Your tasks and responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this role, Technology Development Req – Veg (Northern Indiana), are to:
Strategy and Planning
Develop, execute and continuously improves a strategic plan for territory, aligned with business unit objectives, increasing sales rep and dealer effectiveness, grows customer engagement, and ultimately increases market share and profitability;
Lead the planning of field-based applied research to inform the strategic development and application of products to meet growers' and supply chain customers' needs;
Use overall understanding of market potential, competition, key trends, research and emerging market forces to become an industry expert and develop strategies and plans that effectively grow market share and profitability;
Maximize on opportunities to position the value and performance of products to growers, dealers and other supply-chain customers through sales teams and dealers;
Field – Based Applied Research
Define and plans the appropriate trial based on the objective (product selection, FABS, recommendations);
Develop and follow sounds research protocols based on the selected to meet Bayer's data needs;
Manage relationships with third-party cooperators to ensure timely completion of research projects and integrity of data collected;
Manage the logistical details involved with field-based applied research to ensure timely completion of research projects and integrity of data collected;
Analyze collected data using appropriate and scientifically rigorous methods. Uses analysis to assist with production selection, to develop FABs, and to assist in developing recommendations;
Applied Product Knowledge
Leverage knowledge of the near-term product pipeline to inform and lead sales support, field-based applied research, and knowledge transfer efforts;
Organize and deliver training to sales representatives, dealers, MD counterparts, and marketing through field days and other forums;
Create and use tools from collected and analyzed data to develop the performance story, support the transfer of product and agronomic knowledge, and support the sales process;
Demonstrate networking, teamwork, and relationship building to effectively and efficiently accomplish work tasks;
Use productivity tools to increase professional performance;
Demonstrate agility to stay up-to-date with technology needed to do job effectively.
Who you are
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:
Master of Science degree in Plant Sciences or Agribusiness (agronomy, plant pathology, weed sciences or closely-related discipline) or 5+ years of experience in the agricultural industry (product development, agricultural consulting, agricultural production, research);
Agronomic knowledge of vegetable crop production;
Highly analytical with the ability to convert data into practical knowledge and solutions for growers;
Demonstration of strong customer focus and sales orientation;
Strong written and verbal communication skills;
Ability to perform successfully in a fast-paced, dynamic, team-based environment;
Self-motivate and assertive with a results orientation;
Willingness to travel extensively in the territory and occasional national travel.
Domestic relocation assistance may be offered for this position.
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.
Country: United States
Location: Residence Based
Functional Area: [sap_fa_13]
Entry Level: 5