Corn Popper Job Description Sample
Associate Breeder - Corn Silage Research
Description: Land O’ Lakes is a dairy farmer cooperative that is focused on delivering value to its farmer owners by investing in supporting current and future improvements in dairy operations and management. Corn silage is an important part of animal nutrition and welfare that underpins dairy sustainability. Through breeding we are improving corn varieties for key corn silage performance traits. Dairy requirements for corn silage are exacting and offer the exciting breeding challenge of configuring Zea mays allelic diversity to meet these specifications. We invest in building tools that enable breeder decision-making and the practice of breeding craft. We work on all aspects of the breeding pipeline (line development, hybrid creation, trait introgression, parent seed maintenance). As such, we offer an authentic classical field breeding experience that is directly accountable to farmers and their animals and has excellent opportunities for advancement as we commercialize our research pipeline.
The associate breeder will support creation, testing, selection, and advancement of corn silage germplasm.
This role will also participate in corn line development, commercial hybrid development, trait introgression, and breeder seed increase and purification.
The role will help guide process improvement and establishment of standard operating procedures in terms of electronic record management, seed lab activities, field activities, and data usage.
The associate breeder will network across business units from manufacturing to sales and will be in a position to help set strategic direction for Land O’ Lakes corn silage research and development. Job responsibilities
Lead data and record management work for global nursery and yield trial work.
Support planning, execution, and analysis of yield trial experiments and nursery fields.
Organization of breeding program inventory and maintenance of track and trace integrity and seed source quality.
Coordinate breeding program connections and key hand-offs with other business functions (e.g. manufacturing, sales, trait development).
Support Davis Excellence Through Stewardship (ETS) lead for corn in implementing program activities for managing transgenic material. Identify and plan internship opportunities and recruit and supervise interns. Lead on-site training for field work such as pollination, note taking, harvest, etc.
Lead continuous process improvement initiatives for all aspects of the breeding program.
Other key responsibilities include helping to keep spending within budget, hiring and supervising seasonal staff, calendar based activity management, advancement and deployment of germplasm. Required qualifications
Masters / Bachelors of Science in Plant Breeding, Animal Breeding, Genetics, Agronomy, Horticulture or related field.
Minimum 5 years research experience Excellent problem solving skills.
Ability to support and train others in execution of technical activities.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multi-disciplinary research team.
Ability to work independently and contribute to operational planning and business strategy.
Experience in data management, data analysis, database development or computer programming.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to travel, primarily within CA, but with some domestic and international travel at times.
Ability to work extended hours. Preferred qualifications
Experience with trait introgression techniques and practices.
Experience working with transgenes including regulated material.
Familiarity with using molecular marker information to make selection decisions.
Familiarity with using a commercial breeding software.
Ability to communicate in Spanish.
Land O’Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Primary Location: US-California-Davis
Research and Development
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Jul 26, 2017
Req ID: P-3597
Skilled Craft Trainee - Civil - Clinton IA Corn Plant
Job Title: Skilled Craft Trainee
Clinton IA Corn Plant
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 32,000 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 250 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 38 innovation centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com . Skilled Craft Trainee – Civil
- Clinton IA ADM Construction This is an hourly level position.
: Train in a civil (carpentry and mason) craft position. Acquire knowledge and skills and apply them in erecting and maintaining plant facilities.
Promotes the ADM Way and Core Values
Strong safety values
Basic skills in the craft areas identified (civil)
Experience in the use of power tools
Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision
Flexibility in accepting change
Communication (spoken and written) and teamwork skills
Reliability in reporting to work; willingness to work overtime as required
Willingness to participate in training to continue developing skills
Direct industrial experience or high exposure to industrial work preferred
High school diploma or equivalent with strong fundamental skills (math, reading, writing)
Knowledge of ADM-Clinton plant – a strong plus
- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. walk long distances, stand for long periods, climb stairs and ladders, work at heights and work in extreme temperature conditions Starting pay is dependent on skills & background from $15.90 to $19.00. Selection methods include testing (National Career Readiness Certification). Candidates should apply online at ADM.com. Relocation assistance is not available with this position. This position offers a complete benefit package including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance. ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check. ADM is an Equal Opportunity Employer for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.
