Senior Sales Agronomist (Delmar Commodities – Manitoba, Canada)

Summary
We have an immediate opening for a Senior Sales Agronomist on the Legend Seeds Canada team. We are seeking a strong team player who has a solid background in the area of corn and soybean agronomy. Legend Seeds Canada is one of the largest independent corn and soybean seed companies in western Canada. The successful candidate will be based out of our head office in Winkler, Manitoba or a personal home office in Manitoba.

Responsibilities

• Support and advise sales team, seed dealers, and growers with agronomic information, primarily for soybeans and corn
• Plan demonstration plots and coordinate with outside contractors
• Plan and conduct grower/dealer meetings
• Manage the Crop Walk – field scouting program
• Evaluate current seed products and advise on product needs, lifecycles, and competitor products
• Represent Legend Seeds Canada/Delmar at industry events and trade shows
• Assist team members with sales, distribution, seed production

Qualifications

• Degree / diploma in agriculture
• At least five years industry / field agronomy experience
• Depth of knowledge in corn / soybean agronomy
• Seed production experience desired
• Current CCA or willing to obtain
• Self starter, multi tasker, able to work with limited supervision and manage workload independently
• Strong team player
• Goal oriented
• Proven industry track record
• Strong communicator, presentation skills
• Seed / chem sales background would be an asset
• Willing to travel overnight (10-15%)
• Valid driver’s license
• Computer literate, spread sheets, etc.

 

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