Graduate Agronomist

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Job Title: Graduate Agronomist
Location: Rockhampton, Qld, Australia
Company: Nutrien Ag Solutions
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Input Retail, Cooperative and Related Crop Services
Career Type: Agronomist
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Job Description:

Location:  Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia



  • Australia’s leading agribusiness with a rich 150-year history
  • Excellent salary packaging & Learning and mentoring opportunities
  • Rockhampton, QLD


We are currently offering a great opportunity for a Graduate Agronomist to join our team. Reporting to the Branch Manager the focus of your role will be to consult and offer expert product knowledge to our client base who grow both summer & winter crops around Rockhampton.


About the opportunity:

You will be provided with the support to hone your technical skills with the support of other agronomists in the region. You will provide agronomic and technical support to clients and producers in the region together with product sales both in store and on farm.  Building solid and long-term client relationships, you will develop a strong understanding of the clients’ business goals and share technical and market information to enable clients to improve the performance and sustainability of their farming enterprises. You will maintain relationships with existing customers whilst targeting new clients through the provision of superior sales and agronomic input. Keeping relevant with latest plant production practices together with running and coordinating field days and farmer meetings will position you as the go-to subject matter expert in the region for all broadacre crops and other advice.


You will gain exposure to an agriculture area where a diverse range of broadacre crops are grown. Crops include Wheat, Barley, Chickpeas, Sorghum, Mungbeans, and Corn to name a few. You will work closely with other Agronomists in the region to leverage client base and product knowledge.


About You:

  • To be successful you will be a recent graduate in Ag Science or similar. 
  • Your sound customer service, organisational, administrative, and computing skills will be complemented by excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • You will have a passion for local farming communities and agribusiness with demonstrated skills in customer service.
  • Knowledge of summer & winter crop agronomy is an advantage.
  • Interest or knowledge in animal nutrition is an advantage but not essential.
  • A tertiary qualification in agricultural science or a related field and a current driver’s license is essential.
  • You will have a can-do-attitude and an appetite to learn.


Why Nutrien Ag Solutions?

At Nutrien Ag Solutions, our purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.


For over 150 years, our business has been integral to the Australian agricultural industry. We are committed to providing quality local advice, knowledge and expertise for customers and helping feed Australia’s future. With a national network of more than 700 locations, Nutrien Ag Solutions is one of the largest agribusinesses operating in Australia.


We believe that our diverse workforce is a key strength of our business and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being the leading Australian Agribusiness and Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion Australian agriculture and lead the way in innovation and investment in the future of farming.


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Job Post Date: 01/14/22
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