Shift: First Shift
State: IA - Iowa
Ref ID: #LI-DNP
EEO: Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Age/Disability/Veterans
Corn Production Intern
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. As an intern at Syngenta, you have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, and work on real projects finding real solutions. Work with us and you’ll get:
Ongoing career development resources
The opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects
Meaningful projects that solve problems Job Location: Waterloo, NE Role Purpose: To introduce the intern to the seed production operation, gaining experience by taking responsibility for selected field production operations in support of the production of a reliable supply of high quality seed. Position will take on several roles based upon field production practices, plant processing requirements and distribution needs. Perform a project to study a potential production improvement. Core to All Roles:
Foster an operational culture founded on adherence to all applicable HSE and other corporate policies, procedures and guidelines
Perform other duties as required to meet field operation or plant needs
Actively support an image that reflects the highest regard for cleanliness and organization Field Operations:
Support Agronomists and Field Production Technicians in field related activities as directed
Perform a project to study a potential production improvement. Present findings at Intern Poster Show in August.
Pooling and distribution of parent seed to grower base
Planting of seed production fields and parent seed returns
Assist with field mapping and isolation documentation requirements
Accurate and timely crop scouting and data collection of emergence and vegetative growth stages, silk and pollen shed notes, stand counts, and IPM scouting thresholds
Coordination of field labor needs to ensure rouging and detasseling operations are completed to quality standards
Coordination of male row destruction and equipment operation
Accurate and timely SAP and Data collection entry during the field productions season
Ensure all clean-downs and changeovers are done correctly to eliminate any product mixture Critical knowledge: Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelors or advanced degree in an applicable discipline. Additional Information : All applicants must be eligible to work in the US. Valid Driver’s License and acceptable moving violation record may be required. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Poster
Link ( http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmla.htm ) Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) poster
Link ( http://webapps.dol.gov/elaws/firststep/poster_direct.htm ) Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) Poster
Link ( http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppa.htm ). Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status
Job:HR Gnrl Mgt & Other
Title:Corn Production Intern
AgReliant Genetics is the fastest growing independent seed company in the industry and currently the 3rd largest corn seed company in the United States. Our goal is to offer the best seed products to our North American customers through superior research, breeding and production techniques by focusing ONLY on seed. Headquartered in Westfield, Indiana, AgReliant Genetics is owned by two of the largest independent seed companies in the world. KWS and Limagrain bring over 200 years of combined seed experience to AgReliant Genetics. Innovation, superior service and exceptional customer value are the center point of our multiple brand offering. AgReliant Genetics offers the best seed products available through the brands; AgriGold, LG Seeds, Great Lakes Hybrids, Wensman, Producers Hybrids, Eureka, Golden Acres, and Pride. The cornerstone of the success of AgReliant Genetics is our people. At every level, our employees have a hand in maintaining the company’s reputation and furthering our growth. That’s why we pursue excellent people and do our best to provide a challenging and rewarding work experience. AgReliant Genetics is looking for a Corn Specialist for our AgriGold division. This position is responsible for representing AgriGold Hybrids in the sale and distribution of its seed products to customers in an assigned territory. Responsible for achieving maximum sales and increased market penetration of brand within the overall strategy of the brand.
Responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service and professionalism.
Responsible for projecting a positive image of AgriGold Hybrids and AgReliant Genetics.
Develop and implement territory sales plan to achieve or surpass sales goals.
Responsible for the short and long term strategy and coordination & implementation of the AgriGold Marketing Plan.
Assists and actively implements an annual budget for the assigned district.
Develops and implements a Business Plan for the district within the goals of the overall brand strategy for the year.
Develops and actively implements a brand research plan for the district within the goals and strategy of the agronomy department.
