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Isolator Breeding Services Technician
Department Description Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in providing the highest quality laboratory animal models and related services to the international biomedical research community for over 60 years, is seeking Isolator Breeding Services Technicians to join our team in our Rensselaer, NY location. We support leading universities, government agencies, and pharmaceutical companies with high quality products and services that are essential to their processes empower them to progress their research forward. We're looking for dedicated, highly motivated, and passionate individuals who will help us carry out our mission: to create innovative solutions that both progress medical research and maintain the highest standards of laboratory animal care.
Brief Description Isolator Breeding Technicians are responsible for animal husbandry
– caring for laboratory animals (mice and/or rats) in designated areas. These individuals ensure that high standards of animal welfare are met, and that the animals are fed, clean, and cared for. Isolator Breeding Technicians are also responsible for assisting with the breeding of animals and performing biopsies as necessary, as well as maintain accurate inventory records.
Detailed Description Duties of the Isolator Breeding Technician include the following:
- Place animals in clean cages and supply food, water, and bedding; * Monitor temperature and humidity of cage area and report problems to the appropriate individual; * Maintain cleanliness of area; * Report inhumane treatment regarding animal care, use, or abuse; * Document work performed and complete weekly reports; * Take part in weight, feed, and production studies; * Take samples for quality control; * Following procedures for breeding specific groups of animals; * Maintain complicated breeding schemes and work cooperatively with other departments and supervisors; * Perform biopsies and maintain biopsy record sheets; * Reserve, select, and accurately pack animals for customer orders; * Transfer to and receive animals from other on-site locations; * Follow procedures for dress and/or required showering; * Order supplies, load and unload supplies; * Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and other instructions. ## Job Requirements Candidates must have an Associate’s Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences or related course of study preferred. One year of work experience or related training preferred.
AALAS certifications preferred. Candidates must have demonstrated attention to detail and organization skills. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
Basic computer and math skills required. Candidates must be able to lift 45 lbs. and move 100 lbs. Candidates must be able to stand for long periods of time.
Additional Details At Taconic
, we are dedicated to finding solutions to improve human health. We offer a competitive salary, the opportunity for pay increases at three and six months, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan, and more! ## How To Apply If you are looking for a rewarding career and the opportunity to grow, this is the position for you!
Apply today! Taconic Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status.Job Title: Isolator Breeding Services Technician
Location:* Rensselaer, NY, US
Department Name:* Isolator Breeding Services
Amount of Travel:* No Travel
Work At Home:* No
Animal Care And Breeding Technician
Animal Care and Breeding Technician Req ID #: 22341 Location: Hollister, CA, US, 95023 For nearly 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work e perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about. We are seeking an entry level
Animal Care & Breeding Technicianfor our
Research Models and Services (RMS)site located inHollister, California.
Perform routine animal husbandry duties and monitor daily health and welfare to maintain quality and health of animals
Handle, transfer, and distribute animals, supplies and waste as needed to and from work area(s)
Perform physical environment housekeeping duties and production operations according to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and/or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Maintain recordkeeping pertaining to equipment operation, animal or supply area inventories
Strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain the isolator and/or barrier room
- Operate equipment, use supplies, and perform all duties in accordance with safety guidelines
High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.).
Minimum 6-12 months’ experience working in a regulated environment, where tasks are performed according to standard operating procedures, rules, or regulations, where efficiency and accuracy are critical, and keeping accurate and thorough records are required (such as food service, CNA, etc. under FDA, Health Dept. regulations, etc.).
Demonstrated ability to perform in a physically demanding role including standing, lifting up to 50 pounds, moving about, and ascend and descend and work from a platform ladder.
Participation in Weekend and Holiday Schedule Rotation Required.
Full time. Flexible schedule.
Start time between 4-5 a.m. Charles River employees enjoy a generous benefit package, with paid Vacation, Sick, and Volunteer Leave and Group Life Insurance. Plan options include Medical, Dental, and Vision, a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match, and many other plan options, and a variety of discount programs.
