Position Id
Calgary AB
Number of Openings
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
(AS) Agronomy / Seed
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Date Posted

Technology Development Specialist - Crop R&D

Do you thrive doing crop research but need that human touch as well?! Our client is a world leader in the development and sales of crop health products - offering solutions for the unique growing challenges experienced by regional broad-acre producers. Their objective is to develop innovative solutions to increase the productivity of plants. They now seek to add a new and incremental Technology Development Specialist role to perform, supervise, and execute field-level research associated with yield-enhancing solutions.

What would you be doing? Reporting to the Research Director, you will:

  • Design, implement, and oversee field-level research trials
  • Relay generated data to create useable information for the sales team
  • Travel frequently within your assigned region
  • Work closely with the field sales team within western Canada
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders in your region; knowing current market trends and opportunities
  • Build a close working relationship with the sales team including frequent ride-alongs, conducting training events, and hosting field days/grower meetings

To be successful in this position, your career profile demonstrates:

  • Bachelor of Science (or greater) in Agronomy or a closely related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in agriculturally related field research, field sales, market development, and/or research and development
  • Ability to be the subject matter expert for your assigned region; leading training and speaking to large audiences
  • Knowledgeable about current farming equipment, local cropping systems, technology, and market needs
  • Ability to problem-solve and provide data-driven, objective information to internal and/or external audiences
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English (oral and written) supported by strong interpersonal and analytical communication skills
  • Experience with satellite or drone technology is preferred
To compensate your efforts in this role, our client offers a Competitive Salary - full details will be shared with applicants who demonstrate the required experience. Individuals who hold Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Canadian Residency need only apply. As per Grasslands Group of Companies Privacy Policy, your personal information would be kept in complete confidence.

To apply for this position please click on 'APPLY' and follow the self-serve application process or email your resume to blair@grasslandsgroup.com. Questions may be addressed to Blair at 1.844.778.1031

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