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Intern Smart Farm (Idaho Falls, ID)

Location: 

Idaho Falls, ID, US, 83401-1336

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 will work in the Southeast Idaho area, under the direction of Senior Digital Sales Advisors who leads technical support and digital sales for the integration of the company’s digital platform. An intern will gain valuable experience in managing soil moisture, scouting with satellite imagery, variable rate technology, and other agronomic decisions.

Key Responsibilities

   

  • Understanding the products and services provided by our digital team.
  • Communication and interaction with customers on water management, scouting and other areas as needed.
  • As appropriate for the business: Installing moisture monitors, soil sampling, tissue sampling, scouting, GIS programs, and equipment maintenance.
  • Assisting experienced digital sales advisors/crop advisors/operations with crop activities which would include computer/app input of sampling, scouting reports, and other spreadsheets as needed. 
  • Participation in educational opportunities as identified and assigned by management.

Typical Education

  • Junior or Senior at a College or University

Other Information

  • Some knowledge of agriculture and/or horticulture.
  • A farm background (or some experience on a farm) preferred.
  • Ability to operate 4-wheel drive and/or ATV vehicles off road or on farm roads.
  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to work with others and to accomplish objectives.
  • Proven ability to be given tasks and the drive to accomplish the tasks without much supervision
  • Basic computer knowledge and proficiency in MS Office programs.

Job Requisition ID: 6756

Travel Required: None

Location(s): SGS Retail - Idaho Falls 

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.