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Land OLakes Inc Ag Tech Specialist - North Central KS area in Topeka, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11304628 As part of an ever-growing ag community, we are uniquely positioned to address the challenges and seize the opportunities of a growing global population. We are dedicated to finding the most talented people to support the businesses of our member owners, local ag retails and cooperatives across North America. We strive to match people that share our passion for agriculture with sustainable careers in the communities in which our member owners operate. There is no better time to be part of the growing, dynamic world of agriculture - let's help you find your fit.Ag Tech Specialist - North Central KS areaOne of Land O"Lakes Member Owner Agriculture Retailers is currently seeking an Ag Tech Specialist in the North Central KS area. This individual will promote the sale and use of Ag Technology products and services that will most benefit customers, and to establish credibility through communication in a manner that will optimize the cooperative's market share and savings, improve the cooperative's efficiency, help achieve the cooperative's mission and goals, and result in outstanding customer service.Objectives:


+ Market ag tech tools and program to customers in entire trade area


+ Lead Agronomy team in all ag tech program offerings


+ Lead facilitation and calibration of company application equipment at all locations.


+ Train agronomy staff in ag tech methods and equipment.


Position Responsibilities


+ Develop and lead ag technology program offering and effectively roll out to organization


+ Develops marketing strategies and sales programs to promote ag techproductsand services with the direction of the Agronomy Manager.


+ Lead data analysis and interpretation of information gleaned from technology tools to better inform the grower and cooperative


+ Investigate and recommend new Ag Technology products and services.


+ Serve as the companies contact person on all matters relating to ag technology


+ Assist sales/agronomists with grower meetings andsales calls.


+ Maintain exceptional level ofknowledge in all facets of crop production.


+ Ensure all items sold through the division are delivered and installed timely.


+ Ensure no customer has improperly installed or inefficiently maintained equipment


+ Ensure all services provided assist in achieving division profitability


Qualifications


+ Bachelor's degree in Agriculture or related degree, or equivalent years of experience


+ Preferred experience in Ag Retail or working with Ag Retailers


+ Skills in GIS, Marketing, Agronomy, Business Development, Project Management


+ Strong agricultural industry knowledge


+ Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


+ Marketing experience in brand building


+ Ability to work independently with limited supervision


+ Proven ability to interact well with customers, suppliers, employees and management of all levels


+ Proven ability to solve and resolve issues quickly and effectively.


+ Ability to prepare and coach or present a path to technology use to customers


If you have questions about how to apply, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT. Equal Opportunity Employer?minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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