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Application Specialist –Fertigation Solutions

About the unit

Yara is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of fertilizers and plant nutrition solutions. Our mission is to feed the world a responsible and sustainable way.

Yara`s Fertigation Solutions enable farmers to manage their fertigation and irrigation on-demand, and by that to improve their profitability, crop performance and environmental sustainability. The Fertigation Solution unit  is part of Yara Digital Farming.

The Fertigation Solution unit is located in Hennigsdorf (near Berlin), Germany  and currently looking for an Application Specialist (in maternity leave replacement).  As an Application Specialist, you will be supporting the application development and market implementation of Yara`s hardware and software solutions for Fertigation.

Responsibilities

  • Support of calibration and validation trials for our Fertigation Solutions
  • Support of establishing recommendation models
  • Direct support of pilot farmers and key customers
  • Support for channel training and  support, incl. from time to time local event support (fairs, congresses etc.)

Profile

  • Agronomy background in the area of irrigation and/or fertigation
  • Very good agronomic knowledge about commercial fruit trees practices
  • Experience with data analysis including use of software like R, OriginLab, MatLab, Python or other tools
  • Bachelor or higher education
  • Strong personal drive and enthusiasm
  • Availability to travel
  • Strong team player
  • Keen to work in an international environment
  • Eager to communicate with users in the field of agriculture
  • Fluent in English and preferably Portuguese or Spanish

Additional Information

  • The position will report to the Manager for Application development and Market Support
  • Opportunity to work in a flexible yet stable environment in the newly founded digital unit of a global company
  • The contract will be limited for 2 years