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Ag Sales Customer Support #2766 (Northeast - Illinois)

Posted: October 3rd 2018


Our Client is a successful manufacturing and distribution company located in Northwest, Illinois that sells agricultural replacement parts. They would like to add more dedicated, experienced, and motivated sales representatives to their team.

Job Description

The sales and customer service representatives are the voice to the customer and relied on to provide the outstanding service that the Client's customers expect and deserve.  Working towards that goal, the representatives are primarily responsible for helping customers place orders, answering their questions and finding solutions to their specific needs.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess:
  • Well-rounded knowledge of tractors, combines, planters, and tillage equipment
  • A strong mechanical aptitude
  • Field experience operating and maintaining farm equipment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the internet
  • The ability to type 30-40 wpm
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • The ability to work 45+ hours a week, including some Saturdays
Benefits include paid vacation, 401k with a company match, health insurance through BCBSIL, dental insurance, and life insurance.


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Maintenance Technician #2755 (Northwest - Indiana)

Posted: August 23rd 2018


A large fertilizer manufacturer is seeking a Maintenance Technician.

Job Summary:
  • Maintenance Technician should strive to exceed production requirements for the assigned plant while staying within quality control parameters.
  • Responsible for maintaining all of the plant equipment
  • Supporting the maintenance needs of the plant personnel
  • Efficient in having plant ready for production upon start up of shift
  • Ensure all employees practice plant safety
  • Assist supervisors when needed as to equipment, personnel, etc.
  • Make sure plant is organized and clean
  • Assist in special projects outlined by Plant Supervisor
  • Perform any other duties assigned by Plant Supervisor
5 years of equipment maintenance experience is required.

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Agronomy Sales Associate #2748 (Northern - Indiana)

Posted: July 19th 2018


Job Summary:
An Agronomy Sales Associate is responsible for coordinating the sale of supply products and services that will optimize company's market share, efficiency and profitability. The Agronomy Sales Associate will work with growers to promote the proper use of crop protection products, crop nutrients, seed and other services offered by the company, through the utilization of on-farm sales presentations. These duties must be achieved all while upholding company's mission, goals and values, and ultimately result in outstanding customer service.

Essential Duties:
  • Lead and initiate sales calls with target growers in an assigned area to promote company's products and services
  • Employ a majority of available time with growers at their operations, in an effort to earn their business
  • Conduct interactions with growers in a courteous and professional manner
  • Create, recommend and market specific agronomy programs for target accounts, with the goal of increasing agronomy business
  • Utilize seed, Progressive Crop Technology products, precision farming solutions and other marketing tools to grow market share
  • Establish and maintain "State of the Art" knowledge of agronomy practices, and the ability to promote and implement these practices with growers
  • Identify with team strengths and utilize in improving efficiency and profitability
  • Coordinate with location managers/dispatchers to ensure timely and efficient delivery of product and services
  • Submit reports in a timely, accurate manner, as required by the manager
  • Adhere to compliance of all national and state agronomy regulations
  • Promote and uphold company's safety culture; in addition to governmental regulations
  • Accept responsibility for personal development in professional sales skills and technical training
  • Maintain and develop technology, time management and communication skills
  • Meet with manager semi-annually to discuss and evaluate job expectations and responsibilities
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in an agricultural field. (E.g. Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agronomy, Business, etc.) or
  • Minimum of three years experience in agriculture sales or management
  • Extended hours during peak seasons are required

Essential Competencies:
Account Management, Analysis, Communication, Consistency, Customer Focus, Customer Service, Initiative, Innovation, Integrity, Job Knowledge, Listening Skills, Problem Solving/Analysis, Product Knowledge, Safety, Sales Goals, Sales Skills and Sales Team Support.

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Liquid Plant Operations Manager #2747 (Northern - Indiana)

Posted: July 19th 2018


We have a retail agronomy Liquid Plant Operations Manager opportunity available in Northern Indiana. This location has a large sales volume. Facilities and rolling stock are all top of the line and in pristine condition. This is a major agribusiness with good career opportunities.

Candidates need to have a good educational background with retail agronomy operations experience. 60k-65k salary plus incentives, company truck, health, dental and vision insurance, 401k with Co. match.  5 years of retail agronomy operations experience desired.

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Custom Applicator #2714 (Central - Indiana)

Posted: April 3rd 2018


This is an opportunity for an Ag professional to build a career in the retail agronomy industry where you will be trained well, paid well, and provided with the proper equipment, tools and leadership for success. 40k-50k pay, health insurance, 401k, acreage bonus, paid holidays and vacation, promotional opportunities.
  • Work with agricultural retail professionals to apply crop protection products and crop nutrients.
  • Assist in scouting, product transportation and various services for producers
  • Candidates should possess willingness to adapt to changing application technologies as well as seasonal variations in workload responsibilities
  • Custom Applicator License and CDL or the ability to get them is required

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