GROWMARK Agronomy Intern - Insight FS - Northern WI

 

Insight FS is headquartered in Jefferson, Wisconsin with 23 branches across the state and upper peninsula of Michigan. Insight FS has 430+ employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 50,000 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, agri-finance, precision agriculture, nutrient management, energy, feed, grain, and turf. Insight FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Serves as the Agronomy intern under the direction of the Sales/Marketing Manager, trains and assists with general Agronomy functions.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

  • Hands on experience in agronomy field.
  • Visit FS locations and customers building professional relationships.
  • Coordinate communication with multi-site contacts, schedule field activities and carry out projects.
  • Operate field research and crop monitoring equipment and technology for scouting.
  • Assist with facility and equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Gain understanding and experience with ordering, receiving, and inventory control.

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

  • Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Must be pursuing a degree or certification from a community college, technical college or university and in good academic standing at time the internship begins.
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
  • Frequently required to lift 51-70 pounds as needed
  • Potentially exposed and required to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, wet, etc.), as well as working at various heights or elevated platforms
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and have the ability to travel independently and overnight as needed.
  • Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.

 

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

 

If you enjoy being outside and are interested in gaining hands-on Agronomy experience, then we can’t wait to talk to you!  We are looking for an Agronomy Intern that is eager to go above and beyond helping our customers.   A few areas of emphasis include:

 

  • Visit FS locations and customers building professional relationships.
  • Coordinate communication with multi-site contacts, schedule field activities and carry out projects.
  • Operate field research and crop monitoring equipment and technology for scouting.

 

 

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

 

  • You are pursuing a degree or certification from a community college, technical college, or university
  • You are in good academic standing

 

 

WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE

 

  • We value relationships and people first and foremost
  • We are a company that is committed to being an innovation leader in the agriculture industry
  • We emphasize sustainability practices and stewardship of our resources
  • We enjoy access to in-house training and leadership development opportunities

 

 

WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT US

 

The GROWMARK Internship Program has been in existence for 65 years. The program has given over 1,350 students the opportunity to explore career paths and develop professionally; many of which still call the FS GROWMARK System “home” today!

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment is contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.


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