Serves as a primary field contract 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 and prepare reports as assigned by the plant manager or field operations manager. Responsible for all aspects of grower contracts (implementation, price elections, contract elections, contract questions, payment problems). Supervise plant administrative staff on related matters. Assists in the seed acreage contract allocations to growers. Coordinate an Integrated pest Management program including 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. Gather management information for specific inbreds, including fertilizer, insecticide, and herbicide recommendations. Be knowledgeable about current agronomic practices and government agricultural programs. 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 or field operations manager. Responsible for monitoring plant expenditures as assigned. Work with field operations manager to meet with growers based on grower evaluation. Assign hybrids. Coordinate Safety Program. Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in ag-related area and one to three (1 – 3) 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???.Apply for this job.