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Region Product Specialist

CLAAS Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Job Purpose
The Region Product Specialist provides technical and feature knowledge of CLAAS products to various audiences. Performs comparisons to competitive equipment and demonstrates CLAAS equipment. The position provides product training for dealers, customers, and other employees. This role will support a specified Sales Region and company Product Department for multiple product lines.
Main Accountabilities and Essential Functions
  • Communicates technical and feature knowledge of CLAAS products to dealers, end-users, internal personnel, and others as required.
  • Understands and works with precision farming products-GPS steering, mapping, telematics, etc.
  • Sets up and demonstrates CLAAS equipment as requested and needed.
  • Performs field evaluation of CLAAS and competitive equipment and formulates feature/pricing comparisons.
  • Partners with the COA Sales Organization to recommend feature improvements in order to effectively support product sales.
  • Leads and participates in internal and external training programs.
  • Adheres to established company values, practices, policies and procedures at all times. Follow and support compliance with all applicable safety rules, laws, regulations and standards.
  • Demonstrates regular and punctual attendance at the assigned work location.
Note: This position includes extensive domestic and international travel by auto and air (during harvest, expect 80-100%); valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving history & passport is required.
Additional Functions
  • Schedules activities such as dealer calls, demonstrations, customer visits, farm shows, and participates in open houses and training sessions in coordination with the sales organization.
  • Report activities on a regularly scheduled basis to the management team.
  • Other tasks as assigned or required by management.
Educational/Training Requirements
  • Bachelors’ degree in Ag Business, Ag Engineering or closely related field preferred, not required, or equivalent work experience.
Experience Requirements
  • 2-4 years’ related work experience.
  • Experience in operation of agricultural equipment and precision farming systems.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Farm background desirable.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and handle a high volume workload in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail.

Job Details

Date Posted November 16, 2018
Date Closes January 31, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
SOC Category 17-2141.00 Mechanical Engineers
Zipcode 68138
Travel Yes - 50
Name Michelle Schefcik
Address 8401 S 132nd Street
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68138
Phone 402-861-1171

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Casual Dress
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Holiday Party
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Remote Access
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Agriculture - Administration
  • Agriculture - Engineering
  • Agriculture - Project Management
  • Business - Communication
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Spreadsheets
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • And More ...