Posted: April 7, 2017

Seeking to fill the salaried position of Agronomy - Grower Relations.

Lancaster Leaf Tobacco Company of Pennsylvania, located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania is seeking to fill the position of Agronomy - Grower Relations.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree with a focus on Agriculture or equivalent of education and on-farm experience.
  • Thorough understanding of agronomy practices, soil evaluations, and crop protection agents.
  • Tobacco production experience, especially in Pennsylvania-grown types.
  • Basic understanding of tobacco industry programs such as Agriculture Labor Practices, Sustainable Tobacco Production and Guidance Residue Levels.
  • Excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to cultivate effective working relationships with local tobacco farmers.
  • Technical aptitude, including PC and tablet experience.
  • Willingness to travel, both internationally and domestically.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Primary point of contact for contracted growers.
  • Assist growers with production concerns.
  • Manage grower compliance programs.
  • Assist with development project.
  • Assist buying team with purchasing.

EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet Employer
All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
Applicants should contact: Tami Gehris by April 12, 2017
Attn: LLTC Human Resource Department
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