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BASF AgSolutions Retail Representative in Winnipeg, Manitoba

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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2019. In addition, BASF Canada Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2019) , Top Employers for Canadians Over 40 (2019) , Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers (2019) and Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2019) . We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

AgSolutions Retail Representative

Location: Winnipeg, South

Where the Chemistry Happens

The AgSolutions Retail Representative position, within our Agricultural Division, offers a unique opportunity for a professional to combine their respective sales and technical background to promote the industry leading innovations. The Retail Representative will be responsible for driving accelerated sales growth of BASF’s new innovations to retail partners, managing relationships with the channel, actively prospect for news business to expand customer base and developing, cultivating and maintaining business relationships to an established network of retails.

In this role you will be responsible to work closely with the Grower Representative team that calls on growers, to communicate grower demand to the retail network

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. you@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Formula for Success

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in science (such as Agronomy, Chemistry, Biology), Business or related field AND/OR minimum of 3 - 5 years relative selling or technical background within an Ag related field such as seed, chemical, equipment or crop consulting.

Knowledge/Skills

  • Completion of BASF Technical Training modules over 1 year (core products, additional products, solutions selling, and product satisfaction training)

  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills and the ability to develop strong, successful business relationships with customers as well as internal teammates.

  • Ability to self-manage time and resources and to allocate time and energy appropriately, resulting in achievement of goals.

  • Excellent computer skills, with proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to embrace BASF CRM Systems.

  • Ability to travel overnight/weekly 10%, local travel 75%.

  • Passionate about making a difference in the agriculture industry

Desired:

  • Masters or advanced degree in related field desirable.

  • Current Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) or Pest Control Advisor (PCA) qualification desirable or willingness to obtain

We welcome and encourage applications from all persons. BASF has a robust policy of accommodating employees who are able to perfume essential duties of the job upon accommodation. In particular, applicants with disabilities are entitled to a recruitment process and accessible materials.

Job: SALE - Sales

Organization: N-APN/SA-Agricultural Solutions Canada-63022225

Title: AgSolutions Retail Representative

Location: CAN-Manitoba-Winnipeg

Requisition ID: 2000924

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