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Data Analyst - CropSights, a Precision Ag Platform

Company: Wilbur-Ellis Company
Location: Packwood
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionAre you excited to be part of a new role working on a new precision Ag digital software platform? Are you passionate about helping others and an excellent communicator? Do you live in Washington State and are you willing to travel within the Cascade region to meet with customers? Are you a data expert with a solid understanding of databases and data structures? Do you have a background in Computer Science or Data Science? If you said yes to all of these questions, we want to hear from YOU!!
For a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!
General Purpose and Scope of Position:
CropSights is a new digital platform being launched by Wilbur-Ellis to help growers and agronomists improve decision-making and unlock more value by delivering powerful insights. CropSights complements Wilbur-Ellis' value-added advisory services by offering simple, easy-to-access insights across input tracking, field activities, regulatory compliance, and more.
In this position, you will support growers in person in navigating digital tools, conduct the discovery of grower data structure, design and implement approaches to extract data from sources, and perform other data analyst responsibilities. A successful applicant will have excellent customer service instincts, technical proficiency in Excel, and an eagerness to drive the adoption of digital platforms in the agriculture space. The position is located in the State of Washington.
Key Skills and Abilities Include:


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university and/or equivalent training certificates, in computer science, data/business analytics, information management, or related fields
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to structure ambiguous problems and take action to solve them
  • Excellent skills in Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Technical knowledge of programming languages like SQL, R, or Python is a plus but not required
  • Work experience as a data analyst or in the agriculture field is a plus
  • Ability to travel; approximately 15%

    Key Personal Attributes Include:

    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Having a systematic and logical approach to problem-solving
    • Ability to work closely with a team in a fast-paced environment
    • Eagerness to learn about technology platforms in the agriculture space
    • Aptitude for training others and excitement to jointly build new capabilities with our customers
    • Self-starter with a curiosity to find ways to automate data entry over time
    • Good organizational ability to handle multiple requests and prioritize

      Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

      • Work with growers and teammates to discover existing grower data resources and formats
      • Aggregate grower data from various sources into consistent formats
      • Work with data engineers to identify opportunities to optimize growers' data management processes with an eye to automating data entry over time
      • Facilitate training and workshops to onboard growers to a digital platform
      • Follow up and resolve customer requests and issues
      • Maintain active relationships with teammates and customers to ensure overall satisfaction
      • Miscellaneous data analysis responsibilities for the Cascades office

        Compensation and Benefits:


        • In compliance with all states and cities requiring transparency of pay, the base compensation for this position ranges from $62,500 to $83,367. Note that salary may vary based on location, skills, and experience. This position is eligible for an annual discretionary bonus and vacation, holidays, health, dental, vision, mental health, retirement plans, and other benefits.



          If you are a current Wilbur-Ellis employee, please speak with your manager before applying.

          COMPANY CULTURE
          Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer
          Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed, specialty chemicals, and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.
          Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people
          Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over 100 years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other.
          Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry's best workforce
          Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promotion from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.

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          EducationBachelors of Computer Science (preferred)

          Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

          The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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