Position Id
1956
Location
Lloydminster SK
Number of Openings
1
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
AOR:
(AS) Agronomy / Seed
Vacation
As per employment standards

Benefits
sales incentive bonus, profit share, vehicle, fitness program, staff discounts, pension plan

Health Coverage
health, vision, dental, disability, life insurance
Date Posted
9/14/2020

Agro Sales Supervisor - LLOYDMINSTER, AB/SK

We have been exclusively engaged by a century-old organization to find an Agro Sales Supervisor with a proven track record of increasing market share, who desires a position that utilizes a consultative sales approach. In this role, you will maintain and grow a defined customer-base in the Lloydminster area; providing value and unique solutions. In addition to managing your accounts, 20% of your time will include the leadership of the agronomic sales team.

In this senior role, Essential Functions include:

  • Selling Crop Input products and farm supplies (i.e. feed, equipment) to producers in the region.
  • Proactively seek to become a key part of your client's business decision-making process in choosing agronomic products
  • Ensuring sales targets and margins are consistently met or exceeded
  • Actively scout fields for customers
  • Actively involved in the annual sales planning for the Agronomic team
  • Maintain and oversee weekly call plans to maximize sales coverage for the region
  • Update customer information within the Customer Relationship Management database
  • Provide timely service, agronomic information, and advice
  • Ensure contractual obligations are met with regards to the movement of farm supplies
  • Ensure accounts meet credit policy
  • Provide leadership guidance, coaching, training and mentoring to the agronomic sales staff, these will be indirect reports
  • Represent the company at area promotional activities
  • Work closely in a positive team setting to best serve customers
  • Participate in and provide training to maintain product and technical knowledge


To be considered, you must offer:

  • Completion of an Ag Degree, Diploma or Certificate is preferred
  • Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) and/or P.Ag. is an asset
  • Strong understanding and experience in agriculture sales, specifically seed, chemical and fertilizer
  • Proven sales ability in maintaining and growing customer accounts
  • Previous experience in a supervising role (directly or indirectly)
  • Intermediate level MS Office skills
  • Ability to build and foster effective business relationships, both internally and externally
  • Ability to formulate and deliver ideas and materials in a clear and concise manner
  • Willing and able to work occasional weekend, evening, and/or overnight travel as required
  • A valid class 5 driver's license and willingness to travel locally to current and potential clients
  • Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN)

Our client offers a challenging and supportive work environment, with opportunities for growth, a highly competitive compensation package (salary+bonus), complete benefits, profit-sharing, matching pension, and more! Reporting to the Vice President of Agriculture, you will work closely with the management team to ensure regional sales remain on-track!

Apply today to confidentially discuss the selection process and to establish your interest and intent to proceed. This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. Connect with edward@grasslandsgroup.com if you have any questions. Not the position for you? Consider our referral policy!

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