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Technical Services Manager East

Location: 

Boise, ID, US, 83702

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is 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 provides technical leadership, support, direction and training for a specific agronomic growing area or within designated key strategic geographies. This role is pivotal in enabling SGS to achieve its long-term customer, market and business objectives through commitment, leadership and innovation.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead the plan for testing needs, create testing protocols, establish mega and secondary testing sites​.  Accumulate, assemble, consolidate all data generated from field testing​.
  • Align technical message with marketing message for seamless communication and training as well as deliver development, mentoring, training, technical competency and personal development of our Technical Service Representatives, Crop Advisors and sales teams.

  • Develops strategic direction and training programs for proprietary, PHT and priority products within geographic area plus creates forecasts, business plans and monitors performance. Contributes to incentive plans, pricing strategies, marketing plans and administration of SAMI programs to field personnel within the geographic area.

  • Work closely with key University personnel for product development, data development, and technical recommendation through those University publications.  Create, house and manage all field trial data results. Accumulate/assemble and make recommendations with that data, in conjunction with Agronomic Service team members and Innvictis Management to implement investment decisions, marketing strategies, training sessions, sales presentations and demonstration trials.

  • Provides guidance and input for procurement, inventory and budgetary projects. Offers input, direction and evaluation of research objectives and product development projects plus support to the entire Agronomic Services and PHT team.

Typical Education
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university (Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered for meeting the minimum requirements)
Relevant Experience
  • 8+ years related experience and/or training

Job Requisition ID: 1722

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Location(s): Remote - USA 

Country: United States

**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.**

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.