ICL North America Agriculture Sales Agronomist (Territory: MI, WI, IN, MN and OH) in Pierre, South Dakota

Agriculture Sales Agronomist (Territory: MI, WI, IN, MN and OH)

Tracking Code

888-554

Job Description

  • Provide technical support to customers on the use of granular, liquid, water soluble and blended controlled release agricultural fertilizers used in Agriculture.

  • Sales efforts will include qualifying prospects; uncovering key account needs; creating distributor and grower relationships; and implementing financially sound end user marketing programs that leverage significant sales growth with appropriate contribution to profit.

  • Serve as product steward for all products to assure their proper use and disposal in accordance with all applicable safety and regulatory guidelines and Good Agronomic Practices (GAP).

  • Participate in safety training and adhere to ICL policies on Environment Health and Safety.

  • Prospecting for new opportunity crop segments in North Central North America Agriculture.

  • Complete participation and embracement of the Everris CRM tool.

  • Set proper trial protocols against the competition and other technologies.

  • Know and understand the financial expectations of the sales budget.

  • Ability to build relationships both internal and external.

Required Skills

  • Must reside in MI, WI, IN, MN or OH and be able to travel up to 50%.

  • Analytical skills including ability to read and understand nutritional values relating to soil, water and plant material.

  • Must be able to manage personal goals, corporate objectives and keep a customer centric focus.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Computer skills to include: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Map Point

  • Must have excellent decision making and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute in a team setting.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy or related field with coursework in plant science, soil science, plant health and plant nutrition.

  • A minimum of three years experience with agricultural sales and/or agronomy.

  • Experience developing complete nutrient management programs following Good Agronomic Practices (GAP).

  • Experience in agricultural plant nutrition.

Job Location

Open, United States

Job Level

14

Closing Date

9/29/18

EEO/AA EMPLOYER/Veterans/Disabled

N/A