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Graduate AgronomistNutrien Ag Solutions
We are currently offering a great opportunity for a recently graduated Agronomist to join our team. Reporting to the Branch Manager the focus of your role will be to consult and offer expert knowledge on pasture production to our client base in Scone, New South Wales. About the opportunity: You will be provided with the support to hone your technical skills with the support of other agronomists in the region.
You will provide agronomic and technical support to clients and producers in the region together with product sales both in store and on farm. Building solid and long-term client relationships, you will develop a strong understanding of the clients’ business goals and share technical and market information to enable clients to improve the performance and sustainability of their farming enterprises. You will maintain relationships with existing customers whilst targeting new clients through the provision of superior sales and agronomic input.
Keeping relevant with latest plant production practices together with running and coordinating field days and farmer meetings will position you as the go-to subject matter expert in the region for broadacre, pasture production agronomic inputs and other advice. You will gain exposure to an agriculture area where a diverse range of irrigated and dryland forage crops and pastures are grown. Crops include oats, winter wheat, forage brassica, sorghum, Lucerne, annual and perennial pastures to name a few.
You will work closely with two other Agronomists in the region to leverage client base and product knowledge. About You: To be successful you will be a recent graduate in Ag Science or similar. Your sound customer service, organisational, administrative and computing skills will be complemented by excellent written and verbal communication skills.
You will have a passion for local farming communities and agribusiness with demonstrated skills in customer service. Knowledge of forage crops and pasture production agronomy is an advantage. Interest or knowledge in animal nutrition is an advantage but not essential.
A tertiary qualification in agricultural science or a related field and a current driver’s license is essential. You will have a can-do-attitude and an appetite to learn. Are you a good match? At Nutrien Ag Solutions we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.
We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability and other legally protected characteristics. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates. We believe that our diverse workforce is a key strength of our business and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being the leading Australian Agribusiness and Employer of Choice in our sector.
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