Central Valley Ag (CVA) is a member-owned farmers cooperative headquartered in York, NE with locations throughout Nebraska, Kansas and Iowa. Established in 2003, CVA has over 900 employees and is an innovative leader providing products and services in grain, agronomy, feed, and energy. You can find more information about Central Valley Ag by visiting www.cvacoop.com.
 
We’re hiring a Field Sales Agronomist for our Benedict, NE location about 60 miles northwest of Lincoln, NE. This facility is a grain/agronomy/feed location where you will be responsible for sales of agronomy products and services to an established book of business and generating new farm customers.

We offer competitive salary based on experience, great medical benefits, paid time off, life insurance, pension and 401k with match.  

This role is for you if you have…

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required. 

  • 3+ years of related agriculture sales experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.   

  • Good speaking, writing and time management skills required. 

  • Good problem-solving skills and the ability to use good judgment and decision making. 

Your key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for consulting with producers and making appropriate recommendations of fertilizer, seed, chemical and GPS products and services. 

  • Responsible for maintaining current customer base and developing new business. 

  • Carries out and is responsible for the development of the agronomy marketing program for location. 

  • Responsible for maintaining high customer satisfaction by handling complaints professionally. 

  • Calls on prospective producers to build new business and to increase sales. 

  • Facilitates in the logistics of custom application equipment and product. 

  • Works with supervisor to discuss promotions and/or problems in the field. 

  • Keeps supervisor apprised of sales trends. 

  • Assists in plant operations. 

  • Assists with field scouting. 

  • Ensures proper billing procedures. 

  • Complies with current Central Valley Ag credit policies. 

  • Maintains and promotes a safe work environment. 

  • Assists other divisions and locations as needed. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

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