DuPont Production Agronomist in Constantine, Michigan
Production Agronomist (Job Number: 194199W-01)
Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ has an exciting opportunity for an Agronomist to support our Corn production operations. Gain exposure and knowledge on Corteva Agriscience™ business while utilizing your strong communication skills to work with seed production contract growers. Corteva Agriscience™ offers excellent benefits including a very strong 401K matching plan, health insurance, 15 days of PTO, variable bonus program and many more benefits for you and your family!
In this role, you will serve as a primary field contact for corn seed production which includes: grower management and support (acreage planning, quality control, contracting etc.), aiding seed growers in agronomic decisions, and executing on production plans in your assigned area. We are seeking an educated candidate who has knowledge of current agronomic practices and has a good base in customer relations.
Come make a difference. Come grow your career with Corteva Agriscience™!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Implement plan in areas assigned by the Field Operations Manager or Production Location Manager.
Responsible for monitoring plant expenditures as assigned.
Work with Operations Manager to set field worker schedules.
Maintain grower evaluation program which effectively and fairly measures grower productivity.
Add and drop growers based on grower evaluation and performance.
Champion multiple safety programs and strongly support the growth and maintenance of Corteva Agriscience™ safety efforts.
Implement and maintain quality standards.
In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:
Bachelor's degree (preferably in Agronomy or Ag field)
3-5 Ag related experience/background
Basic knowledge of field equipment
Good verbal communication skills – ability to work with diverse groups of people
Microsoft Office Experience (specifically excel)
Willingness to work in a variety of conditions (field, plant, warehouse - hot, cold, dust, etc.)
Ability to lift up to 55 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodations
Ability to work autonomously
The following are preferred:
Experience working with seed growers
Knowledge of production agriculture and production plant operations
Mapping software – GIS experience
We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.
At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.
Primary Location: NA-United States-Michigan-Constantine
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Experienced
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