COMPANY: Gateway FS

HIRING MANAGER: Ryan Gonzalez

LOCATION: Nashville, IL

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

Serves as the Agronomy intern under the direction of the Sales/Marketing Manager, trains and assists with general Agronomy functions.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Hands on experience in agronomy field.
  • Visit FS locations and customers building professional relationships.
  • Coordinate communication with multi-site contacts, schedule field activities and carry out projects.
  • Operate field research and crop monitoring equipment and technology for scouting.
  • Assist with facility and equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Gain understanding and experience with ordering, receiving, and inventory control.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be pursuing a degree or certification from a community college, technical college or university and in good academic standing at time the internship begins.
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
  • Frequently required to lift 51-70 pounds as needed
  • Potentially exposed and required to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, wet, etc.), as well as working at various heights or elevated platforms
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and have the ability to travel independently and overnight as needed.
  • 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.
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