North Star Fertilizers Ltd is now hiring a full-time Business Agronomist working out of our Peesane location. North Star Fertilizers is looking for a highly motivated, team-oriented individual who can work effectively in a fast paced and competitive environment.
The focus of this individual will be to develop long-term partnerships with new and existing customers, as well as with suppliers and fellow North Star Fertilizers team members. Your goal is to ensure the highest productivity to our customers while having a significant impact on crop production.
North Star Fertilizers offers a competitive compensation package including competitive salaries, group benefits and a group retirement plan.
Degree in Agriculture, Business or related field (e.g. Agronomy, Plant Science, Biological Science, Seed Science or Environmental Studies) or relevant experience.
1 – 2 years experience in the agriculture industry as either a summer student or full-time employment.
Ability to work effectively, independently and as part of a team.
Proven conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong organizational planning and time management skills.
Computer aptitude is essential.
Conducts themselves in a professional manner, and is able to keep information confidential.
Ability to multitask and work efficiently in a fast paced environment.
Agricultural industry sales experience is considered a definite asset.
Valid driver’s license and good driving record is required.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Interact closely with North Star Fertilizers Operations, Agronomy and other staff selling our customers innovative products and practices.
Develop and maintain exceptional customer relationships.
Understand our customers and their farming operations to ensure they are sustainable and profitable.
Learn and understand the products and services that North Star Fertilizers provides.
Interact closely with customers and be responsible for their inquiries.
Assist customers with agronomic advice and recommend crop production solutions.
Build and maintain relationships across the industry.
Assist in the sales and marketing of North Star Fertilizers products and services..
Ensure that Management is informed of sales related activities.
Participate in ongoing training and development.
Work to create a team environment that fosters continuous learning.
Perform other duties as required.