DuPont Agronomist in Wahpeton, North Dakota
Agronomist (Job Number: 016199W-01)
DuPont Pioneer has an opportunity for an Agronomist to support our Soybean production operations. Gain exposure and knowledge on DuPont Pioneer’s business while utilizing your strong communication skills to work with seed production contract growers. DuPont Pioneer offers excellent benefits including a very strong 401K matching plan, health insurance, 15 days of PTO, variable bonus program and many more benefits for you and your family!
In this role, you will serve as a primary field contact for soybean seed production which includes: grower management and support (acreage planning, quality control, contracting etc.), aiding seed growers in agronomic decisions, and executing on production plans in your assigned area. We are seeking an educated candidate who has knowledge of current agronomic practices and has a good base in customer relations.
This position is located out of the Wahpeton, ND production plant, but candidates may live in the surrounding areas. Come make a difference. Come grow your career with DuPont Pioneer!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Implement plan in areas assigned by the Field Operations Manager or Production Location Manager.
Responsible for monitoring plant expenditures as assigned.
Work with Operations Manager to set field worker schedules.
Maintain grower evaluation program which effectively and fairly measures grower productivity.
Add and drop growers based on grower evaluation and performance.
Champion multiple safety programs and strongly support the growth and maintenance of Pioneer’s safety efforts.
Implement and maintain quality standards.
DuPont is an equal opportunity employer
DuPont is an E-Verify employer
Successful candidate will need to be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.
In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:
Bachelor's degree (preferably in Agronomy or Ag field)
3-5 Ag related experience/background (Equivalent experience and/or education will be considered)
Driver’s License and good driving record
Basic knowledge of field equipment
Good verbal communication skills – ability to work with diverse groups of people
Microsoft Office Experience (specifically excel)
Willingness to work in a variety of conditions (field, plant, warehouse - hot, cold, dust, etc.)
Ability to lift up to 55 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodations
The following are preferred:
Experience working with seed growers
CCA (have or achieve within 2 years)
Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations
Mapping software – GIS experience
Primary Location: NA-United States-North Dakota-Wahpeton
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Experienced
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