About Research Models & Services Fundamental to basic research and discovery is the use of in vivo models to help identify disease targets and determine potential biological pathways that regulate the condition. As the world’s leader in the production and distribution of the highest quality research animal, with 1 out of 2 animal models produced for preclinical research globally, we understand the importance of this step. With seven decades of experience, our expertise is unmatched, allowing us to provide you with the perfect model, including disease-specific and preconditioned options, for basic research and beyond.
About Charles River Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.
For more information, please visitwww.criver.com. Equal Employment Opportunity Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet
Breeding Research Technician
About Syngenta Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. *Role Purpose
Responsible for performing assigned breeding and growing tasks following a clear set of protocols in support of trials for Flowers R&D. Accountabilities * Work closely with the Breeding and Trial Support Teams to organize and perform pollinations in support of multiple flower breeding programs
Provide support to breeding programs for for seed harvesting, organizing, and processing
Collect and record seed harvest data
Communicate with breeders and growing team to share information and knowledge of how to improve pollinations, increase seed production, and improve crop quality
Perform seed sowing according to trial schedules and specifications. Ensure germination protocols are followed and trials are labeled
Transplant, label, and arrange plant material in proper order according to trial requests, assigned locations, and planting schedules
Proactively monitor and scout plants for early detection of insects, diseases, and viruses. Report issues to manager or Growing Team
Ensure all HSES and phytosanitary protocols are implemented, followed, and enforced
Perform additional assigned tasks as needed in support of breeding and growing such plant maintenance, harvesting, spacing, disgarding, etc. Knowledge, Experience, Capabilities Critical knowledge
High School diploma or equivelant required Critical experience
At least 2 years of relevant growing, breeding, trialing, or agriculture work experience Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities
Experience in horticulture practices in greenhouse and field
Motivation and drive for continuous crop quality improvement and efficiency
Outstanding team player
Ability to identify problems and propose solutions
Good communication skills Additional information N American Hort Mgmt & Co (Flowers)-Research & Development
Title:Breeding Research Technician
Equine Breeding Farm Intern (July-June)
Posting Detail Information Working Title Equine Breeding Farm Intern (July-June) Research Professional Position No Posting Number 201800014AP Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional Number of Vacancies 1 Work Hours/Week 20 Proposed Annual Salary Range 27,180 Desired Start Date 07/01/2018 Position End Date (if temporary) 06/30/2019 Open Posting Date Open Until Filled Yes To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 02/18/2018 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 Reproductive 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 legally 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 Duties 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 Associate Vice President for Human Capital, 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
Unofficial Transcripts Optional Documents
Breeding Lead Animal Care Worker- Miller, SD
Breeding Lead Animal Care Worker- Miller, SD
Commercial Sow (MN/NIA/SD)- PC
Miller, SD, USA + 17.00
Full Time Health, dental, life insurance, short & long term disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending account, 401K, and vacation Email Me This Job Christensen Farms is one of the largest, family-owned pork producers in the United States, marketing approximately 3 million hogs per year. Headquartered in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, the company operates throughout the Midwest with facilities in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and South Dakota. Christensen Farms owns four feed mills, manages 145,000 sows on 44 farms, and oversees more than 350 nurseries and grow-finish sites. The company employs nearly 1,000 people and maintains 1,500 contract partnerships. The company is vertically integrated with a strong presence across the pork value chain from farm to fork. Christensen Farms is the largest shareholder of Triumph Foods LLC, a producer-owned primary pork processing plant in St. Joseph, Missouri. In turn, Triumph Foods members own 50 percent of Daily's Premium Meats, a specialty pork processor of bacon and other premium pork products. Triumph Foods also holds a 50 percent partnership in Seaboard Triumph Foods, LLC of Sioux City, Iowa, a primary pork processing plant. Primary Job Function: Has immediate responsibility for identification of onset of estrus (heat checking) of the sow and gilt herd on a sow farm insuring proper insemination timing resulting in achievement of targeted farrow rate objectives. In addition, the breeding lead will have the responsibility of scheduling departmental tasks, verifying completion and reporting to the farm manager on a daily basis activities completed and recommendations for future scheduling of tasks. Major Areas of Accountability General Production The Breeding Lead must have proven his/her ability to perform all competencies at a high level identified in the Herdsperson Job Title. In addition, accountability of the following areas -
Heat detection of open animal population verifying the correct timing of the onset of estrus in preparation for breeding.
