Region Manager Eastern Cornbelt

J. R. Simplot Co.

Boise, ID

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Region Manager is responsible and accountable for leadership, direction and management driving profitable and sustainable sales growth of the company’s products and services in a defined division within the Simplot Grower Solutions organization. Manages a team of Market Managers and a Regional Operations Manager. This role will help SGS achieve its goal of being the industry leading solutions provider by optimizing the use of both human and capital resources.

The preferred candidate will sit within the region.

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the division P&L, driving profitable sales growth of the company’s products and services and actively managing investments (working capital, AR, inventory, capex, SG&A). Develops and leads strategy for division in all areas.
  • Develops and executes a local pricing strategy utilizing resources from the business unit and product management focusing on margin.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and team development to Market Managers and Crop Advisors. Identify skill gaps and provide appropriate training, feedback, and resources as needed.
  • Manage key relationships in the division such as with supplier representatives, community members, and customers.
  • Responsible for recruiting profitable and revenue generating sales talent in coordination with centers of excellence.
Typical Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Business Administration, Finance/Accounting or related field (Equivalent experience of education and experience will be considered for meeting the minimum requirements of the role).
Relevant Experience
  • Minimum 10 years’ agriculture experience, preferably in field sales, and/or area sales management with a proven sales history and record of profitability.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to lead, communicate and motivate teams.
  • Able to effectively function as a change agent.
  • Creative problem solver.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to become familiar with industry related software.
  • Financial acumen.
  • Ability to develop and implement successful financial goals, marketing and business.

Job Requisition ID: 13261

Travel Required: Up to 50%

Location(s): Remote - USA

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**