Product Specialist - Central US

Date:  Feb 22, 2024
Location: 

Batavia, IL, US

Brand:  Massey Ferguson
Workplace Type:  Hybrid/Remote

Do you want to help solve the world's most pressing challenges? Feeding the world's growing population and slowing climate change are two of the world's greatest challenges. AGCO is a part of the solution! Join us to make your contribution.

 

AGCO’s Massey Ferguson Division has an exciting opportunity for a Product Specialist to join its sales team in delivering extraordinary results throughout the US Central Midwest territory. The Product Specialist plays a key role in building dealer relationships to grow share of wallet within a dealership and build customer relationships that drive market share and loyalty within the territory. They are a key member of the local territory and district. They work closely with the Account Managers and dealers to execute local strategies as agreed in the annual business plan. They help the dealer focus on customer loyalty / retention by following a robust sales process that includes lead management, product training and customer demonstrations focused on matching AGCO products to customers’ needs. They collaborate with assigned sales team to explain the advantages of our products to dealer personnel to drive wholesale and then follow through with lead management, training and demonstrations to drive retail - all in support of the annual business plan. This position requires extensive travel to dealers and farmer throughout the Central Midwestern United States as you will be on the road more than 60% of the time. 

 

Your Impact

  • Aid the Account Manager as assigned and follow their direction relative to specific dealer strategies and tactics in support of the annual dealer business plan.
  • Provide Wholegoods Product Sales & Operation Training on local basis
  • Assist dealers in planning, executing and following up with customer demonstrations - with focus on making dealer sales professionals self-sufficient in the demo process.
  • Complete internal administrative tasks relating to position in order to ensure robust metrics and reporting (i.e. Lead Gen, Training, Demonstrations)
  • Support dealers with customer visits with the intent to build relationships, collect VOC information, prospect or qualify leads and assist dealer with hosting and conducting open houses, clinics, field days and other local customer events.

 

Your Experience and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience working in a sales, customer service, and/or a technical support role working at an agricultural equipment manufacturer or dealership
  • Experience operating agricultural equipment
  • High school diploma
  • Agricultural experience

 

Your Benefits

  • Attractive, fair remuneration including participation in our bonus scheme
  • Balance of work, family and free time due to flexible working time and the possibility of remote work within the organizational framework
  • Health and life insurance

 

Your Workplace

You will work remote with occasional travel to Duluth to work with your wonderful AGCO colleagues in person.

 

We value inclusion and recognize the innovation a diverse workforce delivers to our farmers. Through our recruitment efforts, we are committed to building a team that includes a variety of experiences, backgrounds, cultures and perspectives.

 

Join us as we bring agriculture into the future and apply now!

 

AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

STRAIGHTFORWARD AND DEPENDABLE

Massey Ferguson® offers a straightforward and dependable experience providing the best value for farmers around the world. Massey Ferguson® has earned the loyalty of farmers by leveraging an innate knowledge of the land, the farm, the machines, and equipment needed to get the job done. Massey Ferguson® has been a trusted partner of farmers for 175 years of innovation.


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