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Date Posted: 10-24-18
Job Title: Precision Ag Consultant
Location: Warren
Department: Sales
Reports To: Precision Ag Manager
Supervises: none
Job Function:

Job Essential Duties:

  • Develops and executes the plan to ensure ongoing Precision Ag education and support across all departments at the dealership
  • Assists in leading the organization in the area of John Deere precision farming products and solutions
  • Ensures understanding of John Deere Precision Ag solutions and precision farming products in sales, service, and parts departments
  • Serves as the internal and external technical specialist for all precision farming products
  • Implements the adoption of new technology and product offerings
  • Develops and delivers employee and customer training for John Deere Precision Ag solutions and advanced precision farming products
  • Provides recommendations of stocking/inventory requirements for solutions enablement
  • Provides recommendations on ordering option codes
  • Provides solutions-based business consulting services to customers (i.e. advising customers on optimizing performance, reducing costs, operation efficiencies, etc.)
  • Supports the dealership efforts with third-party providers (Certified  Crop Advisor, Ag Service Provider, etc.) and related John Deere businesses

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 1+ years experience in an agriculture-related role
  • Dealership sales, service, training, or other related work experience preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of electrical and wireless communication systems
  • Ability to operate with a solutions approach and identify existing/emerging customer needs
  • Ability to use standard desktop applications such as Microsoft Office and internet functions
  • Solid organizational, interpersonal, analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel to store locations and customers
  • Associates degree in Agronomy, Agriculture Business, or Agriculture Mechanization or equivalent experience required