Carbo Ceramics

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Agronomist - Business Development Manager

Sales - New Iberia, LA

Primary Objective

The Business Development Manager will have a proven track record developing and selling proprietary & value-added products.  Will be responsible for leading CARBO Ag product solutions in North America including but not limited to client development, market segmentation, identifying customer needs and developing value-added products and services

Duties & Responsibilities 

 
  • Establish sustainable key relationships with retailers, distribution, growers/end-users, and industry experts to promote and coordinate the profitable sale of crop nutrients, seed, crop protection, precision Ag, and services as well as other products offered to satisfy customer needs.
  • Initiate strategic recommendations to influence business decisions on specific product development and crop focus.
  • Supervise field operations, formulate application plans and prepare individual grower improvement plans and annual performance goals.
  • Collaborate with public research institutions, private companies and government agricultural programs to leverage regional agriculture expertise.
  • Must be a leader in promoting research, evaluation and new product development pipeline to develop new technologies and influence grower use.
  • Lead the research, evaluation, and growth of new environmentally sustainable technologies that drive breakthrough results necessary to increase yield and decrease cost.
  • Attend relevant industry meetings to maintain and expand current knowledge base on focus crops in North America.
  • Develop and implement marketing leadership and support implementation of key marketing initiatives.
  • Supports internal database development through CRM (Contact Relationship Management) software. 
  • Performs other related duties and/or special projects as required.
Qualifications
The successful candidate must have:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year University in Agronomy or Agriculture preferred with a minimum of 10 years of experience in the agronomic industry in seed, crop protection/nutrients, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Provide established sales connections and relationships.
  • Has consistently developed and executed plans to maximize sales potential.
  • Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations; knowledge of field equipment; training skills; priority management and ability to adjust quickly to changing conditions.
  • Willingness to work in a variety of conditions (field, plant, warehouse - hot, cold, dust, etc.); ability to lift up to 60 lbs.
  • Possessing Certified Crop Advisor certificate, or ability to obtain within 1 year is a plus

CARBO offers a comprehensive benefits plan including 401K; extensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, disability, and employee and dependent life insurance; flex spending account and paid holidays.

CARBO is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability, and Veteran status Apply Online

CARBO offers a comprehensive benefits plan including 401K and profit sharing; extensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, disability, and employee and dependent life insurance; flex spending account; paid holidays and tuition reimbursement plans.

CARBO is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability, and Veteran status.

Note: If you are unable to apply using the button above. Please send an email to careers@carboceramics.com with your resume and provide the following information:
• Full name
• Contact phone
• Position applied for
• Why you believe you are qualified for the position
• How you heard about this posting

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