Job Info
Job Title: Grower Support and Service Representative
Location: Kennewick, WA
Job Number: 11185
Posted Date: 2/3/2020
Job description

Hortau is currently seeking a Grower Support and Service Representative to join our sales and technical support team for the Washington and Oregon region. This position will deliver technical product information and training to customers, consultants, and crop advisors in order to maximize growers’ return on investment. Responsibilities will include:

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct agronomic support to customers to enhance their experience with our system
  • Install, troubleshoot and maintain field monitoring equipment
  • To be the first point of contact for customers dealing with agronomic issues
  • Train Irrigators and Farm Managers on the use of Hortau’s system to maximize return on investment
  • Help develop the sales territory and grow Hortau’s presence throughout the PNW region
  • Manage inventory and equipment return to California
  • Create/Update Salesforce CRM data such as work orders, RMAs, sales orders, sales opportunities, leads, account information, etc.)

Required:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to present technical information to a diverse audience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of agricultural production practices especially fruit, hops and vegetable productions
  • Attention to detail
  • Autonomy and self-starter attitude
  • Strong computer skills, SalesForce CRM knowledge a plus
  • 3+ years of experience in Agronomy or related field 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit to grow with the company and seize the opportunity

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Agriculture related field, preferably agronomy, crop science, fruit science, soil science with good understanding of crop and soil management (irrigation, fertilization, salinity) or closely related field from an accredited institution
  • Bilingual, English-Spanish

Compensation:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Truck, Cell Phone Stipend
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Bonus and Commissions

 


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