Agronomy Sales Enablement Intern - KS, NE CO (15701)

The J.R. Simplot Company
Baltimore, MD
United States
Category
Job Description

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. We are a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


Summary

This role will provide support and learn from Simplot’s team of Agronomy Sales Enablement Advisors in one of three business units across the U.S.  Agronomy Sales Enablement interns will aid the ASE team in their efforts to provide agronomic knowledge, problem solving and training to our crop advisors and growers. The below is intended to describe the general requirements, it is not exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements. 




What you leave with:



  • Ability to address and dissect field/product issues and communicate next steps

  • Ability to understand and develop recommendations from soil and tissue tests

  • Ability to work independently and in remote team settings to accomplish unified goals

  • Experience in developing commercial product launches

  • Product knowledge and use for both nutritional, pesticide, and seed products

  • Learn Multiple aspects of the retail business including Digital, Product Management and Sales experiences 


 


Key Responsibilities

Work collaboratively across assigned business unit with ASE members to:



  • Manage, coordinate, and implement commercial demonstrations

  • Collect data from MAP program plots

  • Utilize photography to develop library of visual observations

  • Document product performance via data collection from MAP program plots

  • Help identify and solve agronomic issues for crop advisors and growers

  • Attend and participate in regional field days and/or training events

  • Assist in PEAK Program training

  • Coordinate with ASE personnel within the business unit and track progress weekly

  • Act as Project leader for a development product to report on at intern termination


Typical Education


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university majoring in Agriculture, Agronomy, Agribusiness, Crop Science or other related major

  • Must be a rising Junior and above


Relevant Experience



  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs

  • Highly motivated and detail oriented

  • Experienced with computers, specifically MicroSoft Office Suite

  • Effective communicator


Required Certifications

Valid Driver's License


Other Information


  • Must be willing and able to work Ag Industry hours:  early days/late evening, overtime and weekends as seasonal needs demand

  • Duration:  Spring/Summer 2024, possibility of extending into the Fall



Job Requisition ID:  15701


Travel Required: Up to 50%


Location(s): Remote - USA


Country: United States


Wage range or rate of pay: $20 - $21.50/HR 



The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons.


Attractive total rewards package that includes:



  • Medical, dental, vision coverage

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Paid Time Off (where applicable)

  • Relocation Assistance Program (where applicable)

  • Education Assistance (where applicable)

  • Benefits details available at simplotbenefits.com




**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**