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Cattle Care And Breeding Technician

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SUMMARY:
Management Business Solutions (MBS) is seeking a part time (20 hours approximately/week) Cattle Care and Breeding Technician, for our client in Elk River, MN. This ideal candidate will have experience in large animal husbandry. They will be responsible for administering the approved nutrition to animals in timely fashion, as well as assisting in some animal data collection and research.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Feeding, Milking, cleaning, weighing, collection per protocol and movement of animals
  • Documenting animal observations and data collection (blood, organ, feces)
  • Assure that quality standards are met
  • Provide some medical/health treatment to animals
  • Assist in animal reproduction
  • Ability to perform rumen liquor sampling
  • Housekeeping duties as needed


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have High School Diploma
  • Must have experience in animal husbandry
  • Ability to meet physical labor requirements
  • Experience in administering injections & treatments
  • Must be able to recognize and document animal disease based on observations
  • Ability to operate equipment (bobcat, forklift, feed carts, mixers etc.)
  • Must have basic computer skills required (data entry)
  • Ability to work early mornings and late evenings and have a flexible schedule

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Cattle Care And Breeding Technician

Job Description

SUMMARY:
Management Business Solutions (MBS) is seeking a part time (20 hours approximately/week) Cattle Care and Breeding Technician, for our client in Elk River, MN. This ideal candidate will have experience in large animal husbandry. They will be responsible for administering the approved nutrition to animals in timely fashion, as well as assisting in some animal data collection and research.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Feeding, Milking, cleaning, weighing, collection per protocol and movement of animals
  • Documenting animal observations and data collection (blood, organ, feces)
  • Assure that quality standards are met
  • Provide some medical/health treatment to animals
  • Assist in animal reproduction
  • Ability to perform rumen liquor sampling
  • Housekeeping duties as needed


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have High School Diploma
  • Must have experience in animal husbandry
  • Ability to meet physical labor requirements
  • Experience in administering injections & treatments
  • Must be able to recognize and document animal disease based on observations
  • Ability to operate equipment (bobcat, forklift, feed carts, mixers etc.)
  • Must have basic computer skills required (data entry)
  • Ability to work early mornings and late evenings and have a flexible schedule

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Cattle Care And Breeding Technician

Job Description

SUMMARY:
Management Business Solutions (MBS) is seeking a part time (20 hours approximately/week) Cattle Care and Breeding Technician, for our client in Elk River, MN. This ideal candidate will have experience in large animal husbandry. They will be responsible for administering the approved nutrition to animals in timely fashion, as well as assisting in some animal data collection and research.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Feeding, Milking, cleaning, weighing, collection per protocol and movement of animals
  • Documenting animal observations and data collection (blood, organ, feces)
  • Assure that quality standards are met
  • Provide some medical/health treatment to animals
  • Assist in animal reproduction
  • Ability to perform rumen liquor sampling
  • Housekeeping duties as needed


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have High School Diploma
  • Must have experience in animal husbandry
  • Ability to meet physical labor requirements
  • Experience in administering injections & treatments
  • Must be able to recognize and document animal disease based on observations
  • Ability to operate equipment (bobcat, forklift, feed carts, mixers etc.)
  • Must have basic computer skills required (data entry)
  • Ability to work early mornings and late evenings and have a flexible schedule

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Cattle Care And Breeding Technician

Job Description

SUMMARY:
Management Business Solutions (MBS) is seeking a part time (20 hours approximately/week) Cattle Care and Breeding Technician, for our client in Elk River, MN. This ideal candidate will have experience in large animal husbandry. They will be responsible for administering the approved nutrition to animals in timely fashion, as well as assisting in some animal data collection and research.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Feeding, Milking, cleaning, weighing, collection per protocol and movement of animals
  • Documenting animal observations and data collection (blood, organ, feces)
  • Assure that quality standards are met
  • Provide some medical/health treatment to animals
  • Assist in animal reproduction
  • Ability to perform rumen liquor sampling
  • Housekeeping duties as needed


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have High School Diploma
  • Must have experience in animal husbandry
  • Ability to meet physical labor requirements
  • Experience in administering injections & treatments
  • Must be able to recognize and document animal disease based on observations
  • Ability to operate equipment (bobcat, forklift, feed carts, mixers etc.)
  • Must have basic computer skills required (data entry)
  • Ability to work early mornings and late evenings and have a flexible schedule

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Artificial Lift Technician

*Brief Posting

  • The Artificial Lift Field Technician is responsible for monitoring, maintaining, optimizing and installing all artificial lift systems in conjunction with the other field support personnel.

