Precision Ag Consultant in Yuma, CO at 21st Century Equipment

Date Posted: 11/19/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

21st Century Equipment LLC is looking for a highly motivated individual to fill the role of Precision Ag Consultant based at vaious locations. Candidate should have  a passion for agriculture and precision  technology invovled in the industry.  They will be responsible for creating and maintaining customer relationships, technology systems and maximizing the value of precision agriculture products and services.  Preferred 3-5 years’ experience in technological support of agricultural equipment and/or post-secondary degree in an agriculture related field.   Must be able to lift 50 pounds, perform other physical tasks like climbing, installing, and repairing equipment. Some overnight travel is required. Benefits include Health & Dental/Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Traditional & Roth 401k with Company Match, Profit Sharing, Paid Vacation & Holidays, and more.  Salary range based on experience $50,000-$80,000/year.  May include incentives and/or bonuses. EOE.

21st Century Equipment, LLC

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE:   Precision Ag Consultant

REPORTS TO:   Precision Ag Manager

SUPERVISES:   None

WORKS CLOSELY WITH:   External contacts with Agricultural Customers, Educational Institutions, and John Deere Company Personnel. Internal contacts with Sales, Parts & Service Personnel, and Territory Managers.

JOB SUMMARY:   This position is for someone who is a self-motivated, “hands-on” individual with a passion for agriculture and the precision technology involved in the agriculture industry. This individual will be responsible for creating and maintaining customer relationships with new and existing agriculture management technology systems, developing and managing long-term customer relationships, and maximizing the value of precision agriculture products and services. They will ensure ongoing precision agriculture mainstreaming efforts and work with all dealership departments to sell and support precision farming products and services.

The core activities of a Precision Ag Consultant include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert for precision farming technologies and practices for customers along with employees to maximize internal mainstreaming efforts
  • Work with geospatial software to analyze, decipher, and extract value from agronomic data using tools such as Operations Center and other industry systems
  • Engage with customers and employees to ensure the agronomic benefits of our precision offerings are well understood and capitalized on
  • Develop a relationship with customers operations to become a trusted consultant in their business by providing value to their operation
  • Work with customers to ensure high quality data collection and proper machine set-up

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (listed in order of importance):  

  • Be the company “expert” in leading precision farming practices in North America
  • Provide high level expertise in field and office record keeping/analysis software
  • Provide agronomic decision support to external customers
  • Organize and/or assist with customer demonstration and training activities to support precision ag sales
  • Key resource/assist with continued technology education efforts across all department personnel.
  • Conduct large-group training with internal and external customers
  • Assist internal and external customers with product and related services specification
  • Attend regional and national industry conferences to maintain expertise
  • Provide input on programs to increase use of precision products by customers
  • Maintain “leading edge” image of the Company’s precision related suite of products and services
  • Resource for installation of technology related products
  • Resource for continued maintenance of technology related products
  • Resource for troubleshooting and repair of technology related products
  • All other duties as assigned.

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Preferred 3-5 years’ experience in technological support of agricultural equipment and/or post-secondary degree in an agriculture related field.
  • Experience with related precision farming equipment and practices
  • Certified Crop Advisor certification or equivalent preferred

SPECIAL SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent computer and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail oriented with structured approach to planning, organization and time management. Innovative, entrepreneurial, and goal-oriented.
  • Willingness to learn quickly from multiple sources

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Extensive hours on a computer
  • Frequent overnight travel
  • Easily accessible to customers on a 24/7 basis during peak use season
  • Comfortable in a large-group training environments
  • Able to perform in outdoor conditions as seen in production agriculture

***THIS COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, INTERPRET, OR APPLY THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN ANY WAY THE COMPANY DESIRES. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN NO WAY IMPLIES THAT THESE ARE THE ONLY DUTIES, INCLUDING ESSENTIAL DUTIES, TO BE PERFORMED BY THE EMPLOYEE OCCUPYING THIS POSITION. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE. THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP REMAINS “AT WILL.” THE AFFOREMENTIONED JOB REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE QUALIFIED DISABLED INDIVIDUALS.***

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