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Agronomist

Company: MRI Network
Location: Gilroy
Posted on: June 12, 2022

Job Description:

RESEARCH AND SALES AGRONOMIST - CAREER OPPORTUNITYSEED MANUFACTURERThe primary purpose of this role is to work as a member of the NA Research and Development team and work to achieve company's objectives as set by the NA Head of Business Development and Research. Coordinating and organizing field trials, analyzing the data, etc. as well as working with the commercial team and their customers.RESPONSIBILITIES:Serve as company representative to demonstrate new and existing product field performanceSupport delivery of departmental specific projects and demonstrate learning by presenting findings and making recommendationsWork toward vertical integration within the market by building effective and longstanding relationships with key stakeholders (customer representatives, seed dealers, seed producers and growers).To deliver or exceed budgeted sales, profits and margin through effective planning and relationship development with the customersTo help deliver successful trial programs with key influencers in order to establish and promote new products in the marketplaceParticipate in product launch programs by providing and setting up new product information as required.Work closely with R&D to initiate projects as appropriate in order to fully understand project results and the impact on the customerAssist in product training to internal departments as required in order to share knowledge throughout the business.Feedback any technical trends and any other customer information for input into market intelligence process.Attend industry meetings not limited to seed weeks, customer grower meetings, grower seminars, planter test stands, research reporting sessions, etc.Attend ASTA and ASSBT as representative in support of key objectives such as NPD promotion, relationship building and meetings with customers.Support customer sales staff and dealers.In the event of NPD introduction, support customers in grower meetings and presentation of NPD to key companies to gain their support.Maintain a valid driver's license and appropriate documents for domestic and international travelTo maintain effective, co-operative working relationships with all internal and external customersEnsure clear communication of activities with Line & sales Managers at all timesREQUIREMENTS:* Minimum Bachelors degree - agronomy discipline, or related* National and/or internationally recognized professional agronomy/fieldsman accreditation is desirable* Two to three years' experience in an agronomy / agricultural role in a relevant or related industry.* Previous commercial experience of working with customers and key stakeholders* Knowledge of the agricultural industry sector* Makes recommendations, participates in definition and selection COMPENSATUION:Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits + Retirement + COMPANY CAR

Keywords: MRI Network, Gilroy , Agronomist, Other , Gilroy, California

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