Precision Ag Field Sales Intern

Department:  Sales
Date:  Nov 24, 2023

Overview:

 

At FMC, we are embarking on a new journey as we build our Precision Agriculture team. Precision Agriculture offerings give farmers and customers novel insights on how to protect their crops against a range of pest pressures.  FMC’s digital solutions will allow growers to make faster, better, and more informed decisions than ever before. As the only global agricultural sciences company focused exclusively on crop protection, FMC is uniquely positioned to deliver best-in-class agronomic advice.

 

We believe that every farmer should have access to efficient and affordable scouting resources.  To that end, the purpose of Arc farm intelligence is to enable growers and their advisors to operate more effectively and sustainably through the power of data and machine learning.


Responsibilities:

The Precision Agriculture Field Specialist Intern will have the opportunity to work with the region Commercial Team, Precision Ag Market Development Lead, Precision Ag Field Managers, and cross functional teams to deliver on the ground insights as it relates to various pests (weeds, diseases, and insects) by leveraging drone scouting and smart insect traps. The candidate will have the opportunity to share project status and accomplishments directly with growers, customers, and FMC Commercial and Precision Agriculture Leadership.

 

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of strong attention to detail, comfort in a dynamic and fast-paced project environment, a high degree of organization, and a strong passion for the utilization of technology to advance agriculture.  

 

You will be part of a growing team that is adopting the mindset, agility and processes of a technology company while drawing on our 100+ years of experience in agriculture.

   

Expectations:

  • Under the direction of the North America Market Development Lead and Regional Precision Agriculture Field Managers the intern will act as the field lead on execution of 2023 Precision Agriculture Projects utilizing drone and/or smart insect trap technology
  • Candidate will ensure targeted pest traps are set up according to project operating model and are monitored according to the agreed upon schedule
  • Candidate will manage crop pest data capture and while ensuring:
    • Quality pest images are captured
    • Key dynamic crop information is recorded
    • Maintenance of project operating models
  • The candidate will review aerial scouting data and align FMC product solutions with problems identified through aerial imagery
  • The candidate will be responsible for the articulation of key success measures to key stakeholders
  • Provide coaching, guidance and assistance to FMC partners’ field staff and scouts on their involvement in project activities
  • The candidate is located near project geographies with willingness for daily travel to complete assigned responsibilities

 

Required Education:

  • Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or master’s program, in Agronomy, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Crop Management, or Agriculture.

 

Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience involving crop scouting
  • Candidate should have a clean driving record with ability to responsibly operate an FMC provided vehicle
  • Ability to execute a scouting plan and articulate status to various internal and external stakeholders
  • A strong desire to conduct science-based research with the goal of benefiting multiple industry stakeholders
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience with data entry

 

Additional Details:

 

  • Wage: TBD
  • Vehicle Provided: TBD

 

EEO Statement:

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.

 

FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department at talentacquisition@fmc.com.

 

 


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