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Seed Production Agronomist - Salinas CA

*About Syngenta

  • As global demand for food and fuel continues to rise, we are dedicated to our purpose: Bringing plant potential to life. Syngenta is one of the world’s leading companies with more than 28,000 employees in over 90 countries. We work in a collaborative and inspiring culture where personal contribution is rewarded and growth and development are at the heart of our culture. Through our world-class science, global reach and commitment to working with our customers, we help to increase crop productivity, protect the environment and improve health and quality of life. There’s never been a more important time to join Syngenta. For more information about us please visit www.syngenta.com.

*Role purpose

  • Management and execution of all phases of seed production for broccoli, cauliflower, Celery and squashto ensure a high quality, reliable, and timely supply is delivered to the facility. Foster an operational culture founded on HSE and process improvement. Actively engage and provide technical expertise with seed growers, and production research for seed multiplication. Additional duties include managing 3rdparty cleaning vendors, off-site inventory management and communication of scheduling, priorities and shipping needs between stakeholders.

Accountabilities: · Geographically contract required production acres with seed growers to maximize yield, minimize freight costs and deliver seed meeting quality specifications · Develop and maintain a grower evaluation system to drive increased yields and quality · Understand species and variety characteristics, seed quality standards, PLC advancement priorities, and crop delivery requirements to optimize seed availabilities · Develop and implement programs regarding agronomic issues in production fields including, weed and insect programs, and timely field inspection programs. Make pesticide and agronomic recommendations to optimize yield and COGP · Coordinates receiving activities to meet conditioning schedules in conjunction with Plant Operations · General administrative management duties including signing grower contracts, collecting – preparing – inputting data for reports, conducting QBS management meetings, pricing and managing disposition of harvest · Foster an operational culture founded on adherence to all applicable HSE and other corporate policies, procedures and guidelines. Active leadership in the “Goal Zero” campaign · Work with PPT or other specialists to test/implement new production concepts · Remain current with latest production technology and develop specialized skills (i.e. systems, data analysis, equipment maintenance, fertility, irrigation management, etc.) to support seed growers · Coordinates with Plant Management Team to set schedules, determine workforce needs, and training staff · Cross functional knowledge and experience of plant activities: conditioning, treating, packaging, and warehouse and distribution activities · Supervise employees and third party personnel as required · Coordinate and direct scheduling of quality, conditioning, reworking and treating processes with the Supply Team · SAP entry as needed · Responsible for inventory accuracy and warehouse management at site(s) in adherence of company specifications · Assist in the development, implementation, and monitoring of Quality Business Systems and processes, systems and programs for site operations · Foster an operational culture founded on adherence to all applicable HSE and other corporate policies, procedures and guidelines. Active leadership around Syngenta’s Goal Zero initiative. · Cross-functional knowledge and participation in plant activities; e.g. reception, sampling, packing, and others as assigned by plant management Knowledge, experience & capabilities * Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy or related field

  • Typically requires 2 years of related experiences

  • Excellent communication skills * PC and business software skills

  • Experience working with outside vendors relationships

  • Ability to adapt to changing environmental/situational needs

  • Ability to make timely, effective decisions

  • Ability to remain flexible and responsive when faced with multiple urgent requests Preferred Knowledge, experience & capabilities * Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) preferred

  • Knowledge of general industry procedures, practices, and terminology

  • Strong agronomic and pest management skills

  • Farm or Agriculture experience/background * * Additional information PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Position requires being able to walk seed production fields in any weather • Position requires working 7 days a week during critical time of year • Position requires travel by car/pickup during certain periods of year • Position requires extensive travel during peek times of the year WORKING CONDITIONS WHILE PERFORMING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Position requires be able to work in dusty and hot conditions • Office environment a portion of the year. OTHER: • Must have a valid driver’s license • All applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. If you need assistance during the application process, please contact the Service Desk at na.sta_pc_team@syngenta.com. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Poster

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  • Link (http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppa.htm) Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Job:Seeds Production

Title: *Seed Production Agronomist

  • Salinas CA*

Location:California-Salinas

Requisition ID:1701886


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Sales Agronomist

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS: Under direction of the Regional Sales Manager this position is responsible for establishing professional customer relationships with an emphasis creating tremendous customer experience while focusing on business growth. Position will focus on service to increase value to the customer's total business and provide solutions to agronomy and crop production challenges by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Work in a safe and efficient manner, according to Ag Partners' Safety Policy. Utilize good customer service skills at all times, when servicing and greeting customers, and when working with co-workers and other departments within the company. Listen to and resolve customer complaints and concerns. Demonstrate work habits that develop, build, and support the team concept within the organization. Display an attitude that is focused on improving and serving customers, teammates and self. Territory Planning /Management * Identify and prioritize customers and prospects.

