Sales Specialist
Sales Specialist
Vauxhall

Hours Description: Full Time Permanent

AGRO CENTRE SALES SPECIALIST

 

Core Function

Reporting to the Agro Centre Manager, the Agro Centre Sales Specialist is responsible for adhering to our Co-op brand of “You are at home here” by providing superior service to the Co-op customers consults on Agro equipment, develop customer relationships, keep up to date with current market trends, product knowledge and practices, contribute to the overall success of the Agro team business plan and provide exceptional customer service.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Be a liaison and public relations representative for the Co-op within the communities we serve, by delivering a world-class customer service that is fast, friendly and efficient
  2. Develop and administer an aggressive farm contact program with present and prospective customers, promoting the services and product lines available at the Co-op
  3. To be responsible for meeting sales, margins and inventory targets for the Agro Centre.
  4. To be responsible for following your equipment sales work plan
  5. To ensure acceptable level of service provided, staff attitude is appropriate and a professional image is portrayed
  6. To assist with the operations of the Agro Centre location
  7. To act as facilitator for the resolution of product complaints between the customer and supplier within the shortest possible time frame
  8. Accept that the hours of work will be dependent on the customers’ needs and at certain times throughout the year, work hours may include early mornings, late evenings, Saturdays and Sundays
  9. Assist Ago Centre Manager in selecting and promoting the product line-ups in their respective territory
  10. General understanding of agronomics science and how it relates to the horticultural and row crops
  11. Ensure all expenditures are necessary and within the approved budget and Co-op policy
  12. Purchase products in conjunction with the centralized product coordinator, in a timely manner to maintain sales and yet maintain budgeted inventory levels and turns
  13. Responsible for pricing, price checks, sales, and inventory management of equipment, working with Retail Manager and FCL Ag Equipment Sales Coordinator.
  14. Responsible for the customer invoicing and the logging of sales.
  15. Able to work and perform in a team environment.
  16. Be goal oriented seeking both personal and professional development, by attending FCL training seminars offered by Suppliers, Petroleum and HR Departments and also attend supplier information days/tours where possible.
  17. Ensure paperwork procedures, as set by South Country Co-op, are followed.
  18. Observe safety measures and report hazardous conditions immediately to the Agro Centre Manager.
  19. Work closely with Co-op Retail Sales Coordinators and follow programs established by them.
  20. Network and communicate professionally with suppliers.
  21. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  1. Must have experience dealing with farm/Agro equipment’s.
  2. Must possess a strong agricultural and management background.
  3. Candidates must demonstrate effective team leadership skills and the ability to work well within a multi-generational team.
  4. A degree or certificate applicable to the position is an asset, however, not a requirement.
  5. Candidates must also possess a positive, ambitious attitude, with good communication, organizational, and outstanding interpersonal skills. 

If you are interested in applying for this position or for more information, please contact
Human Resources Careers@sccoop.ca or 403-528-6600 ext. 5198