Richardson is Canada's largest privately owned agribusiness, with offices and operational facilities in six Canadian provinces. Through its core activities in grain handling and merchandising, crop inputs sales and services and canola processing, Richardson is proud to link farm production to domestic and world markets.
We currently have an opening at our Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centre located in Coronach, SK.
Sales Agronomists are a key a part of the operations at Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centres. This position is responsible for delivering agronomic support to Richardson Pioneer customers by providing accurate and current crop production information to improve overall farm profitability.
The ideal candidate will have a degree related to Agriculture, several years of agronomy/crop inputs sales experience and hold a Professional Agrologist designation or be eligible to obtain one. They will have excellent customer service, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills as well as strong computer competencies. A Certified Crop Advisor designation would be considered an asset.
Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary, pension, a flexible benefits plan and training and career development opportunities.
Interested candidates should apply on-line by visiting www.richardson.ca to upload their cover letter and resume before December 10, 2012.
Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
Richardson International values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self identify.
Skills and Abilities
Field Crop Specializations
Type Of Work Experience
- Agricultural products processing
- Field crops
- Computer use
- Job task planning and organizing
- Critical thinking
- Working with others
- Oral communication
- Document use
- Reading text
Specific Skills - Field Crops
- Marketing and distribution
- Plant nutrition
- Plant disease, pest and weed prevention and eradication