Senior Agronomist and Director of VividGro Lighting
PURPOSEDrive the power of VividGro to accelerate indoor agriculture proliferation?OFFICIAL RELATIONSHIPSReports to : Executive Vice President SalesDirect Reports : N/ADepartment/s Interacts with : Sales, Marketing, R&D, Engineering, External Research Teams?DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES? Works directly with grower customers, presidents and master growers, to optimize layout of lighting solutions and other agricultural practices? Develops and directs procedures and methods to ensure quality standards in grow practice? Recommends details for VividGro product improvements and product line extensions? Works with marketing and sales teams to develop messaging and collateral that develops valuable insights to customers and distributors that furthers Lighting Science?s Expert reputation? Studies current industry trends, ensuring that the company maintains and expands its technology and thought leadership position? Develops ?lighting recipes? ? best-practices for growing certain types of plants in a variety of different environments, factoring in key inputs and environmental conditions?OPERATIONAL DETAILSLocation of Operation: Flexible; approximately 25-50% travel required?COMPETENCIESGeneral? Results-driven with a sense of urgency and strong follow-up skills? Focused on culture of excellence, deeply care for quality of work, renewed excitement, and passion for the craft? Capable and approachable communicator? Highly detailed oriented? Self-starter; ability to work with little direction and within a team environment where the performance of others affects successTechnical? Strong technical understanding of indoor agriculture technologies, especially LED lighting?JOB REQUIREMENTS / HIRING PROFILEQualifications? PhD or similar advanced degree in agricultural science or related disciplineWork Experience? Previous indoor agriculture experience preferredKnowledge? Deep familiarity with indoor agriculture best practices across numerous plant genusSkills? Excellent verbal/written & computer skills? Strong problem-solving skills with analytical, detail-oriented approach? Ability to interface with master growers and presidents of growersAttitude? Completely committed to vision, values, and mission of Lighting Science? Passionate? Energetic? Positive mindset? Highly-engagedApply for this job.