Technical Services Representative, Professional Turf & Ornamental Management
Roseville, CA 
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Company Description

As a world market leader in crop protection, we help farmers to counter these threats and ensure enough safe, nutritious, affordable food for all – while minimizing the use of land and other agricultural inputs. Syngenta Crop Protection keeps plants safe from planting to harvesting.  From the moment a seed is planted through to harvest, crops need to be protected from weeds, insects and diseases as well as droughts and floods, heat and cold. Syngenta Crop Protection is headquartered in Switzerland.


Job Description

Role Purpose

Please note: The territory for this position is Hawaii & California north to Washington and West to Montana, Wyoming, and New Mexico.  The preferred support location for the role is in the California area.

At Syngenta, we are working to build the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture that provides leading seeds and crop protection innovations to enhance the prosperity of farmers. To support this challenge, Syngenta’s Professional Solutions Team is currently seeking a Technical Services Representative, Professional Turf & Ornamental Management in our Western region. This role will provide technical support to sales, marketing, and development efforts for the Syngenta Professional Solutions Professional Turf & Ornamental Management business.

Accountabilities
  • Responsible for the technical support of registered Syngenta Professional Solutions Turf Management (golf and lawn care) & Ornamental Management (Greenhouse & Nursery) product portfolio within US market (assigned territory)
  • Accountable for planning & coordination of internal or external product support research in alignment with SYN product strategies
  • Provide technical support related to any kind of product promotion (lectures/ ads/ turf & ornamentals programs/web/ etc.)
  • In alignment with other functions represent Syngenta in key business-related   associations/ research institutions etc.
  • Conduct product support research
  • Coordinate with internal functions such as Field Development/ Product Biology, Marketing and Sales for Syngenta Professional Solutions Turf & Ornamental Management.
  • Review label DFU’s, data analysis, summaries, presentations, and training


Qualifications
 
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree is required (Ph.D. degree is preferred) in Plant Pathology, Entomology, Weed Science, Horticulture, Agronomy or related science.
  • Thorough knowledge of turf & ornamental disease, insect and weed control with a minimum of 3 years of experience in turf & ornamental management control strategies.
  • Knowledge of Turf & ornamental management control strategies
  • Must be authorized to work for Syngenta in the United States without work authorization sponsorship
  • Up to 35% travel is required for this position
What We Offer:
  • A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and strives for a work-life balance that supports the team members. Offers flexible work options to support your work and personal needs
  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts your first day
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts, among other benefits


Additional Information

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Job Summary
Company
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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