*Detailed Description

  • Optimize, monitor and maintain the performance of all artificial lift systems associated with the District.

  • Provide input as to design criteria for artificial lift equipment.

  • Act as field representative for Newfield when artificial lift equipment is delivered and set, to insure that the equipment meets design criteria and is in acceptable operating condition.

  • Assist in the installation and hookup of artificial lift equipment.

  • Assist in trouble-shooting artificial lift issues

  • Communicate with the Lease Operators, Production Foreman, District Superintendent and office engineers.

  • Assist technical staff with special projects and research.

  • Act as relief for Lease Operators and/or Production Foreman.

*Minimum Requirements

  • Advanced working knowledge of artificial lift systems in Districts

  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple tasks and efficiently prioritize work to meet deadlines

  • Above average analytical skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Able to manage multiple projects and priorities

  • Read and comprehend detailed specifications, designs and schematics *Additional Details

  • Normal field environment * 5 plus years of experience in artificial lift systems preferred

  • High school diploma

Job:

*Field Operations

Organization:

Title:Artificial Lift Technician

Location:OK-Okarche

Requisition ID:1700V


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Artificial Lift Technician

*Brief Description

  • The Artificial Lift Field Technician is responsible for monitoring, maintaining, optimizing and installing all artificial lift systems in conjunction with the other field support personnel.

*Detailed Description

  • Optimize, monitor and maintain the performance of all artificial lift systems associated with the District.

  • Provide input as to design criteria for artificial lift equipment.

  • Act as field representative for Newfield when artificial lift equipment is delivered and set, to insure that the equipment meets design criteria and is in acceptable operating condition.

  • Assist in the installation and hookup of artificial lift equipment.

  • Assist in trouble-shooting artificial lift issues Communicate with the Lease Operators, Production Foreman, District Superintendent and office engineers. Assist technical staff with special projects and research.

  • Act as relief for Lease Operators and/or Production Foreman.

*Minimum Requirements

  • Advanced working knowledge of artificial lift systems in Districts

  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple tasks and efficiently prioritize work to meet deadlines

  • Above average analytical skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Able to manage multiple projects and priorities

  • Read and comprehend detailed specifications, designs and schematics *Additional Details

  • Normal field environment * 5 plus years of experience in artificial lift systems preferred

  • High school diploma

Job:Field Operations

Organization:NFX Business Group

Title:Artificial Lift Technician

Location:OK-Foster

Requisition ID:1700000B


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Equine Breeding Farm Intern (Jan-Dec)

Posting Detail Information Working Title Equine Breeding Farm Intern (Jan-Dec) Research Professional Position No Posting Number 201700693AP Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional Number of Vacancies 1 Work Hours/Week 20 Proposed Annual Salary Range 27180 Desired Start Date 01/01/2018 Position End Date (if temporary) 12/31/2018 Open Posting Date Open Until Filled Yes To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 09/17/2017 Description of Work Unit The Equine Reproduction Laboratory is part of the Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University. The CSU Equine Reproduction Program has developed leading-edge equine reproduction techniques for the equine industry for over 45 years.

Techniques such as collection of semen and artificial insemination, recovery and transfer of equine embryos, shipping cooled semen, and shipping cooled embryos are now routine in the equine industry, due in large part to the research, education, and outreach efforts of the CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory. Position Summary The position is a one-year Breeding Farm Intern at the Equine Reproduction Laboratory (ERL) to gain experience in equine breeding farm procedures and management. Interns participate in a one-year, non-degree, program beginning on January 1 and finishing on December 31 or starting July 1 and finishing on June 30 of the following year.

Applicants should have completed a BS in Equine Sciences, Animal Sciences, or related discipline. The internship is designed to provide advanced training in breeding farm procedures and management techniques for individuals intending to pursue a career in the equine breeding industry. The intern receives a certificate of achievement upon successful completion of the one year program.