Heat detection of the gestating sow population specific to heat checking guidelines lay out in the SOP manual.
Adherence of SOP processes setting the example for all other staff members including but not limited to;
Gilt Management practices
Barn organization and sanitation
Scheduling of daily tasks in the breeding and gestation areas of the sow farm.
Communication with the farm manager on task completion and future tasks needing scheduling in the future.
Weekend accountability of task completion in the absence of the farm manager. Report concerns or problems to the farm manager for resolution. Personal Requirements Ability to manage time and priorities in a fast paced changing environment. Display a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to exercise independent thinking and judgment. Have the desire to learn and improve upon results.
Plant Breeding Director
NC State is one of the largest employers in North Carolina, offering a large range of career opportunities. Visit us at www.ncsu.edu/hr/job_applicants/reasons. Department: 110901 - Crop and Soil Sciences Location:
Raleigh, NC Essential Job Duties: We are seeking a highly respected, dynamic, visionary senior scientist and recognized leader in plant breeding who will conduct research and teaching in the area of quantitative genetics / applied genomics and assume the role of Director of the North Carolina State University Plant Breeding Consortium. The successful candidate will have an exceptionally strong track record in grantsmanship, research team leadership, and be highly respected in both the academic and commercial breeding communities.
The successful candidate will assume a role where leadership and the development of a shared vision are key. He/she will also have excellent relationships with private industry, USDA-ARS, and national and international plant breeding stakeholders. The successful candidate will bring skills and expertise to grow the reputation of NCSU’s overall plant improvement and cultivar development programs through collaborative efforts with crop, vegetable, fruit, ornamental and tree breeding programs.
He/she will have a leadership role in promotion of interdisciplinary research collaborations involving the departments of Crop and Soil Sciences, Horticultural Science, Entomology and Plant Pathology, Animal Science, Biological Sciences, Statistics, Forestry Plant and Microbial Biology and Biological and Agricultural Engineering. The successful candidate will teach a modern graduate-level course in quantitative genetics / applied genomics related to genetic improvement of diverse species in conventional and distance education formats. Graduate student education is a major focus of the Plant Breeding Consortium and the successful candidate will provide leadership in obtaining funds for fellowships and assistantships, for special activities such as symposia and seminars, and for graduate student travel to scientific meetings and workshops.
The successful incumbent of this position can be housed in either The Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, or the Department of Horticultural Science. Inclusiveness and diversity are academic imperatives and university goals. The successful candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is welcoming of all groups.
The Department, as well as NC State University are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their experience, research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Other Work/
This incumbent will need to travel off-site alone to observe research and must independently be able to travel from location to location without reliance on others or the advanced notice that is often required of alternative means of transportation.
Minimum Experience/Education: Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.
Evidence of success in teaching, research and engagement/service is expected.
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to publish peer-reviewed research in internationally recognized journals.
Must have a strong record in grantsmanship and research team leadership.
- Must be able to communicate and interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, administrators, relevant stakeholders and the public.
Commitment to excellence in teaching, and research in a land-grant university, Required license or certification:
A valid drivers license is required for travel. NC drivers license required within 60 days of hire and must be maintained.
Position Number: 00003319 AA/EEO Statement: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.
If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date. NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
Dow Dupont™ Ifs-Field Scientist, Breeding Trait Group
Dow DuPont™ IFS-Field Scientist, Breeding Trait Group (Job Number: 190180W-01)
Description Conducts field trials to characterize the performance of traits and/or ag chemicals to support technical objectives of the Integrated Field Sciences (IFS) Centers of Expertise (CoE) and product development goals of Dow DuPont. Leads management of field trials at Dow DuPont breeding center and surrounding region.
