Precision Technology Consultant in Mahnomen, MN at True North Equipment Co.

Date Posted: 3/5/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Provide consulting services, expertise, and training for the sale and support of solutions enabled by the John Deere Precision Technology strategy and other aligned technology and applications. Ensures ongoing Precision Technology mainstreaming and works with all dealership departments to demonstrate and support precision farming products and services.

True North Equipment has been in business since 1949 and has 10 locations with over 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:  

  • Operates and demonstrates the latest John Deere equipment and Precision Technology 
  • Assists customers and employees with Precision Technology troubleshooting on Farm and remotely
  • Coordinates the execution of the dealership’s John Deere Precision Technology strategy  
  • Develops and executes the plan to ensure ongoing Precision Technology 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 Technology 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 modern technology and product offerings 
  • Develops and delivers employee and customer training for John Deere Precision Technology solutions and advanced precision farming products 
  • Provides recommendations of stocking/inventory requirements for solutions enablement 
  • Provides recommendations on ordering option codes in respect to recent 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
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management

What we are looking for: 

  • Interested in Agriculture and Technology
  • Experience using standard desktop load applications such as Microsoft Office and internet applications
  • Technological aptitude
  • Enjoy building deep, long lasting relationships with customers and employees.
  • Ability to operate with a solutions approach and identify existing/emerging customer needs
  • Works well in a demanding environment with flexible/non-standard work hours based on the seasonal demand of Agriculture
  • Works well independently and is resourceful in finding solutions
  • Solid organizational, interpersonal, analytical and communication skills
  • Willingness and desire to learn about our products and customers continuously
  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture Business, Agriculture Mechanization, or Precision Agriculture preferred but not required
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean MVR 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!

  • Competitive salary depending on years of experience plus company provided vehicle, computer, iPad, and cell phone
  • Insurance: Health insurance with 100% single premium paid, 75% 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!

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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