Integrated Solutions Consultant in Kalona, IA at Sinclair Tractor

Date Posted: 3/31/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Sinclair Tractor, we pride ourselves on being the destination in Southeast Iowa for agricultural equipment, precision farming, agronomic decision support, NAPA parts and computers. With thirteen John Deere dealerships, five NAPA parts locations and a computer service location, we are looking for motivated and talented people to join our team.

SINCLAIR TRACTOR is seeking a committed, team focused and self-motivated individual to join the Kalona, Iowa location as a Full-Time Integrated Solutions Consultant, with a focus on providing consulting services, expertise, and training for the sale and support of solutions enabled by the John Deere Precision Ag strategy and other aligned technology and applications. Ensures ongoing Precision Ag mainstreaming and works with all dealership departments to sell and support precision farming products and services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates the execution of the dealership’s John Deere Precision Ag strategy
  • Develops and executes the plan to ensure ongoing Precision Ag mainstreaming across all departments at the dealership
  • Assists in leading the organization in the area of John Deere precision farming products
  • Ensures understanding of John Deere Precision Ag solutions in sales, service, parts, and all other departments
  • Serves as the internal and external technical specialist for new 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 in respect to new technology products
  • Provides solutions-based business consulting services to customers (i.e. advising customers on optimizing performance, reducing costs, operation efficiencies, etc.)
  • May also support the dealership efforts with third-party providers (Certified Crop Adviser, Ag Service Provider, etc.) and related John Deere businesses

The above statements cover what are generally believed to be the principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties

Experience and Skills:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

  • 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
  • Certified Crop Advisor certification or equivalent preferred
  • Associates degree in Agronomy, Agriculture Business, or Agriculture Mechanization or equivalent experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture Business, or Agriculture Mechanization preferred

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