Corteva Agriscience Agronomist in York, Nebraska
Corteva Agriscience™ has an exciting and challenging opportunity for an Agronomist .
As an Agronomist, you will focus on effective and efficient management of field production processes. This role capitalizes on your agronomic knowledge and ability to get in the field to collaborate with team members and achieve highest quality crops and yields. Further develop your leadership and people management skills by managing work processes, balancing workloads, and training & motivating employees. Utilize your problem-solving skills while fostering innovation, risk taking, and creativity.
How will you help us grow? Itmatters to us, and it matters to you!
Oversee acreage planning, strategy, education andresource allocation for field activities.
Develop a cost effective, environmentally sound methodof enhancing yields.
Keep abreast of current agronomic practices, governmentagricultural programs, and environmental issues related to all phases ofseed production.
Work with government certifying agencies to assure allstandards are met.
Be involved in all aspects of grower relations,including but not limited to: acreage allocations, contracts, and conflictresolution.
Management of commercial seed production fields, Fieldactivities may operate 7 days/week, 24 hours per day portions of the year.
Participate in strategic planning, budgetary, safety,quality, and workforce issues for production employees.
Assists in establishing and maintaining relationshipswith growers, contractors and vendors.
Serve as technical expert across a broad range ofproduction activity.
Meet targeted yields and other planning parametersagreed upon with Production Manager and Quality Planning and SupplyPlanning.
Develop growing plan, review grower/field informationand determine local acreage plans, and adjustments as plans change.
Establish and support individual and team performancegoals that are attainable and aligned with business strategy.
Sponsor projects, team members, timelines anddeliverables to ensure productivity objectives are met.
Promote health, safety, and environmentally friendlypractices.
Ensure Process Safety Management is implemented andfully executed.
Evaluate and analyze the local competitive seedenvironment.
What expertise have you grown? Whatdo you bring to the table?
Bachelors degree in agronomy, agribusiness or relateddiscipline.
1 to 2 years or more of experience in agronomy, fieldscience, agribusiness, or other related field.
Possess seedsmanship skills and general productknowledge.
A valid U.S driver's license in good standing.
Organization and time management skills to handlemultiple tasks and priorities. Work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
Develop and sustain High-Performing work teams.
Computer Skills (office suite products)
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Produce Safely a high yielding quality crop year in andyear out.
Passionate about agronomy and row crop management.
Let’s peek at how you can grow yourwellbeing, health, and future at Corteva!
Strike a better work-life balance with robust time offbenefits including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave.
Prepare for your future with our competitive retirementsavings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more.
Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your familyon your first day of employment.
And much, much more!
Ready to grow your perspectives,impact and career? Start by applying to this opportunity today!
Corteva Agriscience ™, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.
Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit: Accessibility Page for Contact Information For US Applicants: See the 'Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law' poster For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, click here