Agronomy Support Specialist - Three Rivers FS - Elkader, IA

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Baltimore, IA
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Job Description

COMPANY: Three Rivers FS


HIRING MANAGER: Craig Martins


LOCATION: Elkader, IA


PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT


 


The purpose of this position is to help maximize profitable sales of assigned products, programs, and services. Work closely with agronomists and precision team to establish sales opportunities and long term relationships. Ensure customers receive products in a timely, efficient manner. Communicates data and agronomic needs between growers and crop specialists. 


 


 


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS


 


Assist Agronomists with crop scouting, agronomic plans, order and data entry.


 


Assist customers with Bayer Plus Reward Program.


 


Identify and develop new and current customers for precision equipment, agronomy and data management to achieve grower's goals. 


 


Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of sales methods, costs, and results.


 


Tailor programs to meet the customer’s needs utilizing available programs (i.e., Agri-Finance).


 


Coordinate precision farming services and products with the Precision Farming team and customers.


 


Coordinate agronomy service and products with Agronomists and customers.


 


Complete sales and contact management reports on key accounts and targeted prospects for communications of information of all Climate FieldView and agronomy customers. 


 


Assist with profitable sales and service of products and programs to key accounts and targeted prospects. 


 



 


Assist with billing needs at locations


 


 


OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS


 


Assists Crop Specialists, Precision Farming Team, Pricing and Precision Team Leader, and Agronomy Manager with meetings, proposals, and presentations of agronomy and precision farming products and services.


 


Collaborates with the Agronomy Manager and Precision Team Leader to grow the Precision & Agronomy department.


 


Supports and contributes to total company goals and objectives through collaboration efforts.


 


Responsible for maintaining the assigned vehicle according to company standards adhere to the uniform policy and maintains the appropriate professional image.


 



 


Performs all other duties as assigned.


 


 


 


REQUIREMENTS


 


Normally requires a 2-year degree in Agriculture, GIS/GPS or equivalent of 2 years or more of related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of precision technology, crop production management, and programs.


 


Demonstrated essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making, skill development and willing to train.


Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record, and have the ability to travel independently and overnight.


 


Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant.


Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable professional certifications associated with the agronomy industry. (i.e., CCA, CSS, CPAg).


 




  • Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)

  • Noisy conditions

  • Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures



 



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