Technical Consultant - Leamington, ON

 

Permission to work and live in Canada is required.

  • Publication Date: June 1, 2019
  • Location: Leamington, ON. Canada
  • Job Functions: Sales and Technical Support
  • Employment Type: Full-time

More than 300 Koppert Technical Consultants worldwide ensure that dealers and growers are supported in handling their challenges daily. Besides operational advice, they devote much time and efforts towards communicating their basic knowledge concerning nature and its solutions.

We are currently seeking enthusiastic and self-motivated candidates for a Technical Consultant position based in Leamington, ON.

 

A Technical Consultant in Koppert Canada (not limited to):

  • Provides support and technical knowledge on Koppert products to customers through regular visits.
  • Develops new markets and manages existing and prospecting customers.
  • Provides accurate product forecasts.
  • Provides customer support.

 

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

  • Permission to work and live in Canada is required.

  • Have a degree or diploma in horticulture, entomology or biology from a recognized college or university.
  • Have a valid driver's license and good driving record.
  • Have a valid passport.

 

Required Competencies (ability to):

  • Understand the elements of plant physiology, plant growth and nutrition.
  • Set, prioritize and achieve goals – Individual efficiency
  • Work with customers and understand their needs – customer orientation.
  • Negotiate, mediate and resolve conflicts.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and written in English.
  • Work in a hot and humid environment and work with lifts/jacks at heights.

 

Additional (desired) skills

(It would be advantageous to demonstrate the following)

  • Greenhouse experience as a grower or IPM staff member in hydroponic vegetable crops.
  • Understand pollination with bumblebees and the interaction of chemical pesticides with bees.
  • Identify popular greenhouse pests (e.g. Aphids, Mites, Whiteflies, Thrips, etc.) and plant diseases (e.g. Fusarium, Pythium, Botrytis, Phytophthora, etc.).
  • Practical experience in elements of greenhouse growing environments, such as lighting systems, climate controls, irrigation and nutrition.
  • Agricultural Sales Experience is considered a strong asset.
  • License for (bio)pesticides application is an asset. 

 

Why work with us?

We are world leaders in biological pest control and pollination and we are convinced that knowledge is an important element for success!

We are committed to better the health of people and the planet and we make agriculture healthier, safer and more productive.

We are an international company with opportunities to collaborate with consultants from other subsidiaries and gain international experience and knowledge.

 

Compensation and Benefits

An attractive salary, comprehensive extended health benefits, RRSP plan and a company car are available to the successful candidate.

 

Application Process

We are seeking enthusiastic, self-motivated and goal-oriented candidates. If you are interested in this opportunity, please e-mail a cover letter and your current resume to: careers@spam-protectkoppert.ca

Only selected candidates will be contacted to continue the recruitment process.