Agronomic Service Representative-Michigan

Agronomic Service Representative - MI
About Syngenta
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve globalfood security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of availableresources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops aregrown. We are committed to rescuingland from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing ruralcommunities.
As an Agronomy Service Representative, youwill partner with sales teams to position solutions on the farm or with ourchannel partners in the assigned district. You will assist with the developmentand delivery of Syngenta products and promote our agronomic story in themarketplace. You will also support local sales performance, providing localizedand targeted product, technology and agronomic information, technical salessupport and advice to channel partners and sales representatives as well as DistrictManagers (DMs), Sales Reps, channel partners, customers and prospects. In thisdynamic and rewarding role, you will promote Syngenta products at meetings,field days, and one on one, provide guidance and be available for directinvolvement in handling service calls as needed. Additionally, you will supportand coordinate plot locations and entries in the assigned area, analyze andinterpret data for promotional use and will be the pivot point for Syngentastory amplification in local areas.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Be an active member of the local team, accountable forsales performance by providing technical support to growers, channel partnersand sales representatives
Develop relationship with all key personnel in local area (AgriEdge Specialists, Sales Reps, DM, channel partners)
Knowledge of all key Syngenta products & solutions for assigned area and train sales teams, channel partners and growers on those products and solutions
Partner with sales teams to position Syngenta on the farm, 'to, through and with' in the case of retail
Support new product launches
Aid in resolution of grower service calls
Coordinate trialing efforts within the local area through the Sales Reps and channel partners
Partner with Sales Reps to plan strategies to effectively compete with competitor products utilizing working knowledge of those products
Provide support and training for service calls
Promote the Syngenta story ? product performance messages, Performance Insight newsletters, blog (as assigned), etc.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Agronomy or related field
Master's Degree preferred
A minimum of 3 years of Technical Sales experience
Demonstrated understanding of statistical principals and data analysis
Significant technical knowledge of product portfolio, product pipeline and product value propositions
Strong Agronomic Theory knowledge, including farming best practices, seed technologies, and crop protection
Understanding of segmentation strategy and priorities
Travel Requirements ? 50%
Additional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities:
Strong problem solving skills (e.g. ability to diagnose issues with product performance and provide recommendations)
Theoretical / practical sales knowledge (e.g., what to say and do depending on grower, dealer or retailer needs and unique situation)
Customer facing skills: manage relationship, build trust, offer support
Self-management and prioritization skills; balance time across sales reps and accounts in assigned geographic region.
Teaching / communication skills: ability to communicate highly technical information to growers, sales reps and accounts in a manner that is easily understandable
Excellent computer/analytic skills in Windows including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Exhibited leadership amongst sales team and technical peers
Actively pursues coaching and training of sales reps, channel partners and other assignees
Strong written and oral communication skills
Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Syngenta Contact Information:
If you need assistance during the application process, please contact the Service Desk at sta_support.northamerica@syngenta.com
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