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Location: - (Minnesota, Mid-West United States, USA)
Company: Land O' Lakes
Open Til: 30-Mar-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: General
Career Type: Manager
Job Type: Internship/Summer Work Experience
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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Job Title: Business Manager Intern
Position Location:No Selection
Territory (if applicable):
Winfield Business Unit: Winfield Solutions is an industry leader in crop protection and farm seed products, providing insights an expertise in this area. Our brands include AgriSolutionsTM crop protection products and CROPLAN GENETICS® seed.
Position Purpose:Facilitate developing relations with grower decision makers in the assigned geography. Set up accounts with interested growers for CPP and Croplan Genetics products. Help in establishing demonstration trails using AgriSolution products. Monitor and evaluate trails. Develop knowledge base on AgriSolution products. From grower discussions, develop local cropping profiles including seed varieties and commonly used CPP products. Identify their current suppliers. Assist Business Manager and Seed and Agronomy Advisors with Answer Plots and seed customers. Help develop a grower list for Answer Plot Field Days. Take soil samples as needed. Assist at Answer Plot field days and placing variety signs in fields. Follow up with Business Manager on Agrian progress in adding AgriSolutions products to data base. Learn Agrian software as it relates to AgriSolutions product use, writing recommendations and creating reports.
Hours and Schedule:
Work summer months (mid May through August 31), 40 hours week + overtime when needed.
This position will be field based (assigned to work with a WinField Solutions Business Manager. Will be required to travel throughout the assigned region. Company transportation and expense reimbursement will be provided.
Pre-employment drug test and background check required.
Required (Basic) Experience & Education: High school diploma. Must have interest or is pursing further education in Ag related field.
Required Competencies & Other Skills: Clear communication skills (verbal & written); decision making; problem solving and analytical skills. Must be customer focused and display a strong work ethic. Be able to follow directions and work independently. Computer skills.
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