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Agronomy Sales Trainee

Job ID:  5700
Location: 

Garretson, SD, US, 57030-0379

Date posted:  Jun 29, 2022
Employment Type:  Hourly
Schedule:  Full Time
Job ID:  5700

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.

Join our Team!

CHS offers COMPETITIVE PAY, an extremely GENEROUS BENEFITS package, OPPORTUNITIES TO ADVANCE, and STABLE EMPLOYMENT with LONG TERM GROWTH opportunities.

 

We are hiring a Full-Time Agronomy Sales Trainee in GARRETSON, SD to join our team.  This person will work with farmers, ranchers, and producers.  Our ideal candidate is detail-oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Benefits

  • Health Insurance (competitively priced – take more of your paycheck home!)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance (Both company paid + voluntary)
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability Insurance (100% company funded)
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Identity Protection (company funded)
  • Paid Time Off (including vacation, sick, holidays, floating holidays, jury duty, and paid volunteer days!)
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Retirement including 401K with employer match AND a company paid pension
  • Profit Sharing Bonuses

Responsibilities

  • Work with patrons and assist in courteous and professional manner.
  • Assist Agronomy Production Sales Specialists with crop scheduling, soil sampling, and field agronomic problem solving.
  • Use integrated pest management techniques to determine treatment thresholds.
  • Generate written reports and present them to supervisor and/or customers.
  • Learn the features and benefits of all agronomy products and services assist with over the counter sales and assist with product delivery to customers.
  • Learn to perform warehouse and agronomy plant operations.
  • Learn and utilize our software for invoicing and inventory management systems (Agris).
  • Assist in inventory management procedures.
  • Learn crop protection product mixing and operation of application equipment.
  • Custom application:  spread fertilizer and spray crop protection products with high-wheel sprayer, floater, RoGator, or ditch sprayer.
  • Gain knowledge and experience with Precision Ag.

Qualifications

  • 1+ years’ sales and/or business development
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Education in business, agriculture, communications, marketing, or related field preferred.
  • Agricultural knowledge/background strongly preferred.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.