Seed Production Research Associate

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Job Field: REDE - Research & Development
Location: Lethbridge, AB, CA
Company: BASF Canada
Job Type: Temporary Work
Job ID: EN_CA_1902974

You can be part of an inclusive team of diverse talent and character. In this diversity lies our greatest strength.

Description

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Seed Production Research Assistant

Contract Duration – 4 - 6 months

Responsibilities:

As a, Seed Production Research Assistant you will join our team where you will be involved in plot and field scale trials for the Certified Seed Supply team. The successful candidate will participate in programs evaluating innovative seed canola production methods. The main objective of the program is to improve and optimize production systems that influence seed quality and seed yield from parental lines. The assistant will be responsible for field activities related to the management and data collection from multiple sites located in Southern Alberta, in addition to the collection of data there are responsibilities that include but are not limited to the timely execution of agronomic practices such as planting, spraying, crop synchronization, mowing harvesting and sample processing.

Qualifications

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Qualifications:

- Above average communication skills and the understanding of working on team settings.

- Demonstrable problem-solving skills / comfortable working alone from time to time.

- Ability to be flexible and modify plans as situations arise minimizing impact on results

- Experience with farm equipment (Highly desired)

- Agronomic knowledge attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or similar program, preferably along with experience in the Agriculture or Farming Industry.

We welcome and encourage applications from all persons. BASF has a robust policy of accommodating employees who are able to perform the essential duties of the job upon accommodation. In particular, applicants with disabilities are entitled to a recruitment process and accessible materials.

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