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Location: - (Northwest, Indiana, Mid-West United States, USA)
Company: Career Solutions
Open Til: 06-Apr-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Agronomy
Career Type: Researcher
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 2
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Serve as an active team member for product development and characterization. Support all phases of planning, execution, data collection, and data analysis of field operations.
Duties/Responsibilities: Organizing, planning and coordinating field experiments, seed inventory, seed preparation, mapping, seed filling, planting, plot maintenance, data collection, and combine harvest. Provide agronomic management support for yield test locations, including insect and weed control programs. Hire, train, and supervise temporary employees to complete routine tasks associated with seed preparation, planting, data collection, field plot maintenance, and harvest. Willingness to work additional hours and weekends during seasonal peak task periods and travel to provide support at testing locations is required.
Education: AA degree or equivalent required. Bachelors’ degree preferred in agronomy, crop production, agriculture systems, or other relevant majors in the agriculture field.
Experience desired: Strong self-motivation and ability to initiate projects, make decisions, and effectively solve problems. Excellent personal interaction skills required for teamwork, enhancing a good working environment, and effectively developing strong internal and external working relationships with a diverse group of people. Computer science/information management, data management, and statistical analysis skills desired. Basic knowledge of plant development, physiology, genetics, agronomy crop production, and experimental field plot design. Ability to perform outside work, physical lifting, and to work in varying ergonomic environments. Possess or be capable of obtaining a pesticide applicator’s license and class A commercial drivers License (CDL).
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