Cargill Crop Input Associate 2019 in Saskatchewan, Canada

Crop Input Associate 2019

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description

This is a training position to develop into a Market Development Agronomist or Crop Input Representative for Cargill in Canada. This position works directly with the location sales and agronomy team to provide agronomic and crop production product solutions for our farm customers. By providing superior agronomic advice, the CIA will learn how to help our farm customers make better crop production decisions for their business.

Training:

Working closely with your Manager and the location Sales Leader, you will participate in extensive training including one-on-one, on-the-job, classroom and online training in agronomy training and selling skills. Typically a CIA will be assigned a territory within 12 months.

Associate Program Benefits:

  • Cargill offers relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage).

  • Associates are eligible for a supplementary health, dental, disability and life benefits package.

  • Tuition reimbursement benefits are offered to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field.

  • Associates are offered competitive retirement plans and registration assistance.

  • As employees, associates receive access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities.

Job Locations:

  • Various locations across Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta

  • Movement from an associate role to an experienced sales position may require additional relocation

  • Frequent travel within assigned region for meetings with customers, prospects and other Cargill personnel. You must have a safe driving history; a motor vehicle record history will be reviewed.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree or diploma in Plant Science, Soils Science, Agricultural Business or Agronomy or related discipline graduating between December 2018 and May 2019

  • Ability to relocate to various locations throughout Western Canada

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

  • A valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually

  • Eligible for membership in the Provincial Institute of Agrologists

  • Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Overall 3.0 GPA or higher

  • Previous scouting experience

  • Sales aptitude

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, with ability to influence decision-making

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience

  • Knowledge of agronomy services, farm customers and the agriculture industry

  • Knowledge of the crop inputs business and the significance of supplier relationships

  • Knowledge of the Canadian agricultural production and farm management

Job Sales

Primary Location Canada-Manitoba

Other Locations Canada-Alberta, Canada-Saskatchewan, Canada

Req ID: CAN00610