Agronomist Job Description Sample
Field Research Agronomist (Agronomic Research Manager) - College Station, TX Area
Monsanto’s North America Technology Development & Agronomy organization is looking for a Field Research Agronomist (Agronomic Research Manager) to lead the development and testing of agronomic system concepts for our products. This role will gain firsthand knowledge of Monsanto's products and associated agronomic systems research to provide technical leadership and conduct field research within their assigned geography. This includes understanding local and regional cropping systems and the development of existing and newer pipeline products. Successful candidates must have strong communication and people skills to enable cross-functional interactions with R&D Technology, Breeding and Chemistry.
Coordinate and execute a field testing program that supports corn, soybean, and/or cotton germplasm, trait and chemistry evaluations across all business units.
Responsible for all aspects of coordination and execution of field trials; location identification, grower/cooperator contracts, trial planting, in-season trial maintenance, harvesting and relinquish data.
Maintain USDA Regulatory Compliance. Ensure trials are conducted within regulatory and stewardship policy and paperwork is accurately completed in a timely manner.
Develop and maintain relationships with Technology Development Colleagues to help steward current products and introduce new products.
Regularly integrate emerging technology tools to improve work efficiency and execution of assigned responsibilities.
Actively participate in the site safety program.
Travel up to 20% of the time.
Responsible for spatial data capture and proper use of GPS/GIS enabled equipment.
Ensures equipment is properly maintained, operating and ready for use. Required Skills/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Ag/Life Sciences or related discipline completed prior to start date
Experience in applied field research focused in row crop experimental design, field test plot management, statistics and data interpretation
Experience operating and maintaining research and commercial agricultural equipment
Demonstrated ability to function effectively without direct supervision, ability to work effectively with a team, strong time management skills, attention to detail, and organizational skills
Strong computer skills
Strong oral, written and presentation skills
Must obtain State Certified Pesticide Applicator license
Ability to obtain a CDL drivers license
Ability to push, lift or pull up to 70 lbs
May be required to work in strained or cramped positions
Ability to pass a driving record background check (i.e. moving violations, accidents, license suspension, etc.)
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:
MS and/or PhD in Agronomy, Agricultural Systems Management, Agriculture Engineering, Weed Science, Entomology, Soil Science or a closely related discipline
Strong computer skills (i.e. mobile technology (tablets/smart phones), scientific/statistical software, precision farming/GIS systems, basic knowledge of databases and information reporting tools, etc.)
Proficient at reading field protocols, research literature, and field reports translating data/statistics into market related information
Organization:NA Tech Development & Agronomy_51011175
Title:Field Research Agronomist (Agronomic Research Manager) - College Station, TX area
Location:North America-USA-Texas-College Station
Schedule:Full-time At Monsanto, we value a diverse combination of ideas, perspectives and cultures. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. If you need a reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please for further assistance.access our disability accommodations process U.S. Employment Law (applicable for U.S. jobs ONLY): EEO Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. For information about equal employment opportunity rights, please refer to this information from the U.S. federal government: ; . EEOC PosterEEOC Supplement
HELP WANTED: Agronomist at Dahlen Farmers Elevator in Dahlen, ND.
Dahlen Famers Elevator & Oil Co. is seeking an agronomist for our Dahlen Station. Responsibilities would be but not limited to:
• Selling seed, chemical, and fertilizer.
• Service current growers and work on new growers.
• Must be familiar with chemical and seed.
• Able to make recommendations to help producers make decisions.
• Unloading seed, fertilizer, and chemical trucks.
• Ability to work with others or independently.
• Salary wage DOE
• Health benefits
• Cell phone
Please call Mike at 701-384-6144 for any questions.
Golden Harvest Seed Agronomist - Northwest Iowa
About Syngenta Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. Purpose The Golden Harvest Agronomist will:
Be the product and technology expert for both corn and soybean seed in the assigned commercial unit, both for Syngenta and competitive products.
