Field sales Agronomist in Durand, WI 54736

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FIELD SALES AGRONOMIST – ALCIVIALocation: Durand, Wisconsin, United StatesFlexible work from home days
Industry: Agriculture / Forestry / FishingJob Category: Sales / Marketing – Field Sales
Client: Alcivia
Salary: $95K + all the benefits
ALCIVIA is growing and looking to add a Full Time Field Sales Agronomist within our Durand sales territory. Are you looking for a company where work-life balance is respected, honest effort is rewarded, and your contribution is appreciated? You’re looking for ALCIVIA.

With this position, you would receive a company vehicle.

Work Location: Home office and must be living within the Durand sales territory (approximately within a 45-minute drive from Durand, WI).

Daily travel is required to cover the sales territory adequately. Also, this position may need to travel for a quarterly sales meeting and/or any other ALCIVIA related meetings. There will be no overnight travel unless to attend required meetings and/or events.

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday; 8:00am to 5:00pm.Benefits: Full Time benefit eligibility begins the 1st of the month following date of hire.

Medical Insurance, Health Savings Account (with Employer contributions), Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Critical Illness Insurance, Group Accident Insurance, Group Hospital Insurance, Legal Shield, and ID Shield.
401K company match up to 6% and 100% vested day one.
Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and Paid Volunteer Time Off.
100% Company-Paid Benefits: Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance, Employee Assistance Program.
Company-Paid Training and Development Opportunities: Tuition Reimbursement, Certifications & Licenses, and more.
Company Clothing Annual Allowance.

ALCIVIA is a leading, member-owned agricultural and energy cooperative located in Wisconsin and serving customers in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, and Iowa. We provide expertise, service, and products in the areas of agronomy, animal nutrition, energy, and grain, and have a full portfolio of options for competitive operating loans and input financing. Learn more at https://www.alcivia.com/
Company Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXksxCuX2Ak
Essential Responsibilities:We are looking for a Field Sales Agronomist to build and maintain positive relationships with members resulting in sales of fertilizers, chemicals, and seeds while improving our members financial success. While also conducting on farm sales calls and taking on some operations responsibilities during spring agronomy season.

Recommend fertilizers, chemicals, and seed producing the greatest yield and profitability for members
Write up product orders and verify price to maintain margins
Submit orders for processing and follow up with procurement
Goal based commission without a cap
Help coordinate product delivery or application
Analyze soil using sampling and observations
Conduct testing and communicate the results to the supplier
Develop plans for pest infestations and other crop related issues
Collaborate with members on crop development and recommendations for improvement
Coordinate with site managers regarding timing of materials
Communicate with applicators regarding field characteristics, product placement, and other application logistics
Follow up with members after application and resolve any issues
Application of wet, dry, and vapor agronomy products to soil and vegetation
Comfortable engaging and running heavy machinery
Adjust hoses, nozzles, and tubes to account for varied terrain
Assure the work complies with laws, regulations, and company standards
Mix chemicals and fertilizers according to the formulas
Clean and operate machinery to ensure operating efficiency
Quickly report all machinery malfunctions and ensure repairs are completed
Make minor repairs and adjustments to machinery in the field
During the offseason assist with major repairs, paint equipment, and maintain facilities
Assist in the movement and accounting for inventory tracking
Identify opportunities to cross-sell for other areas of the business
Support cross-divisional collaboration whenever possible
Help out in other areas of the business as bandwidth allows
Other duties as assigned

Required Skills & Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in agriculture or related field preferred
Two (2) years agronomy sales experience required
Certified Crop Advisor preferred
Commercial Applicator License required (will provide assistance obtaining)
Class A CDL required (will provide assistance obtaining)
Clean driving record required
Strong computer and technology skills
Excellent written and verbal and communication
Sales and service focused mindset
Motivated to always exceed customer expectations
Work well independently and leading a team
Strong enthusiasm for building internal and external relationships
Embrace goals and goal setting to grow your sales career
Self-directed and focuses on taking action
Effective negotiation and closing skills
Ability to identify objectives and recommend the best solutions
Possess a strong set of core values and beliefs
Accept responsibility while maintaining integrity
Remain persistence and recover quickly from setbacks
Demonstrate confidence in approaching new members
Know how and when to ask for the sale
Must be able to walk, sit, or stand for extended periods of time
Must be able to lift at least 75 pounds at any given time
Comfortable working with chemicals and fertilizers
Working in outdoor conditions
Varied work schedule and hours based on season and weather conditions
Local and regional travel
Safety first mindset

Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $95,000.00 per year
Schedule:

8 hour shift

Application Question(s):

If you are interested, please provide your phone number, email and suggest the best time to reach you on phone?

Experience:

agronomy sales: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: In person