Salary90 000 EUR / YearLocationEurope, CologneIndustryAgriculture & Animal HealthJob Description
Technology Will Change Weed Control from Chemistry to Application.
Contact us for more information about our disruptive technology.
To be a great place to work, we need great people to work with us. Everything we do, every day, in more ways than one, helps to make a unique contribution to a healthy environment.
Join our Team to develop disruptive solutions for a world with cleaner agriculture.
With over two decades and 100 years combined experience in the industry our expertise is unparalleled.
Develop innovative technologies and farming practices that help farmers increase efficiency and reduce the number of natural resources—water, land, and energy—necessary to meet the world’s food, fuel, and fiber needs.
Modern agriculture is driven by continuous improvements in digital tools and data, as well as collaborations among farmers and researchers across the public and private sectors.
Also will Weed Control change from Chemistry to Application.
Our mission is to improve the environmental quality of modern agriculture by partnering with area businesses, community leaders and farmers to work together to develop and build solutions for a cleaner and safer world to live and work for future generations.
Candidate Profil/Job Description
Field Operation Manager
As the Field Operations Manager, you will be responsible for leading field operations across Europe
(Germany, Benelux, France, Switzerland), in collaboration with other group members.
You will coordinate human resources, equipment allocation, execution of trials and applications and will act as key safety coordinator.
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Be the primary liaison between the HQ team and the local teams of our Strategic Partners.
Recruit, hire, onboard and supervise seasonal field engineers team to support own application machines in the field during application season
Coordinate and conduct training for field engineers, partner team, distribution, contract applicators and growers
Maximize utilization of our equipment during application season
Work with our R&D and strategic partners to plan and execute field scale testing and demonstration programs which includes field demonstrations and testing of commercial solutions for early adopters, groundbreaker trials for new solutions and testing of pre-commercial technologies
As technical expert, provide technical and agronomical information for crop.zone solutions; communicate agronomic positioning and benefits of our solutions
Step in as field engineer where needed
Act as champion for crop.zone sustainability and safety policies
REQUIRED CANDIDATE PROFILE
Netherlands: MBO/HBO in Agriculture, Agribusiness or related discipline (a.o. Engineering) with at least five years of relevant agriculture experience
Experience with agriculture contractor logistics (dispatching and transporting farm equipment)
Ability to travel frequently as part of the role
Valid car & tractor driver’s license
Hand-on experience working with farm equipment; farming background preferred
Ability to work as product/technology expert
Ability to work with minimal direct supervision
Offers a competitive compensation program
If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the passion to work in a highly innovative agtech start-up, we encourage you to apply now