Lead product training process for Internal/External employees and customers of Golden Harvest Seeds
Evaluate experimental trials to aid in training the sales force on new product launches, and to be able to provide marketing input into product advancements
Provide input on production planning and portfolio, representing assigned district
Sharpen competitive intelligence on pricing and products
Support product based campaign development in the district
Provides localized and targeted product, technology and agronomic information and advice to DM, Sales Reps, channel partners, customers and prospects.
Promotes Syngenta products at meetings, field days, and one on one.
Provides guidance and as needed direct involvement in handling service calls.
Supports and coordinates plot locations and entries in the assigned area, analyzes and interprets data for promotional use and is the pivot point for Syngenta story amplification in local areas. Accountabilities The Golden Harvest Agronomist will:
Represent Product Management as needed on a local level to provide product knowledge and product expertise, both internally and externally
Obtain buy-in from Commercial Operations on local portfolio direction and strategies
Manage the District product life cycle: Recommend products for commercial advancement in conjunction with R&D and Product Evaluation. Provide product and portfolio needs that exist in a given geography to Product Managers & R&D
Provide direction on needed testing environments, including possible cooperators, to R&D Trialing and Product Evaluation in order to get experimental data on all relevant environments within a given commercial unit. Recommend commercial and competitive checks for experimental trials in order to make the best advancement decisions possible. Provide local expertise to Product Managers on production planning and pricing.
Teach and develop the agronomic skills of Sales Representatives, Seed Account Managers and Seed Advisors
Call on customers with representatives and serve as a role model, teacher and coach to sales representatives and Seed Advisors
Provide agronomic support and advice to growers and prospects and manage direct selling activities when necessary
Member of the District team
Key interface with Campaign team
Partner with Sales Reps to plan strategies to effectively compete with competitor products utilizing working knowledge of those products.
Continue to develop professionally by remaining current with new technologies, management innovations and sales management developments Qualifications Knowledge, experience & capabilities: Critical knowledge • BS Agronomy / related field required with a minimum of 3 years’ experience preferred • Deep knowledge of the seed industry • Basic understanding of marketing principles and techniques • Strong written and oral communication skills • Understanding of statistical principals and data analysis • Significant technical knowledge of product portfolio, product pipeline and product value propositions. • Agronomic theory – knowledge of farming best practices, seed technologies, crop protection. • Understanding of segmentation strategy and priorities Critical experience • 2-4 years of experience in Agronomy or sales as well as strong technical background or • 2-4 years of experience in R&D role with strong understanding of sales/commercial aspects Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities • Problem solving skills (e.g. ability to diagnose issues with product performance and provide recommendations) • Theoretical / practical sales knowledge (e.g., what to say and do depending on grower, dealer or retailer needs and unique situation) • Customer facing skills: manage relationship, build trust, and offer support • Self-management and prioritization skills; balance time across sales reps and accounts in assigned geographic region. • Teaching / communication skills: ability to communicate highly technical information to growers, sales reps and accounts in a manner that is easily understandable • Excellent computer/analytic skills in Windows including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook • Strong ability to transform trials and data into collateral that will leverage sales with Syngenta Products Critical leadership capabilities • Trusted • Customer-Focused • Communicative • Team-Oriented • Innovative Critical success factors & key challenges • Exhibited leadership amongst sales team and technical peers • Actively pursues coaching and training of sales reps, channel partners and other assignees • Creates professional and successful working environment with Sales Reps, District Managers and other key Syngenta personnel • Takes timely and effective action to optimize sales opportunities or challenges • Have understanding of internal Syngenta systems • Successful and productive internal and external network Additional information * 20% of work performed in a standard / home office environment * 80% of work performed in vehicle, at meetings and in field locations with employees, co-workers, customers and other associates
Ability to work irregular hours, days, evenings and sometimes weekends
Ability to move seed bags approx. 20 – 60lb bags as needed, particularly during planting season.
Ability to put up field posts and signs. Must be able to carry display units, coolers with beverages, tables/chairs etc. during internal and external field events.