  • Develop action plans for increasing targeted customers business.

  • Work with Agronomy Lead for inventory planning and forecasting.

  • Maintain Sales contracts & bookings.

  • Generate leads for grain sales through referrals and cross-selling.

  • Complete paperwork to ensure contracts is completed; maps of the field are drawn so applicators get to the correct place.

Increase Sales Revenue * Perform sales calls on current and prospective customers

  • Present products, services, and the added value the company as designed by Ag Partners.

  • Handle objections and complaints in a timely manner.

  • Gain business through new customers.

Customer Service * Make sound and ethical agronomic recommendations in order to maximize profitability for our customers.

  • Facilitate a communication channel between our customer and Ag Partners.

  • Work swiftly with customers, suppliers, and management to resolve product/service complaints in fair and equitable fashion.

  • Develop business plan for growers and work with them to ensure the plan is met.

  • Consult with growers working in the field on their product quality/standards and applications needed in their operations.

Sound Agronomic Skills * Interpret soil test and nutrient maps

  • Build fertility recommendations based upon available data

  • Weed, insect, and plant disease identification

  • Build pesticide recommendation based upon plant growth stage, pest, pressure, etc.

  • Knowledge of seed genetics and ability to recommend best available hybrids.

  • Education and/or experience in ag related field

  • General knowledge of modern production practices.

Personality Characteristics * Outgoing

  • Identify and adapt to various personality styles

  • Develop and strengthen relationships

  • Confident in conflict resolution

  • Able to influence and facilitate decision making

  • Highest of ethics.

Sales Competencies * Highly self-motivated

  • Ability to utilize and prioritize available

  • Uncovering needs and opportunities

  • Create value that meets customer needs

  • Presentation Skills – convincingly presents solutions, concepts, and products.

  • Objection handling

  • Ability to ask for the order

  • Follow-up with customers on a regular basis.

Core Competencies * Communicates clearly and effectively with co-workers, management and customers to accomplish goals and objectives

  • Able to make timely well informed, sound decisions.

  • Can be relied upon regarding task completion and follow-up * Shows good leadership in all levels of the company.

  • Independent enough to perform work with little or no supervision.

  • Proposes ideas, finds creative and better ways of building the business.

  • Seeks out new assignments and assumes additional duties when necessary.

  • Uses time wisely to accomplish job responsibilities.

  • Demonstrates proper judgment and decision making skills. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or three to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional coursework for certification required.

  • Must have a valid IA motor license.

  • Certified Crop Advisor preferred, required to obtain within two years of employment with Ag Partners.

  • This position will require 80% of time away from the office, but working within a forty mile radius of home and/or office.

LOCATION: Ag Partners (Emmetsburg) Location: Emmetsburg, IA Job Code: 477 # of openings: 1


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Agronomist / Sales Manager

Job Description:
Agronomist/ Sales ManagerJob Description:Bio Huma Netics, Inc. has a few openings for the full-time position of Agronomist/ Sales Manager to be assigned in one of the international or domestic US regions (Soil and Plant Scientist). The minimum wage offered is $48,000 per year based on experience, plus benefits including health, dental, profit sharing, and incentive pay. These positions are based in Gilbert, Arizona in the U.S. The hours for the position are typically Monday-Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM while in the office with up to 50% time traveling in the region expected. Agronomist/ Soil and Plant Scientist duties include managing and directing sales and in-field technical services throughout the assigned international or domestic US region in connection with the company s HUMA GRO line of agricultural nutrition and chemical products.Qualifications & Experience:A Bachelor s Degree in Agriculture or related field is a must with a Master s Degree in Agronomy and/or Plant or Crop Science is preferred.Looking for recent graduates with a minimum of 2 years field experience, but ten years field experience with a PCA or CCA certification is preferred.Must be English fluent both verbally and in writing of technical agronomic terminology. Fluency in one or more second language is preferred.Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.Benefits after completing eligibility period:Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance (100% Employee Premium Coverage)Paid VacationMileage ReimbursementTuition ContributionSimple IRA Company MatchingGreat TeamGrowing CompanyTo apply, please submit your r sum and cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications for this position.
Company Description
BHN is a global leader in providing sustainable solutions to the world's environmental challenges for agriculture, horticulture, turf & ornamentals, water & wastewater, and associated engineered technologies through its constantly improving Micro Carbon Technology.

Our Mission

Provide technologically-advanced and ecologically sustainable quality products and services that replenish the earth by restoring water quality, reviving soil fertility, renewing food and fiber value, and refocusing engineered technologies; while minimizing human environmental impact and thereby enhancing the quality of life world-wide.


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Field Research Agronomist / Technology Development Rep (Yuma, AZ)

Seminis, a Monsanto vegetable seed division, is currently seeking a Field Research Agronomist / Technology Development Representative to provide technical leadership for the development and commercial growth of Seminis vegetable seed. This role directs and manages local field trials in conjunction with Sales & Marketing teams to generate features, advantages, and benefits data, and associated marketing materials.

This position requires the TDR to build strong technical and commercial relationships with key influencers including academia, industry/grower groups, processors, dealers, and top customers. Technology Development Representatives work with leading edge technology to generate and analyze data to drive product advancement recommendations. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic team and build strong technical and commercial relationships throughout the world. Development of New Products: + Determine and demonstrate the value, positioning, and agronomic fit of Seminis pipeline products vs. commercial standards + Actively participate in protocol development and experimental design; ensure timely, high-quality data entry, analyses, and reporting + Contract and coordinate testing with key university programs and private cooperators + Ensure product stewardship according to Seminis and industry best practices, and regulatory compliance with Federal, State, and Local requirements Growth of Commercial Products: + Direct and manage local trials in conjunction with Sales & Marketing teams to generate features, advantages, and benefits data, and associated marketing materials + Provide product and agronomic training for internal sales teams and external seed, retail, and processing partners + Build strong technical and commercial relationships with key influencers including academia, industry/grower groups, processors, dealers, and top customers + Bridge Sales and Research to ensure market-driven assessment of new products and technologies + Support Sales with performance inquiries that require specific agronomic and product knowledge Required Skills / Experience: + Master of Science degree in agronomy, plant breeding, plant pathology, or closely-related discipline

OR a Bachelor of Science degree and 5+ years experience in applied field research.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills + Ability to perform successfully in a fast-paced, dynamic, team-based environment + Self-motivated and assertive with a results orientation

  • Willingness to travel extensively in-state; occasional regional and national travel + Federal regulations from the Department of Transportation cover this position and mandate the passing of certain pre-employment requirements, such as a background check, drug test and physical Desired Skills / Experience: + Ph.D. in agronomy, plant breeding, plant pathology, or closely-related discipline

  • Willingness to reside in Yuma, AZ valley area + Experience in the following vegetable crops: broccoli, lettuce, sweet corn, spinach, watermelon, onions, etc.

Organization:GLB VEG Technology Development_51070573

Title:Field Research Agronomist / Technology Development Rep (Yuma, AZ)

Location:North America-USA-Arizona-Yuma

Requisition ID:01HSS

Job:Product/Technology Development

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California Sales Agronomist

California Sales Agronomist Tracking Code 746-554 Job Description As a Sales Agronomist, this individual will be responsible for: + Managing a sales territory in the state of California and other nearby markets as opportunities arise. Gaining incremental sales from end-user accounts, through distributors, by changing/modifying established cultural practices using sound agronomic principles and newer, more effective, efficient, and environmentally responsible products and practices + Technical selling services to growers and distributors + Must possess a strong understanding of sound agronomic practices in a multitude of row, vine, vegetable, tree and other high value crops, cropping environments and irrigation systems + Prospect for and present value propositions to, growers using ICL Specialty Fertilizers to improve customer’s crops, cropping practices, efficiency and satisfaction

  • Establish relationships with local distributors initially using product “pull through” to create partners that will begin to actively support and sell ICL products to end users + Mentor/manage grower and distributor relationships supporting and growing product demand at both levels for ICL-SF products + Provide technical support to end use customers on the use of granular, liquid, water soluble and blended controlled release agricultural fertilizers + Must have the ability to build relationships both internal and external + Set proper trial protocols against the competition and other technologies + Steward all products to assure their proper use and disposal, in accordance with all applicable safety and regulatory guidelines and Good Agronomic Practices (GAP) + Participate in safety training and adhere to ICL policies on Environment Health and Safety + Know and understand the financial expectations of the sales budget Required Skills + Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy or related field with coursework in plant science, soil science, plant health and plant nutrition

  • Experience in the Agricultural plant nutrition, highly desirable + Knowledge of High Value crops and irrigation systems used in their production

  • Analytical skills including ability to read and understand nutritional values relating to soil, water and plant material + Ability to develop complete nutrient management programs following Good Agronomic Practices (GAP) + Excellent oral and written communication skills + PC Skills to include: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Map Point + Must have excellent decision making and problem solving skills + Demonstrated ability to contribute in a team setting while being an effective self-starter able to manage daily activities to achieve long term goals + Must be able to manage personal goals and corporate objectives while keeping a customer centric focus + Must be able to travel 30-50% (travel % dependent on candidate's location). Live anywhere in California that allows easy travel. Central California is preferable + Ability to speak Spanish strongly preferred #CB# Job Location Open, , United States Job Level N/A Closing Date 6/30/17 EEO/AA EMPLOYER/Veterans/Disabled N/A

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Caneberry Research Agronomist

Driscoll---s produces the finest berries in the world. Sharing the
benefits of our extensive research and development efforts, along with
best practices and the latest technology with our partner growers are
the key responsibilities of this role. Controlled environment growing
for berries is an important technology for the future, and is just one
of the opportunities that the Extension Agronomist will have to help our
partner growers improve the quality and production of Driscoll---s Berries.
As a Caneberry Research Agronomist for Driscoll---s you will work directly
with Plant Breeding, Nursery, Testplot crew and Production Management to
plan and execute various research projects on Raspberries and
Blackberries. The position will spend a large percentage of time in the
field, working directly with growers and ranch managers extending
cultural practices and new technologies. This position will also be
essential for the commercialization of new cultivars and improving
overall grower performance.
Responsibilities and Qualifications RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for collecting field data for ranch and variety
    evaluation. Perform regular visits to field experiments to take
    observations, and ensure that data collection is complete and
    accurate, and processes are implemented.
  • Work closely with ranch supervisors and growers at all test plot
    ranches to determine the proper execution for field experiments and
    data management. Regularly visit production fields to understand
    production methods, cycles, and support growers with technical advice.
  • Monitor, evaluate and improve farming techniques of new cultivars
    at late stages prior to general farming release, documenting all
    relevant information and BMPs (Best Management Practices) in
    Production Guide.
  • Be a liaison with growers in the implementation of applied
    research plans for the District.
  • Regularly walk fields to scout for crop issues and coordinate with
    the test-plot/ranch manager to implement pest control, irrigation
    and plant nutrition programs.
  • Ability to analyze field data to identify growers--- needs and take
    proper approach to solve them.
  • Identify farming challenges and opportunities, propose and discuss
    solutions by implementing research projects, coordinating trial execution.
  • Coordinate the recording of applied research test plot data and
    field pick plots.
  • Write research reports and document best production practices,
    develop a communication and education plan to share findings with
    growers and key stakeholders.
  • Regular interaction with key team members and stakeholders.
  • Follow Company policies and practices while representing
    Driscoll---s in an ethical and business-like manner in all
    interactions with employees, governmental agencies, growers,
    customers, etc.
  • Ensure the security of Driscoll---s confidential and proprietary
    information and materials
  • Perform other duties as instructed by supervisor.
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelors of Science in Biology, Agronomy or Horticulture or
      equivalent is required. A master---s degree is preferred.
    • 1-3 years extension work with production crops is desired.
      Raspberry and Blackberry farming experience is a plus.
    • 1-3 years of research experience/experimental design. Research and
      analytical skills sufficient to analyze problems in a multi- faceted
      way and to develop and participate in implementing solutions
    • Knowledge in Statistical data treatment, JMP, SPSS or equivalent software.
    • Passion for plants is essential.
    • Organic farming and container/substrate production systems
      knowledge/skills is preferred.
    • Spanish/English skills highly desired, with particular emphasis on
      reading and writing in a bilingual environment.
    • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication and math skills.
    • Advanced Internet and Microsoft Office computer experience.
    • Strong organizational skills with ability to do multiple tasks and
      solve problems with a sense of urgency with minimal supervision.
    • Needs to be dependable, reliable, Self-starter, and able to work
      independently as well as a member of a team.
    • Able to lift 40 pounds, ability to work in field conditions.
    • Travel to local and regional farms will be required on a daily
      basis, with occasional longer distance domestic and international.
    • California driver---s license and the ability to be covered under
      company-sponsored vehicle insurance program are also required.
    • A valid passport and the ability to travel internationally without
      restrictions are also required.
      • This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the
        work performed by employees in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of
        all the job's responsibilities. At Driscoll---s, all of our jobs include
        broad responsibilities for continually improving the processes we use to
        develop our products. Skills

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Sales Agronomist Trainee - NC

Compass Minerals is a leading provider of essential minerals that solve nature's challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses, and specialty plant nutrition minerals that improve the quality and yield of crops. The company produces its minerals at locations throughout the U.S. and Canada and in the U.K.

Though the company’s history stretches back as far as 1844, Compass Minerals became a public company in December 2003. The company is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the Russell 1000 Index and was included in Fortune magazine’s 2010 listing of the “100 Fastest-Growing Companies.” Named one of Forbes’ 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America in 2015 and 2016, Compass Minerals’ mission is to be the best essential minerals company by delivering where and when it matters.
* * *Summary: *The person in this position is primarily responsible for learning all aspects of Territory Sales Management which includes: managing the sales and marketing of Compass Minerals’ Wolf Trax and/or Protassium Plus Plant Nutrition products. Products include various micronutrients and/or Sulfate of Potash.

The successful incumbent will train with various Territory Sales Managers across the United States and the training is expected to last three to eighteen months. Upon successful completion of the training, the incumbent will be assigned to a territory.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities *include but are not limited to the following: /(Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time.)/ During the training period will assist with: · Maintains and establishes key customer relationships and grows customer base within assigned territory · Creates and implements sales and marketing plans for territory including planning, promotions, pricing strategies and budget preparation *Education and Experience: * Minimum Requirements: * Bachelor’s degree in Business with a concentration in Marketing or equivalent is required.

  • Agronomy degree or MBA is preferred.

  • One to two years of direct sales, distributors and/or national account sales experience is not required, but preferred.

  • Sales experience in the agricultural fields is a plus.

*Travel: *Must be able to temporarily relocate multiple times during the training period (if needed) to select territories and travel approximately 50-75% of the time with overnight stays during the training period. After successful completion of training, must be able to travel 50%-60% of the time with overnight stays. Training will also include significant time in the Corporate office with various related departments. * * *Competency * /To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:/ Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions. * * Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations. * * Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict; Maintains confidentiality; Keeps emotions under control.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills.

Judgement - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively.

*Language Skills: */The abilities listed are representative of the level of competency the incumbent needs in order to effectively perform the essential duties. These specific abilities may or may not be required for this particular position./ * * Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. * * *Mathematical Skills: */The abilities listed are representative of the level of competency the incumbent needs in order to effectively perform the essential duties. These specific abilities may or may not be required for this particular position./ * * Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. * * *Reasoning Ability: */The abilities listed are representative of the level of competency the incumbent needs in order to effectively perform the essential duties. These specific abilities may or may not be required for this particular position./ * * Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. * * *Physical Demands: */The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions./ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. * *Compass Minerals is an equal opportunity employer that hires and promotes the best candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, or veteran status. If interested and qualified, please apply online at www.CompassMinerals.com

Job:Sales

Organization:Plant Nutrition

Title:Sales Agronomist Trainee - NC

Location:KS-Overland Park

Requisition ID:1700002Q



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Regional Sales Agronomist

The Regional Sales Agronomist (RSA) is responsible for leading our in-field product training, focused on improving the MBA system performance and product development initiatives. Building on our traditional high-touch, high-quality approach, the RSA will work closely with key growers, sales consultants, and independent dealers. The RSA will also aid in development of product positioning as needed for the MBA Wholesale Team. The RSA will act as product expert for the MBA portfolio of products, with an emphasis on proprietary and organic products. This position will be located in Indiana, Ohio, or Michigan.

