Crop Consultant, Fairfield, Iowa
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.
The Crop Consultant is responsible for managing customer accounts within their assigned territory. This position is responsible for maximizing customer and company profitability, providing solutions to meet customer’s requirements, performing all business tasks safely and efficiently, and other duties as assigned.
Plan and develop customer crop plans, including fertility, crop protection, and seed portfolios
Strengthen customer business plans, profitably and sustainably; achieve profit margin objectives
Expand customer’s trust to be the agronomic business partner of choice
Integrate and position proprietary products into customer business plans
Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of product features, benefits and use
Conduct initial customer credit review to determine credit risk and establish credit limits
Collect outstanding accounts receivable from customers
Recognize and communicate company finance programs when applicable
Keep confidential customer information, accurate records, and organized business plans
Make safety a daily priority
Able to work additional hours to meet business demands
Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, problem solving, and organizational skills
Must be a self-motivated team player with the desire to succeed
Highly skilled at business/enterprise analysis
Strong time management capability
Proficient use of computer programs to include Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Valid Driver’s License
CDL endorsement required
Must pass pre-employment drug screen
Must meet DOT and Company requirements