Nutrien LTD

Area Manager, Proprietary Products

Job Locations US
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/24/2018 7:00 PM)
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Job Description

Area Manager, Loveland Products - Central and Western Cornbelt


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.

Loveland Products Inc., a division of CPS, offers a complete line of high performance crop input products including seed treatment, plant performance, nutritionals, adjuvant and crop protection products. Loveland Products brings new, unique chemistries to the marketplace to provide innovative solutions to problems across the agricultural and professional non-crop industries.


This position reports to the Director of Sales, Loveland Products and requires that the successful candidate lives within the described geography, with 50-60% travel required within the geography.


The Area Manager will be tasked to work closely with CPS management as well as Proprietary Product Managers (PPM’S) to ensure strategic/long term sales growth of the LPI product line. 


Key Tasks:

  • Day to day management of the area PPM team.
  • Ride-alongs with PPM’s in Divisions to help to improve performance through coaching and mentoring.
  • Work closely with CPS Regional management, Divisional management, and Loveland Director of Sales to ensure successful execution of LPI growth plans and optimize support.
  • To conduct first round interviews and narrow candidate pool down to final 2 candidates along with Divisional management teams for PPM open positions in said area.
  • Conduct performance reviews with PPM’s in said area.


  •  Education:  Required: B.S. degree in Ag related field.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in sales or marketing management in Ag related area.
  • 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.
  • Well-rounded knowledge of agricultural products and practices.
  • Highly self-motivated.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • The highest ethical standards and sense of accountability.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Power Point, Word, and Excel.


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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