GROWMARK, Inc. Agronomy Intern - Southern FS - Marion, IL in Marion, Illinois

COMPANY: Southern FS, Inc.

HIRING MANAGER: Monty Webb

LOCATION: Marion, IL

  • PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT*

Under the direction of Marketing Manager, trains and assists with seasonal Agronomy functions.

  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS*

  • Responsible for organizing plot signs and stickers, maintaining inventory

  • Responsible for putting in plot signs across trade territory

  • Assist with various company marketing efforts

  • Assist in field research trials

  • Perform stand counts and emergence studies

  • Assist planting research plots and organizing plot seed

  • May scout crops to ensure they meet the appropriate agronomic conditions and perform field reports

  • OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS*

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

  • REQUIREMENTS*

  • Ability to work independently, and on a team when needed

  • Must be pursuing an agriculture-related degree

  • Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

  • Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

  • Must be able to travel independently and overnight when necessary.