Research and Product Analyst
CHS Inc. has an opportunity for a Research and Product Analyst at our facility in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. The primary duty of the Research and Product Analyst is to provide scientific analysis related to existing products, experimental products and literature related to company products. This position supports the marketing direction of highly specialized agricultural-related products designed to enhance crop production, and develops scientific strategy of the company with a particular focus on research and innovation. This position requires a Master’s degree or equivalent in Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Plant Sciences, Entomology, Weed Science, or related field, plus three (3) years of related experience. Experience must include three (3) years of experience in each of the following: 1) coordinating field demonstration and research trials on a national level with focus on innovation, research-based practice for products validation and quality improvement; 2) utilizing Tableau to perform statistics and data analytics, evaluate new potential products, and manage timely flow of business intelligence information; and 3) serving as liaison with private and public university research company or institution personnel to facilitate the testing of new and existing pesticides and micronutrient products. Must also have one (1) year of experience in each of the following: 1) assessing research and intellectual property issues related to new products and assisting with building and maintaining patent portfolios; and 2) accumulating research and field data and entering it into appropriate software package (SAS or R advanced), performing statistics and data analytics, and provide summarization and dissemination. This position requires travel (domestic) 30% of the time. All experience may be gained concurrently and may have been gained before, during or after completion of the Master’s degree program. If interested apply online at www.chsinc.com/careers.