Agronomist

  • Company:
    Nutrien
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    6 hours ago
  • Category:
    Biotech / Science

Agronomist -Moosomin, SKAt Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day. Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion. Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.Reporting to the Branch Manager, this position is responsible for developing and supporting both internal and external customer basein the Branch”s Applied Agronomic Services.What you will do:Recommend appropriate Nutrien products and fertilizer products to customersIdentifie, procure and manage grower demonstration plots for varietal comparison purposesGather, compile, analyze and interpret test results and prepares and forwards progress reportsDesign and inspect program experiments, records, notes and seasonal staff logbooks. Ensures that application of seeding, fertility and pesticide occurs when weather conditions are optimalActively searches for new opportunities that will enhance or expand the Company’s market presencePlan and conduct the field testing of designated research material using defined methods that will ensure accuracy and optimize results under experimental protocolInteract with Division and Branch Management to convey results and provide recommendations based on active knowledge of marketing requirementsDistribute a variety of information and recommendations to staff and customers. Attends and participates in customer information meetings as directed. Presents technical information related to seed varieties and other marketing programsLiaise with appropriate industry contactsAssist in the promotion and recommendation of Proven Seed varieties and Loveland Products and Echelon services to farm customers through product knowledge and local field trialsIdentify local weed species, and be familiar with the biology and control of local pestsInterpret soil and tissue tests and required, and be able to recommend best practices for soil fertility management for local customersUnderstand proper method for soil or tissue testing for customers as requiredComplies with Nutrien and Industry regulatory and EH& S standardsWhat you will bring:Diploma in Agriculture at a recognized college or university2+ years of applied agronomy and/or equivalent combination of education and experienceMust possess a valid class 5 driver’s licenseApplicant should have experience with crops, pesticides, and fertilizers in the current marketDemonstrated knowledge of modern farm practices and industry regulations.Demonstrated ability to develop good working relationshipsDemonstrated ability to meet and deal with the public effectively. An aptitude to analyze marketsProven ability to work independentlyDemonstrated physical ability to perform the functions of the jobExcellent interpersonal and team building skills with a positive attitude and ability to establish relationship with branch personnel, peers and customersDemonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills to small and large groupsEffective time management, planning and multi-tasking skillsAre you a good match? Apply today!Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristicsThis job will remain posted until filled.In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.To stay connected to us and for the latest job postings and news, follow us on: LinkedIn,FacebookandTwitter