, Minnesota

Job Description

Loveland Products Technical Sales Agronomist - MN, WI, IL, ND or SD

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

What you will do:
  • Achieve annual sales goals through various sales tactics, including grower calls and meetings, retail and wholesale calls and training, and other sales tactics that directly enable achieving sales goals
  • Own the relationship with key managers
  • Ensure joint Research and Development Field Programs are well communicated
  • Forecast annual sales targets per product in respective territory
  • Prepare an annual strategic territory plan outlining new growth opportunities
  • Work closely with distribution management and sales teams to support, influence, monitor and evaluate sales
  • Serve as technical resource on all Company products and cropping systems within designated area
  • Advise growers and crop advisors on using the Company products to improve plant health and crop yield, providing marketing and agronomic information to support the proper positioning for the products
  • Coordinate market development trials
  • Develop marketing support strategies, product positioning, presentations and technical support as needed
  • Comply with company directives and initiatives utilizing the appropriate forecasting measures, for market development and evaluation
  • Sell Company's portfolio benefits to distributor sales team
What you will bring:
  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in agronomy, chemistry, plant science and agriculture or other related field; experience may be considered in lieu of education
  • 5+ years of related experience required, preferably in all aspects of developing and maintaining sales activities, marketing strategies and customer services in the crop input industry
  • Meaningful industry network in the agriculture space, especially in fertilizer and nutritional products
Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a condition of employment and that proof of vaccination will be required, with minimal exceptions, unless prohibited by applicable law. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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, Minnesota

As the largest producer of potash by capacity and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate, we provide the three key nutrients growers need to produce healthier, more abundant crops. Our retail operations serve growers in seven countries across three continents, with a history that goes back almost 50 years. With 1,500 locations across North America, Australia and South America, and more than 3,300 crop advisors, we are the world's largest direct-to-grower provider of products, services and solutions. Our commitment to innovation and technology, allow us to provide growers with the best products, advice and solutions to maximize yields and improve their bottom line. We operate with a long-term view and are committed to working with our stakeholders as we address our economic, environmental and social priorities. The scale and diversity of our integrated portfolio provides a stable earnings base, multiple avenues for growth and the opportunity to return capital to shareholders, including a stable and growing dividend.

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