AgReliant Genetics, LLC

  • Site Lead

    Job Location US-SD-Sioux Falls
    Posted Date
    5 months ago(1/3/2019 1:20 PM)
  • Overview

    AgReliant Genetics is a leader in seed research, production, and quality focused on providing trusted seed solutions that help farmers grow.


    Created July 1, 2000 as a joint venture between two of the world’s largest independent seed companies, KWS and Limagrain, AgReliant Genetics is now one of the fastest growing independent seed companies in the industry, ranked as the third largest corn seed company in the U.S., and operates one of the largest research programs in North America.


    At AgReliant Genetics we have a unique multi-brand strategy that gives farmers across the U.S. and in Canada access to our products, regardless of geographical location or operation size. Through our seed brands – AgriGold®, LG Seeds® and PRIDE Seeds® – and our digital ag platform Advantage Acre®, AgReliant Genetics demonstrates commitment to our vision by developing meaningful relationships, delivering valuable seed solutions, and providing an excellent customer experience.


    AgReliant Genetics is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. At every level, our people are an essential part in maintaining our values and furthering our growth. We pursue individuals who demonstrate commitment, excellence, integrity, safety and innovation in their work.


    At AgReliant Genetics you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value our employees’ passion and believe in giving people the space to navigate challenges, invent solutions and excel in a rewarding career.


    You can learn more about AgReliant Genetics and our brands at or by following @AgReliant on Facebook and Twitter.

    Job Overview

    A key element of the new AgReliant Genetics research strategy is realigning our testing and operations teams to better incorporate the technologies and processes that will significantly grow our germplasm performance. We have an excellent opportunity for a talented, field-focused candidate to join our AgReliant Genetics team as a Site Lead.


    In this role you will lead a team that is responsible for all aspects of our operational activities at inbred and hybrid research sites. Additionally, you will be responsible for station management at the assigned location. You must possess exceptional drive and ability to champion the new and innovative field processes that incorporate cutting edge technologies. You must be skilled, experienced and excited to drive process and people changes. This role is key to championing a culture of people development to grow skills, experience, and ability within the team for larger roles in the Research organization.

    o Lead & support the AgReliant Genetics teams at your site
    o Hire, motivate, train, and lead seasonal employees to meet job responsibilities
    o Responsible for all preventative maintenance of equipment, buildings, and grounds to ensure the facility is operating in a safe and efficient manner
    o Identify & drive strategic opportunities that improve efficiency and operational results of team
    o Develop and implement Benchmarking strategies to track improvement of the key deliverables
    o Instill and grow a robust team focus among the site Research Associates
    o Champion the AgReliant Genetics Mission, Vision, Values at assigned site
    o Manage operational and capital budgets relevant to your team and site


    o B.S. & 5 years’ experience working within field-focused research programs
    o Outstanding agronomic skills required; professional agronomy credentials preferred
    o Excellent communication and influencing skills to win stakeholder support of team strategies
    o Experience with driving significant organization and process changes
    o Experience with leading, managing, and hiring full-time and seasonal employees
    o Experience with data software tools (Excel, Word)
    o Ability to work required hours; ability to lift 25 lbs.; must have valid driver’s license and meet MVR guidelines







    AgReliant Genetics, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We value and openly welcome diversity at AgReliant. Diversity and inclusion is a key part of our strategy for long-term success.


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