Precision AG Specialist in Garden City, KS at American Implement.

Date Posted: 12/2/2022

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JOB TITLE:   Precision Ag Specialist                                            



REPORTS TO:   Location Manager, Director of Precision Ag





JOB SUMMARY:   



Provide 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 JOB FUNCTIONS:



Sales




  • Develops and executes precision agricultural agendas to ensure ongoing mainstreaming across all departments at the dealership.

  • Assists in leading the organization in the area of John Deere and 3rd party precision agricultural products

  • Coordinates execution of the dealerships John Deere strategy (Machine and Logistics Optimization, and Ag Decision Support/Service).

  • Attends dealership sales meetings to give regular updates on status of marketing plans, product changes, order program status and/or customer issues.

  • Works regularly with salesmen to develop potential client improvements per specific farming operation.

  • Stays current with John Deere Precision Agricultural product line changes. Serves as the central point in the business to manage complexity and improve efficiency of salesmen by allowing them to focus on other product lines specifically.

  • Promotes and supports myjohndeere.com, utilizing wireless data and data management within the Operation Center.

     



Clinics/Training




  • Develops and delivers employee and customer training for John Deere data/technology solutions and advanced precision farming options.

  • Assists and promotes 3rd party training/support for American Integration products.

  • Manages AMS training credits/attendance for all of dealership. Re-delivers necessary technical training to technicians. Re-delivers sales training to salesmen.





Support




  • Delivers all AMS product to customers and provides initial one-on-one training.

  • Provides technical assistance for machine-down issues like identifying “root cause” of customer issues and identifying failed components.

  • Provides “Follow-up After the Sale” for all AMS components.

  • Develops/Organizes a "Users’ group" for customers to get together, share info and best practices, and a time for the dealer to provide "mass" training to users.





QUALIFICATIONS: 




  • 3 - 5+ years’ experience in a Precision Agricultural role

  • Education and experience in Agronomy knowledge

  • Dealership sales, service, training, or other related work experience preferred.

  • Proficient knowledge of Integrated Solutions, Data Management (IT) and wireless communication systems.

  • Ability to use standard desktop applications such as Microsoft Office and Internet functions.

  • Solid organizational, interpersonal, analytical and communication skills

  • Ability to operate with a solutions approach and identify existing/emerging customer’s needs.

  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel to store/customer locations within seasonal peak times.

  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required.





PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:




  • Extended periods of sitting, standing, walking, bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching overhead. Must be able to regularly lift up to 75 lbs. without assistance. Position also requires grasping with both hands, pushing and pulling, working around moving machinery, driving a vehicle, extensive hours on a computer, hearing normal tones, speaking, and seeing.







American Implement 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 aforementioned job requirements are subject to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.


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