Application Development Engineer Agriculture - Europe and N/W Africa
The Application Development Engineer will facilitate the execution of the Ag Growth Strategy in Europe and N/W Africa by developing field application data in Europe to drive adoption and use of Momentive's adjuvants, and by providing technical training and demos to Distributors, Crop Advisors, and Growers.
1. Field Trials Data development
Develop relevant data from field trials and create case studies to drive adoption of Momentive’s adjuvants on the Ag market
Create guidelines for specific product-crop-treatment for internal sharing and distributors trainings
Understand competitive technologies.
2. Distributors and Customers support
Arrange product trainings for local teams of Momentive distributors in Europe & N/W Africa, as well as agrochemical formulators
Drive customer’s acceptance of NPI’s and support distributors for commercialization of new products
Organize seminars and demos with distributors, crop advisors and growers
Promote Momentive’s offerings at Agricultural exhibitions and technical conferences.
3. Support to Marketing, Sales, and Technology
Work closely with marketing, sales, technology teams to develop, support, and close new sales of adjuvants
Share market information as well as success stories and benefits/performance of Momentive products within the organization and learn from other regions
4. New Product Concept/New Product Introduction work
Identify underserved needs and new applications e.g. biologicals/biocontrol and fertilizers.
Define with R&D and Marketing to define New Product Concepts (desirability and viability)
Support New Product Introduction
5. Regulatory support
Provide regulatory support for new products registration
Required Qualifications :
MSC/PhD in Agronomy, Crop protection science
Minimum 5+ years of experience in Agronomy, crop advisory, Ag spray application field trials
Fluent in English and French
Self motivated, able to lead projects independently with minimal supervision
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously
Strong analytical and communication skills, ability to design and execute field trials, analyze and communicate results effectively
Work closely with Ag distributors, customers, and growers with professionalism, high ethical standards, and reliability
Experience working in a cross-functional team environment with strong customer focus
Problem solving skills
Willingness to travel frequently
Preferred Qualifications :
Experience with field trials evaluating performance of adjuvants, preferably Silicones
Broad knowledge of adjuvants used in EU and across a wide range of agrochemicals
Demonstrated skill in conducting training programs for the salesforce of distributors, retailers
If the idea of working in an innovative and dynamic company with an international working atmosphere appeals to you, don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to receiving your application (curriculum vitae, motivation letter and certificates) stating your salary expectations and period of notice. Please apply online via our career portal .
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