Sales - Summer Student / Intern - Smithville, ON

Location: Smithville, ON
Type of Employment: Summer Student

Premier Equipment Ltd is a full-service John Deere dealership specializing in agriculture, lawn and commercial grounds care and compact construction equipment. With heritage dating back to the 1950's, our organization has grown through the decades bringing to life John Deere's commitment to customers of quality and innovation.

Premier proudly serves Southern Ontario with 8 locations (Alliston, Ayr, Elmira, Listowel, Ospringe, Tavistock, Smithville and Norwich), offering a robust parts inventory and over 90 technicians able to provide service and maintenance.

Our Purpose statement is “To be the best part of our customer’s day by improving their business and lifestyle.”

We appreciate that customers have many options when it comes to who they select to meet their equipment and service needs – be it for their business (farm, landscape or compact construction) or for their lifestyle (lawn, garden, home and workshop). When customers call on Premier Equipment it is because they have a problem or need they require assistance with – could be an equipment or technology need, or a repair or service need. Whatever the circumstance, we challenge our staff to be the “best part of our customer’s day” by effectively providing them with quality products and exceptional service to meet needs and make their business more productive or their tasks around their home or property more efficient or enjoyable.

We offer competitive wages, a competitive benefits package, RSP matching, Profit Share, paid COVID leave along with many other perks. As an essential business, we offer secure employment with an engaging team atmosphere!


• Visit targeted customers (specialty/vineyard/fruit/vegetable/large property owner), etc.

• Responsible for large territory (most of Niagara region).

• Inventory customer equipment that is owned/or leased.

• Compile reports and record acreage (crop type).

• Update customers in Handle and log all calls/leads and prospects.

• Report back all leads to Store/Sales Manager for Parts, Service and Sales.

• Assist with events/shows/clinics/etc.

Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge:

• Term of assignment will be May 1-August 20, 2023.

• Clean drivers record (full G license).

• Computer/excel/outlook experience preferred.

• Detail oriented.

• Motivated and reliable. Can work well independently.

• Farming/agriculture background an asset but not required.

• Professional and polite and comfortable making small-talk with customers.

At Premier Equipment, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

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