RESPONSIBILITIES• Contact and learn to understand current customers and prospects needs to be able to market agronomy products and services that enhance the customers profitability and results in the best performance of the cooperative • Utilize all sales tools such as Accounting Software, Precision Farming, Crop Scouting, Finance, and other business solutions to enhance customer relationship performance • Be actively involved with outdoor operations. Driving a tender or delivery truck, sprayer or delivering NH3 will be required to complete the customer sale during busy seasons • Assist location accounting with accurate billings and inventory controls • Travel and work in assigned area, with occasional regional travel required • Work with the cooperative team to facilitate excellent customer service across multiple locations • Assist with entering orders into software systems, dispatching, mixing, loading and delivering agronomy orders
QUALIFICATIONS• Prefer job related work experience in agriculture operations with sales experience. • Demonstrate strong customer service skills and the desire to reach out to customers and prospects to promote UFC products and services. • Strong basic understanding of agronomy technical knowledge • Valid Iowa Driver's license with the ability to have or obtain Class A CDL with Haz Mat • Strong work ethic with the ability/ experience in balancing the agricultural working time needs and personal life • Proven self-starter with the ability to learn cooperative guidelines to form fast and strong business relationships with customer accounts • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence to customers. • Willingness to continue to learn and ability to adapt to the ever-changing agricultural environment.
BENEFITSThe benefit package available to all full time employees includes:
- Medical Insurance w/ Prescription Coverage
- Dental & Vision Insurance
- Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
- Retirement Pension Plan
- 401K Retirement Account w/ Company Match
- Employee Life Insurance & Dependent Life Insurance
- Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
- Paid Holidays
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Annual Clothing Allowance
Develop strong relationships with producers through plant nutrition, seed and chemistry guidance and product sales and support that is focused on helping producers achieve production success. Successful representatives will present solutions, products, services, communication, and the total value of United Farmers Cooperative, at all times, to current and potential customers while being actively involved in the total operational process.