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Location: - (Minnesota, Mid-West United States, USA)
Company: Land O' Lakes
Open Til: 15-Mar-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Agronomy
Career Type: Director
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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Plant Nutrition Research Specialist
Function:Research and Development
Territory (if applicable):IA and NE, MN and SD
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:There are 2 openings, one covering IA and NE and the other covering MN and SD. It is required for the incumbent to live in the respective territory. This position will manage 6 to 7 Answer Plot Research sites that will provide; Plant Nutrition, PGR, Bio Stimulant, Soil Amendment and any other Proof of Concept data, existing product yield data, experimental product rate, timing and yield data. This position will also manage on farm replicated trials to generate data to support NutriSolutions findings and create market potential. Assist in any other research activity that Manager Plant Nutrition and/or Director of Product Development assigns
Required (Basic) Experience & Education:Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy with research experience.
Required Competencies & Other Skills:Computer skills in spreadsheets, databases, PowerPoint and Statistical programs. Also need to be competent in experimental design and data interpretation. Verbal communication skills are a most
Preferred Experience & Education:Master of Science or progress toward achieving graduate degree in relevant field, preferable.
Preferred Competencies & Other Skills:
Percentage of Travel:50%
Land O'Lakes, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement savings account, tuition reimbursement, PTO, paid holidays, and employee development opportunities. Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Land O'Lakes,Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.