PBI-Gordon Corporation

Mid-West Research Scientist- (HOME BASED)

Job Locations US
Job ID
2017-1129
Business
Mid-West, Home Based, USA territory
Category
Scientific Research and Development
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The heart of the PBI-Gordon approach to doing business is relatively simple: deliver quality products with unwavering integrity. Serving the turf and ornamental and animal health industries, we are committed to providing products that offer the performance and innovation our customers need, and to delivering those products with the personal service our customers deserve.

Our commitment to quality and integrity began with our founders in 1947, and is embraced today by our employee-owners. And it has helped PBI-Gordon earn our leadership position in the industries we serve.

Responsibilities

  1. Coordinate research needs in the mid-west and west regions of the United States.
  2. Develop fungicide, herbicide and insecticide programs based on PBI products.
  3. Assist with any product claims in the mid-west and west.
  4. Provide marketing with data to support future products.
  5. Attend regional field days and regional and national meetings to support PBI.
  6. Attend regional sales meeting with territory reps as scheduled by the manager of field research.
  7. All other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications


Education:

  • Minimum master’s degree in entomology, pathology, or agronomy.
  • Preferred Ph.D. in entomology, agronomy, pathology.

Experience:

  • 8 + years of experience with a master’s degree in related field.
  • 4+ years of experience with a Ph.D in related field.

 
Specialized knowledge or training:

  • Ability to plan and implement research protocols.
  • Knowledge of ARM software used for planning, tracking and summarizing all research.
  • Public speaking skills for internal and external training on current and future products.

 Travel: 

  • Travel required in this position: more than 50%

 

We offer our employee-owners an expansive benefit package including one of the country’s best health plans at a truly affordable price, disability and life insurances completely paid for by the company, a 401(k) retirement plan and an employee stock ownership plan, and a significant bonus package.

PBI-Gordon Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nation origin, disability or protected veteran status. PBI-Gordon Corporation is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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