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Job Posting – Product Development Representative 

Product Development Representative –
Pacific Northwest

We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. degree in an agricultural science, preferable agronomy/weed science, plant pathology or entomology.
  • Experience in field, greenhouse and lab research.
  • Computer skills include databases, MS Office, MS Outlook.


Job Summary:

Test and evaluate new products by applying knowledge of biological and chemical sciences. Responsibilities include development activities and support, technical services and the training of Technical Sales Representatives primarily in the assigned territory of Washington and Idaho.


Key Essential Functions:

  • Build relationships with cooperators, NAI Technical Sales Reps and other internal and external stakeholders.
  • Effectively communicate guidance for appropriate use of products and development of new uses.
  • Work closely with and follow direction of the VP of Product Development to develop protocols for both research and demonstration trails.
  • Independently monitor and follow through trails to completion providing NAI with data, updates, comments and formal efficacy reports.
  • Coordinate and execute technical programs developed to support sales in territory and serve as technical services for NAI sales representatives.
  • Positively represent NAI on industry committees and taskforces.
  • Gather and report intelligence on product needs, uses and use patterns in territory.


Physical Demands:

In addition to typical office work demands, you must be able to operate a motor vehicle safely for long distances, travel by aircraft, put out demonstration plots, wear a respirator and other PPE, work outdoors in very hot, very cold or otherwise inclement weather. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.


Annual Overnight Travel: Approximately 30%

Job Location: Within assigned territory

Job Classification: Full time, exempt.


Nichino members enjoy an excellent health benefits package, competitive pay, paid vacation and sick leave.

Please CLICK HERE to submit your resume and to see Benefits-At-A-Glance.

Nichino America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.