Agronomy Sales and Service Representative - Champaign
Company: SGS North America
Posted on: January 10, 2019
SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 90,000 employees in 130 countries, and operating a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories, we provide services to almost every industry by assuring quality and safety of products and services.Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.--SGS is much more than just a place to work. It's a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and grow.Agriculture, Food & Life Sciences (AFL) from SGS - offer a range of cost-effective stand alone or integrated solutions that assist organizations in the continuous improvement of culture, safety and sustainable development.Job Summary:--We're seeking an entry level Field Client Sales and Service Representative that will sell SGS's agricultural services' to current and prospective clients, as well as performing field duties throughout the crop season.Field, Research & Scouting/Audit duties to include:--Represent SGS Precision Agricultural to existing and prospective clients during completion of sampling, auditing, and other professional services. Attend Farm Shows and regional meetings. All related activities for GPS soil sampling according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) guidelines. Encourage Ag Chemical dealers, crop insurers and growers to use grid sampling to make informed fertility decisions. Complete crop scouting and audits duties as assigned. Read, comprehend and become functional in fertilizer and soil fertility based recommendations per the IL Agronomy Handbook.Promote responsibility, good work habits, a positive work environment and improve customer service.Education, Required Skills & Competencies:We prefer a Degree (2 or 4 year) in Agronomy or related field or two years of relevant experience.--Time commitments for this position will be allocated approximately as follows: 90 percent Sales Duties 10 percent Scouting/Audits/Research Must have general knowledge of GIS/GPS.Valid Driver's license and ability to drive off-road vehicles. Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards - Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. Processing Information - compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data. Gather information by observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish your work. Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Documenting/Recording Information - entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form. Additional Information:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.--SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.--Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.--If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will be called back shortly. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.
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