A salary will be provided and interns will live in an apartment on-site at the Equine Reproduction Laboratory on the Foothills Campus of Colorado State University. Rent is required as with all on-campus housing. For more information about this program visit: http://csu-cvmbs.colostate.edu/academics/bms/equine-reproduction-laboratory/Pages/Equine-Breeding-Internships.aspx Required Job Qualifications Applicants should have completed a BS degree in Equine Sciences, Animal Science or related discipline.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S. at time of application; the Department of Biomedical Sciences will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. Preferred Job Qualifications Experience with horses. Demonstrated dedication and/or desire to work in the field of horse reproduction.

Diversity Statement Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and 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.

Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities. Essential Duties Job Duty Category Educational Training Duty/Responsibility A primary goal of the Internship is to provide broad and substantial educational training to Interns in the field of horse reproduction. This training will consist of classroom courses in Equine Reproduction and Foaling Management plus clinical discussions during examinations of mares, foals and stallions.

In addition Interns will learn communication skills via interactions with horse owners, stallion managers, horse haulers and trainers; learn proper techniques for maintenance of computerized and manual medical records including data entry; learn and participate in maintenance of horse inventory, including arrival and departures of horses, development of daily schedules for horse examinations and medical treatments; learn proper techniques for maintenance of late-term pregnant mares, techniques for prediction of foaling, plus observation of and attendance at foaling; learn proper techniques and participate in care of the normal newborn foal, how to perform and interpret diagnostic tests on foals and medical management of newborn foals with medical issues; learn techniques and participation in the clinical management of reproductive events in mares, including but not limited to interpretation of ultrasound examinations, artificial inseminations, collection and transfer of embryos, and hormone therapy; learn and participate in techniques for handling stallions, collection and evaluation of semen from stallions plus preparation of breeding doses of semen; learn techniques for cooled-storage and cryopreservation of semen; learn about and participate in proper techniques of maintenance of liquid nitrogen tanks and inventory of frozen semen; learning and participation in diagnosis and treatment of medical issues in mares, stallions and foals; learning and participation in horse care and herd health activities, such as application of bandages and leg wraps, administration of vaccines and dewormers, proper techniques of horse grooming and blanketing, plus learning from and assisting the farrier; learning basic and advanced methods of horse handling, loading horses onto and off of trailers, working with individual horses and horses maintained in a herd environment; learning proper methods to handle and restrain foals; understanding proper methods to transport horses, including how to drive a truck and horse trailer; learning about and participating in nutritional management of horses with special needs (i.e. horses with ‘metabolic syndrome’, pregnant mares, lactating mares and horses with a history of laminitis); learn about and participate in various means of housing and exercise of horses, such as individual stalls, stalls with outside runs, run-in-sheds, outdoor paddocks, turn-out paddocks, use of hot-walkers, etc.; learning about and participation in correct technique to maintain, clean, sterilize and store equipment and supplies, including but not limited to cleaning equipment, autoclaving, sterilization of supplies, disinfectant application for laboratory facilities, exam areas and horse stalls; organization and maintenance of equipment and supplies, including how to order and maintain an inventory of supplies at a breeding farm including stocking of supplies and equipment; collection, storage, submission and interpretation of diagnostic laboratory samples, including but not limited to blood samples, hair samples, uterine swabs and biopsy samples; learn about and participate in facility maintenance and safety, including but not limited to barn maintenance, safety with fences and gates; understand and participate barn rounds during the day and evening; learning to teach is another important aspect of the Internship; Interns will be instructed as to how to present educational material to undergraduate students, veterinary students, veterinarians, horse owners and other people interested in horse reproduction. Percentage Of Time 50 Job Duty Category Clinical Duties Duty/Responsibility Interns will provide assistance in the Stallion Service and the Mare Service; duties will include, but are not limited to horse handling, record keeping, administration of hormones, etc. Interns will assist in examination of mares, stallions and foals, semen collection and evaluation, insemination of mares and collection and transfer of embryos.

Interns will assist with general laboratory functions, including, but not limited to equipment cleaning, autoclaving, laundry, reception, etc. Interns will provide assistance to students enrolled in the Foaling Management class during examination of pregnant mares and foaling. Percentage Of Time 40 Job Duty Category Animal Health and Safety Duty/Responsibility Interns will provide assistance with routine care of horses including administration of vaccines and dewormers, grooming and horse maintenance, provision of special feeds and medications, perform evening rounds to monitor horses living on-site and shut gates, stall doors, barn doors, etc.

