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Office Manager #2842 (Southwest - Illinois)

Posted: January 23rd 2020


A very progressive retail agronomy company is seeking an Office Manager. This position will be required to bill, dispatch operational equipment, answer phones, and general office administrative duties. This person will assume Location Manager responsibilities when the Location Manager is unavailable. Strong computer skills, communication skills, and farm industry knowledge are needed.

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Agronomy Sales #2841 (Southwest - Illinois)

Posted: January 23rd 2020


SUMMARY

Work hours vary depending on the season. Normal hours are 8 A.M. – 5 P.M. Monday through Friday. Spring and fall hours are variable. You are expected to spend the time necessary to service all your accounts, including part-time farmers, and to help keep the fertilizer plants operating efficiently. Work hours during the busy season will be coordinated with the Agronomy Manager. Sunday hours will be required depending on the spring season. 


PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Report to agronomy manager and report a minimum of 3-5 daily sales calls
  • Build and maintain relationship with all assigned customers from initial contact, through to sale, and follow up, as necessary which includes meeting with existing and potential customers as well as prospecting and cold calls
  • Develop agronomy plans for current customers
  • Utilize seed programs and grow the seed business, includes test plots and side by sides
  • Create written estimates, based on needs of customer, and finalize the sale
  • Maintain customer files/records/history/contracts/agreements
  • Coordinate with other reps the delivery of customer appreciation holiday gifts
  • Research and write two articles for the quarterly newsletter which includes: product pricing and promotion, growing season news and notes, helpful tips, new laws or regs, other pertinent information, etc
  • Attend meetings, seminars, courses, or on-line study to complete Continuing Education credits as needed to maintain licenses and credentials
  • Perform scouting duties for customer base throughout growing season for short and long term product and/or services which includes; identification of weeds/insects/diseases/nutrient deficiencies, determine recommendation of products/services including proper rate and timing, share recommendations with customer and agree on plan of action
  • Complete all order sheets and paperwork for any sales of product or services including deliveries which includes: fill out order sheets completely and accurately, attach GIS field maps , work with logistics manager to schedule jobs
  • Work with AR dept with customer questions
  • Follow other management directives for the good of the business and other duties as assigned 

The ideal candidate will have experience in agronomy input sales and a working knowledge of West Central Ohio farm production practices. 

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Agronomy Custom Applicator #2839 (Southwest - Indiana)

Posted: January 23rd 2020


Summary

Implements, promotes, and supports the agronomy program of the local branch by precisely blending and custom-applying fertilizers and crop protection products based on knowledge, maps, recommendations and label directions.


Job Duties

  • Implements, promotes, and supports the agronomy program.
  • Precisely blends and custom applies fertilizers and agricultural chemicals based on recommendations and label directions.
  • Performs jobs safely and in compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Maintains facility and equipment so that they have a good appearance and are always in working order.
  • Performs mechanic work on selected vehicles.
  • Completes applicator logs and reports.
  • Keeps the Branch Manager informed of product inventory levels that could restrict application or delivery schedules.
  • Keeps facility, equipment, application, and inspection records as required.
  • Loads and unloads inbound and outbound inventory.
  • Willingness to work holidays and/or overtime hours if/when the season demands.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The candidate will have an exceptional work ethic, a positive attitude, professionalism and be self-motivated. The candidate will be highly responsible, flexible and dedicated to deliver results in seasons of highest demand. The candidate must work well within a team and communicate clearly. The candidate must adhere to the core values of the company. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

Valid CDL with required endorsements. Possession of license or immediate ability to obtain. An applicator's license that meets the minimum compliance requirements of the regulatory state in which the applicator operates.


Other Skills and Abilities

The ability to utilize and operate variable rate technology and GPS guidance systems.

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Agronomy Custom Applicator #2840 (Oaktown, Indiana)

Posted: January 23rd 2020


Summary

Implements, promotes, and supports the agronomy program of the local branch by precisely blending and custom-applying fertilizers and crop protection products based on knowledge, maps, recommendations and label directions.


Job Duties

  • Implements, promotes, and supports the agronomy program.
  • Precisely blends and custom applies fertilizers and agricultural chemicals based on recommendations and label directions.
  • Performs jobs safely and in compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Maintains facility and equipment so that they have a good appearance and are always in working order.
  • Performs mechanic work on selected vehicles.
  • Completes applicator logs and reports.
  • Keeps the Branch Manager informed of product inventory levels that could restrict application or delivery schedules.
  • Keeps facility, equipment, application, and inspection records as required.
  • Loads and unloads inbound and outbound inventory.
  • Willingness to work holidays and/or overtime hours if/when the season demands.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The candidate will have an exceptional work ethic, a positive attitude, professionalism and be self-motivated. The candidate will be highly responsible, flexible and dedicated to deliver results in seasons of highest demand. The candidate must work well within a team and communicate clearly. The candidate must adhere to the core values of the company. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

Valid CDL with required endorsements. Possession of license or immediate ability to obtain. An applicator's license that meets the minimum compliance requirements of the regulatory state in which the applicator operates.


Other Skills and Abilities

The ability to utilize and operate variable rate technology and GPS guidance systems.

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Agronomy Custom Applicator #2838 (Brazil, Indiana)

Posted: January 23rd 2020


Summary

Implements, promotes, and supports the agronomy program of the local branch by precisely blending and custom-applying fertilizers and crop protection products based on knowledge, maps, recommendations and label directions.


Job Duties

  • Implements, promotes, and supports the agronomy program.
  • Precisely blends and custom applies fertilizers and agricultural chemicals based on recommendations and label directions.
  • Performs jobs safely and in compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Maintains facility and equipment so that they have a good appearance and are always in working order.
  • Performs mechanic work on selected vehicles.
  • Completes applicator logs and reports.
  • Keeps the Branch Manager informed of product inventory levels that could restrict application or delivery schedules.
  • Keeps facility, equipment, application, and inspection records as required.
  • Loads and unloads inbound and outbound inventory.
  • Willingness to work holidays and/or overtime hours if/when the season demands.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The candidate will have an exceptional work ethic, a positive attitude, professionalism and be self-motivated. The candidate will be highly responsible, flexible and dedicated to deliver results in seasons of highest demand. The candidate must work well within a team and communicate clearly. The candidate must adhere to the core values of the company. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

Valid CDL with required endorsements. Possession of license or immediate ability to obtain. An applicator's license that meets the minimum compliance requirements of the regulatory state in which the applicator operates.


Other Skills and Abilities

The ability to utilize and operate variable rate technology and GPS guidance systems.

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