What you will be doing:
As a core member of the team you will be working across the various teams at the company. Your primary responsibility will be to guide to Product Development with inputs from agricultural point of view. Product development will require inputs in expanding the capability of INDUS to tackle additional precision activities on the cotton farm as well identify other crops that can benefit from INDUS effectively. The Agronomist will be expected to spend a significant amount of time on the field, testing our products and suggesting improvements and new developments. The agronomist will also work closely with the business strategy team to support better alignment of their output.
An ideal candidate will have an innate love for science and technology and a true belief that India can leapfrog from conventional farming to highly automated farming.
What we hope to see in you:
Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agricultural Science, or a related field. A Masters degree/ Ph.D in a relevant field or specialisation in the cotton crop
A minimum of 2 years of experience in conducting field trials on crops. An ideal candidate would have 5+ years of such experience
Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments
Linguistic proficiency in Marathi
Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel for field visits
Physical ability to work outside on farms, stand & walk for extended periods
Ability to work with computers and understand technology
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with an ability to document thoughts well.