Ag Sales Trainee – Central Missouri

Job Posted: October 19th, 2021

Location: Chillicothe, Missouri, US

Our Ag Trainee position was established 40 years ago and is a great entry-level opportunity for an energetic, self-starting individual with an interest and background in agriculture. As an Ag Trainee, you will be actively involved with several key business areas including: Sales, Sales Administration, Parts Operations, Product Support, Marketing, and Guidance Technology. After completing 4-6 months of foundational training and assignments, opportunities for placement will be evaluated in all areas of exposure during the trainee program with emphasis on sales and customer support positions. The Ag Trainee program has proven to be an important step on the pathway to promotion in all key business areas, including sales and management roles. Areas that you will cover during the Trainee program: • Machine Start Up’s • Sales Ride-Along • Branch Operations Management • Warehouse Operations • Product Training • Customer Repair Shop • Technology Support • Demo Operations

Responsibilities:

  • Takes time to learn company's organizational structure
  • Communicates on a consistent basis with direct supervisor
  • Asks questions and actively engages with the people responsible for training in assigned department
  • Creates meaningful relationships through effective communication skills
  • Promotes Ziegler at trade-shows or other company events
  • Completes necessary in-person and online training
  • Contacts department manager prior to training session to finalize schedule and create a plan
  • Interacts professionally with customers and employees in all settings

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Highly motivated and driven personality
  • Mechanical aptitude preferred
  • Previous experience in agriculture industry a plus
  • Interest in working in the markets we serve in a customer-facing position
  • Quick learner; genuinely curious to learn more and ask questions
  • Clean driving record
  • Personal Attributes: Achievement Orientation, Customer Focus, Leadership Orientation, Learning Orientation, Sociability

Travel:

Up to 10% travel

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