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Senior Digital Sales Advisor Idaho Falls SGS AB a

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

The Senior Digital Sales Advisor will provide technical support to SGS Crop Advisors and other support staff to maximize the Company's effort to capitalize on the potential of Precision Agriculture. Lead training in agricultural technology and assess the need for continued education. Accelerate adoption of the digital agronomy platform in SGS to assist in providing solutions to customer needs for products and services. Responsible for mapping including generating prescription maps and field maps, irrigation maps, and yield analysis maps. Make recommendations for zone creation and geo-spatial analysis. Assist SGS Crop Advisors with soil and tissue sampling, collection of EC/EM data. Maintain precision agriculture equipment and make recommendations to customers regarding equipment. Assist SGS Crop Advisors with summarizing crop results.

 

Key Responsibilities

Accelerate adoption, use, and training of the digital agronomy platform

Administer scouting, trapping, and sampling activities.

Responsible for mapping including generating prescription maps; field maps; irrigation maps; yield analysis maps. Make recommendations for zone creation and geo-spatial analysis. Create boundaries and zones for growers.

Interpret satellite imagery and analytics and collect and analyze yield information. Manage and communicate irrigation and sensor data to Growers and SGS Crop Advisors.

Create and support variable rate applications for fertilizer and seed.

Maintain precision ag equipment and make recommendations to customers regarding equipment.

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

5+ years related experience and/or training

Must have agronomic experience.

Strong computer background and skills.

Required Certifications

Other Information

  • This is an Senior level professional position in the area of Precision Agriculture.
  • 4 year degree preferred in computer science or agronomy.
  • Must have some agronomic experience.
  • 5 years of related experience or training.
  • Position will require traveling up to 25% of the time.
  • Strong computer background and skills.

Job Requisition ID: 5026

Travel Required: Up to 25%

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.**

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