Quality Assurance Technician II











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At Nunhems/BASF Quality Assurance Department, we ensure customer satisfaction by reliable and timely delivery of results and accurate prediction of seed lot performance. To meet the expectations of our customer-x-product segment, we take responsibility for seed quality through the BASF value chain. We achieve our department and personal goals in a safe and inspired environment where people are fully engaged and happy to work. The Quality Control (QC) technician executes tests on samples of vegetable seed lots following accredited company protocols. This position is in the Emergence Team at the Parma, Idaho site, performing germination and physical purity testing.  The team works together to provide accurate and reliable test results to ensure the satisfaction of our customers



During your work as a Quality Assurance Technician I you will…



  • Prepare, perform, and complete routine germination and purity quality control tests in a timely and accurate manner according to standardized protocols while maintaining a strong connection to the team and contributing to the lab’s output.
  • Proactively seek out information to help solve any identified problems.  Identify areas for improvement, take ownership of tasks and consistently follow up on ideas.
  • Effectively train co-workers and new employees in specialized tasks and activities to help ensure all team members follow and understand accredited procedures and protocols for consistent test performance according to internal standards and external rules and regulations.
  • Operate all lab equipment daily to ensure all settings are correct.  Confirm all equipment is fit for use and maintained properly.   
  • Coordinate with Manager and internal stakeholders to ensure timely performance of testing activities, alignment of Emergence priorities, and a team approach to problem solving. 

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

If you…



  • Have a bachelor’s degree in the Natural (Agricultural / Crop / Biology) Sciences
  • Have 2 years of Seed Quality Control laboratory experience or 5 years of Seed Quality Control
  • Have RST, CVT or CPT certification (Preferred).
  • Have some experience in Agriculture/Horticulture.





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