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Bayer Field Product Specialist in Creve Coeur, Missouri

Position Overview:

The Climate Advisory Services Team (CAST) is seeking individuals for the role of Climate Field Product Specialist (FPS) in MO/Eastern KS. The FPS will be responsible for leading Field Science Protocols for with Research Partners, farmers and key retail dealers across the US Bayer sales regions.

The Climate Corporation aims to help farmers around the world increase productivity through digital tools. The company's proprietary technology platform enables farmers, dealers and partners to simply collect all your data in once place for insights using FieldView Plus and Drive products. Climate Advisory Services in seed, fertility and crop protection products branded Climate FieldView Pro further help farmers improve their yield potential & reduce risk through more real-time agronomic insight and business planning tools. Climate integrates data connectivity in-cab using proprietary FieldView Drive technology, as well as via broad industry partnerships. Climate is wholly owned by Bayer Crop Science.

The FPS will lead achievement of targeted protocol trials essential to advance Climate Science and new products, providing Knowledge Transfer to the Climate and Bayer organizations in seed, fertility and crop protection.

What You Will Do:

  • Drive achievement of Field Science Protocol objectives thru implementation across key dealers, farmers, Research Partners and field contractors.

  • Influence Field Science Protocol design and implementation in close collaboration with Climate Science.

  • Align Alpha Growers, Research Partners and key dealers for testing of new product concepts from Climate Science, ensuring quantified value prior to commercialization.

  • Lead Knowledge Transfer to Bayer CBMs and commercial teams regarding the features, advantages and benefits of new products.

  • Provide technical leadership on all aspects of Climate Science behind FieldView products across distribution channels.

  • Build close relationships with Bayer Technology Development and Agronomy organization as the primary owner of Climate’s relationship with Bayer TD&A as well as Supply Chain.

  • Facilitate Alpha’s and Beta’s to demonstrate the value of new Science and Product development, creating confidence in pre-commercial trials.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience with business planning in agronomy and/or sales, bringing new technology products/services to market.

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred (preferable in Agri-Business, Ag-Economics, Agronomy or Ag-Sciences)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven technical leader with ability to influence and motivate the broader enterprise on the value of digital products and data science.

  • Comprehension of agricultural distribution, partners and sales channels; strong work ethic, high sense of urgency, resilient and process driven

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including experience and proficiency in leading small and large group presentations.

  • Strong analytical skills needed to implement and evaluate Science protocols.

  • Ensure strong relationship with Research Partners, key dealers to drive successful implementation of Science protocols.

  • Demonstrated track record of meeting or exceeding aggressive objectives with new product launches

  • Ability to master value based selling with agronomic data science and effectively develop, demonstrate and communicate unique value propositions for a highly evolving market with services focused on seed, fertility and crop protection.

What We Offer:

Our teams are composed of industry experts, top scientists, and talented engineers. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best possible products and experiences for our customers.

We provide competitive salaries and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

  • Superb medical, dental, vision, life, disability benefits, and a 401k matching program

  • A stocked kitchen with a large assortment of snacks & drinks to get you through the day

  • Encouragement to get out of the office and into the field with agents and farmers to see first-hand how our products are being used

  • We take part and offer various workshops, conferences, meet-up groups, tech-talks, and hackathons to encourage participation and growth in both community involvement and career development

We also hinge our cultural DNA on these five values:

  • Inspire one another

  • Innovate in all we do

  • Leave a mark on the world

  • Find the possible in the impossible

  • Be direct and transparent

Learn more about our team and our mission:

The Climate Corporation - The Technology Behind Making A Difference

https://youtu.be/c5TgbpE9UBI or visit https://climate.com/careers

Climate aims to create a welcoming and collaborative environment for our employees in which a diverse set of perspectives and voices are represented and celebrated.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, The Climate Corporation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex (including pregnancy), protected veteran status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any unlawful criterion existing under applicable federal, state, or local laws. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@climate.com .