DuPont Agronomist (Corn Seed Production) in Marmara Region, Turkey

Agronomist (Corn Seed Production) (Job Number: PRO00006707)


DuPont Pioneer ( headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, is the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. DuPont Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere. Science with Service Delivering Success™.

In order to strengthen seed production team of DuPont Pioneer Turkey we are looking to fill Agronomist position.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Helpgrowers to use the most up-to-date planting, fertilizing, soil protecting andirrigation technologies in order to increase the quality and quantity of seedproduction of PIONEER and the grower. Supervise planting, plant protection,detasseling, male chopping, rouging, harvest.

  • Buildgood, long term relationship with official inspectors/officers.

  • Developing,choosing and/or enlarging the group of the appropriate growers. Ability forrecruiting, long term relationship building and maintaining.

  • Duringharvest and conditioning work as Shift leader in the plant in order to ensurePioneer standards are followed. Coordinate plant personnel’s work to maximizeefficiency and optimize cost and quality

  • Performas an officially Authorized field quality supervisor in delegated power in thefield. Responsible for quality control of seed produced

  • Responsiblefor the workers regarding to the achievement quality of work and safetyprovisions. Responsible for ensuring that general safety expectations areknown, kept and followed. (fire, accident prevention, health conservation)

  • Protecttools and Pioneer values.Supervisingsafety in their working place. Involvementto Six Sigma, LEAN, Kaizen events.

  • Deepinvolvement and leading role in implementation and maintaining of the followingbusiness support systems: R3, GFM, CCS, WMS, ISO

  • Managethe signing the Growers contracts.


  • Universityof agricultural science

  • Experiencein seed (corn) production

  • Officiallyauthorized field quality supervisor in delegated power

  • Knowledgeof agro production (production plant operation)

  • Goodverbal and written communication and organizational skills

  • Leadership,team working

  • Goodcommunication and organization skills, team worker, availability to work under stress and meeting dead lines

  • IntermediateEnglish is required

Primary Location: EMEA-Turkey-Marmara Region-Bursa

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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