Nutrien LTD

Loveland Products Proprietary Sales Manager, - Central US

Job Locations US-KY-Owensboro
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/1/2018 8:25 AM)
System ID
2017-6048
Job Category
Sales & Marketing
Business Unit
Retail
Number of Positions (Vacancies)
1

Job Description

Sales Manager, Proprietary Products, Central US

 

Why work at Crop Production Services (CPS)?  Great question!

 

Safety is a core value at CPS.  Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority.  Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

 

While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future.  We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

 

In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, CPS offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

 

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture.  Culture at CPS is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

 

Reporting to the Area Manager East and Eastern Cornbelt regions, the Sales Manager, Proprietary Products is responsible for driving sales of Loveland’s crop protection, adjuvant, plant nutrition, and seed treatment product lines to the CPS retail Southwest Indiana- Northern Kentucky & Tennessee- Western Kentucky divisions.  

 

Key Tasks:

  • Develop and execute short and long term sales strategies for the assigned geography that aligns with the business strategies and objectives of
  • LPI to ensure attainment of company sales revenue and profitability targets
  • Train, educate and guide the CPS sales team on the entire LPI product line (crop protection, adjuvant, plant nutrition, and seed treatments)
  • Work closely with CPS Regional and Divisional management to ensure successful execution of LPI marketing plans and other strategic initiative in cooperation with overall CPS direction
  • In conjunction with LPI Marketing, provide accurate, updated field sales forecast
  • Build and maintain internal and external communications lines and relationships

Skills:

  • Strong sales ability with a proven track record of success
  • Strong interpersonal skills, outstanding communication capabilities, and the ability to influence others at all organizational levels
  • Ability to work effectively with other groups in the organization to achieve a common goal
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills

 Qualifications: 

  • BSc. Degree in Ag related field
  • 3-5 years’ experience in sales or marketing in Ag related area
  • Well rounded knowledge of agricultural products and practices
  • Highly self-motivated
  • The successful candidate lives within the described geography, with 50-60% travel required within the geography
  • The highest ethical standards and sense of accountability

CPS, a Nutrien Company, is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

 

If this sounds like a good match, apply now. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with CPS policies.

 

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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