Crop Advisor Intern - Roscoe, TX (15538)

The J.R. Simplot Company
College Station, 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 Simplot Grower Solutions’ position provides customer service to growers through the sale of crop nutrition, crop protection, seed, specialty, technology, and other agronomic products and consultative services. The position is led under the general direction of the Market Manager, who provides support and leadership to all Crop Advisors within specifically recognized agronomic geographies to achieve the Company’s financial goals and operational objectives. 


 


What's in it for you?

This internship opportunity is designed to provide a realistic job preview and lay the solid foundation necessary for future employment as a Simplot Crop Advisor.  This is your chance to learn firsthand about agronomic issues that impact yields and profitability and how to best serve the grower's needs in their particular growing area.  


 


Key Responsibilities


  • Soil sampling, Plant sampling, Product testing, Product applications, and Field scouting in production agriculture areas

  • Assisting crop advisors with seed and crop care activities to also include computer input of fertilizer application tracking, scouting reports and other spreadsheets as needed

  • Developing thorough knowledge and understanding of our computer programs, product deliveries, inventory tracking, and safety requirements


Typical Education


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university and completed at least freshman year

  • Major in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Agronomy, Crop Science or other related major


Relevant Experience



  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs

  • Motivated and detail oriented

  • Experience with computers, specifically MicroSoft Office Suite

  • Effective communicator


Required Certifications

Valid driver’s license

 


Other Information


  • Ability and willingness to work Ag Industry hours:  early morning/late evening, some weekends and overtime when needed

  • Duration:  May - Aug 2024

  • School of Agriculture is preferred but not an absolute requirement



Job Requisition ID:  15538


Travel Required: Less than 10%


Location(s): SGS Retail Brazos - College Station


Country: United States


Wage range or rate of pay: $17 - $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.**