Agronomist, Integra Product Lineup, job # 4329

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Agronomist, Integra Product Lineup, job # 4329

?Are you passionate about the opportunity to contribute to an entrepreneurial seed team and company? Do you have at least five years? experience in corn genetic selection? Do you have licensing and/or breeding experience? Are you familiar with current commercially available inbred lines and pedigrees from major genetic sources? Do you have knowledge of production, regulatory, and current stewardship requirements for seed technology products? If you said yes to all of these questions AND you have excellent communication skills, we want to hear from you! ?Wilbur-Ellis is looking for an Integra Product Lineup Agronomist with strong product placement and agronomic training to assist the product placement team. The ideal candidate will enjoy being out in local fields seeing the products and speaking to the salesforce and growers! ?For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services.? Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!??General Purpose and Scope of Position:Wilbur-Ellis is seeking an experienced Agronomist for our Integra Product Lineup. This position works closely with the Integra Brand Manager and the Product Advancement Team to provide support for the entire U.S. seed business.? As a member of the Seed Leadership Team, the Integra Product Agronomist will provide technical, research and training support for Wilbur-Ellis?s proprietary and borrowed seed business.? Key measurements include:? product performance, hybrid utilization, employee confidence and overall seed business growth and profitability.??Key Skills and Abilities Include:Minimum of five years of corn genetic selection, regional placement, licensing and/or breeding experienceFamiliar with current commercially available inbred lines and/or pedigrees from major genetic sourcesDemonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills to small and large groups with ability to train and influenceDetail and accuracy orientation with an ability to handle multiple projects simultaneouslyKnowledge of production, regulatory, and current stewardship requirements for the various seed technology productsProficient in all Microsoft office applications and in particular Excel??Key Personal Attributes Include:Knowledge of production, regulatory, and current stewardship requirements for the various seed technology productsAbility to work independently with minimum supervision and willingness to work wide range of peopleCommitment to contribute to an entrepreneurial seed team and companyBachelor of Science degree or greater from an accredited program??Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:?Genetic and Trait Selection and Testing:Primary responsibility of networking with germ-plasm and trait providers to ensure we have access to the best materialWork with the Product Advancement Team to determine a ?needs? list and then select genetics and traits that meet those needsWork closely with the Manager of Seed Treatment to jointly determine the correct treatment package for the Integra lineupIn addition to selecting the best genetics this role will also develop and oversee all testing of proprietary corn and soybean. This includes setting up testing protocols for all geographies and ensuring the accurate collection and utilization of performance data.Coordinate a performance based system to track data and analyze head to head results and multi-year summaries.This person will be expected to structure data results for specific geographies and sales toolsProduct Life-Cycle Management:???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ?????????? ?This position will have the responsibility of proactively planning for the retirement of current hybrids and the introduction of new.? This should be done in a way that optimizes our overall seed portfolio while increasing the sales of preferred traits and minimizing obsolescence.? This person will work closely with the Integra Seed Team to determine the appropriate production plan.Agronomic Training:?????? ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Identify agronomy and seed technology training needs for the organization. Develop and execute training plans that meet those needs.Training will include fundamental agronomy, hybrid placement and selling techniquesThis training responsibility includes proprietary and preferred seed brands and should include a review of key competitors helping our sales teams compare and win side by side seed performance measures.Personal Development:Continue to develop professionally by remaining current with new technologies and management innovations.??Compensation and BenefitsCompetitive salary based on experience and other factorsComprehensive employee health and retirement benefit offerings??COMPANY CULTURE ?Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employerWilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.?Wilbur-Ellis is for and about peopleWilbur-Ellis has enjoyed?over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to quality work, our customers and each other.?Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry?s best workforceWilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.?Wilbur-Ellis Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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