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WinField United - Technical Seed Manager IL/MO

Company name
Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Location
Bloomington, IL

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Job Description:

The agriculture and food industries are growing fast. With a variety of positions in a lot of different places, Land O’Lakes has just the job for you. Land O'Lakes, Inc., (www.landolakesinc.com) one of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations spanning the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With 2015 annual sales of $13 billion, we manage some of the most respected brands including LAND O LAKES® Dairy Foods, Purina Animal Nutrition and WinField Solutions. To all the big thinkers, the leaders, future leaders, change makers, hard workers and everyone with a passion for doing something meaningful—we want you on our team. Land O'Lakes is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Winfield United, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Land O' Lakes, offers top-performing seed and crop protection products. With unmatched agricultural expertise and performance as core company values, WinField United brands match leading seed and crop protection products to help growers, dealers and other industry partners achieve high levels of success.

Position Purpose:

The role of the Technical Seed Manager is to provide agronomic technical, marketing and sales support to Winfield United sales personnel. Work collectively as a national team with Product Managers to manage CROPLAN brand seed offerings and life cycles.  Understand and support partner brand offerings through Winfield United.  Keep sales staff informed on agronomic practices, products and insights within assigned geography. 

 

Experience-Education (Required):

MS or PhD in agronomy or closely aligned fields with 3 more years of field experience is preferred.  Candidates with a BS degree and five or more years of relative industry experience will be considered.

Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Ability to work in team environment and independently

Proven ability to interact well with customers, suppliers, employees and management at all levels.

Proven ability to solve and resolve issues quickly and effectively.

 

Competencies-Skills (Required):

Mobilize Talent, Shape the Future, Conflict Management, Creativity / Innovation, Teamwork

Other skills: Able to lift 50 lb. bags; able to climb on and off of farm machinery; able to walk and work in field & research plots; good written and verbal communication skills; presentation skills; concentration, memory and sound decision making

Daily travel, extended hours and overnight travel required (50% or more). Must have acceptable driving record in order to operate company owned vehicle.

Environment: Farm machinery can be loud, fields are dusty and dirty, and weather conditions can vary from hot and humid to cold and wet.

 

Competencies-Skills (Preferred):

Need to be proficient with all WinField United tools (i.e. R7 Tool, Equinox, CRM, etc.)

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Company info

Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Website : http://www.landolakesinc.com/

Company Profile
Land O’Lakes, Inc. is one of America’s premiere member-owned cooperatives. We offer local cooperatives and agricultural producers across the nation an extensive line of agricultural supplies, as well as state-of-the-art production and business services. We also are a leading marketer of dairy-based food products for consumers, foodservice professionals and food manufacturers.

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