Grower Support Representative
Hortau Inc. (hortau.com) manufactures and markets advanced irrigation management systems. Those system include sensors, wireless communication devices and a web-based (or cloud) application. Our systems use patented soil sensing technologies to measure real plant needs for optimum irrigation management. Hortau’s systems are sold to fruits, nuts and vegetable growers throughout North America. Hortau is currently seeking a Grower Support Representative to join our growing sales and technical support team in Washington and Oregon. This position will deliver technical product information and training to customers, consultants and crop advisors. Install and maintain field monitoring equipment. This position requires excellent communication skills and must be able to present technical concepts to a diverse audience. Responsibilities will include:Provide direct agronomic support to customers to enhance their experience with our systemInstall and maintain field monitoring equipmentDevelop presentations and communication tools for sales force and field techniciansTo be the first point of contact for sales team members who are dealing with agronomic issuesWork autonomously throughout the PNW regionHelp find new leads from existing and new customers Required:Excellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to present technical information to a diverse audienceDemonstrated knowledge of agricultural production practices especially fruit, and hop and vegetable productionsAttention to detail; able to multitaskStrong computer skillsB.Sc in Agriculture related field, preferably agronomy, crop science, fruit science, soil science (preferred) with good understanding of crop and soil management (irrigation, fertilization, salinity) or closely related field from an accredited institutionBi-lingual in Spanish and English3+ years of experience in Agronomy or related field Entrepreneurial spirit Compensation:Competitive salary (DOE)Truck, Cell Phone, ComputerHealth InsuranceAnnual BonusApply for this job.