Field Agronomist II


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Job Title: Field Agronomist II
Location: Residence Based, Nationwide United States, USA
Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Job Description:

 

At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.

 

Field Agronomist II 

 

YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary responsibilities of this role, Field Agronomist II are to:

 

  • Be responsible for the timely completion of biological performance studies for compounds in the field development phase of new product discovery and development;
  • Be responsible for safety in handling and storage of pesticides, vehicles, and equipment used to conduct field trials;
  • Demonstrate significant involvement in early-stage testing is expected;
  • Assist Market Development Reps with University Cooperator relationships in some cases of early-phase testing, may serve as the local Bayer contact for University Research Staff and other key influencers and establish a working partnership with them;
  • Make technical knowledge transfer presentations to internal customers and at scientific meetings to promote and create interest in new products and upcoming Bayer technology;
  • Set network with peers in Agronomic Operations (Field Based Reps), Market Development Reps, Regional managers, and Agronomic Services Managers in Product Development to identify new business opportunities, explore means to capitalize on these opportunities, and optimize Bayer resources;
  • Maintain direct interface with key researchers and University personnel to keep updated on new technology and pest problems. Serve as a Bayer Crop Science Ambassador;
  • Cooperate with region peers, Agronomic Services Managers, and Market Development Reps to conduct biological trials in areas or crops not readily available at other locations;
  • Maintain an active status in appropriate professional societies and industry groups and prepare and deliver technical presentations at meetings.

 

WHO YOU ARE

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor's degree with at least seven years of demonstrated skills and relevant experience, a Master's degree with at least five years of relevant experience, or a Ph.D. with at least three years of relevant experience in the evaluation of crop production technologies;
  • Functional knowledge of all key and most secondary crops and pests within the territory is essential;
  • Working knowledge in three pest control disciplines;
  • Proven resource for innovation, trial design, and conduct of field trials, with regional and national familiarity with a crop, pest biology, and management principles in the area of his, her specialty;
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills are necessary to perform the duties of the position, influence decision-makers, and project a positive Bayer technical image;
  • Advanced analytical and creative skills are needed to identify and take advantage of new business opportunities within the territory;
  • Advanced organizational, prioritization, and planning skills;
  • Capable of operating experimental and commercial spray equipment and laboratory equipment;
  • Able to summarize protocols with Regional impact;
  • A good to an excellent working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Maintain a valid Driver’s License and meet all requirements to drive a company vehicle;
  • Have a valid State Pesticide Applicators License in working geography.

 

 

 

 

Location:

Crop Science 

 

Division:

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Reference Code:

625132 

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Job Post Date: 05/10/22
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