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Application Product Specialist

Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: Duluth, GA, US

Company: AGCO

Application Product Specialist

* North Dakota - South Dakota - Nebraska*

Who we are looking for:

AGCO’s Fendt Division has an exciting opportunity for an energetic, results oriented Product Specialist to join its sales and marketing team.  The position is focused on support and sales of application equipment and the technologies and agronomic benefits our applicators deliver for the professional farmer.  We’re looking for someone with a growth mindset that has a willingness to learn and lead application support in this geography.

The primary focus of the Product Specialist is to deliver training, education, and product knowledge / expertise in the field to grow the application business.  This includes working directly with dealers, salespeople, and helping farmers understand the benefits of our machines through a variety of marketing tools and hands on demonstrations. 

At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It’s a people philosophy that we believe and invest in.  We make sure all of our employees – in every function, every geography and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their career. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way.

 

What you will do:

  • Collaborate with Dealer salespeople, dealer personnel, AGCO Account Managers and the application marketing team to achieve targeted retail results
  • Become a Subject Matter Expert in application equipment by demonstrating a high level of agronomic, economic and product knowledge
  • Conduct and train on field demonstrations of our equipment to drive retail activity and growth
  • Facilitate dealer and salespeople training through presentations, hands on demonstrations, and training events
  • Support the Sales and Marketing Team goals through promotional events, New Product Introductions, field activities, and other marketing promotions

 

What you will bring:

  • Willingness to travel 50% +
  • Proven track record of taking initiative and accountability to achieve time, budget, and sales goals.  
  • Strong communications skills including presentation and training skills in small and larger group settings
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • AG equipment or OEM / dealer experience

 

A plus if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Engineering, Marketing, or Business
  • Experience in sales, marketing, or product development
  • AG Technology familiarity (on board and off board) and proficiency

 

What we offer:

Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.

 

We also invite you to “Make the Most of YOU” - Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), paid holidays and paid time off, , reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more…

 

Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.

 

AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

 

AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future.

 


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