Agrium Inc

Northwest Division- North Area Sales Tech Support

US-WA-Kennewick
2 weeks ago
System ID
2017-6296
Number of Positions
1
Job Category
Division Dyna-Gro Agronomist

Job Description

Northwest Division- North Area Sales Tech Support

 If you live safety always and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

 

Cultivating Excellence is Crop Production Service's culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is about achieving superior results with integrity together while connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

 

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to lead your own engagement.  It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never envisioned while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

 

Who You Will Work With

 

You will work daily beside teams of people who care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

 

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential.  You will find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working side by side in an inclusive culture.

 

Job Summary:

The North Area Sales Tech Support will be responsible for carrying out nutritional, chemistry and variety trialing. The North area of the northwest division covers Reardan, Davenport, Harrington, Coulee City, Waterville, Okanogan, Walla Walla, Athena & Pendleton. Sales Tech Support provides assistance to the Seed Manager, Branch Managers and Crop Consultants/ Salesforce within the division testing new products, best practices, superior variety (mainly wheat and canola) and concerns present in the industry. The Sales Tech Support must have strong communication and excellent time management skills, as well as, ability to keep an organized workspace and reliable notes. The Sales Tech Support works closely with many individuals, including branch managers, crop consultants, outside company product reps and growers to identify products, practices and any research needs that may arise. The Sales Tech Support also conducts field demos, is responsible for timely release of trial data and results and maintaining all trials and equipment.

Job Duties:

  • Maintaining all agronomy equipment
  • Keeping updated on new industry products and practices
  • Maintains all trials from start to finish- including weighting seed & planting, seasonal spraying, harvesting and final clean up spraying
  • Keeping reliable and timely agronomy notes on each trial
  • Researches and responds to technical inquiries
  • Publishes and distributes periodic summaries of agronomic observations and research
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Knowledge of research protocol, ability to seek out assistance when necessary
  • Serve as a technical sales resource for Crop Consultants on grower calls
  • Identify specific nutritional needs and opportunities coming from the field
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Able to manage time well and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work on tractors, combines, drills, etc.
  • Agricultural based degree desired
  • CDL required, may be negotiable if willing to get one
  • Valid driver's license is required
  • Some overnight travel required

*EOE Plus AA Employer 


Why Crop Production Services?

 

Winning together; our culture coupled with great people, who deliver results with integrity, is what sets Crop Production Services apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Crop Production Services an award winning company. We are listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

 

Crop Production Services, an Agrium company, is committed to building an inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans. Additionally, our Employee Resource Groups – the Women's Inclusion Network and the Young Professionals Network, create awareness and opportunity for constructive action and dialogue.

 

Those passionate about this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly at www.cpsagu.com/careers.  While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

 

 

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