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Agronomist, Golden Harvest - Northern Illinois

Company: Syngenta
Location: Rockford
Posted on: February 15, 2020

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Job Title: Agronomist, Golden Harvest - Northern Illinois Location: Rockford, IL, Mid-West United States, USA Company: Syngenta Industry Sector:Agribusiness Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology Career Type:Agronomist Job Type:Full Time Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A Salary:Competitive Want notifications for new jobs like this? Provide your information below to setup an alert. Email Address I would like to receive this alert by text. Mobile Number I agree to receive alerts from and to the Terms of Service. Your alert was created successfully General Alert Saved - The listings below are jobs matching the criteria you've selected for your General Alert on . Criteria selected was: - General alert saved for . - General alert notifications will be sent weekly on Monday. - Please note that you can only have one general alert active at any given time. 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Send to Friend What You Will Do as the Golden Harvest Seeds Agronomist: Be the product and technology expert for both corn and soybean seed in the assigned commercial unit, both for Syngenta and competitive products. Lead product training process for Internal/External employees and customers of Golden Harvest. Evaluate experimental trials to aid in training the sales force on new product launches, and to be able to provide marketing input into product advancements. Provide input on production planning and portfolio, representing assigned district. Sharpen competitive intelligence on pricing and products. Support product based campaign development in the district. Provides localized and targeted product, technology and agronomic information and advice to DM, Sales Reps, channel partners, customers and prospects. Promotes Syngenta products at meetings, field days, and one on one. Provides guidance and as needed direct involvement in handling service calls. Supports and coordinates plot locations and entries in the assigned area, analyzes and interprets data for promotional use and is the pivot point for Syngenta story amplification in local areas. *Please note that the territory is Northern Illinois *Preferred cities include: Quad Cities, IL; LaSalle/Peru, IL; Rockford, IL Accountabilities - Represent Product Management as needed on a local level to provide product knowledge and product expertise, both internally and externally. - Obtain buy-in from Commercial Operations on local portfolio direction and strategies. - Manage the District product life cycle. Recommend products for commercial advancement in conjunction with R & D and Product Evaluation. - Provide product and portfolio needs that exist in a given geography to Product Managers & R & D. - Provide direction on needed testing environments, including possible cooperators, to R & D Trialing and Product Evaluation in order to get experimental data on all relevant environments within a given commercial unit. - Recommend commercial and competitive checks for experimental trials in order to make the best advancement decisions possible. - Provide local expertise to Product Managers on production planning and pricing. - Teach and develop the agronomic skills of Sales Representatives, Retail Seed re-sellers and growers. - Call on customers with representatives and serve as a role model, teacher and coach to sales representatives and Retailers. - Provide agronomic support and advice to growers and prospects and manage direct selling activities when necessary. - Member of the District team. - Key interface with Campaign team. - Partner with Sales Reps to plan strategies to effectively compete with competitor products utilizing working knowledge of those products. - Continue to develop professionally by remaining current with new technologies, management innovations and sales management developments. Skills: You Have: Bachelors degree in Agronomy or related field required, Masters degree preferred 2+ years experience preferred Deep knowledge of the seed industry Basic understanding of marketing principles and techniques Strong written and oral communication skills Understanding of statistical principals 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 Ability to work irregular hours, days, evenings and sometimes weekends Ability to travel by car and occasionally plane Participate and be recognized as leader in Ag industry and sales Proven track record of successfully completing projects All applicants must be eligible to work in the US. 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 Who We Are: Syngenta is a leading agriculture company dedicated to feeding the world and improving global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. We have 28,000 people in over 90 countries working to transform how crops are grown. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC poster Link 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. To apply please click on APPLY TO THIS POSITION Apply to this position Save this job Job Post Date: 12/21/19 Here are some other jobs you may be interested in applying for. Agronomy Assistant #101 agriCAREERS,INC. Western IL/Eastern IA, Illinois Product Management Technician (KG-8050) Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT Illinois Agronomy & Seed Sales Representative CHS Inc. Sycamore, Illinois Sales Agronomist - Illinois (DC-8005) Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT Illinois To save these jobs and apply later, create a profile

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