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Technical Services Representative (Southern California)

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 support, direction and training for a specific agronomic growing area or within designated key strategic geographies.

Key Responsibilities
  • Implement the plan for testing needs, create testing protocols, establish mega and secondary testing sites​.  Accumulate, assemble, consolidate all data generated from field testing​.
  • Deliver the aligned technical and marketing message for seamless communication and training as well as support the delivery of development, mentoring, training, technical competency and personal development of our Crop Advisors and sales teams.
  • Implement the 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.
  • Support Technical Services Manager in collaborating with key University personnel for product development, data development, and technical recommendation through those University publications.  Support the management of all field trial data results and help to accumulate/assemble and make recommendations with that data.
  • 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. Master's Degree preferred (Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered for meeting the minimum requirements)
Relevant Experience
  • 5+ years related experience and/or training

Job Requisition ID: 2163

Travel Required: Up to 50%

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.