National Account Genetics Lead
Chicago, IL 
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Job Description
National Account Genetics Lead (18016786)

What You WillDo as the National Account Genetics Lead:

As the National Account GeneticsLead, you will support the portfolio development of National Account housebrands to enable their growth of volume while enabling NK Brand growth. Youwill drive market share and volume growth of Syngenta genetics and the traitlicensing business with National Retail Accounts that have their own housebrand. You will accurately represent, position, and market elite corn geneticsand technology traits of Syngenta, or their originators, directly with NationalRetail Account customers operating in North America. As the Genetics Lead, youwill provide supporting information on product performance and productioncharacteristics for genetics and traits to help customers choose products thatbest fit their business plan, marketing strategy, and geographic sales area.You will engage product management teams of house brands to build collaborationand trust in the Syngenta portfolio and pipeline. You will influence multiplelayers of National Accounts Agronomy and Product Management teams by becoming atrusted advisor.

  • Assist with ProductIdentification in the selection and advancement of elite genetics that meet orexceed performance criteria of new products
  • Emphasize thevalue of the Syngenta Testing Program with customers to ensure that valuableinformation is available
  • Make educated decisionsaround product advancement and product recommendations
  • Assist in the developmentof GreenLeaf Genetics product release presentations and NK hybrid informationand support
  • Help to create ProductMarketing Guides, annually, for distribution to retail customers
  • Train and helpcustomers to identify potential products for their markets
  • Assist withtotal genetic penetration into Growmark, Winfield United and Nutrien



  • Bachelor's degree in Agronomyor Agricultural Science
  • Master's degree preferredor plant breeding experience
  • 5 years' experience withinthe industry or related industry fields
  • Strong knowledge of eliteindustry germplasm, traits, agronomy, and new technologies
  • Willingness to travel extensivelyat certain periods of the year, and spend time in corn fields looking atproducts with customers
What We Offer:
  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that startsthe same day you do
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & RetirementSavings Contribution
  • Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave,Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
  • A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversityand offers numerous family oriented events throughout the year

Who WeAre:

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company dedicated to feeding the worldand improving global food security by enabling millions of farmers to makebetter use of available resources. We are committed to rescuing land fromdegradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. We have28,000 people in over 90 countries working to transform how crops are grown.

Syngenta Contact Information:

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer anddoes not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any otheremployment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, nationalorigin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status,disability, or any other legally protected status.

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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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