Working at CPS

Are you a good fit?

While competitive compensation is obviously an important aspect of any job, the people who are most successful at CPS also look at other factors. If you're considering joining our team, take a quick look at the attributes below to see if you're the right fit for us – and we're the right fit for you.

  • Safety first - You will stop any unsafe work activity and seek clarification to ensure everyone's safety.
  • You are a steward of your resources and work to leave a positive mark on the world.
  • You can become an advocate and ambassador for the organization's mission to help feed the world. 
  • You own your work; you can walk through the unexpected to deliver on commitments without excuses or blame.
  • You are a change leader and  can develop new approaches to achieve extraordinary results.
  • You can be a part of one company and one collective team by working to inspire others and working towards the development of yourself and those around you.
  • You demonstrate a willingness to embrace change to strive for continuous improvement and consider the safety of people, environment, physical assets and reputation of the company.
  • You can build and lead CPS's culture by embodying CPS's values and behaviors.
  • While growing with our company over time, you can proactively develop value-added solutions that improve customer productivity by anticipating customer needs.
  • You demonstrate commitment to the well-being and success of others by valuing unique perspectives of others and recognizing the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • You will win together by sharing knowledge and best practices across and within the business units, functions or work locations to drive business results for the organization.
  • You embody and bring our Core Values to life: Safety, People, Execution and Ownership Mindset, Customer Focus, Operational Excellence, Sustainability, Innovation, and Effective Collaboration.

If you nodded "yes" several times, we encourage you to look at our current opportunities and apply.

Nursery Sales Representative-Sacramento, CA

2017-6256

US-CA-Sacramento

November 08, 2017

Crop Consultant

Job Description:
This position requires a dynamic and motivated self-starter who is capable of working both alone and with a team. Candidate must be able to complete multiple projects while maintaining the general requirements of the position in a time-sensitive environment. Extensive horticulture knowledge and exemplary customer service and sales skills are required of the position.
Job Duties:
- Sells company products and services
- Maintains sales programs within assigned territory/accounts
- Responsible for meeting annual sales goals
- Monitors competitive activity and trends
- May be required to keep records and prepare reports on sales activities
- Knowledge of product features, benefits, and use
- Responsible to continue education on marketing techniques, products and services
- Provides training to employees as needed
- Initiates trials that will support marketing efforts
- Interprets soil, tissue, and water analysis
- Researches and responds to technical inquiries
- Publishes and distributes periodic summaries of agronomic observations and research
- Maintains and builds customer contracts
- Other duties as assigned
Desired Skills & Experience:
- Exceptional customer service and communication skills
- Strong salesmanship with closing capabilities
- Creative and innovative thinking
- Outstanding organizational and time management skills
- Strong horticulture understanding and background
 
Job Requirements:
- California Pest Control Adviser License
- Agricultural or Horticulture based degree desired
- 3-5 years sales experience
- Valid driver's license is required