Technical Field Representative

Full time, Permanent

 Due to internal promotion an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Technical Field Representative to work with the Amberley/Hawarden teams.

  This role involves travelling throughout the 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, Retail Sales Manager the local store team and the wider business by sharing knowledge and offering technical and practical sales support.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • 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.

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.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Hamish Black, Retail Sales Manager on 027 4344 076.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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