Agreliant Genetics, LLC

Sales Agronomist

US-KY-Western | US-IN-Southern
4 weeks ago

Overview

AgReliant Genetics is the fastest growing independent seed company in the industry and currently the 3rd largest corn seed company in the United States. Our goal is to offer the best seed products to our North American customers through superior research, breeding and production techniques by focusing ONLY on seed.

 

Headquartered in Westfield, Indiana, AgReliant Genetics is owned by two of the largest independent seed companies in the world. KWS and Limagrain bring over 200 years of combined seed experience to AgReliant Genetics.

 

Innovation, superior service and exceptional customer value are the center point of our multiple brand offering. AgReliant Genetics offers the best seed products available through the brands; AgriGold, Golden Acres, LG Seeds, Great Lakes Hybrids, Wensman, Producers Hybrids, Eureka, and Pride.

 

The cornerstone of the success of AgReliant Genetics is our people. At every level, our employees have a hand in maintaining the company’s reputation and furthering our growth. That’s why we pursue excellent people and do our best to provide a challenging and rewarding work experience.


Provides technical support services to customers, dealers and sales personnel in order to promote brand products and resolve customer problems and complaints about product performance; lends service to the sales force as needed; required extensive contact with AgReliant Genetics Breeders and other potential genetics suppliers.

Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service and professionalism.
  2. Responsible for projecting a positive image of LG Seeds and AgReliant Genetics.
  3. Co-responsible with the Agronomy & Product Manager for the selection of the product line-up for the assigned market.
  4. Supervision of field testing program in the assigned market including university testing, dealer and county plots (coordinated with the sales force), support to AgReliant Genetics Research NET testing programs.
  5. Analysis of experimental data.
  6. Writing newsletters, e-blasts, seed guides and other communication documents.
  7. Training of sales force and service to the customer base.
  8. Provide technical support to the Regional Business Directors and Resource Managers as needed.
  9. Participates in Product Release Committee, Agronomist Coordination Meetings and Regional Meetings in the assigned market.
  10. Maintain appearance of company vehicle and equipment in an acceptable manner.
  11. Other duties as required.

Duties and responsibilities may be revised as needed by the Agronomy & Product Manager and/or the Brand Manager either verbally and/or in writing.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:


Bachelor of Science in Agronomy or related field desired; five years experience preferred; excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, team player; detail orientated; good computer skills – Excel and Word; knowledge of seed industry.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


Ability to work required hours; ability to lift 50 lbs.; must have valid driver’s license and meet MVR guidelines; some overnight travel required.

 

AgReliant Genetics, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

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