Energy Service & Delivery Specialist II – AgVantage FS – New Hampton, IA
AgVantage FS is a full-service agriculture and energy supplier dedicated to providing high quality products and services for the purpose of improving customer profitability. Headquartered in Waverly, Iowa with branches in 27 counties; AgVantage FS sells seed, propane, fertilizers, crop protection chemicals, fuels and lubricants. They also provide services such as structure inspections and construction, grain marketing and precision farming applications. AgVantage FS is part of the GROWMARK System, a regional agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America. PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT Assumes responsibility for market development, service and delivery of energy products of energy products and other related merchandise and services. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Delivers bulk and package lubricants on regular route or per request by Energy Salesmen or Area Managers. Sells petroleum products by target marketing and closing sales using the FS Roadmap. Follows-up on customer accounts to verify quality assurance. Maintains a preferred prospect list and calls on prospective customers to solicit new business. Assists in managing large agricultural, commercial, and industrial accounts. 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. Periodically help with managing retail fuel locations. Responsible for efficient delivery of oil, gasoline, diesel, biodiesel and other related energy products. Manages product inventory. Works with other company salesmen to increase sales of energy products. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS Follows GROWMARK s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply. 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. Occasionally must be able to lift 51-75 lbs. Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. GROWMARK, Inc. strives to provide a Total Rewards package that delivers exceptional pay for exceptional performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent. The cornerstone of our benefits package is the company paid, defined benefit pension plan along with health and disability insurance, an employer matched 401k plan, and other voluntary group benefit programs.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. Skills:Apply for this job.