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Crop Advisor 2


Grafton, ND, US, 58237

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This Simplot Grower Solutions’ position provides customer service to growers through the sale of crop nutrition, crop protection, seed, specialty, technology and other agronomic products and consultative services. The position is led under the general direction of the Area Sales Manager, who provides support and leadership to all Crop Advisors within specifically recognized agronomic geographies to achieve the Company’s financial goals and operational objectives.

Key Responsibilities

- Maintain customer agronomic records, assist in establishing customer financial records and collaborate with the Area Financial Services Manager in the establishment of credit and resolution of credit matters.
- Collaborate with other Crop Advisors, as directed by Area Manager and/or Market Manager, to increase knowledge, develop sales, marketing, manage customer relationships and increase profits in the Sales Area.
- Work with Area Manager and Market Manager on developing marketing plans and pricing strategies.
- Ensure adequate follow-through in regards to operational aspects of the business such as delivery, application and billing are handled appropriately.
- Miscellaneous duties such as attending meetings, training sessions and providing back-up to operational personnel.
- Market products to growers by initiating sales calls, providing advice and consultative services, and monitoring individualized agronomic programs in respect to use of crop protection, crop nutrition, seed, specialty, technology and other related areas.

Typical Education

- Education: Bachelor's Degree from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

- Three plus years related experience and/or training. CCA and PCA are preferred. 

- Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position.

Other Information

• Knowledge (academic or industry based) of or experience in logistics preferred
• Demonstrated PC skills
• MS Office applications (Beginner – Intermediate)
• Knowledge of FMCG industry a definite advantage
• Previous experience in a customer service role preferred

Job Requisition ID: 146

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Pay Grade: Global Grade 4 

Location(s): SGS Retail - Grafton 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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