Dealer/distributors buy irrigation and related products in bulk from different manufacturers, then sell them in smaller quantities to farms, ranches, orchards, nurseries, horticulture producers and other growers. In addition to sales and marketing, dealer/distributors provide key business functions for manufacturers, including warehousing and logistics.

To growers, distributors offer the convenience of one-stop shopping by selling multiple manufacturers’ products, ranging from irrigation pipe to chemical crop treatments. Dealer/distributors sell and lease irrigation equipment, and they design, install and maintain agriculture irrigation systems. Dealer/distributors also provide technical expertise, inventory services, product and maintenance training, after-sale support and credit terms to their customers.

Dealer/distributor jobs in irrigation include the following: