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Sales Agronomist - Retail: CA

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 responsible for the retail sales activities of Compass Minerals 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. * * *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.)/ * Retain and grow Compass Minerals 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 Compass Minerals 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.

*Qualifications: */To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions./ * * *Education and Experience: * * 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. * * *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. * * Judgment - 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 collects 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 dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other group status protected by Federal, State, or local laws. *If interested and qualified, please apply online at *www.CompassMinerals.com

Job:Sales

Organization:Plant Nutrition

Title:Sales Agronomist - Retail: CA

Location:KS-Overland Park

Requisition ID:1700001R


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Agronomist

Agronomist (Job Number: PRO00007995)

Description Serves as a primary field contact for seed production which includes: grower management and support (acreage planning, quality control, etc.), coordinating integrated pest management program, and coordinating production research programs at the plant level. Supervise field work, plant operations and prepare reports as assigned by the plant manager or assistant plant manager.

Responsible for all aspects of grower contracts (implementation, price elections, contract elections, contract questions, payment problems). Supervise plant secretary on related matters. Assists in the seed acreage contract allocations to growers. Coordinate an Integrated Pest Management program including hiring and managing scouts, and developing a cost effective, environmentally sound method of enhancing yields.

Coordinate production research programs at the plant level including initiation and follow through of programs to address specific needs of the plant environment. Will work with production research agronomist. Gather management information for specific varieties, including fertilizer, insecticide, and herbicide recommendations.

Be knowledgeable about current agronomic practices and government agricultural programs. Supervise lab work such as germinations and clean-outs as assigned by plant manager. Implement and maintain quality standards.

Administrative duties include, but are not limited to, providing proposals for the development of the plant location business plan. Implement plan in areas assigned by the plant manager.

Responsible for monitoring plant expenditures as assigned.

Serve as plant manager in the absence of the plant manager and assistant plant manager. Manage growers based on grower evaluation. Assign varieties. Coordinate Safety Program.

Qualifications Bachelor's degree in ag-related area and 3-5 years experience working with seed growers and seed plant operations or equivalent education and experience required. Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations; knowledge of field equipment; supervisory and team leadership skills; training skills; priority management and ability to adjust quickly to changing conditions; good verbal communication skills; advanced level of PC skills; willingness to work in a variety of conditions (field, plant, warehouse - hot, cold, dust, etc.); ability to lift up to 60 lbs.

DuPont Pioneer (www.pioneer.com/careers) headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, is the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. DuPont Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere. Science with Service Delivering Success™.

Primary Location:NA-United States-Missouri-New Madrid

Organization:Pioneer

Schedule:Full-time

Education Level:Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status:Regular

Job Type:Experienced



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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

  • Link (http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmla.htm) Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) 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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Agronomist

3350BR External Title Agronomist Division PNG - Plant Nutrient Group Select work location IN - Walton Posting Description Position SummaryThis position is responsible to advise customers of the best practices/use from the available resources as they pertain to soil science including fertilizer usage, pesticides, herbicides, tillage methods, seed recommendations and other agronomy related matters. The Agronomist is accountable for the application of various soil/plant sciences to soil management and crop production.

This position is responsible for supervising test plots and performing related routine research, ensuring that it is maintained in a credible manner.Organizational RelationshipThe incumbent typically reports to the Ag Sales Supervisor or the General Manager along with the Ag Advisors and the Precision Ag Specialist.Principal AccountabilitiesThe following accountabilities are to be carried out in a manner consistent with the spirit and philosophy outlined in The Andersons' Statement of Principles:1. Be a true leader and champion in establishing and maintaining a vision and required behaviors for our culture of ensuring human safety.2. Deliver a courteous, pleasant and positive attitude in providing extraordinary service to all customers, coworkers and others ensuring open lines of communication.3.

Maintain an advanced knowledge of company products, services, policies and procedures.4. Initiate agronomy calls and provide service and advice that ensures high customer satisfaction and generates trust and confidence, contributing to increased business opportunities.5. Continually improve agronomy based knowledge and skills by staying informed of new uses of technology, equipment, products and services.

Act as an internal resource for accurate and reliable agronomy information.6. Demonstrate an understanding of the gross profit impact associated with sales and service programs, as well as market trends and pricing through positive sales results and knowledge.7. Maintain the appropriate certifications or licenses as required by supervisor.8.

Complete on site field inspections to identify solutions and recommendations for any problems or concerns.9. May be required to draw soil samples for analysis to obtain the best product or service match for the customer.Operate various types of testing/monitoring and mobile equipment after participating in facility specific and mobile specific training.11. Use appropriate computer programs to create field maps for the testing, application and reporting process.12.

Control the use of test plots to ensure proper management/performance of routine research, comparisons of seeds, fertilizers, and chemicals. Maintain thorough records of all research to allow for quick and accurate information access.13. Provide agronomy based product/service training to other facility employees, customers and public in local communities.14. Perform other related duties within job scope as assigned by supervisory personnel.Job QualificationsEducation:• Bachelors Degree required in agronomy• Masters degree a plus, preferably in a related discipline

Experience:• 5 – 7 years of applicable experience in a related discipline• Agriculture experience in use and application• Agriculture regulatory policy background, a plus

Certifications/Licenses:• Commercial driver’s license (CDL), preferred• Agriculture custom applicator license, preferred• Certified Crop Advisor Certification (CCA), preferred• Valid driver’s license

Additional Skills:• Strong computer skills• Agriculture/science specific knowledge• Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills• Strong relationship building skills• Motivated as a self starter• Good teaching/instruction skills

Working ConditionsNote: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. The Andersons is a Drug-Free Workplace. The Andersons, Inc. is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability. *LI-TB



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Agronomist / Sales Manager

Job DescriptionAgronomist/ 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 résumé and cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications for this position.Company DescriptionBHN 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 MissionProvide 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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Sales Agronomist

Sales Agronomist Tracking Code 706-554 Job Description As a Sales Agronomist, this individual will be responsible for: + Promote the sales of ICL Fertilizers products in the USA by applying & modifying established practices using sound agronomic principles.

  • Support and promote field trials for new fertilizers with ICLF Client, local Universities and other organizations.

  • Customer relationship establishment / management.

  • Technical selling understanding to growers and distributors.

  • Manage, maintain, and grow the base business in the assigned regional geography.

  • Must possess a strong understanding of sound agronomic practices in a multitude of row, vegetable, and other crops.

  • Mentor / manage grower and distributor relationships supporting and growing product demand at both levels for ICLF products.

  • Provide technical support to end use customers on the use of ICLF fertilizers.

  • Write and publish papers in peer review and general journals.

  • Know and understand the financial expectations of the sales budget. Required Skills + MSc (or higher) degree in agronomy or related field with coursework in plant science, soil science, plant health and plant nutrition strongly preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years of commercial and / or technical experience with a local or International company involved with Fertilizers.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • PC Skills to include: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.

  • 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 overseas.

  • Must be able to travel up to 50% mainly in Mid-West & East Coast. Some in other markets also as opportunities arise. Job Location Open, , United States Job Level N/A Closing Date 4/14/17 EEO/AA EMPLOYER/Veterans/Disabled N/A

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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

Schedule:Full-time


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Agronomist Sales North Dakota


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 North or South Dakota  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.


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 North or South DakotaStrong 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.

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Agronomist Sales South Dakota


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

Strong Base plus com, car, laptop, cell, great benefits.   Live anywhere SD or ND

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.


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
Strong Base plus com, car, laptop, cell, great benefits.  Live anywhere SD or ND

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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Field Agronomist

The Agronomist at our Pasco, WA is a unique position with significant autonomy and responsibility for managing the agronomy and supporting the production of over 8,500 acres of onion, potatoes and other crops. We are seeking candidates who exemplify our core values:

  1. Committed to Excellence ~ We take great pride in getting the job done right
  2. Teamwork ~ We value all opinions and seek consensus-based decision-making to achieve common goals
  3. Integrity ~ We do business honestly and treat all stakeholders and the environment with respect
  4. Entrepreneurial Drive ~ We are a growth company willing to tackle new business ventures
  5. Innovation ~ We provide value to our customers through technology-driven production solutions
  6. Farming Lifestyle ~ Our families are the backbone of the company, and we embrace farming as a way of life

CSS Farms, a multi-state agricultural business, strives to provide innovative solutions and superior quality and service to our customers. With operations in 13 states, CSS is one of the largest growers of chip potatoes and seed potatoes in North America. Our three main business segments include chip potato, seed potato and specialty potato production.


Company Description

CSS Farms, a multi-state agricultural business, strives to provide innovative solutions and superior quality and service to our customers. With operations in 13 states, CSS is one of the largest growers of chip potatoes and seed potatoes in North America. Our three main business segments include chip potato, seed potato and specialty potato production.


Reporting Relationships

The Agronomist will report directly to the Regional General Manager and will work closely with other members of the Pasco and corporate management teams. This position has no direct reports at this time, but may have an intern during the summer season or additional full-time support as deemed necessary.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

The Agronomist's responsibility will be to support commercial crop production, including:

  • Soil sampling and fertilizer recommendations
  • Development and execution of pest management strategies
  • Monitor soil moisture and schedule irrigations
  • Scout fields on a weekly basis and recommend necessary adjustments to management plans

Provide quality control oversight on key farm operations, especially the following:

  • Seed handling and cutting
  • Planter spacing accuracy
  • Irrigation system application uniformity
  • Chemical application (coverage and timing)
  • Plant tissue and soil sampling during the growing season for fertility management
  • Test digs to estimate yields and monitor quality
  • Monitoring of bruise-free handling during harvest as well as storage management
  • Plant maturity evaluations, including sugar testing in the field and in storage

Develop and conduct R&D experiments to provide insight on key production issues, including:

  • Psyllid, zebra chip, and other disease control
  • New variety evaluation
  • Variety specific agronomy (seed spacing, fertility, etc.)
  • Use of VRT to optimize cost per cwt and quality
  • Maximize water-use and fertilizer-use efficiency

Required Position Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science degree in agronomy or related field (Masters degree preferred)
  • Proficient in the use of Windows based computer programs (Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and a general aptitude with software systems, including statistical analysis software
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including ability to train and work with operational personnel on the farm
  • Superior organizational and project management skills
  • Experience in leading and managing people
  • Ability to acquire and hold a valid Texas driver's license and successfully pass vehicle insurance verification is required.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work unrestricted in the U.S. without company sponsorship to be considered for this position.
  • Ability to comprehend, read, write and communicate proficiently in English and interact with all levels of the organization.

Preferred Position Qualifications

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
  • Experience in irrigated crop production preferred
  • Minimum of one year experience in the field preferred and 5 years' experience highly desired.
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