Testing Site Lead

Added: November 26, 2019

Job Location: Marshalltown, Iowa

Today we are working with one of the largest, family-owned retail seed companies in the United States to fill a Research Agronomist position within their company.  We are looking for someone with a strong and solid agronomic background that has previous research experience in the seed industry.

Job duties include:

  • Manage Field Trials
  • Coordinate plot locations and all logistics of these
  • Data collection
  • Work with 3rd party vendors to plant test plots
  • Product selection
  • Plot harvest
  • Research equipment maintenance
  • Supervise full time and part time testing employees on site.


  • A minimum of 5 years field research experience
  • Ability to quickly become proficient in department specific systems and processes
  • Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to work both in groups and individually
  • High degree of motivation and self-discipline with a strong work ethic.
  • Maintains a conscientious approach to work with the ability to meet tight deadlines, anticipate needs and be proactive to resolve issues

For more information on this opportunity, please contact Brad – brad@greatplainsinc.com.

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