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We are your Maritimes' John Deere Dealership with 15 locations to serve you.
We are looking for a dedicated person to fill the role of Precision Agriculture Consultant at our Truro, NS location.
Precision Agriculture (Precision Ag) is a method of farming that uses technological innovations – including GPS guidance, drones, sensors, soil sampling and precision machinery – in order to grow crops more efficiently. With precision ag, John Deere is the industry leader in providing farmers with the tools they need to monitor, manage, and maximize their farm operations. From machine performance to field management to data analysis, customers are always connected to their machines, operators, and technology. The cloud-based platform makes it possible to pull valuable agronomic data out of every operation.
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Provide expertise at the dealership surrounding crop production systems and agronomic best practices, and build credibility with customers.
- Works with the Integrated Solutions Manager in the delivery of the dealership’s John Deere Precision Ag services.
- Assists in leading the organization in the area of John Deere precision farming products and agronomic knowledge
- Ensures understanding of John Deere Precision Ag solutions in sales, service, parts, and all other departments
- Promotes understanding across the dealership of the latest production practices and their overall agronomic impact
- Serves as the internal and external technical specialist for new precision farming products
- Works directly with customers to help select the best Precision Ag solution for their operation
- May also support the dealership efforts with third-party providers and related John Deere businesses
- Remains current on production practices, latest trends, and changes in regulations.
Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge
- 2+ years' experience in an agriculture-related role
- Dealership sales, service, integrated solutions, training, or other Precision Ag/GPS related work experience preferred
- Certified Crop Advisor Certification preferred
- Ability to use standard desktop applications such as Microsoft Office and internet functions
- Demonstrates leadership, organizational, project management, interpersonal, analytical and communication skills
- Ability to work flexible hours and travel to store locations, customers, and customers' other advisors
- Bachelor's degree in Agronomy, Agriculture Business, or Agriculture Mechanization or equivalent experience preferred
What We Offer:
We offer full-time employment, an opportunity for advancement within a progressive organization and a competitive compensation package which includes salary, family health benefits and company pension plan.
We are now offering a personal finance training program through Enriched Academy for all our employees (https://www.enrichedacademy.com/).
Please apply today!