• Market Research Analyst, Agricultural Solutions

    Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    2018-8660
    # Positions
    1
    Exp. (Yrs)
    2-5
    Category
    Marketing
    Level
    Experienced (non-manager)
    Type
    Full Time
    Visa Sponsorship
    No
    Domestic Travel Required
    Yes
    % Domestic Travel
    10
    Int'l Travel required
    No
    Company Vehicle
    No
    Working from Home Office
    No
    Relocation Eligible
    No
    Works with Chemicals
    No
    Lifting required
    No
  • Company Overview

    FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.
     
    FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.
     
    With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.

    Overview

    The major responsibility areas for the Market Research Analyst role include: (1) present findings through impactful reports, presentations and digital tools for the Leadership, Marketing and Sales teams; (2) perform ad hoc and periodic research and analysis on various data sources to identify and address business challenges and market opportunities; (3) recommend potential action steps and additional research opportunities with a focus on customer needs.

     

    This role will report directly into the Business Intelligence Manager.

    Responsibilities

    • Build and maintains a strong working knowledge of current trends in Agriculture, Marketing, Analytics, and Business Intelligence applicable to the industry
    • Develop and maintains a deep understanding of the businesses cross-functionally and a strong knowledge of new and emerging analytic solutions that anticipate and strategically position FMC for success
    • Assist in reporting tactical market and customer insights to the North America marketing group
    • Assist in designing and conduction custom market research to support marketing decision making
    • Responsible for analysis of grower, competitive and customer insights obtained from market research, financial data, and internal sources
    • Participate in regular marketing input sessions to provide relevant market intelligence to help inform and guide marketing strategy
    • Perform ad hoc data queries and research tasks using internal and external data sources. Responsible for developing and maintaining market intelligence dashboards
    • Summarize key industry and market trends and incorporate into standard customer presentations
    • Assists with managing market research budget, including vendor management and invoicing

    Required Education

    • BA/BS in Agricultural Science-related or quantitative Business discipline required
    • MS in Agricultural Science-related discipline

    Qualifications

    • 2-5 years experience in in production agriculture or a closely related field
    • Experience in quantitative market research and marketing
    • Basic familiarity with accounting and finance principles
    • Working knowledge of SAP, Tableau, or SQL preferred
    • Strong MS office skills, particularly Excel
    • Excellent organizational, communication collaborative and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated sound decision making, problem solving, and ability to react quickly under pressure
    • Ability to interact effectively with multiple functional groups to drive decisions
    • Demonstrates ability to think critically about issues, form objective opinions, and make timely decisions
    • Results driven, self-starter capable of executing improvement initiatives
    • Ability to thrive and effectively operate in a highly dynamic and informal environment

    EEO Statement

    FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace. 

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