Percentage Of Time 10 Application Details Special Instructions to Applicants Please submit a cover letter which addresses the minimum and preferred qualifications and career goals, a resume, unofficial transcripts and the contact information including name, phone number and email address for three professional references. References will not be contacted prior to notification of candidates. Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License Search Contact DeShane Williams 970-491-8626 EEO Statement Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and 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.

Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Executive Director of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836. Background Check Policy Statement Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks.

The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so. References Requested References Requested Minimum Requested 3 Maximum Requested 5 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Applicant Documents Required Documents + Resume + Cover Letter + Unofficial Transcripts Optional Documents



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Canola Breeding Research Intern 2018

Canola Breeding Research Intern 2018 Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description Imagine an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. Internships are 12 weeks long, and we pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse internship programs in the industry. During the internship, you will tackle real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce.

Canola Breeding Research Internship: Cargill Specialty Seeds and Oils is an industry leader in the development, production, and marketing of high oleic oil- a trans-fat-free alternative for the food industry known for its superior nutrition, improved stability, and excellent taste. Research and plant breeding, certified seed production, contracting, crushing, and marketing are also included. Cargill’s Specialty Canola Production Program offers farm businesses high performing Victory and Invigor Health Hybrids and unique advantages, such as attractive prime basis, risk management solutions and grower-selected delivery periods. As a Canola Breeding Research Intern, you will work with the Canola Breeder and Agronomy team to manage and maintain canola research plots in Montana. The private research trials that you manage will be used in the evaluation of specialty canola oil varieties with commercial potential. We are looking for highly ambitious, innovative, have desire for continuous learning and are able to quickly adapt to a rapidly evolving and highly motivated research team environment You will assist in successful research trial management, which includes tissue sampling, note taking, pollinating, harvesting, and data collection. You will work with an interdisciplinary team including other research and support teams to organize resources effectively and to meet all business objectives.

Internship Programming: + Cargill offers both housing assistance and relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage).

  • This is a 12 week paid internship beginning June 1st, 2018.

  • Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.

  • Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position for the following year.

  • Willing to travel if needed.

Job Locations: + Great Falls, Montana and surrounding areas.

  • Farm setting.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications: + Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or diploma from an accredited program in an Agriculture-related field.

  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

  • All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the U.S.

  • Able to complete a 12-week internship in the summer ( June 1st – August 31st , 2018).

  • Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance.

  • Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations.

  • A valid US driver’s license and clean driving record.

Preferred Qualifications: + Experience in Agriculture.

  • Overall 3.0 GPA or higher preferred.

  • Mechanical aptitude with the ability to operate machinery. Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job

Research and Development

Primary Location US-MT-Great Falls

Req ID: UNI05309


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Research Scientist, Molecular Breeding (Phd)

Research Scientist, Molecular Breeding (PhD) (Job Number: RES00004057)

Description The scientist will support the development and deployment of molecular breeding in corn and sorghum Latin America North and Australia. This includes hands-on phenotypic and genetic analysis, training, and supporting appropriate field activities related to the deployment of molecular breeding. The position will be located in Johnston, Iowa or Guadalajara, Mexico. Duty/Responsibility and % of Time 1. Support molecular breeding deployment in corn including hands-on phenotypic and genetic analysis, provide training of new tools, field experimentation, mine and share genetic information across the breeding organization; and appropriate precision phenotyping (40%). 2. Collaborate with in-house marker development and production genotyping groups as well as with the software development group for tool development and deployment to meet the breeding organization needs (10%). 3. Work with breeders to develop strategies for identifying the underlying genetic factors responsible for traits important to the breeding program (20%). 4. Lead a discovery breeding program targeting specific traits based on breeding programs and business unit’s needs (20%). 5. Perform administrative tasks related to estimation of demand and management of resources and control the use of these resources within an expected timeline by effectively working on a multi-departmental group (10%).

PROBLEM SOLVING + Apply existing genetic analysis methods to new experiments and traits. Share results among breeders to improve the breeding and advancement process.

  • Share methodology and molecular breeding approaches with other crops or geographic regions to improve the efficiency of the process. Identify specific needs for the crop and common strategies that would benefit other crops and regions.

