National Starch and Chemical (Thailand) Ltd. Jobs 13 Jobs

19 August 2019
Job ID: NR-1037
Agronomist (3 positions)

Agronomist (3 positions)

 

Primary Function:

The Agronomist will contribute the agribusiness team to establish and grow reliable and sustainable sources of tapioca supply according to the company’s growth plan. 

He or she will manage the program growth by

  • Maintain relationship and participation of current farmers, and recruit additional farmers into the program.
  • Manage planting material of cassava from and to among the current and new farmers.
  • Promote adoption of best practices to farmers, and deliver positive impact to the program. Establish educational materials as needed.
  • Conduct necessary experiment to prove technology and find easy-to-adopt application.
  • Provide recommendation of simple & effective solution to individual or group of farmers in need.
  • Manage the harvesting plan to align between harvest and plant grinding schedule.
  • Manage various means of communication with farmers and relevant parties.

On daily basis, Agronomist will monitor the production and crop condition, make observation in the field, identify gap and corrective actions.  He or she will work closely with farmers, academics and related institutes, as well as internal parties. 

The Agronomist must have a thorough understanding of agronomical knowledge and application.  The areas include soil nutrition and management, pests and diseases, water management, use of agrochemicals and organic products, etc.  It is essential that he or she will work together with other colleagues as a team.  

Major responsibilities:

  • Establish relationship and work closely with farmers in the program.  Provide supports to ensure the program deliverables meet the company’s plan on growth, volume, quality and timeliness. 
  • Manage intelligence and records of farmers’ profile and performance.  Analyze data.  Communicate regularly the status and outcome of the program to all related parties.  
  • Conduct necessary experiment to obtain simple & effective solutions, practices or initiatives which will increase productivity and quality of supply.  Work with related parties to effectively utilize such findings.
  • Liaise and work to gain supports from external parties on proposal and implementation of projects that help resolve issues or make improvement of the program.
  • Organize training sessions, field tours and meetings for farmers and the relevant parties.  Prepare posters, presentations and educational materials as appropriate. 
  • Lead and guide agronomy student trainees in designed projects, and perform other jobs as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related fields.
  • 1 – 3 years of experience in agricultural development projects.
  • Excellent communication skills; comfort with working with a team based in multiple locations.
  • Be able to travel and work in the assigned areas.
  • Interpersonal skill, team player and enjoy working with people at all levels.
  • Self-motivated. Can work independently or with minimal supervision.
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel.

 

LOCATION:                  Sikhiu, Nakhonratchasima

Sikhiu Plant:

43/1 Moo 3 Sikhiu-Chaiyaphum Road, T. Sikhiu, A. Sikhiu, Nakorn Ratchasima 30140 Thailand

Website:                       www.ingredion.com


Job Details:
  • Employment Type:
    Full Time, Internship
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level
  • Required Qualification:
    Degree
  • Required Experience:
    1 years
  • Company Industry:
    Chemical / Plastic / Paper / Petrochemical
  • Location:
    Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
  • Salary:
    Salary negotiable

Benefits:
  • Five-day work week
  • Performance bonus
  • Housing allowance
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance

National Starch and Chemical (Thailand) Ltd.
Ingredion is a leading global ingredients solutions provider. With customers in more than 100 countries, the Company serves over 60 diverse market sectors in food, beverage, brewing, pharmaceutical, biomaterials and other industries. Our innovative ingredient solutions are a part of everyday products and emerging, on-trend consumer goods. Our starches, sweeteners, texturants and nutrituionals are used by our customers to provide everything from sweetness, taste and texture to immune system support, fat replacement and adhesive strength. Headquartered in Westchester, Ilinois, Ingredion has manufacturing, R&D and sales offices in more than 40 countries and employs more than 11,000 people worldwide.  

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