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Technical Agronomist III East Central Indiana

Company: Bayer CropScience LP
Location: Chandler
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.

Technical Agronomist III East Central Indiana


This position is a residence based in East Central Indiana. The primary responsibilities of this role, Technical Agronomist III East Central Indiana, are to:

  • Plan and Execute field scale testing programs including field testing of commercial Bayer seed products and Ground Breaker trials for new product launches from all platforms;
  • Collaborate with Seed Dealers/growers to plant trials, collect required data, maintain and harvest trials;
  • Provide technical support and training for seed dealers and Bayer sales team;
  • Work with Bayer sales team to achieve local business objectives through technical support, consultation and training;
  • Give seed dealer support provided strategically based on business priorities;
  • Establish and execute effective communication and training strategies with Seed Dealers Provide technical information for seed, trait and chemistry products;
  • Communicate agronomic positioning and benefits of seed and trait products and the benefits and uses of crop protection products;
  • Develop and instill confidence in product recommendations and Tailored Solutions;
  • Provide sales and business support;
  • Create annual Agronomy Business Plan for communication/alignment with Sales Team with strategies and prioritized activities to achieve business objectives;
  • Care for area impact on business results for the Sales Team;
  • Plan and execute tactics to support identified business strategies and objectives;
  • Participate actively in local portfolio management and future year forecasting;
  • Assume Sales Team and/or Agronomy Team project leadership role(s);
  • Build profile as technical expert in territory;
  • Build presence and credibility with key growers, seed dealers, crop consultants and other key third party stakeholders;
  • Be compliant with Bayer safety and vehicle safety policies;
  • Be responsible of product stewardship and use recommendations for the local territory;
  • Maintain key customer and stakeholder relationships and company image;
  • Position entails driving a company vehicle (pooled or assigned to the individual). This may include being required to drive greater than 7,500 business miles annually in a personal, pooled, or rented vehicle OR being expected to frequently drive a pooled car as part of your job duties - regardless of mileage;
  • Position requires driving for the company that will fall under DOT/FMCSA jurisdiction and may require a CDL. This may entail the hauling of trailers, product, supplies or equipment in a safe manner.
    WHO YOU ARE Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following: Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelors degree;
    • Experience in agronomy, sales, field development or research and development roles
    • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs (a bag of seed);
    • Valid driver's license. Driving record (MVR) will be reviewed (i.e. moving violations, accidents, license suspension, etc.) and must meet guidelines based on the company's Risk Screening for Hiring Drivers;
    • Possess a DOT Driver medical card or the ability to obtain one through successfully completing and passing a DOT physical. In addition, candidate must be able to meet all applicable DOT/FMCSA criteria. Drivers with previous DOT driving experience may be required to undergo FMCSA safety checks and applicable review.
      Preferred Qualifications:

      --- Bachelors degree in agriculture or related discipline with at least seven years of experience in agronomy, sales, field development or research and development roles or Master's degree in agriculture or related discipline with at least four years of experience in agronomy, sales, field development or research and development roles or Ph.D. in agriculture or related discipline with at least three years of experience in agronomy, sales, field development or research and development roles;

      Domestic relocation may be offered for this position.


      Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes. Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

      Bayer is an E-Verify Employer. IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer colleagues are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements. Location:United States : Indiana : Residence Based Division:Crop Science Reference Code:792433 Contact Us Email:hrop_usa@bayer.com

Keywords: Bayer CropScience LP, Evansville , Technical Agronomist III East Central Indiana, IT / Software / Systems , Chandler, Indiana

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