Job - Regional Agronomist - North Central U.S.

Job Title: Regional Agronomist - North Central U.S.

Job Order #: DC-7773

Location:

Salary Range: $80000 - $120000

Commission / Bonus: Performance-Based Bonus: 10-20% of Base

Benefits: Cell Phone/Laptop + Company Vehicle Provided + Disability Insurance + Health/Vision/Dental Insurance + Paid Vacation + Retirement/401K + Travel Expenses

***EMPLOYER LOOKING TO HIRE BEFORE WINTER 2018***

QUALIFICATIONS
:

- BSc. Agronomy or related Ag degree required; MSc. preferred
- CCA certification a real PLUS
- Solid Customer-Focus with minimum 4 years experience providing Agronomic advice to North Central U.S. Ag Growers, preferably with regard to row and forage crops
- Strong knowledge of best farming practices, seed technologies, crop protection and Ag equipment required
- Ability to set up Test Plots and conduct Ag Grower/Ag Dealer meetings
- Excellent communication skills including written, verbal and presentation skills
- Strong analytical and computer technology skills
- Ability to walk Ag Growers' large fields to inspect crops
- Clean driving record with ability to travel overnight as necessary

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is assisting a Long-Establish, High Integrity Ag Employer looking to hire a Regional Agronomist to cover a North Central U.S. territory working collaboratively with Ag Growers, Ag Dealers and Sales Agronomists to assist in the Sales process from Product Selection up through Product Placement and on through Evaluation of Product Performance. Primary duties to include:

- Providing Agronomy Support/Advice to Ag Growers and Prospects
- Assist in managing direct-selling activities when necessary
- Providing product training for Sales Agronomists and Ag Dealers
- Setting up Test Plots and Evaluating Products being considered for commercial advancement
- Providing direction in order to receive performance data on all relevant environments within territory
- Assisting Product Managers in development of soybean and corn product characterization within territory as well as other marketing materials as needed
- Assisting IT Leaders in the maintenance of the Product Performance Database for Experimental and Existing Products
- Developing/Maintaining budget for activities within territory
- Working with Product Development Team to assist in the development of yearly product needs and evaluation of new product prospects
- Participating in yearly product advancement meetings
- Participating in commercial meetings
- Remaining current on new technology and keeping territory Sales Leaders and Ag Dealers current on up-to-date time-sensitive agronomic information
- Implementing/Practicing safe working practices

This Regional Agronomist will report directly to the Agronomy Sales Leader/Business Portfolio Manager.

***EMPLOYER OFFERS COMPETITIVE BASE SALARY TO 120K, DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE, PLUS PERFORMANCE-BASED BONUS, COMPANY VEHICLE AND FULL LINE OF BENEFITS***



Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Dianne Countryman at dianne@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-381-4815. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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