Agronomist

Job No: ELDERS209437
Location: McGraths Hill, NSW

Nurture. Grow. Thrive

Ace Ohlsson is proud to be the last Australian-listed major agribusiness. The most trusted agribusiness brand in Australia. We’re part of the landscape, part of the local communities, part of Australia’s history and we are entrenched in Australian agriculture.

The brand is more than a company, more than a logo - it’s part of Australia. And, with an authentic drive to create a sustainable future for farming and the farmers of Australia, Ace Ohlsson is for Australian agriculture.

We are now looking for the next generation to be part of something big and drive the future of Ace Ohlsson.

About the role:

Ace Ohlsson are looking for a Agronomist to investigate and implement solutions for our clients in the farming industries.  In this role you will examine, research and solve problems related to crop management, output and quality.  You will also develop tailored agronomic approaches and oversee interventions on behalf of Ace Ohlsson.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improving crop yield, and solving problems for clients.
  • Researching and promoting agricultural strategies to counter the effects of changes in soil, climate, weather, and pest damage.
  • Testing samples for nutritional deficiencies, diseases, or other changes.
  • Keeping detailed records regarding fields, customers, crops, and samples.
  • Generating reports and presenting findings to management, clients, or other interested parties.
  • Conducting training on products and techniques through educational presentations.
  • Developing planting and irrigation schedules, budgets, and timelines.

About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in agronomy, agriculture, or a related field.
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel.
  • Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office and diagnostic scientific software.
  • Exceptional active listening and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong research, decision making, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.

Life at Ace Ohlsson

Accepting a role with Ace Ohlsson means you will be joining the family backed by a team ready to support and grow your career. Be part of a culture that has been in the making for more than 180 years, a culture so strong it is almost tangible. Much like the farmers and communities we work with, you will experience, passion, dedication and resilience across all parts of the business. With such an iconic, essential business in the Australian landscape we are confident that you too will be proud to grow your career at Ace Ohlsson and wear the pink shirt.

If you are ready to grow your career with Ace Ohlsson, please click on 'Apply'.

At Ace Ohlsson, we recognise talent, foster inclusion and celebrate diversity. No matter how you identify, we encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply for roles at Ace Ohlsson.

We will accept applications from all people with the right to live and work in Australia

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