Senior Field Representative (Grand Forks, ND)
Location: Grand Forks
Posted on: June 6, 2021
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.
The Senior Field Representative operates as a liaison between
the company and the growing community to produce the highest
quality of raw product to support the factory's production goals.
Success for the Senior Field Represenative is achieved through
continuous monitoring of crops in the field and storages, assessing
and recommending water and insect controls, forecasting crop
quality during the growing and storage season, at times negotiating
contracts with growers on open purchases. The ideal candidate will
have the opportunity to interact with industry and university
researchers to evaluate continuous improvement in crop production.
The Senior Field Representative is responsible for planting,
harvesting, sampling, and transportation schedules with interaction
between field personnel and grower. The ideal candidate can work
very independently at a high level. Each Field Representative is
assigned acres and number of growers can vary from small to large.
This role administers the terms of Potato Growing Agreement
contract with growersand require monitoring of company storages
throughout the season.
- Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or
- 3+ years related experience and/or training
- High degree of technical and practical knowledge of plant
biological functions preferred.
- Potato experience preferred.
- Strong agricultural knowledge in planting, harvesting, and
- Good knowledge of computer systems.
- Excellent oral, written, relation building skills, and
interpersonal communication skills.
- Ability to analyze multiple factors affecting plant growth and
apply the data in practical situations.
Job Requisition ID: 4883
Travel Required: Up to 50%
Location(s): FG Plant - Grand Forks
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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