Full-Time

Commercial Agronomist

Central-Southeastern Minnesota

Updated on 4/30/2024

Pivot Bio

Pivot Bio

201-500 employees

Develops microbial fertilizer for cereal crops

Food & Agriculture
Biotechnology

Senior

Wright County, MN, USA

Required Skills
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Agronomy, Crop Science, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in commercial agronomy or crop consulting
  • Strong knowledge of agronomic principles, crop physiology, and soil science
  • Experience with crop modeling, precision agriculture technologies, and data analysis tools
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Valid driver's license and willingness to travel up to 60% of the time to client locations
  • Fluent in understanding and ability to educate on nitrogen and nitrogen management
  • Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces
  • Must be able to drive or ride in a vehicle for long periods of time
  • Must be able to repetitively lift to 55 lbs.
Responsibilities
  • Build relationships with Pivot Bio sales representatives and growers
  • Lead delivery of technical product knowledge and best practices to employees, sales representatives, and growers
  • Train on nitrogen education initiatives to educate reps and growers on efficient nitrogen management practices
  • Provide sales support by collaborating with sales teams to promote and sell Pivot Bio products and programs to clients
  • Collaborate with local Product Innovation agronomists regarding product testing and validation efforts
  • Promote sustainability program through grower education on program details, implementation, and data requirements
  • Recruit, execute, and review results of on-farm commercial product demos with growers

Pivot Bio develops microbial fertilizers that harness the natural ability of microbes to provide a sustainable and efficient nitrogen source for cereal crops such as corn, wheat, and rice. This focus on sustainable agricultural technology positions the company as a leader in the agri-tech sector, dedicated to addressing the challenges of modern agriculture. Employees at Pivot Bio thrive in an environment that values groundbreaking research and a commitment to environmental sustainability, making it an excellent place to work for those passionate about innovative agricultural solutions and ecological stewardship.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$692M

Headquarters

Berkeley, California

Founded

2011

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-7%

1 year growth

-5%

2 year growth

28%