Sales / Product Development Representative
Harris Moran Seed Company - King City, CA

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Sales / Product Development Representative

Location : Salinas Valley / Kind City, California

Harris Moran Seed Company brings vegetable seed products to the world. Committed to innovation and inspired by worldwide partnerships in scientific, industrial and commercial fields, we develop vegetable seeds for markets in more than 65 countries across the globe. Harris Moran Seed Company is part of the HM.Clause business unit entity, which belongs to Limagrain, an international cooperative headquartered in France. If you are a qualified applicant interested in working in a fast-paced, culturally diverse team environment, we invite you to take a close look at our job opportunities.

GeneFresh Technologies, a Joint Venture between two vegetable seed companies Vilmorin (French based) and HM.Clause (based in Modesto, CA), is committed to providing better genetic resources to leafy growers in California and Arizona. GeneFresh has its own breeding, production and sales teams, and is using well established research technologies from its parent companies.

In order to strengthen our position in the Salinas Valley we are pleased to announce the following opening:

The primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Develop, implement and report annual trial plans to identify new varieties that will meet customer needs.
  • Initiate and maintain contact with present and potential customers, through sales calls and associated travel.
  • Provide a high level of service and product information to customers.
  • Recommend specific varieties to meet the needs of the customer.
  • Maintain a high level of communication with the customers and the GeneFresh associates, acting as the liaison between these groups.
  • Trade shows and field days preparation and participation, along with related activities.
  • Resolve product performance issues with the customers.
  • Set and meet annual sales and margin budgets.
  • Prepare monthly sales forecasts and annual releases.
  • Monitor market trends and identify new varieties that will allow GeneFresh to capitalize on the growth opportunities.
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge regarding the competitor’s key products.
Qualifications :
  • Requires a minimum of a B.S. in Agronomy or Horticulture, or equivalent field.
  • 3 - 5 years experience in the Vegetable industry preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Basic Spanish a plus
Skills required :
  • Vegetable production knowledge preferred.
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills needed.
  • Ability to work with people from a variety of different cultural backgrounds.
  • Must maintain a high level of communication and teamwork with customers and associates.
Harris Moran is an "at will" employer.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Drug Free Workplace.

We offer an excellent benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.

Please send application and resume to:

Harris Moran
PO Box 4938
Modesto CA 95352
or by e-mail to: