Integrated Solutions Consultant in Kennedy, MN at True North Equipment

Date Posted: 7/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Integrated Solutions Consultant ensures ongoing AMS (Agricultural Management Solutions) mainstreaming and works with all dealership departments to support precision farming products and services. Provide consulting services, expertise, and training for applications within MyJohnDeere. 

True North Equipment has been in business since 1949 and has 9 locations with nearly 200  employees. Our employees are the key to our success and have helped us get to where we are today, operating in two states across the Red River Valley. True to our Values...Driven by You! 

It takes our entire team to make True North Equipment exceptional. We strongly desire individuals who are self-starters and hard-workers, always willing to dive into a new challenge and who are eager to learn. We strive to provide you with limitless opportunities for growth and education that will challenge you. Most importantly, we want you to have fun working at TNE!

You’ll focus on:  

  • Coordinates the execution of the dealership’s (Machine Optimization, Logistics Optimization, and Ag Decision Support)
  • Develops and executes the plan to ensure ongoing AMS mainstreaming across all departments at the dealership
  • Assists in leading the organization in the area of John Deere precision farming products
  • Ensures understanding of MyJohnDeere and precision farming products in sales, service, parts, and all other 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 MyJohnDeere 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.)
  • Assists in organizing and utilization of JDLink™
  • May also support the dealership efforts with third-party providers (Certified Crop Advisor, Ag Service Provider, etc.) and related John Deere businesses
  • Promotes understanding across the dealership of the latest production practices and their overall agronomic impact, including crop production systems, regulations, production data layers and key attributes, etc.

What we are looking for:

  • 2+ years experience in an agriculture-related role
  • Must be CCA Certified or willing to obtain within 12 months
  • 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
  • Bachelors Degree in Agronomy, Agriculture Business, or Agriculture Mechanization preferred
  • Valid Drivers License required

Total Rewards Package:

The opportunity to build a great career path, industry leading benefits, a fun environment, and owners that work right alongside us each day!

  • $42,000-$59,000 depending on experience, company vehicle and company phone
  • Insurance: Health insurance with 100% single premium paid, 50% SPD or family premium paid; TNE covers 50% of all dental and vision premiums; 100% of short/long-term disability insurance, and life insurance.
  • 401K: TNE offers 401K with company matching for qualified employees because who doesn’t want to save for retirement!
  • PTO: Our generous PTO package is awarded to you on your FIRST day of employment. Take time off, we encourage it!
  • Holidays: We have 7 paid holidays and a few other specials days for you to spend with your favorite people.
  • Professional Development: Continuous professional training and growth opportunities because we value your growth at TNE.
  • Community Involvement: Give back to your community with our paid time off for you to volunteer. You can also use this time for your doctors’ appointments, too!
  • Parental Leave: If you’re expecting or looking to start a family, we have paid parental leave because you have waited long enough for your bundle(s) of joy!
  • AND SO MUCH MORE!

All full-time hires must pass a pre-employment background check and drug/alcohol screening.

True North Equipment is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. True North Equipment will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance.

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