Spec, Sales & Delivery - Propane - AgVantage FS - Caledonia, MN

 

AgVantage FS is headquartered in Waverly, Iowa with branches in Northern and Eastern Iowa. AgVantage FS has about 400 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 23,000 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, energy, precision agronomy, and agri-finance. AgVantage FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.

Assumes responsibility for targeted sales calls. Responsible for sales and marketing of all energy products and accounts receivable within assigned territory.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Establishes a route system in delivery territory, delivers petroleum products according to customer requirements.

Records sales or deliveries information on daily sales.

Maintains a preferred prospect list and calls on prospective customers to solicit new business.

Prepares order forms and sales contracts.

Communicates marketing programs and distributes sales promotion materials to customers and prospects.

Adheres to and supports the company credit policy, checking credit history of patron before making a sale, and explaining policy to new customers.

Collects accounts as needed according to credit policy.

Follows up on all customer complaints and seeks solutions in a timely manner.

Promotes the use of FS credit / Agri-Finance as a sales tool.

Submits required reports promptly as requested by supervisor and communicates activities in trade territory on a regular basis.

Maintains company vehicle, performs basic maintenance as needed.

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Normally requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 1-2 years or more of sales experience to demonstrate strong reasoning ability to solve practical problems and handle customer inquiries and concerns.

 

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Hazmat endorsement.

Must maintain or have the ability to acquire and maintain an EMS (Energy Management Specialist) certification.

 

Demonstrated essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

 

Must be able to travel independently and overnight.

 

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

 

Must be willing to work hours beyond those considered “normal.”

 

Frequently exposed to extreme weather conditions. Working conditions may occasionally include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

 


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