PGG Wrightson

  • Posted: 25 Nov 2021
  • Location: South Taranaki
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Classification: Sales
Hāwera

Are you looking to have a career in the agriculture industry? We are seeking a Technical Field Representative (TFR) for the Taranaki region.

PGG Wrightson is one of New Zealand's leading providers of products and services to the agricultural and horticultural sectors. We are helping grow the country through our knowledge, service and expertise.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Technical Field Representative working with the Hāwera team. This role involves travelling throughout the Taranaki area providing technical and sales advice on farm to existing clients and recognising and pursuing new opportunities. You'll also work alongside the incumbent TFR, the local store team and the wider business by sharing knowledge and offering technical and practical sales support.

Duties and responsibilities include the following:

Identify client needs and provide sound and accurate product and farming advice
Build farm systems solutions alongside client farming practices
Communicate new technologies and technical knowledge to clients
Be readily available to clients as a source of technical knowledge and information and complete requests in line with PGG Wrightson's service standards
Assist clients, colleagues and suppliers to answer queries and resolve problems.
Skills, qualifications and experience:

Proven extensive knowledge of the New Zealand rural sector is essential
Develop and demonstrable understanding of current arable, sheep and beef farming practices
Confidence and expertise to develop new business
Strong customer focus
Outstanding organisation and team building skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Reasonable fitness as some heavy lifting and physical work is required
Full, current and clean New Zealand driver's licence.
We are committed to growing our employees and we develop leadership and technical expertise at all levels of our company. We provide extensive in house sales and technical training and offer a number of benefits alongside a competitive and comprehensive remuneration package.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Andrew Gillam, Retail Sales Manager on 027 556 6606.

Apply now or to find out more about working at PGG Wrightson or view other opportunities visit https://careers.pggwrightson.co.nz/search and enter reference number: 18462SK.

Applications close on Sunday, 12 December 2021.