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Tech Agronomist

Full-Time Remote, United States
07 June 2024
  • Plan and Execute field scale testing programs including field testing of commercial Bayer seed products and Ground Breaker trials for new product launches from all platforms;
  • Collaborate with Seed Dealers/growers to plant trials, collect required data, maintain and harvest trials;
  • Provide technical support and training for seed dealers and Bayer sales team;
  • Work with Bayer sales team to achieve local business objectives through technical support, consultation and training;
  • Give seed dealer support provided strategically based on business priorities;
  • Establish and execute effective communication and training strategies with Seed Dealers Provide technical information for seed, trait and chemistry products;
  • Communicate agronomic positioning and benefits of seed and trait products and the benefits and uses of crop protection products;
  • Develop and instill confidence in product recommendations and Tailored Solutions;
  • Provide sales and business support;
  • Create annual Agronomy Business Plan for communication/alignment with Sales Team with strategies and prioritized activities to achieve business objectives;
  • Care for area impact on business results for the Sales Team;
  • Plan and execute tactics to support identified business strategies and objectives;
  • Participate actively in local portfolio management and future year forecasting;
  • Assume Sales Team and/or Agronomy Team project leadership role(s);
  • Build profile as technical expert in territory;
  • Build presence and credibility with key growers, seed dealers, crop consultants and other key third party stakeholders;
  • Be compliant with Bayer safety and vehicle safety policies;
  • Be responsible of product stewardship and use recommendations for the local territory;
  • Maintain key customer and stakeholder relationships and company image;
  • Position entails driving a company vehicle (pooled or assigned to the individual). This may include being required to drive greater than 7,500 business miles annually in a personal, pooled, or rented vehicle OR being expected to frequently drive a pooled car as part of your job duties – regardless of mileage;
  • Position requires driving for the company that will fall under DOT/FMCSA jurisdiction and may require a CDL. This may entail the hauling of trailers, product, supplies or equipment in a safe manner
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture or related discipline;
  • Experience in agronomy, sales, field development or research and development roles
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs (a bag of seed);
  • Valid driver’s license. Driving record (MVR) will be reviewed (i.e. moving violations, accidents, license suspension, etc.) and must meet guidelines based on the company’s Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers;
  • Possess a DOT Driver medical card or the ability to obtain one through successfully completing and passing a DOT physical. In addition, candidate must be able to meet all applicable DOT/FMCSA criteria. Drivers with previous DOT driving experience may be required to undergo FMCSA safety checks and applicable review.


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