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Field Agronomist - United States  

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Posted on : 04 April 2017

Project Description

Job Description
Our company has an opening for an Field Agronomist serving 7 counties.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
  • Develop and provide agronomic and product education and training to the field sales force that supports the sales and service of company brand products and associated technologies.  
  • Work with the Technical Product Manager and Agronomy Research Manager to plan and conduct Sales Area, and United States/Canada Region agronomy field trials and demonstrations that provide information that will improve the management and/or positioning of company products and services.  
  • Partner with Product Agronomists, Account Managers, and Sales Reps to create and deliver agronomic and product information which improves the productivity and profitability of company  customers.  
  • Serve as primary agronomic resource to account managers to resolve difficult customer concerns.  
  • Provide in-field and structured classroom agronomic training for field sales employees.  
  • Provide timely agronomic information to the field sales team to support the sales effort.  
  • Provide in-field and structured classroom agronomic training for field sales employees.  
  • Provide timely agronomic information to the field sales team to support the sales effort.  
  • Coach field sales employees on customer service call best practices 
  • Assist in resolving customer service calls involving product performance and/or agronomic issues when unable to be resolved by Account Manager  
  • Work with account management team to provide customized agronomic information and on-farm research project support for primary customer accounts  
  • Prepare product performance summaries for use by area sales force and  Marketing team  
  • Provide agronomic content for technical and marketing communications for both internal and external audiences (Walking Your Fields, Field Facts and Crop Focus, web, mobile, etc…)  
  • Provide input on Account Manager and sales rep performance, selection and evaluation to the Area Manager when requested.  
  • Design and coordinate Product Knowledge Plot (PKP) programs that will be executed by field sales employees.  
  • Provide liaison between field sales and the North American agronomy sciences team.  
  • Plan and execute on-farm agronomic research projects as appropriate. Analyze and interpret agronomy research results.  
  • Provide written agronomy research summaries that can be used to support product management, positioning, and field sales training 
  • Coordinate and implement 3rd party research projects (e.g. universities, trade associations, consultancies).  
  • Execute business unit and North American level agronomic research projects and initiatives  
  • Provide overall performance evaluations on commercial company seed products.  
  • Support product life cycle management in assigned area



Job Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in required, preferably in an agronomic field. Master's Degree in agronomy or equivalent is preferred.  
  • At least 5 years Agronomy experience is preferred.