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Digital Sales Advisor

Location: 

Burlington, CO, US, 80807-9510

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

The Digital Sales Advisor will provide technical support to the SGS Crop Advisors and other support staff to maximize the Company's effort to capitalize on the potential of Precision Agriculture. Provide technical support to the sales. Assess the need for continued education and provide training in Ag Technology area. Integrate IT advances into SGS sales force to assist in providing solutions to customer needs for products and services. Responsible for mapping including generating prescription maps, field, variable rate irrigation, yield analysis, boundary. Making recommendations for zone creation and geo-spatial analysis. Assist the SGS Crop Advisors with soil sampling, collection of ec/em date. Maintain precision Ag equipment and making recommendations to customers regarding equipment. Design and collection of test plot data.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing technical support to SGS Crop Advisors and support staff on Precision Ag technology. Provide any needed IT technical support. Integrate IT advances into SGS sales force to assist in providing solutions to customer needs for products and services.
  • Train and administer Smart Farm Platform:  Administer scouting, trapping, and sampling activities.
  • Responsible for mapping including generating prescription maps; field; variable rate irrigation; yield analysis; boundary. Making recommendations for zone creation and geo-spatial analysis. Create boundaries and zones for growers. Manage and translate the irrigation and sensor data.
  • Perform on-farm field trials, interpret satellite imagery, and collect and analyze yield information.
  • Support variable rate applications for fertilizer and seed. Manage and translate the irrigation and sensor data.
  • Maintains precision ag equipment and makes recommendations to customers regarding equipment. Design and collection of test plot data. Drive adoption of sales enablement tools as constructed.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university, preferred in agronomy or computer science (Equivalent experience of education and experience will be considered for meeting the minimum requirements of the role).

Relevant Experience

  • 3+ years related experience and/or training

 

Other Information

  • This is an entry level professional position in the area of precision agriculture.
  • 4 year degree preferred in computer science or agronomy.
  • Must have some agronomic experience.
  • 3 years of related experience or training.
  • Position will require traveling up to 50% of the time.
  • Strong computer background and skills.

Job Requisition ID: 3202

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Location(s): SGS Retail - Burlington 

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.