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 APPLYInternal Simplot Candidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID#3827External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#3827Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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