Cargill Agronomist - Nicklen Siding/Birch Hills, SK in Birch Hills, Saskatchewan
Agronomist - Nicklen Siding/Birch Hills, SK
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Cargill’s Agricultural Supply Chain – North America (CASC NA) connects agricultural producers to food, feed and industrial customers through a seamless supply chain. We help our customers compete in the global market and efficiently deliver products from origins to destinations through our marketing, sourcing, originating, storing, trading, consulting and processing of grain, oilseeds and crop inputs products and solutions. CASC NA business reaches across Canada, United States & Mexico with an expansive asset footprint including over 200 grain elevators, export/import facilities, oilseed crush plants, biodiesel facilities, and farm service centers.
Reporting to the Regional Agronomy Leader, you’re accountable for contributing to crop input sales by leading with knowledge to position products that proactively help our farm customers grow better crops. As part of the Farm Services Group (FSG) team, you will work directly with our farm customers to provide agronomic and crop production solutions. By providing superior technical information and knowledge, you will help our farm customers make better decisions for their business. Our agronomic knowledge will differentiate Cargill from our competitors, leading to stronger business relationships with our customers, and in turn, resulting in incremental sales and margin opportunities for Cargill.
40% Help existing and prospect customers to grow better crops through making sound crop production and risk management decisions by
Focusing in these areas; crop planning, seed selection, nutrient, weed, disease, insect and harvest management
Working with the location sales team in positioning products that proactively help our farm customers grow better crops
40% Execute on Cargill’s crop input market development plans by
Participating in customer field meetings and cooperative product trials
Facilitating customer agronomy events, marketing support
Delivering Cargill’s crop planning services
Maintaining good relationships with key crop input suppliers
10% Be the “expert” in crop production for the location team and provide crop production training to the team.
10% Provide leadership, coaching, direction and training to Agronomic Interns, working collaboratively with the sales team and other Agronomists.
Related post-secondary education or equivalent work experience
Minimum 1 year of field and industry experience
Eligible for membership in the Provincial Institute of Agrologists
CCA accreditation or willingness to challenge exams and obtain accreditation when eligible
Excellent leadership, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Technically sound agronomy knowledge
Possess a valid Canadian Driver’s License
Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
- Strong understanding of;
o agronomic services
o farm customers and the agriculture industry in Canada
o crop inputs business and the significance of supplier relationships
o Canadian agricultural production and farm management
Solid sales aptitude
Excellent organizational skills
Job Research and Development
Primary Location Canada-Saskatchewan-Nicklen Siding
Other Locations Canada-Saskatchewan-Melfort, Canada-Saskatchewan-Birch Hills, Canada-Saskatchewan-Prince Albert, Canada-Saskatchewan-Tisdale
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: NIC00095