Trial Specialist - Watermelon, Melon and Salad











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Trial Specialist - Watermelon, Melon and Salad (2001298) – Remote/Field (Yuma, AZ)


Where the Chemistry Happens…


We are seeking a professional like you to organize and independently coordinate, set up and execute trials as defined by the Product Specialist for a specific area and/or crops of expertise, assuring those aspects related to the management of the culture pursuing that the crop ends its cycle in the trials without incidents and that the correct work of selection, --evaluation is done with the necessary people involved. You will also coordinate and assure a correct evaluation and communication of the results of the trial program for the area and/or crop of expertise.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Design, plan and coordinate the trial schedule for a specific area and/or crops of expertise (Watermelon, Melon and Salad) in close cooperation with the Product Specialist.
  • Monitor, set-up and execute the trials for a specific area and/or crops of expertise in close cooperation with Product Specialist.
  • Collect, analyze, interpret and document autonomously yield data from trials and inform the Product Specialist
  • Show and inform the Product Specialist about the results of trials and new competitor varieties.
  • Organize and coordinate meetings with all the people involved in order to facilitate and enable the decision making about trials.
  • Coordinate and communicate the trial schedule to the PS/ Farm Manager and provide him with technical advice in order to meet agreed standards, time planning and budget


·        Bachelor degree in agriculture or equivalent experience.

·        PC literate. Some knowledge of Databases and statistics.

·        Ability to program, organize and communicate

·        Team worker

·        Analytical and a good observer


Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You


Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. you@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.


The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.


BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.


For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select: BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division 


This posting is for current employees within our AP-Agricultural Solutions (including those newly transitioned from our Bayer acquisition) and RB-Bioscience Research divisions ONLY.

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