Assists in the supervision, training and development of interns on a day to day basis to maximize the program’s return on investment.
Advise the Regional Sales Manager of all major market developments in the district that affect sales and/or personnel.
Submit all reports required by the Regional Sales Manager and/or AgriGold Division Office in a timely manner.
Report product problems in the territory using a service call report and handle routine problems.
Attend and participate in Regional Sales Meetings and other Company functions.
Maintain appearance of Company vehicle and equipment.
Other duties as needed. Duties and responsibilities may be revised as needed by the Regional Sales Manager and/or the Brand Manager either verbally and/or in writing. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or related field desired; excellent written and verbal communication skills, team player; detail orientated; good computer skills – Excel and Word; demonstrated time management skills and strong work ethic; knowledge of seed industry preferred. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to work required hours and travel as necessary; ability to lift 50 lbs.; must have valid driver’s license and meet AgReliant MVR Requirements; some overnight travel required. We offer a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience. AgReliant Genetics, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. External Company URL: www.agreliantgenetics.com
Southern Corn And Soybean Specialist - Seedway - Mifflinburg, PA
Seedway is headquartered in Hall, New York with branches in Pennsylvania, Florida, Vermont, Maine, and New York. Seedway has about 220 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 15,000 customers.
The cooperative does business in farm, vegetable, and turf seed. Seedway is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada. * PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT* Supports an aggressive increase in market share for all Seedway Corn and Soybean Products. * ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS* Demonstrates positive productivity and utilization of Seedway products to Seedway sales representatives, dealers, existing and new growers to fully develop the market potential of Seedway. Utilizes technology and traditional means to communicate product concepts and performance.
Establishes strategic test and demo plots and strip trials. Collects grain and silage samples and data as required. Assit in selection of New Hybrids and Varieties for Marketing area Participates in staff and dealer meetings, farm calls and interaction with crop consultants and dairy nutritionists.
Serves as the liaison between Seedway and specific industry and university groups to accomplish market development objectives. Participates in resolving grower complaints as requested. * OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS* Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply. Performs all other duties as assigned. * REQUIREMENTS* Normally requires a Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy or the equivalent thereof, and four years or more of agriculture related work experience to demonstrate problem solving skills and the ability to handle customer and/or operational issues.
Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. Must be able to travel independently and overnight.
Must be willing to work hours beyond those considered “normal”. Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.
Corn Sorters & Huskers
Will grade and sort products according to color, length, width, appearance, feel, smell and quality to make sure it's correct processing and usage. Record grade or identification on tags or on shipping, receiving or sales sheets.
Accounting Clerk II
Accounting Clerk II Tracking Code 2399-183 Job Description This position uses knowledge of double entry bookkeeping in performing one or more of the following: posting actions to journals, identifying subsidiary accounts affected, making debit and credit entries, and assigning proper codes. The Accounting Clerk II may review computer printouts against manually maintained journals, detect and correct erroneous postings, and prepare documents to adjust accounting classifications and other data, or review lists of transactions rejected by an automated system. In this instance, the Accounting Clerk II will determine reasons for rejections, and prepare necessary correcting material. On routine assignments, an employee will select and apply established procedures and techniques. Detailed instructions are provided for difficult or unusual assignments. Completed work and methods used, are reviewed for technical accuracy. . Required Skills
Enter from 50-75 Purchase card statements into Maximo
Set up PO’s
Check if any purchases need an approval sticker signed(safety boots, safety glasses, eye exams)by management for approval
Enter every item purchased into Maxim under each PO
Place the correct work order number, object class codes and FSC codes to each item.
