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Sales Agronomist (Gladstone, Retail)

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The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) is a unique, multi-billion dollar organization based on the fundamental principles of co-operation. It is comprised of a network of approximately 250 autonomous retail co-operatives across Western Canada along with their branch operations, and Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL). FCL is the wholesaling/manufacturing arm of the CRS, which provides the retail co-ops with a range of products and services.  Neepawa-Gladstone Cooperative Limited invites applications for the position of Sales Agronomist.

Reporting directly to the Gladstone Agro Manager, this full time position operates within approved budgets, policies and programs.  Agronomy duties will include, but not limited to; develop and implement a grower customer communication plan, field scouting, soil testing, provide agronomic information and guidance on seed, pest identification/management and crop nutrition, provide superior customer service and follow up to farm contacts, inventory control,marketing, maintain health and safety within the department and other duties as assigned.


  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Effective communication skills, bother orally and written.
  • Proven understanding of agronomic practices.
  • Excellent customer service and organizational skills.
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Ability to work independantly as a member of a highly motivated team.
  • Must possess a Degree or Diploma in Agriculture or related field and/or Certified Crop Advisor designation.
  • This position requires registration with the Manitoba Institute of Agrologists (MIA).


We offer a highly competitive compensation program, a comprehensive

benefits package, company matched pension plan and great opportunities

for career advancement within our organization and

the Co-operative Retailing System


Please Apply Online or submit a detailed résumé in confidence on or before August 11, 2017 to:

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL)
Box 1004, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2W6
1615 King Edward Street, Winnipeg, MB R3H 0R7
Email: wpg.hr@fcl.ca
Fax: (204) 631-4647

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