SEED PRODUCTION SPECIALIST

BRETT YOUNG SEEDS - Edmonton, AB (5 months ago)

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SEED PRODUCTION SPECIALIST

BrettYoung Seeds

Alberta Region

BrettYoung is a privately owned and trusted seed production, distribution, sales and marketing company with strong local roots since 1934 and growing international reach. Our goal is to serve the needs of our customers by delivering world-class, differentiated products and market leading service. Head-quartered in Winnipeg, BrettYoung has locations throughout Western Canada and Ontario and is currently seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join our Production Team in support of our continued growth.

We are seeking a relationship-oriented sales professional with a passion for agronomy. You will work together with the BrettYoung team in Western Canada to seek out and secure seed production acres. This position also includes a seed purchasing function that works closely with the Production Team to build relationships, procure acres and coordinate the scheduling of deliveries as per production requirements. Thus, success in this position will be achieved through a balance of sales and agronomy.

Exceptional communication skills are required to promote and support the development of BrettYoung’s seed production relationships with seed producers and industry stakeholders. Knowledge of, and previous work experience with forage and turf crops is a definite asset and a Diploma or Degree in Agriculture is preferred. Extensive travel throughout the territory is required as is your innate ability to plan and manage your time effectively.

In addition to the opportunity to join a team that values and celebrates everyone’s contributions, BrettYoung is an organization that supports professional growth and development and offers an attractive compensation package including salary, company vehicle and an outstanding and comprehensive benefits package.

BrettYoung is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested applicants are invited to apply to become a part of our team by submitting a letter of interest, salary expectations and a resume to:

BrettYoung Seeds Limited

Box 99 St. Norbert Postal Stn,

Winnipeg, MB R3V 1L5

Fax: 204-478-8370

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • forage and turf crops: 3 years (Preferred)