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Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC Crop Protection (CP) Sales Representative - Southern Montana in Billings, Montana

Description .
About Syngenta

Syngenta
is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing
plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries
work together to solve one of humanity's most pressing challenges: growing more
food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace
environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and
trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our
customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No
matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the
world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of
agriculture.

About Us

At
Syngenta, we are working to build the most collaborative and trusted team in
agriculture that provides leading seeds and crop protection innovations to
enhance the prosperity of farmers.

We
are currently seeking a CP Sales Representative for Syngenta's Southern Montana
territory. In this role, you will be an
integral member of a high performing District Sales team working together to
achieve profitable growth, and create an industry leading and sustainable
position for Syngenta.

Your
role will be to maximize sales and market share within your territory, by
developing strong business relationships with customers and ensuring their
support and satisfaction with Syngenta products. Using your strong analytical and strategic
thinking skills, you will assess market dynamics, provide insights to internal
stakeholders and develop and implement annual business activity plans to
influence demand. You will also develop
and manage strong customer relationships through direct calls, business
meetings, workshops, seminars and demonstration tours.

Our
ideal candidate has a passion for agriculture and excellent interpersonal
skills accompanied by relevant sales experience, plus post-secondary education
in Agriculture, Science or Business. You
supplement these requirements with your strong knowledge of crop protection
technology and requirements for pest control, as well as familiarity with crop
production practices. You have built a reputation as a leader within your
previous roles and you have a proven track record for persuading others and
negotiating favorable outcomes for all concerned parties while maintaining
exceptional customer relationships and brand integrity.

Accountabilities

Meet or ideally exceed district sales and
profitability targets and objectives by:

Achieving sales, profit, and market share targets
with channel partners, key producers and other customers within the assigned
territory as part of the overall sales and marketing plan for the district and
broader Commercial Unit
Developing and maintaining strong and trusted
relationships with customers in assigned territory
Acting as primary liaison for all channel partners
and retail accounts within territory which includes developing and implementing
annual business plans to influence end-user demand
Partners with Seed Care and AgriEdge Specialists to
develop territory opportunities
Create demand at the customer level, ensuring that
the customer is knowledgeable about our products and has further interest in
Syngenta solutions
Responsible for trade shows, tours and product
launches for crop protection within their territory
Deliver campaigns and offers to targeted customers
through selected channel partners
Act as a steward of the Syngenta portfolio by making
recommendations and by managing complaints/issues in the field as needed, in
partnership with Agronomy
Regularly collect and report market intelligence and
relevant value chain insights
Manage operational budget, variable selling
expenses, and marketing funds within Commercial Unit / District guidelines
Relay accurate forecasting for customers within
territory
May act as the primary contact for Key Account
personnel within their territory

Qualifications
Requirements

Bachelor's
degree in Agriculture, Marketing, and/or Science
2 years of
relevant experience, i.e. agronomy, farm, retail within the crop protection or
seed industry
Demonstrated
ability to establish meaningful and impactful relationships with customers and
internal colleagues through excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Solid
business acumen and ability to understand business financials and price/volume
relationships
65%-80%
weekly travel within territory is required
Must have
a valid Driver's License

Preferred Requirements

Knowledge
of agronomics, general cropping practices, agricultural technology and trends
and requirements for pest control
Strong
technical knowledge of Syngenta and competitive products
Strong
negotiating, analytical, problem solving/decision making skills
Ability
to work independently; Strong planning, organization and time management
Awareness
of new and existing technologies
First-hand
knowledge of farming is a definite asset

What We Offer:

We offer a competitive base salary and incentive bonus potential, a
company vehicle, combined with comprehensive benefits, challenging and
meaningful work, learning and career development opportunities and a great team
environment.

Full Benefit Package
(Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do
401k plan with company
match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays,
Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate
Discounts among others
A culture that promotes
work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented
events throughout the year

Family
and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

(http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmla.htm)

Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC)

(http://webapps.dol.gov/elaws/firststep/poster_direct.htm)

Employee
Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)

(http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppa.htm)

Primary Location: USA-Montana-Field-Montana

Job: Sales


Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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