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Agronomist I

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Valleyview Co-op is hiring an Agronomist I at our Virden Farm & Ranch Centre in Virden, Manitoba. ...

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  • Dental Care
  • Extended Health Coverage
  • Group Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Care
  • Wellness / Employee Assistance Program

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Co-operatives exist around the world in many forms. We’re a consumer cooperative, which means our associa...

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Agronomist I

Job Summary

Valleyview Co-op is hiring an Agronomist I at our Virden Farm & Ranch Centre in Virden, Manitoba. The Agronomist works to acquire knowledge and experience to establish credibility and to develop ongoing, profitable sales relationships with the Co-operative’s customers. Contributes to the overall success of the Agro team through support and cross promotion of Farm & Ranch and Petroleum services and products.

Job Description

The Agronomist works to acquire knowledge and experience to establish credibility and to develop ongoing, profitable sales relationships with the Co-operative’s customers. Contributes to the overall success of the Agro team through support and cross promotion of Farm & Ranch and Petroleum services and products.
 

Key responsibilities are but not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with current and potential customers by gaining an understanding of their business and operations.
  • Provides agronomic advice and support to customers on seed, fertilizer, weed, disease, and insect control and obtained feedback from available resources to make informed recommendations.
  • Provide timely crop scouting services analyzing and providing recommendations.
  • Attend growers’ meetings and training with the Agronomy team.
  • Monitor market trends, competitor activities, and customer needs to identify new business opportunities.
  • Collaborate with the marketing and sales teams to develop and implement effective sales strategies.
  • Accurate recording of purchases, deliveries, and inventory changes in Tronia
  • Assists with information meetings and tours for customers using supplier support

 

Who you are:

You are looking for a career in retail/food service and you have:

  • Degree or Diploma in Agriculture
  • 1-3 years of agronomy and/or relevant experience 
  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • Capacity to provide outstanding customer service and build customer relationships
  • Comprehensive understanding of agronomy and agricultural products
  • Proficiency in analyzing complex issues and finding creative solutions

 

Our Team Members receive competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and an employer-contributed pension plan.  We encourage our Team Members to take advantage of learning opportunities, to grow and develop and to foster a culture of teamwork and innovation.

 

Who we are:

We’re a consumer cooperative, which means our association is owned by the people who purchase our products and use our services. Whether you are purchasing a cup of coffee or a field of fertilizer, you are helping to grow the economy right here at home. Each day we hope that together we can help build sustainable communities for our members, families, and friends.

 

At Valleyview Co-op, we strive to live our values of integrity, community, and excellence. We use those values to guide our actions and to help us make decisions. That is what makes us a different kind of business.

 

To learn more about who we are and how you can help bring our brand to life, visit us at www.valleyviewco-op.crs

Apply by submitting your application through the careers section on Valleyview Co-op’s website at www.valleyviewco-op.crs

Job Benefits

  • Dental Care
  • Extended Health Coverage
  • Group Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Care
  • Wellness / Employee Assistance Program

Job Insights

No Cultural Insights Available

Company Overview

Co-operatives exist around the world in many forms. We’re a consumer cooperative, which means our association is owned by the people who purchase our products and use our services. Whether you are purchasing a cup of coffee or a field of fertilizer, you are helping to grow the economy right here at home. Each day we hope that together we can help build sustainable communities for our members, families, and friends.

At Valleyview Co-op, we strive to live our values of integrity, community, and excellence. We use those values to guide our actions and to help us make decisions. That is what makes us a different kind of business.

To learn more about who we are and how you can help bring our brand to life, visit us at www.valleyviewco-op.crs

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The Agronomist works to acquire knowledge and experience to establish credibility and to develop ongoing, profitable sales relationships with the Co-operative’s customers. Contributes to the overall success of the Agro team through support and cross promotion of Farm & Ranch and Petroleum services and products.
 

Key responsibilities are but not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with current and potential customers by gaining an understanding of their business and operations.
  • Provides agronomic advice and support to customers on seed, fertilizer, weed, disease, and insect control and obtained feedback from available resources to make informed recommendations.
  • Provide timely crop scouting services analyzing and providing recommendations.
  • Attend growers’ meetings and training with the Agronomy team.
  • Monitor market trends, competitor activities, and customer needs to identify new business opportunities.
  • Collaborate with the marketing and sales teams to develop and implement effective sales strategies.
  • Accurate recording of purchases, deliveries, and inventory changes in Tronia
  • Assists with information meetings and tours for customers using supplier support

 

Who you are:

You are looking for a career in retail/food service and you have:

  • Degree or Diploma in Agriculture
  • 1-3 years of agronomy and/or relevant experience 
  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • Capacity to provide outstanding customer service and build customer relationships
  • Comprehensive understanding of agronomy and agricultural products
  • Proficiency in analyzing complex issues and finding creative solutions

 

Our Team Members receive competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and an employer-contributed pension plan.  We encourage our Team Members to take advantage of learning opportunities, to grow and develop and to foster a culture of teamwork and innovation.

 

Who we are:

We’re a consumer cooperative, which means our association is owned by the people who purchase our products and use our services. Whether you are purchasing a cup of coffee or a field of fertilizer, you are helping to grow the economy right here at home. Each day we hope that together we can help build sustainable communities for our members, families, and friends.

 

At Valleyview Co-op, we strive to live our values of integrity, community, and excellence. We use those values to guide our actions and to help us make decisions. That is what makes us a different kind of business.

 

To learn more about who we are and how you can help bring our brand to life, visit us at www.valleyviewco-op.crs

Apply by submitting your application through the careers section on Valleyview Co-op’s website at www.valleyviewco-op.crs

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