Developmental Agronomic Service Representative Jobs in Memphis, TN at Syngenta
Title: Developmental Agronomic Service Representative
Location: Memphis, TN
DescriptionDo you want to be part of the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture dedicated to enhancing the prosperity of farmers, wherever they are? As a market leader in crop protection products, Syngenta develops and produces fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and seed treatment products that promote strong and healthy plants.
The Agronomy Development Program is an elite 18-month experiential learning opportunity comprised of three unique and meaningful professional assignments. As aDevelopmental Agronomic Service Representative, you will spend approximately 6 months with our Technical Services team and 6 months in the field working closely with our sales and agronomy teams in support of our grower customers. For your third rotation, you will choose from a few different options aligned to your strengths and career ambition. These may include Digital Ag, Seedcare or Field Research.
What Will You be Doing?
Developing proficiency in proper product use recommendations, product features and benefits, pest identification, scouting, and application timing
Partnering with sales teams to position Syngenta on the farm for an improved customer experience
Developing and managing distributor, retailer, and grower relationships and attending customer meetings to deepen understanding of customer needs
Building a network of professionals for learning, career development, and collaboration opportunities
Learning all aspects of the trialing process: trial placement, protocol development, implementation, monitoring, data collection, data analysis, storytelling with data
Incorporating digital technologies (i.e. digital imagery, drones, yield mapping) into data capture and solutions
Who Are We Looking For?
Our ideal candidates have excelled in an advanced degree program with a specialization in plant or crop science and have relevant seasonal ag industry experience in sales, research or agronomy. You will have demonstrated a strong commitment to agriculture in your academic career, enthusiastically taken on leadership opportunities in your extracurricular activities, and you are driven by a sincere passion and natural curiosity for science, crop protection products, advocacy, and storytelling.
MS or PhD (Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 graduates) in Agronomy or related field
Minimum GPA 3.0
A valid drivers license
Relocation may be required
Travel requirements, 10 to 40%
What’s in it for You?
We have some of the best Agronomists in the industry and recognize that we need a robust talent pipeline as our business, our customers, and our product portfolio evolves. This role offers you a unique opportunity to grow and develop your capabilities while giving you exposure to diverse experiences in different geographic locations. You’ll gain broad business exposure, meaningful and challenging work and an understanding of career opportunities available at Syngenta that relate to your passion for the science behind our products. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be respected for your technical acumen and you will excel at providing superior agronomic expertise to our customers, qualifying you for a variety of roles within Syngenta.
Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision)
401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs,…