Agronomy Manager

Locations currently hiring for this position: Greenleaf, Idaho

Valley Wide Cooperative is a company motivated by service. We have been helping farmers and ranchers since 1920. Our mission is "To provide quality products and services at a value both the company and customer enjoy. We do this with respect to the communities we do business in and the environments that we impact."

We proudly offer a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation, 401K, Long and Short Term Disability, and other benefits for benefit eligible positions. This position will have opportunity for growth.

The position of an Agronomy Manager is of great significance to Valley Agronomics.  A person in this position is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of the facility while also developing and supporting relationships with the location’s customer base. The Agronomy Manager is responsible for technical and safety training, equipment maintenance, completion of all services, gross margins, and reporting progress to the Agronomy Director. A person in this positions is responsible for managing a portfolio of commercial agronomy accounts and maintaining them at a high level of operation. The Agronomy Manager will ensure all team members are promoting operations in a manner that will optimize safety, efficiency, customer service, mission, and goals of the company. If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a progressive company with advancement opportunities APPLY TODAY!

•    Manage a full service Agronomy operation, including dry and liquid fertilizer, seed, seed treatment, crop protection products and custom application.
•    Research, analyze and monitor financial, technological, and demographic factors to capitalize on market opportunities and minimize effects of competitive activity.
•    Overseeing facility compliance with OSHA and cooperative safety program 
•    Negotiate contract terms & conditions for all product and major services.
•    Assist in communicating goals and results to employees, staff the location and delegate the workload, support employee growth, and uphold cooperative policies.
•    Establish and maintain relationship with key industry and strategic community partners.
•    Communicate information regarding products and services with customers.
•    Perform other duties as assigned. 

•    Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Ag Business or other Ag related degree preferred, or equivalent experience. 
•    5+ years of agronomy operations experience with the understanding of seed and crop production practices preferred.
•    Must be a Certified Crop Advisor, Certified Professional Agronomist or ability to become certified.
•    Must have strong communication skills; ability to communicate in appropriate, professional manner with managers, supervisors, employees, customers, vendors and general public
•    Should have experience with developing agronomy plans. 
•    Must maintain appropriate and expected levels of customer service. 
•    Must exhibit a professional and positive image.

Please note a resume is required to apply for the Agronomy Manager position.  Please be sure your resume includes your salary requirements.

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Valley Wide Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, and any other status protected by applicable federal and state laws.

All applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and may be subject to pre-employment background checks.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the US as well as meet the qualifications listed above in order to be considered for the position.