CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations retail division. We are looking for an Agronomist to provide technical service and sales support to agronomy sales team and customers. You will promote a positive image of the company to patrons and provide excellent customer service.
You must be detail oriented, have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, have the ability to influence and give formal presentations. You will:Evaluate new potential products; present results and recommendations to customers, co-workers, and train sales team.Conduct field demonstrations and coordinate & implement research trials.Meet with customers one-on-one and in groups to communicate technical, strategic and directional impact of products.Develop and implement testing procedures to evaluate the impact of training.Identifies and provides sales support and data needs including research plots, strip trials university collaboration, fertilizer, chemical and seed collaborations.Develop technical / selling messages, tools and training for sales agronomists.Investigate and document customer complaints.Collaborate and create partnerships with universities, fertilizer, chemical and seed partners.Travel within region, state and between locations, requiring occasional overnight stays.Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.Basic Qualifications: (required)4 year degree in Agronomy, Ag Econ, Ag Business, Ag Ed, Ag Engineering or Soil and Weed Science.
8 years of related Ag experience may offset degree requirements.Able to work extended hours as business requiresPreferred Qualifications: (desired) Experience with AgronomyFamiliar with Environmental Health & Safety regulations, product labeling & handling, and DOT regulations.