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Agronomist - NK Seeds


Greensboro, NC, South United States, USA



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

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Full Time

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Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.


At Syngenta, we are working to build the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture that provides leading seeds innovations to enhance the prosperity of farmers. Our Seeds Agronomy team is currently seeking an Agronomist for NK Seed in North Carolina. As the NK Agronomist, you will implement the NK Brand strategy in your territory and provide intense local knowledge and agronomic expertise to address complex agricultural challenges.


You will enhance the prosperity of farmers by:

  • Being the product and technology expert for both corn and soybean seeds in the assigned commercial unit, both for Syngenta and competitive products
  • Leading product training process for employees and customers of NK Seeds
  • Evaluating experimental trials to aid in training the sales force on new product launches, and provide marketing input into product advancements
  • Providing input on production planning and portfolio, representing assigned district
  • Sharpening competitive intelligence on pricing and products
  • Supporting product-based campaign development in the district 
  • Providing localized and targeted product, technology and agronomic information and advice to District Manager, Sales Representatives, channel partners, customers, and prospects
  • Promoting Syngenta products at meetings, field days, and in customer meetings 
  • Supporting and coordinating plot locations and entries in the assigned area


  • Obtain buy-in from Commercial Operations on local portfolio direction and strategies
  • Teach and develop the agronomic skills to Sales Representatives, Seed Account Managers and Seed Advisers
  • Call on customers with Sales Representatives and serve as a role model, teacher and coach to Sales Representatives and Seed Advisers
  • Act as Key interface with District and Campaign team
  • Partner with Sales Reps to plan strategies to effectively compete with competitor products
  • Continue to develop professionally by remaining current with new technologies, management innovations and sales management developments

Preferred cities: Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham, or Rocky Mount North Carolina



    Bachelor of Science in Agronomy or related Agricultural field 2+ years’ of experience in Agronomy or sales as well as strong technical background 2+ years’ of experience in Research and Development role with strong understanding of sales and commercial aspects Significant technical knowledge of product portfolio, product pipeline and product value propositions Deep knowledge of the Seed industry


Preferred Requirements


    Basic understanding of marketing principles and techniques Understanding of statistical principals and data analysis Understanding of Agronomic theory – knowledge of farming best practices, seed technologies, crop protection Understanding of segmentation strategy and priorities 20% of work performed in a standard home office environment 80% of work performed in vehicle, at meetings and in field locations with employees, co-workers, customers and other associates

What We Offer:

    Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year

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.


Family and Medical Leave Act FMLA


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC


Employee Polygraph Protection Act EPPA



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Job Post Date: 05/26/22
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