Agronomy Raw Development Manager (Food Group – Boise, Idaho)
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 an Agronomy Raw Development Manager for our Idaho region. The preferred position location is the Treasure Valley.
Summary Under general supervision applies appropriate methodologies, techniques and practices to provide technical support in all aspects of potato production and storage management for efforts designed to improve raw quality, which will result in more efficient factory operations, better finished product quality and safety, reduced raw storage losses and, ultimately, improved customer satisfaction. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Raw Development and Sustainability.
Works with Simplot Idaho Field Department staff and growers in Eastern Oregon and across Idaho.
Contributes and achieves desired results by working across all company, department and plant functional areas and utilizing cross-functional teams.
Designs and implements programs for projects and proper agronomic procedures used in growing and harvesting potato crops, to ensure good quality and adequate raw potato supplies for plant needs.
Develops, integrates, maintains, perpetuates, and coordinates raw product quality improvement efforts using management and supervisory personnel within the department, as well as university, extension and grower personnel.
Bachelor's Degree from 4 year college or university.
Three plus years related experience and/or training.
Must have agricultural experience and exhibit an understanding of agronomic basics specifically in irrigation management.
Prefer experience with potato production and storage management.
Intermediate mathematics and statistical skills as well as public speaking skills are required to effectively execute tasks through developing and communicating formal presentations.
In addition, planning, organizing, problem-solving, analytics, spatial and GPS are essential for performing the job.
In addition, this position requires demonstration of technical learning, functional technical skills, action-oriented skills, written communication skills, and integrity and trust.
Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position.
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