Ability to climb on and move equipment for weigh wagon use. Must be able to move weigh wagon crank to lift the tongue.
Ability to travel by car and occasionally plane
Participate and be recognized as leader in Ag industry and sales
Proven track record of successfully completing projects
All applicants must be eligible to work in the US. Territory includes: Northwest Iowa Cities include: Des Moines, Carroll, Sioux City Syngenta Contact Information: If you need assistance during the application process, please contact the Service Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org . 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.
Title: *Golden Harvest Seed Agronomist
- Northwest Iowa*
Location:Iowa-West Des Moines
Other Locations:USA-Iowa-Sioux City, USA-Iowa-Carroll, USA-Iowa-Ames
Field Agronomist Intern
Are you looking to gain the knowledge and skills required to enter your future career? Black Gold Farms invites you to grow and learn with us Internships provide a real world experience to promote academic and career development, and at Black Gold, we strive to provide our intern's work with a purpose.
You will have the opportunity to work with many skilled and talented individuals, while assisting with some of our daily operations so that we are able to successfully grow, harvest, sell and distribute our crops throughout the United States. We work on the farm, in the field, at the office, and on the road. We do what we can to be good stewards of the land, good community members, and good industry partners.
Here at Black Gold Farms, we also work hard to ensure that each person that is a part of our team is offered: an opportunity to grow personally and professionally, the opportunity to be part of a culture and family that has values extending locally and globally, to have rewards that include more than earning a salary, and the opportunity to make an impact with work that matters. Black Gold Farms has been in operation for over 85 years. The company has evolved into a global industry leader in potato production, sales and service.
Please join us in serving our customers, sustaining our business, and feeding the world Field Agronomist Intern Black Gold has a position open for a FIELD AGRONOMIST INTERN at its Winamac, IN location. This position will assist with raising high quality, profitable potatoes through the duties described below. 1. Collect data and generate reports from information gathered through scouting and tissue collection 2.
Familiarize themselves with the stages of potato plant growth, potato insects, diseases and weeds 3. Assist with crop yield and quality monitoring 4. Participate in seed cutting monitoring and seed placement during planting 5.
Assist with irrigation management by monitoring field moisture, irrigation & rainfall amounts on a daily basis Candidates should be pursuing an agricultural related degree. Experience working with potatoes is not required. Applicants must be able to receive a private pesticide applicator's license.
This is a paid internship occurring at different times throughout the months of January through August. Interns will also have the opportunity to receive up to $800 in tuition reimbursement upon completion of the internship. SDL2017
Sales Agronomist - Retail: Mi/On/Qc
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.*
*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. *
*/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
*/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
*/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
Title:Sales Agronomist - Retail: MI/ON/QC
Indigo is a high-growth innovative agriculture company based in Boston. We have an extraordinary opportunity to help farmers harness nature to feed the planet in a sustainable manner.
Our biological advancements enable us to work with farmers to improve agriculture in a way that creates enormous economic value while benefiting the environment and providing consumers a more natural food supply. The role of the Agronomist is to delight Indigo growers with world-class crop advisory services. Indigo agronomists will work directly with forward-thinking growers that have planted Indigo product on their acres and provide value-added agronomic services including but not limited to: field scouting, crop monitoring, input recommendations, soil sampling, and crop budgeting/planning with the ultimate goal of maximizing grower profitability.
Once the relationship has been established, Agronomists will devote their efforts to delighting their growers with deep knowledge of agronomy and row crop production, delivering exceptional customer service and building a long-lasting partnership with growers. The Agronomist will work closely with an Indigo Account Manager to enable grower success by maximizing farm profitability, productivity, and sustainability. This role will cover the Mid-South region with headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee.
Outcomes: Ability to manage relationships and gain trust with 50 farmer accounts. Provide customers with unparalleled agronomic and profitability decision making ability. Generate data (Capture 100% of data) to optimize farmer profitability and development of Indigo Farmer Decision Software Tool.
