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Grower Services Specialist (Albany, OR)


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Job Title: Grower Services Specialist (Albany, OR)
Location: Albany, OR, West United States, USA
Company: J.R. Simplot Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Specialists
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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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 a position available at Jacklin Seed, located in the Willamette Valley.

SUMMARY
The Grower Services Specialist is responsible for contracting requested seed acres with growers in production locations of Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Negotiates contracts with producers, executes contracts with growers, and manages contracts with growers from start to finish.

RESPONSIBILITIES* Assists growers in quality control, weed, disease and insect management, planting, swathing, and harvesting of the crop.* Negotiates the contracts with the producers, executes the contracts with growers, and manage the contracts with growers from start to finish.* Provide agronomic advice and recommendations.* Attends trade shows, grower events, seed conventions and industry meetings.* Provides monthly reports, updates on crop conditions to sales staff and customers, yield estimates to Grower Services Coordinator.* Serves as the liaison between the grower and the J.R. Simplot company for discounts for off quality non-contractual lots.* Provides production contract customer tours throughout the growing season.* Manages all seedstock blocks for multiplication of foundation registered quality seed for planting purposes of all species produced in particular productions locations where field representative is based.* Manages all seedstock delivery and returns to and from grower partners, and all paperwork associated with inventory control.* If applicable, supervise, evaluate, train, and motivate Grower Services Representative.

REQUIREMENTS
* Bachelor's Degree from 4 year college or university
* Four plus years experience.
* Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered for meeting the minimum requirements.

Disclaimer - The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position.

HOW TO APPLY
External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID# 6738
Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above. For best results, please upload your resume as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document. This process includes additional job-relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply.

When a position is in the interview stage or has been filled, it will no longer appear on our Simplot Careers website. If you experience any technical difficulties when applying through our online system, please contact the JRS Talent and Culture department for assistance at careers@simplot.com.

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**
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Job Post Date: 02/16/19
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