Job Duties

  • Ability to interpret overall business strategies at the field level. Develop plans that achieve companywide sales goals, effective execution is essential
  • Communicate with Regional Sales Managers and Wholesales Account Managers to align daily efforts and objectives
  • Align with MBA Training Department to assure classroom training is carried through to the field and lead its execution
  • Provide field diagnostics on non-performing product claims or crop damage
  • Analyze MBA product and crop data using various sales metrics to provide insight and analysis on trends, forecasts and opportunities
  • Conduct research on latest industry trends in soil health and crop production
  • Work closely with R&D for in-field needs and assessments of trials and demonstrations
  • Collaborate on the development of new products and new partnerships with the business development team
  • Develop portfolio of competitive products to educate sales team
  • Possess and/or develop a deep knowledge of Midwestern BioAg products, Cornbelt cropping systems, specialty crops, and organic/transition process
  • Assist Sales with in-field inspections of fields included in special programs and initiatives
  • Support product positioning for each distribution channel including retail, wholesale and independent dealers
  • Problem solve through critical thinking and collaboration with Sales, R&D, Training
  • Promote company philosophies and products at local and regional trade shows, sales meetings, vendor meetings, and recruiting events as required
  • Support sales and new product introduction strategies
  • Partner with various business unit leaders to ensure completion of special projects

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Agronomist 2 Fresno SGS AB

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a position available at our SGS facility in SGS - Fresno, CA. Simplot Grower Solutions (SGS) Overview:
The SGS mission is simple: ''Delivering Solutions to Growers''. With over 85 retail locations and a full line of crop inputs, Simplot Grower Solutions is your one-stop resource for agricultural supplies and precision agronomy services. This Simplot Grower Solutions'' position provides customer service to growers through the sale of crop nutrition, crop protection, seed, specialty, technology and other agronomic products and consultative services. The position is led under the general direction of the Area Sales Manager, who provides support and leadership to all Crop Advisors within specifically recognized agronomic geographies to achieve the Company''s financial goals and operational objectives.
SUMMARY This Agronomist will provide agronomic knowledge and leadership to growers and Crop Advisors in assigned SGS Market Area(s), including the development and implementation of production and nutritional systems with the aim of an agronomy program that is supportive of corporate and area marketing strategies and product/service sales goals. RESPONSIBILITIES Provides agronomic direction, consulting, and fertility/product recommendations to Crop Advisors and other unit-based personnel. Oversees the agronomic function for the respective SGS Market Area(s) Participates in analyzing crop claim issues as necessary Participates in agronomical-based integration projects to leverage growth opportunities for the Company Manages and documents field evaluation of seed, chemical, specialty products, and fertilizers necessary for the development of marketing oriented programs Provides agronomic training for SGS staff responsible for sales and marketing Coordinates and supports the centralized development of technical documents, product marketing brochures, trade magazine articles, and other documents supporting the marketing efforts of SGS REQUIREMENTS Bachelor''s Degree from a four-year College or University 5+ years related experience and/or training preferred Must have strong soil fertility, plant nutrition, crop production, and plant physiology and biochemistry knowledge Knowledge of local agronomic practices is essential Knowledge of marketing program development is helpful Some sales training is helpful HOW TO APPLY Internal Simplot Candidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID#3827 External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#3827 Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
For best results, please upload your resume as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document. This process includes additional job-relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply. When a position is in the interview stage or has been filled, it will no longer appear on our Simplot Careers website.
If you experience any technical difficulties when applying through our online system, please contact our Employment Center for assistance. The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration 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.


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Agronomist Sales (Nebraska)

MUST BE AN AGONOMIST
170 year old company who is on the NYSE selling for about 85$ a share!!

  • Requires a Bachelor s degree in Agronomy and 4-8 years of proven success as a sales agronomist

  • Live anywhere in Nebraska Strong Base plus com, car, laptop, cell, great benefits.

    Sales Agronomist- Retail; The person in this position is responsible for the retail sales activities of portfolio of Plant Nutrition products within the assigned territory. This is a technical sales position. The ideal candidate will have experience selling specialty value added plant nutrition products, a strong agronomy background, and have a solid understanding of plant nutrition.

