Field Scientist Intern Crop Protection - 12 month contract
Mayfly Agri (Pty) Ltd
Potchefstroom, South Africa
3d ago
source : Job Placements

Minimum requirements for the role :

  • Must have a B.Sc. Degree in Agriculture with majors in Plant Pathology or Entomology or Agronomy
  • Experience with field trials will be ideal
  • Good knowledge of agricultural products, diseases, pests, nematodes, weeds and crops is important.
  • Must be willing to work in the field and manage various trials
  • Must have a valid drivers license
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for :

  • Striving to achieve a 100% success rate of allocated trials in terms of quality and on-time delivery.
  • Participating in and contribution to protocol management.
  • Ensuring timeous trial planning and execution.
  • Managing all agronomical aspects of the demonstration trials from E2E.
  • Arranging demonstration trial visits as agreed with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coordinating demonstration days to train internal and external stakeholders.
  • Reporting trial results in systems as well as observations / results not specified in the protocol.
  • Identifying problems, opportunities and threats.
  • Providing technical assistance to sales and marketing.
  • Validating results and giving recommendations / insights on performance of tested products and solutions at single trial level.
  • Following up on external trials and on the ground interaction with 3rd parties.
  • Ensuring equipment and store maintenance.
  • Establishing good relationships with all internal and external stakeholders, e.g. distributers, agents, growers, industry related organisations, etc.
  • Keeping abreast of market, trade and competitor activities in order to adapt to changing environments.
  • Driving standardization and transformation of ways of working.
  • Ensuring all operations under direct control comply with Health, Safety & Environmental policies and guidelines and statutory policies.
  • Reporting HSE observations and near misses together with Status reports.
  • Salary package is highly negotiable depending on experience

    Please note that subsequent to the screening and shortlisting process, all further communication will be entered into, only with the shortlisted candidates

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