Agronomy Services Manager, Midwest, US
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Safety is a core value at CPS. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.
While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.
In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, CPS offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.
Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at CPS is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.
Dyna-Gro, a CPS brand, has a 20-year history of delivering quality seed with industry-leading performance. Marketing six crops in 44 states, Dyna-Gro is focused on local success with regional seed solutions and retailers. With a broad selection and cutting-edge science, Dyna-Gro has become one of the top 10 seed companies in the United States
The Agronomy Services Manager supports sales and marketing efforts related to product performance and product placement while working closely with Regional and Division people to build confidence in product adoption and utilization.
- A key role of this position is working with Regional Market Development Managers and Division Agronomists to build materials both written and digital that support their efforts in educating and training sales staff on Dyna-Gro products and services. Including but not limited to:
Agronomic bulletins, both seasonal and special needs.
Special trials data both internal and external.
National level product performance information.
Responsible for development and delivery of all seed related training programs.
The position is responsible for developing and managing 3rd party testing in agronomy related educational projects as well as new non-seed related products ie., seed treatments etc.
Work closely with Product Management and marketing to build new product launch materials both written and digital and coordinate the distribution of the information.
Support Regions and Divisions with meetings and field days.
Assist with Nutrien Regional Training Facilities events.
Working with Regions and Divisions in facilitation of the annual Dyna-Gro Road Show events
Identify and communicate both short and long-term needs and plans to the Dyna-Gro Brand Manager.
Identify and share key opportunities and issues with the Dyna-Gro Brand Manager.
Anticipate and recognize changes and react to new opportunities in the marketplace.
Maintain appropriate records and communicate current activities and results to the Dyna-Gro Brand Manager.
Safety – Drive and maintain a strong culture of safety in all aspects of the position
Perform other duties as assigned.
A Bachelors degree in an Agriculturally related field strongly desired.
Minimum of 10 years progressive experience in seed side of the agricultural industry.
Sales and Marketing experience a strong plus.
Positive on farm interactive experience a strong plus
A combination of education and skills will be considered.
Must have the ability to work with and maintain a good working relationship with an extremely diverse employee and customer base.
Effectively demonstrate self-motivation, initiative, assertiveness and results orientation.
Must have the ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment.
Must have excellent oral and written communications skills along with leadership abilities, interpersonal and presentation skills
Ability to travel as needed. Expected travel 30%-40%
Valid driver’s license and ability to pass a background check and drug screen are required.
Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.
CPS, a Nutrien Company, is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate. This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.
If this sounds like a good match, apply now. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with CPS policies.
While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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