  • Interact with different groups to meet goals defined for development or enhancement of a molecular breeding strategy.

  • Given a set of traits with different heritabilities, develop a strategy to identify the underlying genetic factors.

DECISION MAKING + Design genetic experiments to identify the genetic factors underlying traits important to the breeding organization resulting in improved breeding programs. Optimize the use of resources for better exploration of the genetic basis of key traits.

  • Mine genetic information to identify genetic regions that influence traits of economic importance and share these across the breeding organization resulting in improved breeding processes.

Qualifications + PhD in plant breeding or plant genetics, with an emphasis in the areas of genetics and molecular genetics.

  • An independent, highly motivated, and self-directed scientist is required.

  • Comprehensive knowledge and applied research experience in plant genetics or plant breeding.

  • Demonstrated excellence in the management, analysis, and interpretation of scientific data sets as used for crop improvement.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills; proven ability to work well in a team environment. Pronounced ability to network and coordinate research efforts across groups/departments.

  • Experience or familiarity with quantitative/population genetics.

  • Experience with QTL mapping and whole-genome prediction methodologies.

  • Spanish language proficiency is a must.

Primary Location:NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization:Pioneer

Schedule:Full-time

Education Level:Doctorate Degree (over 19 years)

Employee Status:Regular

Job Type:Experienced DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our Accessibility Page for Contact Information. For US Applicants: See the “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law” poster.


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Director Of Breeding & Proprietary Product Development

Position Summary The Director of Breeding and Proprietary Product Development is focused on managing all aspects of the organization's vegetable breeding programs and proprietary product development, including collaborative efforts with independent breeders, to bring to market new, differentiating, and innovative varieties for their vegetable, flower, and herb product lines. The Director of Breeding and Proprietary Product Development is a full-time position at the research farm in Albion, Maine. This director will work closely with our product managers and research farm team as well as our marketing and operations departments. The position provides a unique opportunity to coach a team of creative breeders, technicians, and research assistants. The Director of Breeding and Proprietary Product Development reports to the CEO.

Responsibilities * Develop short-, medium-, and long-term goals and objectives of the breeding programs in conjunction with the breeders.

  • Manage and develop employee-owners involved in plant breeding, including breeders, plant breeding technicians, and research assistants.

  • Develop and secure proprietary products, expanding Johnny's ability to bring the best products to market and fill the niche needs of our commercial and home gardeners.

  • Collaborate with team to identify new market opportunities and plant breeding targets

  • Develop internal methods and processes for the new product development pipeline and product introductions.

  • Collect and analyze data from breeders and other stakeholders in the product development process to create and prepare technical and research reports.

  • Develop and maintain liaisons and effective working relations with groups, departments and individuals to encourage cooperative management strategies.

  • Ensure that all team members follow company standards (health, safety, and environmental).

  • Prepare operational and capital budget based on activities and projects to be undertaken.

  • Provide feedback and coaching as necessary while maintaining a positive and encouraging work environment.

Education * Advanced degree in the sciences, PhD or Masters in Plant Breeding or Genetics preferred

  • Working plant pathology knowledge

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources Qualifications & Skills * Success in developing new varieties and taking them to market within the vegetable seed industry

  • Expert in the vegetable seed industry and product line management

  • Experience with/knowledge of specialized agricultural/horticultural practices and techniques of trialing and breeding

  • Ability to ensure and monitor continuous training for breeders in new technologies/methodologies

  • An understanding, appreciation, and enthusiasm for the challenges and opportunities involved in decentralized production by direct-market farmers and avid home gardeners

  • Understanding of using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approachable problems

  • Analytical and creative problem solver to evaluate options and implement solutions

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to convey information effectively

  • Ability to monitor/assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or the organization to make improvements or take corrective action

  • Ability to build consensus/function as part of a team

Physical Requirements * Capable of physically working outdoors, often in less-than-ideal weather conditions

  • Ability to work at a computer 50% of the time

  • Ability to travel to research fields

Benefits * Health Insurance (HNO, PPO, HSA) * Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical & Dependent Care) * Employee Stock Ownership Plan & Profit Sharing * 401(k) * Maternity/Paternity/Adoption & Foster Care leave

  • Company Paid Life insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Voluntary Pet Insurance

  • Company Paid Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Educational Assistance

  • Employee Discount 08/18/2017

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