Precision Ag Support Specialist I in Hopkinsville, KY at Hutson Inc.

Date Posted: 3/26/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


As Precision Ag Support Specialist I, your daily activities revolve around assisting with the agronomy and product support needs in your area of responsibility. This means communicating with customers, shop managers and CAM’s to educate and help find solutions and assisting the Agronomist and Product Support Specialist II with daily responsibilities.


  • Assisting Agronomist with soil sampling, tissue sampling, scouting, data collection, and monitor setups.
  • Assisting Regional Product Support Specialists with product demos, customer PFPs and performing GS Setups.
  • Managing customer data and setting up customers on Operations Center and driving customer adoption.
  • Maintaining field day site and assisting with plot planting, flagging, layouts.
  • Assisting Commercial Product Specialist with ASP support, demos, and trainings
  • Support management in the pursuit of corporate policies, plans, goals, and long-term objectives.
  • Foster a great work environment, encouraging accountability, open communication, teamwork, and a commitment to serving the customer.
  • Participate in all business and/or department activities ensuring a positive customer experience.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbook.
  • Conduct self in the presence of customers and community to present a professional image of Hutson Inc.
  • Proactively seek and participate in available company-sponsored training to develop and advance knowledge base and skill set.
  • Participate in all company/location driven communication efforts, including department meetings and other related efforts.

Experience, Education and Skills

  • 1-2 years of agricultural technician, agronomy, or related precision experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, technology or previous agronomic work experience.
  • Ability to operate large ag equipment.
  • Excellent computer competency, patience for technology, and willingness to be part of a team effort and solution.
  • Basic knowledge of farming practices and must be innovative in thinking.
  • Understanding of basic GIS techniques, planter functions, fertilizer usage, pest control
  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.

Essential Eligibility Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s License

Essential Job Requirements

General Physical Requirements

  • Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Physical Activities

  • Reaching, Lifting, Fingering, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, Hearing, and Repetitive Motions

Visual Acuity

  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (includes inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly of fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.
  • The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.
  • The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment.

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