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Field Development Representative with United Phosphorus, Inc. in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Western Canada

Type of position Field Development Representative for Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Western Canada
Employer United Phosphorus, Inc.
Description of Employer http://www.upi-usa.com
Location Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Western Canada
Description of Location
  • This position is located in the field, remote from corporate headquarters, the business office and the research laboratory.
  • This position interacts frequently with the sales, marketing, new product development, regulatory affairs and R&D functions as well as external customers, contract laboratories, field cooperators, university researchers, and local and state regulatory agencies.
  • This position must keep current with existing and developing pest management technologies and practices in a very dynamic and highly regulated environment.
Salary Commensurate
Closing date of competition The position will remain open until filled.
Date position available Immediately
Description of duties JOB DESCRIPTION:
Position responsible for implementing product development projects within the assigned region.

  • Responsibilities include the monitoring and evaluation of plant protection technologies and development of new label use instructions for existing products.
  • Responsible for the compilation, interpretation and presentation of project data in written and oral formats.
  • Assist sales group in complaint handling upon request.

This position provides oversight and coordination of the field trial program in the regions where pest management research is being conducted and is based upon technical skills and knowledge and understanding of pest management issues and technology, customer needs and local, state and federal regulations in order to provide technical support to Sales and Marketing and to identify and evaluate new business and/or product opportunities.

This position provides technical leadership within the area of expertise to Sales, Marketing and Regulatory Affairs. This position also provides direct technical support within the specific pest management areas to Sales and Marketing by developing and presenting technical information, use instruction label revisions and/or additions, supplemental, 24C or section 18 emergency use instructions on United Phosphorus’ products to customers and professional groups that influence the pest management choices which customers and growers make.

This position assists in the development of the pest management R&D field program and budget and provides direction and insight to optimize the impact of the R&D program in the designated territory. This position is also responsible for proposing new development projects and translating United Phosphorus strategies, products and business objectives into technical projects.

Support of sales personnel within the region by conducting meetings, tours and demonstrations as requested.

Qualifications sought
  • Advanced degree in Plant Sciences (Entomology, Plant Pathology, Agronomy or Weed Science).
  • Minimum of 5 years experience working with agchem products in high value crops.
  • This position requires an ability to understand, influence and relate to customers, regulatory agencies, university and contract researchers and coworkers from a variety of different disciplines.
  • This position requires effective communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to operate effectively within a team.
  • This position requires the effective presentation skills and the ability to analyze interpret and act upon complex data and analyze and solve complex problems.
  • This position requires demonstrated project leadership skills and in-depth and/or broad scientific knowledge.
  • This position recognizes invention and follows through to patent with technical assistance.
  • This position knows and utilizes business and scientific resources throughout UPI, Inc.
Contact for additional
information
Tiffany May at tiffany.may@uniphos.com
or
Beth Sears at beth.sears@uniphos.com
Application procedure
Submit what
Resume or CV
Submit to
United Phosphorus, Inc.
Human Resources
630 Freedom Business Center
Suite 402
King of Prussia, PA 19406
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