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Technical Sales Representative

  1. Sales
  2. Syngenta Seeds
  3. Allentown, PA

Job description

At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Vegetable Seeds team is currently seeking a Technical Sales Representative for Northeastern United States. 

Location: New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware

What will you be doing? 

  • Initiates and maintains contact with present and potential customers through sales calls and associated travel
  • Provides a high level of service and product information to customers demonstrating a wide understanding and expertise in the field
  • Maintains a high level of communication with the customers and Syngenta associates, acting as the liaison between these groups
  • Develops and implements annual trial plans to position new varieties that will meet customer needs
  • Provides technical solutions to difficult problems presented by customers and keeps the Territory Manager informed
  • Develops and implements sales action plans to achieve annual sales and margin budgets

Qualifications

What gives you an advantage? 

  • B.S. in Agronomy or Horticulture, or equivalent field
  • 3+ years of experience in the Vegetable Seed industry is highly preferred
  • General experience in sales with knowledge of standard sales techniques
  • Ability to implement new market / business development plans to achieve profitable growth
  • Ability to forecast sales and budgets
  • Must possess crop management technical skills
  • Knowledge of the Fresh Market and / or Processing market / industry
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Position requires up to 80% field travel within assigned territory
  • Ability and willingness to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions

Additional Information

What We Offer?

  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution 
  • Paid Vacation, 9 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
  • A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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