Make sure amounts correspond to the statement
Print off the PO sheet and attach to statement
When the statement has been approved to move on
Change the status to approved
And receive each item
Contact the card holders if does not match or missing any documents
Contact the card holders if Sales tax has been added to receive reimbursement
Contact the card holders if Statements have not arrived for processing
Answer question if the card holders have any
Make Purchase Card Invoices
Transfer Invoices to FIMS
Process Invoices for payments in FIMS
Tally up all FR Clothing on the spreadsheet
Tally up all sales tax that has been added on the reconciliation spread sheet to make sure sales tax is reimbursed
Process the Business Objects InfoView-Turn Table , print out the Reconciliation spread sheet
Check all Purchase Card Statements to make sure all have been properly been signed by the correct people
File all statements
Rotate Statements when needed to be boxed and transfer down to vault
Shred statements at their time REQUESTED STATEMENTS FOR AUDIT PURPOSES:
Receive a list from 1-who knows how many
Go through each one, tape all small receipts to an 8.5x11 sheet of paper
Scan each Statement with all documents
Send to my work e-mail address
Rename all scanned items to the owner of the statement
File all Statements back in their popper places UPS STATEMENTS:
Look at all purchases on UPS statements
Correspond with the department that sent the item out
Have it signed for approval by the Acting Maintenance Manager
Enter all info into FIMS for payment
Distribute and match all info for payments into FIMS
Print off cover sheet and attach to statement with the report that was printed
Check off all items in UPS book in the mail room
Tally up all invoices in the PR folder
File all invoice CO-WORKERS REIMBURSEMENTS:
Date stamp all Reimbursements
Make sure proper stickers are signed by the correct management person and place on reimbursements (safety boots, safety glasses, eye exams)
Enter all info into FIMS
Enter the MAXIMO Work Number, task, Org., Obj Class for purchase
Distribute and match all info for payment into FIMS
Make copies and send or scan and e-mail to others if needed
Attach to reimbursement sheet and hand on for it to be filed
Print off cover sheet and attach to reimbursement form
Stamp with Paid and date and initial Job Location Huron, South Dakota, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws (“protected status”). Our management team is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.
Customer Service Agent - Corning
Are you ready to join our friendly, fun, inbound call center environment as a Customer Service Associate? We are looking for energetic individuals who...
•Enjoy interacting with people...
•Love to help solve problems
•Want to feel valued by their employer...
Sitel is currently seeking talented people who share a passion for our product, and enjoy providing exceptional customer service. A job at Sitel is exciting; fast paced, and offers many growth opportunities to advance your professional life.
Summary of Primary Job Responsibilities
Sitel's Sales and Customer Service Representatives assist customers who have questions, concerns or problems that need to be solved. Each call is an opportunity to provide an outstanding and personalized customer experience.
High school diploma or equivalent
Prior customer service experience preferred
•Self-motivated and able to work independently
•Demonstrated sales aptitude, must be comfortable making the pitch and overcoming objections
•Enjoy working in a fast-paced, flexible work environment while maintaining a positive customer service orientation
•A continuous improvement mindset, we are always looking to do things better!
•Very comfortable learning new computer applications; must have the ability to multi-task in several computer applications while holding a conversation with a customer
•Professional and articulate voice
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Accurately type 25 words per minute
•Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a professional attitude
•18 years of age or older
•Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background and drug screen
Agents start at $10.20/hr. ($.25 increase @ 90 days, $.50 @ 6 months which is $10.95/hr and an additional $.25 upon reaching 1 year).
Perks and Benefits
Perks and benefits include:
Salary increase for tenure
Inbound Calls Only
No Outbound Sales
Casual Work Attire
Nearest Major Market: Corning
Job Segment: Call Center, Customer Service
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Sitel collaborates with some of the best-known global brands to harness the industry transformation and help consistently deliver outstanding customer experiences. Sitel is one of the world's leading outsourcing providers of customer experience management. With over 30 years of industry-leading experience, Sitel has 75,100 passionate and talented associates support more than 400 clients in 48 languages from 146 facilities strategically located in 22 countries.
