrien Ag Solutions products, recruit new customers and expand Region seed knowledge and seed business volume. Special emphasis toward Dyna-Gro Brand seed and selected Seed Partner Brands as directed by Corporate Manager, Seed Marketing, is required.
 
What you will do:
  • Effectively sell the value of seed sales growth while building a high-sales performance team through a positive coaching culture
  • Assume accountability for seed sales volume and seed profitability of designated Divisions
  • Develop and implement Region seed business plans with Region Manager, manage forecasting, inventory, set business direction, and coordinate follow-ups with designated Divisions and/or branches
  • Implement, promote, and communicate seed marketing programs and customer incentive programs
  • Build Dyna-Gro Brand product and technical confidence and awareness throughout the selling organization
  • Actively manage seed inventory concerns as appropriate to ensure our success of meeting business objectives
  • Handle product performance inquiries, establish trial/plot plans and designate plot tour activities
  • Implement and supervise a Region seed marketing plan with Divisions and preferred suppliers to grow seed revenues and margins with support from Region Manager and HQ Manager, Seed & Marketing
  • Provide product, technology and agronomic knowledge through training at meetings, field days, plots, and one-on-one with seed personnel
  • Maintain a working relationship with all designated Seed Partner Support Personnel to effectively implement Region seed policy and procedures
  • Anticipate and recognize changes and react to new opportunities in the marketplace
  • Maintain appropriate records and communicate current activities and results to Region Manager and HQ Manager, Seed & Marketing
  • Monitor trait products and refuge stipulations, and monitor and enforce technology reporting
  • Assist in resolving customer complaints
  • Collaborate with Region Manager and HQ Manager Seed & Marketing to maximize services and information
What you will bring:
  • Agronomic or agricultural based degree or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years total experience in Ag purchasing, sales and or Marketing with leadership experience desired
  • Excellent computer skills in Window, Word, Excel, and Power Point 
  • Product marketing and/or field program selling experience very helpful
  • Financial expertise including P&L responsibility with some general accounting skills desired 
  • Ability to guide sales personnel through difficult situations
  • Willingness to travel required within the USA
Are 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 characteristics
This 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. Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a condition of employment and that proof of vaccination will be required, with minimal exceptions, unless prohibited by applicable law.  While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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Job Post Date: 09/13/21
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