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Field Operations Manager

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Job Description Seeking a new andchallenging opportunity to further enhance your career? Corteva Agriscienceu2122,Agriculture Division of Dow**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.u2122 has an opening for a FieldOperations Manager to manage our field production operations atour Wahpeton site. As the Field Operations Manager, youu2019ll be responsible forsafe, effective and efficient management of field production processes. Workingautonomously, you will serve as a primary field contact for seed productionwhich includes: grower management and support. Utilize your communicationskills to establish and build relationships with growers, contractors, andvendors. Strategic thinking and analysis is critical as you will be responsiblefor the oversight of acreage planning, strategy, education and resource allocationfor field activities. Your decisions will be impactful as you develop a costeffective, environmentally sound method of enhancing yields. This position will be responsible for,but not limited to: Involved in all aspects of grower relations, including but not limited to: acreage allocations, contracts, conflict resolution. Oversight of Integrated Pest Management program including: vendor selection, agreement administration, hiring, developing and managing scouts. Responsible for training and education of seed field employees and growers in agronomy, seedsmanship and safety. Provide leadership and decisions to staff on operational questions related to their areas and responsibilities. Management of a commercial seed production fields in the Americas which could range from 1,000 to 120,000 seed acres. Field activities may operate 7 days/week, 24 hours per day portions of the year. Participate in strategic planning, budgetary, safety, quality, and workforce issues for production employees. Work with government certifying agencies to assure all standards are met Provide coaching and leadership in areas of grower and vendor relations. Evaluate and analyze the local competitive seed environment Keep abreast of current agronomic practices, government agricultural programs, and environmental issues related to all phases of seed production. Must continually study, discuss, and identify best practices in planting, cultivation, harvesting, methods of weed/disease/insect control, etc. Job Qualifications In order to be qualified for this role,you must possess the following:u00a0 Bacheloru2019s degree in agronomy, agribusiness or related discipline Five to seven (5 -7) years of experience of row crop with emphasis on seed production Demonstrated people management experience. Ability to train, lead, and motivate field crews. Ability to teach and coach employees, growers and contractors. Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations. Possess seedsmanship skills and general product knowledge. Demonstrated problem solving skills, strategic analysis, and communication skills Driveru2019s License, acceptable driving record, and ability to obtain CDL. Ability to obtain appropriate pesticide applicator license/certification. Ability to perform physical and technical demands. The following are preferred: Grower relations skills and experience. Knowledge of specific crop contracts, specific crop quality plans, location field safety programs. Knowledge of CA Agriculture Green Belt Certification We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscienceu2122 is the name ofthe new Agriculture Division of Dow**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.u2122. We are bringing together **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.Crop Protection, **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create amarket-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seedtechnologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across theglobal agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system. At Corteva Agriscienceu2122, we seek to enrich the lives of those whoproduce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate theagricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progressfor generations to come. About Dow**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Dow**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at . The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from Dow**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our . For US Applicants: See the u201cEqual Employment Opportunity is the Lawufffd? poster at: For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, .

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