Sitel is a Company of Acticall Sitel Group:
Acticall Sitel Group combines comprehensive customer care capabilities and unparalleled digital, training and technology expertise across industries. With subsidiaries such as Sitel, The Social Client, Learning Tribes, Extens Consulting and Novagile, Acticall Sitel Group can be leveraged across geographies, verticals and all stages of the end-to-end customer journey, helping clients effectively harness the industry's explosive digital transformation and consistently deliver outstanding customer experiences.
Brand Ambassador (Hudson County, NJ)
Do you have a great attitude, an outgoing personality, ambition, leadership qualities and the desire to join a winning team? If yes, then we could be a great match!
LOVE CORN is a new snack brand seeking a part-time brand ambassador to hand out free samples to grocery store shoppers on weekends in November & December. Successful brand ambassadors will be considered for a full-time position at LOVE CORN.
· Introduce LOVE CORN to shoppers by handing out free samples, and speaking knowledgably about the product. (Don't worry we will train you on what to say!)
· Develop relationships with and educate the in-store staff about LOVE CORN
· Share key metrics with your manager after each demo (for example: how many samples & coupons were given away, how many units were sold, and relevant consumer feedback.)
· Payment: $15/hour
· Hours: Fridays 12 - 6PM, Saturdays & Sundays 11AM - 5PM
· Store Locations: Hoboken, Jersey City, North Bergen & Bayonne
· You'll need to have a way to get yourself to & from the grocery store locations with the product.
Terminal Operator 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.
DescriptionThis position is located in Elkton, Maryland. Relocation assistance is not provided. Cargill Corn Milling North America is a manufacturer of value-added corn and sugar based products serving the Food, Feed and Fermentation segments. From facilities/terminals in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas, we provide a wide variety of products and services including high fructose corn syrup, corn syrups, dextrose syrups and sucrose that are used in an array of beverage, brewing, confectionery, food and pharmaceutical applications. We also produce a variety of innovative, dry corn ingredients that are used in cereals, snacks, breads, tortillas and animal feed applications. In addition, we produce fuel-grade ethanol and are a leading supplier of corn oil, acidulates, corn gluten meal and corn gluten feed products. Position Overview The terminal is a fast pace and labor intensive environment. Operators will be subject to performing tasks indoor and outdoor under varying temperature extremes, dealing with heights, handling of chemicals, and working around a wide variety of continuous process equipment. Terminal Operators are directly involved in handling movement of incoming and outgoing materials and supplies and verifies the accuracy of work performed. Operators will participate in food safety, sanitation, and quality assurance programs and procedures. May operate motorized and non-motorized material handling equipment and perform basic troubleshooting on process systems, lab equipment, and office equipment.
Unload sweetener syrup from rail cars to storage tanks to maintain inventories.
Loading tanker trucks with sweetener syrup and certified weight records.
Quality control, sampling, product integrity, and refract meter checks/records for all sweetener commodities received and delivered.
Procedures, policies and practices adherence and development.
Washing tanker trucks to food safety/hauling specifications.
First line trouble shooting of boiler, process systems, and wash rack systems.
Terminal Operator responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following tasks:
Monitor/control dispatch to insure sweetener product is delivered to customers on time.
Adjust dispatch and work with customers to facilitate schedule add-ons and changes.
Interact with railroad group to receive correct product switches.
Monitor and reorder routine operational supplies.
Physical labor includes - moving 3" and 4" hoses, carting flanges and minimal tools.Perform maintenance projects and repairs.
High School diploma or Equivalent.
Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts.
Ability to work overtime.
Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined spaces.
Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold. Including outside elements.
Ability to work in elevated areas.
Must be able to operate machinery.
Must be able to operate heavy equipment.
Ability and willingness to comply with all Cargill policies, health and safety requirements such as jewelry restrictions, the use and wearing of safety/personal protective equipment (e.g. wearing safety equipment such as hardhats, safety glasses, hearing protection, protective footwear, etc.), and following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
Valid Driver license.
Experience operating a bobcat.
Experience operating a front end loader.
Prior experience in production related work. Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Primary Location US-MD-Elkton
Req ID: ELK00212
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