Leads data collection to support objectives of research protocols. Contributes to regional and global field data summaries for Ag Division products in Dow DuPont. Provides local knowledge on crop management practices, issues and trends to IFS teams as well as the commercial organization. Supports product launches as part of a cross-functional team in the country or Commercial Unit (CU). Reports to the Breeding Trait Group IFS Lead.
Accountable for flawless field trial execution: Selecting sites based on technical objectives, understanding and writing of protocols, communication with COE scientists, and coordinating trial execution with the research center operations group.
Accountable for precision planting, and chemical applications when necessary. Leads data collection for all traits and responsible for data quality control and uploading of data to pertinent data bases. Accountable for all compliance as it relates to regulated transgenic studies as well as stewarded grain channel studies.
Summarizes data from trials from the home research center. Works closely with IFS Trait COE for data QC and supports IFS Trait COE in data analysis as needed. Also provides key observations and recommendations on product performance to the Program Leader in IFS and cross functional product development teams.
Organizes field tours with IFS Trait COE scientists and IFS Crop Protection (CP) scientists.
Measures and documents field performance of traits and/or chemical treatments, understands pest resistance issues, and identifies trends and issues relative to current and emerging competition in the assigned territory.
Serves on leadership team for home Dow DuPont breeding research center, providing support to ensure success for all research functions at this center.
Works with the Predictive Ag Team to provide technical support on next-generation pest control and ag practices.
Works with the Dow DuPont plant breeding team to advance traits as part of new integrated products for launch.
Serves as R&D expert and available for technical support and training with new Agriculture portfolios, with special emphasis on Integrated Field Sciences (IFS).
Represents Dow DuPont Ag division at relevant academic and government institutes in the assigned territory and documents emerging trends and technology related to agriculture.
Qualifications Advanced education degrees in one of the following disciplines preferred: Agronomy Sciences, Plant Breeding, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Crop Physiology.
Broad scientific and agronomic understanding and leadership skills. Ability to select optimal test sites and to ensure discriminating data for trait and/or ag chemical performance. Must have experience with field trial designs and management of field spatial variation.
Versatile individual who can work interactively with research center staff to execute high precision field phenotyping. An understanding of biotic and abiotic yield limiting factors is critical. Candidates must demonstrate ability to interpret and communicate complex field research results.
Must be committed to a strong safety and environmental stewardship culture. Ability to interact with growers and to give clear directions to contractors. Good command of English as well as local languages that are relevant to the allocated territory.
DuPont is an equal opportunity employer and an E-Verify employer. DuPont Pioneer (www.pioneer.com/careers) headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, is the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. DuPont Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere. Science with Service Delivering Success™.
Primary Location:NA-United States-Mississippi-Leland
Education Level:Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
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.
Breeding Lead III
Clemens Food Group is the industry leader in customer solutions. Originally founded in 1895, the Company has a long rich heritage, deeply rooted in values.
