Nutrien LTD

  • Territory Sales Manager - N. Illinois/Wisconsin

    Job Locations US
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/14/2018 1:12 PM)
    System ID
    2018-8220
    Job Category
    Sales & Marketing
    Business Unit
    Retail - Nutrien Ag Solutions
    Number of Positions (Vacancies)
    1
  • Job Description

    Territory Sales Manager (aka Proprietary Products Manager) - Northern Illinois/Wisconsin, US

     

    Why work at Nutrien Ag Solutions? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien Ag Solutions. 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, Nutrien Ag Solutions 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 Nutrien Ag Solutions is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    Loveland Products Inc., a division of Nutrien Ag Solutions, 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.

     

    Job Summary:

    Reporting to the Area Manager for the Western and Central Corn Belt Regions, the Divisional Proprietary Products Manager is responsible for driving sales of Loveland’s crop protection, adjuvant, plant nutrition, and seed treatment product lines to the Nutrien Ag Solutions locations within the N IL/WI Division.

     

    Key Tasks:

    • Develop and execute short and long-term sales strategies for the assigned geography that aligns with the business strategies and objectives of Loveland Products to ensure company sales revenue and profitability targets are achieved
    • Train, educate and guide the Nutrien Ag Solutions sales team on the entire Loveland Products portfolio (crop protection, adjuvant, plant nutrition, and seed treatments)
    • Work closely with Nutrien Ag Solutions Regional and Divisional management to ensure successful execution of marketing plans and other strategic initiatives in collaboration with company direction
    • Provide accurate, updated field sales forecast for assigned geography
    • Build and strengthen communication lines and relationships
    • Ensure our Nutrien Ag Solutions sales team integrates Loveland Products into our customer business plans, profitably and sustainably plans
    • Strengthen customer’s trust resulting in Nutrien Ag Solutions being the agronomic business partner of choice
    • Other duties as assigned

     Skills:

    • Strong sales ability with a proven track record of success
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, outstanding communication capabilities, planning, problem solving, and organizational skills with the ability to influence others at all organizational levels
    • Ability to work effectively with other groups in the organization to achieve a common goal
    • The highest ethical standards and sense of accountability
    • Strong time management capability
    • Highly skilled at business/enterprise analysis
    • Must be a self-motivated team player with the desire to succeed  
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business or Agriculture related field
    • 3-5 years’ experience in sales or marketing in Agriculture related area
    • Well-rounded knowledge of agricultural industry
    • The successful candidate lives within the described geography, with 50-60% travel required within the geography
    • Proficient use of computer programs to include Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Must pass pre-employment drug screen
    • Able to work additional hours to meet business demands

    Nutrien Ag Solutions 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 Nutrien Ag Solutions' policies.

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

    **EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteran

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