Manage scouting program to capture pertinent data. Achieve 9/10 farmer satisfaction as reported by farmers. Provide agronomic guidance to customers supporting grain quality targets Train account managers on the value added by commercial Indigo products.
Understands and embodies our purpose & core values Understands our purpose and core values and what makes Indigo different from other companies Demonstrates personal and/or professional passion for our core values Widely viewed as someone who personifies our core values, is committed to them, and leans on them when making difficult decisions Attributes and Competencies: Strong understanding of farmer profitability including production costs, technology lift, grain marketing and grain premiums Passion and curiosity for new thinking Strong relationship and trust builder Trusts software Strong communication and training ability Strong understanding of precision agriculture and software More interested in the science of grower profitability than the art Experience: BS Required, MS preferred in agriculture or crop production management 5 years agricultural experience Live in region Ability and willingness to travel overnight 30% of the time
Sales Agronomist - Illinois - Northeast
The Sales Agronomist is responsible for sales of agronomy products and services to production customers by performing the following duties: Make sales calls throughout assigned territories to determine agronomy needs, create solutions and build long term relationships with customers that will generate sales of seed, fertilizer, ag chemicals and agronomy services.
Plan and carry out test plots at farms to demonstrate improved varieties of field crops such as corn and soybeans to use as a sales tool. Develop and maintain a current list of customers and prospects and rate them based on potential size of operation, credit worthiness and other pertinent marketing information. Keep current on agronomic products, trends, problems, services, and resources to sell agronomy products in an ethical manor.
Recommend and sell products and programs to the producer within the company credit and pricing policies. Relay competitive sales, pricing and marketing information to management in a timely manner. Communicate with management about products being sold or prepaid and problems with products, programs, or producers.
Relay requested sales contract and other pertinent information to management. Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or 4-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, accounting, and precision ag software. Candidates should have or be willing to obtain and maintain a CCA certificate as well as any other appropriate certifications including valid driver's license and insurability at all times. Visit mycoopcareer.com for your next career opportunity.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the position. SDL2017
Outside Sales Agronomist - N California
ALBION, a Balchem Corporation Company is the world leader and innovator in mineral amino acid chelate nutrition. Since its establishment in 1956, Albion has sought to manufacture highly bioavailable nutritional mineral forms and to understand their function and prove their effectiveness through third party research and clinical studies.
We are seeking an Outside Sales Agronomist for Northern California to support the sales and marketing of our Metalosate® premium foliar micronutrient product line. The ideal candidate will reside in Northern California. General Purpose of Position:
Develop and maintain the sales of plant nutrition products Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to the Following: Research and develop list of potential customers. Establish and maintain industry contacts that lead to sales.
Follow up on sales leads and make cold calls on potential customers. Develop relationships with new and existing customers and provide information to customers to maximize sales. Gather data on agribusiness trends and competitive pricing.
Make recommendations to management regarding opportunities to maximize sales. Meet established sales quotas and revenue goals. Travel to sales areas as necessary and have personal contact with distributors and clients (must have a truck - car allowance will be provided). Minimum
Education/Experience: 4-year degree in Agricultural/Plant Science or related field and 2 to 3 years experience in sales of agricultural products. Experience in agribusiness or farming a plus. Specific Skills/Abilities:
Background in agronomy. Excellent communication skills. Ability to interface with all company levels.
Strong personality. Self-starter. Action/goal oriented.
Working Conditions: Involved in agribusiness with dealers of fertilizers on farms, orchards and vineyards. Frequent travel throughout sales areas may require weekend travel and overnight stays.
