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Agronomist - Golden Harvest Seeds


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Job Title: Agronomist - Golden Harvest Seeds
Location: North Platte, NE, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: Marketing/Branding
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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About Syngenta

Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.

At Syngenta, we are working to build the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture that provides leading seeds innovations to enhance the prosperity of farmers. Our Seeds Agronomy team is currently seeking an Agronomist for Golden Harvest Seeds in the Nebraska/Colorado territory. As the Agronomist, you will implement the Golden Harvest seed strategy in your territory and provide intense local knowledge and agronomic expertise to address complex agricultural challenges.

 

You will enhance the prosperity of farmers by:

  • Being the product and technology expert for both corn and soybean seed, for Syngenta and competitive products
  • Leading the product training process for employees and customers of Golden Harvest
  • Providing localized and targeted product, technology and agronomic information and advice to the District Manager, Sales Representatives, Channel Partners, customers, and prospects 

Accountabilities

  • Evaluate experimental trials to aid in training the sales force on new product launches
  • Provide marketing input into product advancements
  • Provide input on production planning and portfolio
  • Sharpen competitive intelligence on pricing and products
  • Support product-based campaign development in the district 
  • Promote Syngenta products at meetings, field days, and one on ones 
  • Provide guidance, and as needed, direct involvement in handling service calls
  • Support and coordinate plot locations and entries in the assigned area
  • Analyze and interpret data for promotional use and act as the pivot point for Syngenta story amplification in local areas
  • Deep knowledge of the seed industry

Preferred Locations

  • North Platte or Ogallala, Nebraska
  • Burlington or Yuma, Colorado


 Requirements

    B.S. in Agronomy or related field 2+ years of experience in Agronomy or Sales with a strong technical background or 2+ years of experience in a Research and Development role, with a strong understanding of Sales and Commercial aspects

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

 

Preferred Requirements

    Basic understanding of marketing principles and techniques  Understanding of statistical principles and data analysis  Significant technical knowledge of product portfolio, product pipeline and product value propositions.  Agronomic theory – knowledge of farming best practices, seed technologies, crop protection Understanding of segmentation strategy and priorities

Additional information 

• 20% of work performed in a standard / home office environment  • 80% of work performed in vehicle, at meetings and in field locations with employees, co-workers, customers, and other associates 

 

What We Offer:

    Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

 

Family and Medical Leave Act FMLA

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC

 

Employee Polygraph Protection Act EPPA

 

 

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Job Post Date: 09/15/21
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