CortevaAgriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont has an exciting opportunity for an Agronomist to support our
Corn production operations. Gain exposure and knowledge on Corteva Agriscience business whileutilizing your strong communication skills to work with seed productioncontract growers. Corteva Agriscience offersexcellent benefits including a very strong 401K matching plan, healthinsurance, 15 days of PTO, variable bonus program and many more benefits foryou and your family!
In this role, you willserve as a primary field contact for corn seed production which includes:grower management and support (acreage planning, quality control, contractingetc.), aiding seed growers in agronomic decisions, and executing on productionplans in your assigned area. We are seeking an educated candidate who hasknowledge of current agronomic practices and has a good base in customerrelations.
Come make a difference.Come grow your career with CortevaAgriscience!
Responsibilities includebut 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 Corteva Agriscience safety efforts.
Implement and maintainquality standards.
Bachelor's degree (preferably in Agronomy or Ag field)
3-5 Ag related experience/background
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
Ability to work autonomously
The following arepreferred:
Experience working with seed growers
Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations
Mapping software GIS experience
We are excited toannounce that Corteva Agriscience is the name of the new AgricultureDivision of DowDuPont. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection,DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping,standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies,crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the globalagriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.
At Corteva Agriscience,we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. Thismeans we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people andthe planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.
The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.