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Seed Production Research Senior Agronomist


Culiacán, Mexico



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

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Seed Production Research Senior Agronomist

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The following position will support seeds production teams within Mexico by providing technical guidance and recommendations. Support global production research team to leverage tools and functionalities based on perspectives from Mexico. Identify key business opportunities to be prioritized and establish action plans to deliver results that meet the identified demands. Data collection from seed fields and Parent Characterization trials. Share best practices within Latin America region and globally. Attend product advancement meetings and advocate for producibility risk assessment along with Parent Characterization representative. Deploy seedsman ship capabilities for country seed field agronomists including sharing best practices from other regions in and outside Mexico. Train and facilitate implementation of functionalities from digital tools: BluePrint, EDGE, ProMap, SeedPro, SPIN; as well as drone and satellite imagery view and analysis. Drive initiatives to reduce COGS, improve seed quality and enable Seed Production team to be a reliable supplier.


  • Capture demands from Seed Production and Supply Chain (SPSC) teams.
  • Plan activities that meet SPSC needs in Mexico.
  • Visit and scout seed fields to understand product performance and outputs from recommendations.
  • "Organize available data and provide planting recommendations – mostly focus on nick, budget yield, herbicide sensitiveness, plant population, row ratio, preferrable growing areas, primary planting dates, disease sensitiveness, and watch outs for the products."
  • Support product advancement meetings by data analysis and provide solutions thru a data driven perspective.
  • Leverage best practices across teams and establish control plans to make sure results will be properly implemented.


  • Bachelor in Agronomy.
  • Minimum 5 years Seed Production experience – corn crop.
  • Statistics data analysis knowledge and statistical software experience (R, SAS, Minitab, JMP).
  • Good knowledge in MS-Office – especially MS-Excel.
  • Communication and relationship skills.
  • Travel availability with appropriate driver’s license.
  • Availability to set home address in Sinaloa state.           
  • Previous experiences on corn and seed production practices.
  • Desirable to be a person with high curiosity and innovative mindset.
  • English proficiency.

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Job Post Date: 08/20/22
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