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Job Posting – Tech Sales Rep; Central Valley 

Technical Sales Representative, Central Valley

Responsibilities include promotion of Nichino products to achieve or exceed sales and profit budget by applying knowledge of agricultural science, IPM, and the Crop Protection retail distribution business. The successful candidate will make in person, phone, and email contact throughout assigned territory with distributors, retailers, agricultural consultants and key growers.  Contact will also be achieved through attendance at events such as trade shows, key account meetings and association meetings. Efficient scheduling, record keeping and budgeting are administrative skills that will help drive success.

Distributors, retailers and growers appreciate the consultative abilities of Nichino sales reps.  The successful candidate will be able to learn and convey product use information. In addition to providing product use guidance, reps are expected to fully implement customer incentive programs developed by the marketing department. Our reps also work with commodity groups, key influencers, university extensions, and internal departments in order to facilitate and identify new uses and needs for Nichino products.

We are seeking a candidate with the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of a B.S. Degree in Agricultural Science or Agricultural Business with an emphasis on sciences.
  • Current California PCA license or ability to obtain within one year of employment.
  • Understanding of the agricultural chemical retail distribution business.
  • Knowledge of key pest management, agronomic, and cultural practices of primary Central Valley crops.
  • Strong organization skills to maximize opportunities.
  • Discipline to maintain records and sales activity reporting.
  • Desire to work as an integral, dependable member of a closely knit team.
  • The ability to travel overnight up to 40% as needed for job duties.
  • Computer skills including MS Office, Power Point, and Excel.


Job Location: Within the assigned territory of California’s Central Valley.

Job Classification: Full time, exempt.

Nichino members enjoy an excellent health benefits package, competitive pay, paid vacation and sick leave.

Please CLICK HERE to submit your resume and to see Benefits-At-A-Glance.

Nichino America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.