Agronomy Manager

April 02 2018

Locations currently hiring for this position: Whiteson, OR

Valley Agronomics LLC is a company motivated by service. We have been helping farmers and ranchers build their homes and business since 1920. Our mission is "To provide quality products and services at a value both the company and customer enjoy. We do this with respect to the communities we do business in and the environments that we impact."
 
If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a progressive company with advancement opportunities APPLY TODAY!
 
JOB SUMMARY:

  • Oversees day-to-day operations of the facility.
  • Manage a full-service Agronomy operation, including dry and liquid fertilizer, seed, seed treatment, crop protection products and custom application.
  • Research, analyze and monitor financial, technological, and demographic factors to capitalize on market opportunities and minimize effects of competitive activity.
  • Assist in communicating goals and results to employees, staff the location and delegate the workload, support employee growth, and uphold cooperative policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Overseeing facility compliance with OSHA and cooperative safety program
  • Responsible for managing a portfolio of commercial agronomy accounts and maintaining them at a high-level operation.
  • Responsible for ensuring all team members are promoting operations in a manner that will optimize safety, efficiency, customer service, mission, and goals of the company.
  • Negotiate contract terms & conditions for all product and major services.
  • Establish and maintain relationship with key industry and strategic community partners.
  • Communicate information regarding products and services with customers.
  • Maintain appropriate and expected levels of customer service.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Master’s degree or bachelor’s degree in Ag Business or other Ag related degree preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of agronomy operations experience with the understanding of seed and crop production practices preferred.
  • Must be a Certified Crop Advisor, Certified Professional Agronomist or ability to become certified.
  • Must have strong communication skills; ability to communicate in appropriate, professional manner with managers, supervisors, employees, customers, vendors and general public
  • Experience with developing agronomy plans.
  • Must exhibit a professional and positive image.
 
BENEFITS AND PERKS:
  • Competitive total compensation package.
  • 401K, Health, Dental, Vision and Life benefits.
  • Long term and short-term disability options.
  • Paid time off and paid holidays.
 

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Valley Agronomics, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, and any other status protected by applicable federal and state laws.

All applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and may be subject to pre-employment background checks.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the position.