Ag Technology Services Leader

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Ag Technology Services Leader

AgState is currently seeking an Ag Technology Services Leader for our agronomy department! Are you a hard worker with a desire to learn and grow in your career?   Join our team today!

We are seeking a motivated individual who will be responsible, under the direction of the Director of Precision Ag, for driving existing, innovative and new to market precision technologies and tools throughout AgState. This position will be responsible for setting strategic direction through internal and external platforms through adoption of precision software and hardware that drive further adoption of variable application through our market footprint. At AgState, you will find a team atmosphere committed to safety and excellent customer service and a stable career that offers excellent benefits!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Work in a safe and efficient manner, according to AgState Safety Policy.
  • Utilize good customer service skills at all times, when servicing and greeting customers, and when working with co-workers and other departments within the company.
  • Listen to and resolve the more complicated/complex customer and employee complaints and concerns and assist employees in resolving. Be familiar with company products and services and able to refer customers and employees to appropriate personnel or recommend additional action.
  • Demonstrate work habits that develop, build, and support the team concept within the organization.
  • (40%) Leads the department in Strategy Execution including but not limited to:
    • Uncover and drive successful PA technology strategy throughout AgState that supports overall company growth objectives.
    • Onboarding and Project management of proprietary and partnered technology tools.
    • Manage process and progress of PA technology platforms and tools
    • Drive change management throughout AgState through key stakeholders.
  • (40%) Drives department success by:
    • Successfully establish and build long-term relationships with team.
    • Directs and provides technical training
    • Manage all aspects of our partner agreements.
    • Validates that all input data is safe, clean, and secure for AgState
  • (20%) Acts as a business manager by:
    • As Technology Services Leader, you will have both internal and external leadership of staff. Responsible for workflow within AgState operating systems.
    • Understand cost of technologies and help deliver technology tools that deliver value to growers through assessment of local needs and capabilities.
    • Align with the agreements and technology contracts between AgState and vendor relationships.
    • Help marketing build our brand and market penetration as the technology leader.
  • Support other departments as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or 10+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience with an emphasis in technology.
  • Skills in GIS, Agronomy, Business Development, and Project Management.
  • Strong Precision Technology Knowledge

APPLY NOW!

To submit your application or to view our other openings within the company visit us online at www.AgState.org  or send your resume directly to:  lsangwin@agstate.org

 

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