Relocation may be required. SDL2017
Field Sales Agronomist
Landus Cooperative is currently seeking an individual whose responsibilities will involve territory planning, sales, customer service, and reporting, budgeting, forecasting and sound agronomic recommendation to our member. The FSA will maintain a positive attitude that promotes teamwork within Landus Cooperative and a professional image for Landus Cooperative.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. (Other duties may also be assigned)iManage and maintain a list of customers and prospects.iPrioritize prospects and partial customers to identify the best opportunities for growth.iMake regular sales calls on current and potential customersi
Maintain and increase sales with existing customers and gain business from new customers.iDocument and submit sales call information to marketing manager.iProvide a consistent communication channel between Landus Cooperative customers and location personnel in order to set proper service expectation levels, resolve problems and scheduling issues.iAdvise customers on the proper use of products and equipment.iCollaborate with other departments and/or locations to identify potential benefits to the customer from other company programs.iUnderstand and follow all Landus Cooperative Safety policies and procedures.iEstablish and attain sales goals that are compatible with Landus Cooperative Corporate Goals.iWork with customers, suppliers, and management to resolve product/service complaints fairly and equitably.iMake sound agronomic recommendations to customers by presenting solutions, products, services, and/or concepts in order to maximize returns for the customers.iMaintain sales contracts and bookings.iDevelop account plans that include strategy and tactics for achieving desired customer results.iHelp Location monitor projected sales in order to monitor inventory needs.iMonitor monthly agronomy sales and expense reports.iManage sales in order to achieve target margins and product mix.iPeriodically forecast sales volumes for inventory planning and budget projections.iWork with the location manager and marketing manager to establish the agronomy budget with particular emphasis on sales volumes & direct selling expenses.iMonitor and evaluate potential accounts receivable risks on current and potential customers in order to minimize the companyis accounts receivable risk exposure.iTimely feedback to Landus Cooperative on execution of plans, needs, opportunities, value, and obstacles discovered during the selling processREQUIREMENTSEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree (B.
A.) from four-year college or university; or five to seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: CCA certified or equivalent knowledge.
Valid state motor vehicle operatoris license, CDL and other DOT qualifications for operation of a commercial motor vehicle. This position requires the safe operation of a motor vehicle to perform the essential functions of the job. The employee must meet the qualifications set forth in our motor vehicle safety policy. Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Field Sales Agronomist - Growmark, Inc. - Ohio
GROWMARK is a regional cooperative with annual sales of $7.0 billion providing agronomy, energy, facility planning, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services in more than 40 states and Ontario, Canada. GROWMARK is ranked fourth on the NCB Co-op 100 listing of the nation’s 100 highest revenue-earning cooperative businesses. GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by affiliated member cooperatives. GROWMARK is large enough to offer solid career opportunities, but small enough to provide a family-oriented, welcoming environment and great benefits. See what it's like to work at GROWMARK: https://youtu.be/CVj3md94N3Q * WHERE YOU’LL BE WORKING* This position will allow you to work from home (in central/northwest Ohio). The unique opportunity to work from home will give you flexibility and is just one of the perks that comes with this position! * WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING* If you are a seed sales expert and interested in helping coach other sales professionals then we can’t wait to talk to you! We are looking for a Field Sales Agronomist that is eager to provide seed sales/marketing leadership and support with our customers and members in Ohio. A few key areas of emphasis include:
Leading and initiating sales calls with targeted growers coordinated with assigned companies to promote FS supported seed brands and other assigned products.
Providing seed leadership in the form of training, product knowledge and implementation of marketing strategies to achieve growth and profitability to members.
Implementing business plans which includes the utilization of sales administration tools to drive growth and sales retention. * WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE* * BS degree in Ag Business or Agronomy, or the equivalent thereof * 3 years or more of Ag sales related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of seed and crop protection sales
Passed or the ability to pass the CCA and CCS (or CCS proficiency) exams. * A knack for relationship building and problem-solving
Must be a team-player through and through! * WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE* * We value relationships and people first and foremost
We are a company that gives back to the community
We emphasize sustainability practices and stewardship of our resources
We enjoy access to in-house training and leadership development opportunities
We ensure that employee health and wellness matters to us! * We offer a robust benefits package including a company funded pension, 401(k) and generous PTO. We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.
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