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Principal Regional Agronomist - Georgia (field)

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Job Title: Principal Regional Agronomist - Georgia (field)
Location: USA
Company: BASF - We Create Chemistry
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Administrative/Clerical
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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At BASF,we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economicsuccess with environmental protection and social responsibility, we arebuilding a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leadingchemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet thecurrent and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achievethis through our commitment to continuous improvement and operationalexcellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious,long-term goals.


We provide a challenging and rewarding workenvironment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety ofour employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to formthe best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learningand development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate newideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance ourcollective expertise.


And we are constantly striving to become an evenbetter place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one ofAmerica's Best Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit ofcollaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues fromother relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects.Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future


Principal RegionalAgronomist (1901668) - Georgia (field)


Where the ChemistryHappens... 


Technical expert providing strong leadership in theeffective evaluation, management, & technical information exchange of theextensive Credenz, FiberMax and Stoneville portfolios of soybean and cottonvarieties and trait technology packages leading to decisive variety placementthat optimizes yield potential and performance predictability within specificproduction regions.     


Formula for Success:You Will...  

Thesis-based MS or PhD degree in a biological oragricultural related science preferred. PhD with minimum of 4 years; MS withminimum of 8 years but prefer 10 years.

Minimumthree years high level performance (at or above expectations) in previousposition in an agriculturally related field

Thinks strategically on short-term and long-termbusiness development. Reacts to market developments and makes criticaldecisions for region.

Technical knowledge of crop managementpractices of cotton and soy in the US

Communication and human relations skillsare necessary to perform the duties of the position, influence decision makersand project a positive BASF technical image. 

Analytical and creative skills are neededto manage complex databases and deliver strong business support findings

A specializedknowledge of variety testing, statistical analysis and experimental design isrequired.

Proficient computer skills are needed toanalyse data, prepare promotional and training literature, and to accomplishwritten communication tasks.

Outline, implement and manage a broad testing program to effectively evaluate BASF cotton and soybean varieties for commercial advancement and placement refinement.

Work closely with commercial operations, marketing, supply chain, production, breeding, trait development, technical service, innovation specialists and seed advisors to profitably manage a robust product portfolio of seeds and traits; following stewardship and compliance requirements, contributes to the development of commercial strategies and provides product positioning tools for sales.

Technical expert of the product portfolio of seed and traits and plays a significant role in the variety advancement process.  High level of competency in product portfolio, product placement, product management, and competitive offerings.

Lead agronomic and product training activities targeted at seedadvisors, innovation specialists, business representatives, customers,university personnel, and other influential customers

Train Seed Advisors and Innovation Specialists on investigative fieldtechniques and assist with product investigation where necessary.

Strong statistical & analytical skills; strengths in experimental design. Provides leadership in data management and analysis as well as development of sales support materials.

High potential for managerial roles.   Knowledge extends well beyond own region, with global practice awareness.  Actively engaged in special projects to support growth of seed and trait business in US and/or globally. 

For further information onAgricultural Products with BASF, please select:

BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural ProductsDivision 


Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You


Adding value to our customers begins with addingvalue to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and uniqueopportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your lifeand career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.


The total rewards that you receive as a BASFemployee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans,to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, tomaking sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investingin our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chanceto grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build arewarding and dynamic career.


BASF provides interesting and challenging learningand development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents andyour job.


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Job Post Date: 07/17/19
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