As a Sales Agronomist, this individual will be responsible for:
•Promote the sales of ICL Fertilizers products in the USA by applying & modifying established practices using sound agronomic principles. •Support and promote field trials for new fertilizers with ICLF Client, local Universities and other organizations. •Customer relationship establishment / management. •Technical selling understanding to growers and distributors. •Manage, maintain, and grow the base business in the assigned regional geography. •Must possess a strong understanding of sound agronomic practices in a multitude of row, vegetable, and other crops. •Mentor / manage grower and distributor relationships supporting and growing product demand at both levels for ICLF products. •Provide technical support to end use customers on the use of ICLF fertilizers. •Write and publish papers in peer review and general journals. •Know and understand the financial expectations of the sales budget.
•MSc (or higher) degree in agronomy or related field with coursework in plant science, soil science, plant health and plant nutrition strongly preferred. •Minimum 5 years of commercial and / or technical experience with a local or International company involved with Fertilizers. •Excellent oral and written communication skills. •PC Skills to include: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook. •Must have excellent decision making and problem solving skills. •Demonstrated ability to contribute in a team setting while being an effective self-starter able to manage daily activities to achieve long term goals. •Must be able to manage personal goals and corporate objectives while keeping a customer centric focus. •Must be able to travel overseas. •Must be able to travel up to 50% mainly in Mid-West & East Coast. Some in other markets also as opportunities arise.
ICL is a global manufacturer of products based on unique minerals that fulfill humanity’s essential needs, primarily in three markets: agriculture, food and engineered materials.
The agricultural products that ICL produce help to feed the world’s growing population. The potash and phosphates that it mines and manufactures are used as ingredients in fertilizers and serve as an essential componen...t in the pharmaceutical and food additives industries. The food additives that we produce enable people to have greater access to more varied and higher quality food. Substances, based on bromine and phosphates help to create energy that is more efficient and environmentally friendly, prevent the spread of forest fires and allow the safe and widespread use of a variety of products and materials.
Our ICL family is a diverse group of 12,000 research scientists, engineers, plant workers, salespeople, as well as logistics, finance and administrative personnel from the four corners of the globe. Our business has revenues in excess of $6bn per year.
ICL’s strategic plan, “The Next Step Forward”, aims to assure another decade of growth and is based on three pillars: operational excellence and efficiency improvements, growth initiating projects and enabling platforms creating a more empowering environment for our people.
Please see our website www.icl-group.com where you will find more about our culture and values as well as our successes.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran or individual with disability or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.