    • Requires a Bachelor s degree in Agronomy and 4-8 years of proven success as a sales agronomist
    • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales objectives as a sales agronomist for high value specialty products
    • Demonstrated superior territory sales and management skills and expertise
    • Has consistently developed and executed plans to maximize sales potential
    • Salesforce.com experience preferred.

    Travel:Must be able to travel 50-60% of the time with overnight stays. Company vehicle is provided. Clear driving record required.

    • Retain and grow retail customer base and establish sustainable key relationships with retailers, distribution, growers/end-users, and industry within assigned territory
    • Consistently meets or exceeds sales objectives consistent with regional and company financial objectives
    • Develops, implements, updates and reports on sales and marketing plans for the territory including planning, promotions, equipment strategies and budget preparation
    • Actively employ a customer segmentation strategy to execute customer development activities required to achieve growth targets, increase revenue and maximize margin
    • Collaborate with the Regional Agronomist in developing and managing research and field trials focused on key crops and geographies.
    • Identify dealer and grower education program needs. Participate in development and execution of education programs.
    • Utilize innovative communication tools to improve grower awareness of product line, which includes Sulfate of Potash, Wolf Trax nutrition products and additional products in development for growers and dealers.
    • Establish customer contact plans at both management and field sales levels as guided by business results. This includes frequency, type of communication, etc.
    • Actively implement and promote marketing programs and incentives for Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition portfolio of products.
    • Assist in planning and forecasting product movement to facilitate the SOIP and demand planning process.
    • Communicate effectively using Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • Ability to prepare PowerPoint presentations and comfortable with public speaking and making PowerPoint presentations to retailers, distribution, growers/end-users, and industry
    • Supports internal database development through CRM (Contact Relationship Management) software.
    • Identify and provide feedback on product improvement and new product development opportunities consistent with customer needs
    • Provide market intelligence from within the territory
    • Perform all duties with the highest level of integrity.

MUST BE AN AGONOMIST
Requires a Bachelor s degree in Agronomy and 4-8 years of proven success as a sales agronomist

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Sales Agronomist- Retail; The person in this position is responsible for the retail sales activities of portfolio of Plant Nutrition products within the assigned territory. This is a technical sales position. The ideal candidate will have experience selling specialty value added plant nutrition products, a strong agronomy background, and have a solid understanding of plant nutrition.

  • Requires a Bachelor s degree in Agronomy and 4-8 years of proven success as a sales agronomist
  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales objectives as a sales agronomist for high value specialty products
  • Demonstrated superior territory sales and management skills and expertise
  • Has consistently developed and executed plans to maximize sales potential
  • Salesforce.com experience preferred.

Travel:Must be able to travel 50-60% of the time with overnight stays. Company vehicle is provided. Clear driving record required.

  • Retain and grow retail customer base and establish sustainable key relationships with retailers, distribution, growers/end-users, and industry within assigned territory
  • Consistently meets or exceeds sales objectives consistent with regional and company financial objectives
  • Develops, implements, updates and reports on sales and marketing plans for the territory including planning, promotions, equipment strategies and budget preparation
  • Actively employ a customer segmentation strategy to execute customer development activities required to achieve growth targets, increase revenue and maximize margin
  • Collaborate with the Regional Agronomist in developing and managing research and field trials focused on key crops and geographies.
  • Identify dealer and grower education program needs. Participate in development and execution of education programs.
  • Utilize innovative communication tools to improve grower awareness of product line, which includes Sulfate of Potash, Wolf Trax nutrition products and additional products in development for growers and dealers.
  • Establish customer contact plans at both management and field sales levels as guided by business results. This includes frequency, type of communication, etc.
  • Actively implement and promote marketing programs and incentives for Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition portfolio of products.
  • Assist in planning and forecasting product movement to facilitate the SOIP and demand planning process.
  • Communicate effectively using Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to prepare PowerPoint presentations and comfortable with public speaking and making PowerPoint presentations to retailers, distribution, growers/end-users, and industry
  • Supports internal database development through CRM (Contact Relationship Management) software.
  • Identify and provide feedback on product improvement and new product development opportunities consistent with customer needs
  • Provide market intelligence from within the territory
  • Perform all duties with the highest level of integrity.
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