Clemens Food Group is a vertically coordinated company that includes hog farming, food production, logistical services, and transportation. To this day, it remains steadfastly dedicated to continuing previous generations' commitment by operating as good stewards of the community and the environment, offering quality innovative products and services, and working with our business partners, customers, employees, and family members with the highest degree of integrity and ethics. Production Management
40% 49 day group check Artificial Insemination Barn environment check (air, water, feed) Boar management Comply with euthanasia policy Condition Scoring Conduct PPE inspections Cull selection Ensure Breed Department feed bin management Ensure overall barn organization and cleanliness Ensure that the Semen Handling Policy is being followed Ensure training of sows/gilts on Electronic Sow Feeding System (ESFS) Feedback Fill in for manager as needed Follow and ensure all production policies and processes Follow and ensure animal handling polices are implemented Follow and ensure animal welfare policies are implemented Follow and ensure safety policies are implemented Follow Bio-security policy Gilt acclimation Gilt selection to meet gilt replacement target Hold team accountable Implement pest control program Manage ADKAR plans Manage breed group makeup Manage expiration dates on meds and supplies Manage farm on weekend rotation Manage hospital pen Manage non-productive days Manage open sows/gilts Manage sow and gilt flow through breeding area Manage sow inventory Manage withdrawal dates Monitor daily ventilation checklist Monitor feed system for proper operation Monitor Push list (problem eaters
ESFS) Monitor semen quality Monitor sow herd health and condition Organize and manage crate/pen space in breed barn Oversee and manage special projects Communication
15% Oversee heat checking Oversee treatments Preg checking Receive gilts into GDU Review action list Schedule vaccinations Train boars Oversee Mentor Program Transfer gilts from GDU to breeding Training- 15% Bio-security training Develop team members Participate in training as needed Train new team members Training for Post Cervical AI Training on production policies and processes Training team members on Electronic Sow Feeding System Planning- 15% Identify and team members for advancement Review performance monitor Schedule team members to complete diagnostic collection Strategize on how to meet breeding target Utilize Continuous Improvement tools Breed Projection Semen ordering Ensure department PPE is in good working order Production Admin
12% Assist manager with managing budgets Complete daily EMS audit Data corrections to PigKnows in a timely manner Month end breed barn inventory Oversee all record keeping for area Team CFG -3% Be a positive role model by following Core Values Be a safety advocate Complete IPPs yearly Manage team conflict resolution Organize and implement team celebrations Participate in CVFF/CFG committees Participate in interviews for farm positions Complete team member evaluations yearly RequirementsPOSITION QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred and a minimum of one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience Requires one who is multi-task oriented and a team player Ability to read, write and speak simple sentences in English Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions Must have completed and passed the CVFF certification training level I and certification level II in both farrowing and breeding/gestation Must understand that the Company is a producer of high quality pork and be supportive of the mission of raising swine for meat.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. 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) Apply On-lineSend This Job to a Friend SDL2017
Research Technician For Tobacco Breeding Program
Skills for part-time technician:
Must not mind working outdoors in high temperatures
Works well with others
Attention to detail
Must be willing to apply agro-chemicals under direction of certified pesticide applicator
Be able to lift 50 pounds
Must be able to handle tedious work
Previous work with plants would be a plus
Follows directions well
Attention to detail a must, numbers and orders
Works well with others
Must speak English
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• When youdrive for Averitt, respect comes with the paycheck, which is prettygood too.
• If that sounds unfamiliar, we know.
• Not many carriersthink of professionalism likeus.
No one knows our business better than ourdrivers.
That's why we consider them first when it comes to fillingopen positions in leadership, operations, supply chain managementor driver training and development.
We do everything in our powerto ensure they are successful on the road andoff.
We know how the old saying goes - \"Mydispatcher knows nothing about driving a truck.\" Here, we not onlylisten to our drivers, but we take action.
Periodically, we haveour fleet managers and Truckload leadership go out on the road toexperience what our drivers do and our Driver Advisory Councilallow for honestfeedback.
ALL ROADS LEAD TOCOMFORT
Our regional drivers experience the samecomforts of home at any one of our 100+ facilities; whether that'sgetting a good night's ret, grabbing a shower, getting in someexercise or all of the above.
And when you are home each week,you'll have the peace of mind knowing your tractor is parkedsecurely at our servicecenter.
FIRST-CLASSEQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES
POWERFUL EARNINGS ANDGROWTH
LET US SERVE YOU.
• At Averitt, weproudly support members of our military because we know theyappreciate what it means to work as a team.
• Averitt is recognizedas a \"Patriotic Employer\" by the U.S.
• Department of Defense's ESGRprogram and its leadership.
• We will continue to be advocates forthe transitional employment of our military and our employees'involvement in the National Guard and ReserveForce.
If you're a Class A CDL Truck Driverinterested in Regional runs, please apply now.
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