Agronomy Manager

Wilco Stores

McMinnville , Oregon

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."

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.

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 to be considered for the position.

HOW TO APPLY

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