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Assistant Plant Scientist 1-Assistant Grower Job - #1695241A2

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Location: Gilroy, California, West United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
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Open Til: 26-Apr-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Agronomy
Career Type: General
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive

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Division: Lawn & Garden
Function: R& D Lawn & Garden
City: Gilroy
State/Province: California [CA]
Country: United States [US]
Position Title: Assistant Plant Scientist 1-Assistant Grower
Job ID: 2807

Role Purpose/Accountabilities:

-Assists Head Grower in supervision and scheduling of Range Growers tasks
-Helps plan and implement crop specific culture programs for all crops
-Works closely with Head Grower, Breeders and Range Growers to keep crop culture on track
-Assists with monitoring greenhouse environments and disease and insects
-Provides hands on training to greenhouse staff as directed by Head Grower
-Assist Head Grower with keeping proper chemical use records as required by federal and state law as well as by HSE

-Ensure HSE safety standards are met and proper safety trainings are conducted
-Maintain proper training records for Growing Staff and Chemical Applicators
-Provide feedback to Head Grower on execution of culture and record keeping by Range Growers
-Ensure adequate inventories are maintained and assist Head Grower with procurement of quotes for supplies ordering
-Assure Sales and Marketing the proper crop schedules are being met for show plants
-Ensure proper crop culture is being carried out and maintain actual crop culture records

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
-B.S. in Horticulture, Agriculture or related field.
-Basic computer skills, MS Office.
-Basic Math skills.
-Good time management skills
-Attention to details
-Project Planning skills
-Good Communication skills and Spanish is a benefit
-Sharp critical thinking and reasoning skills to understand and solve problems as they relate to the job
-Ability to influence and gain trust and support
-Ability to quickly learn and apply new skills
-Ability to remain diplomatic amidst diverse and sometimes conflicting sets of needs
-Ability to work well under pressure
-Develops people, organization and self
-Collaborates across boundaries
-Manages performance
-Communicates with impact

Critical Success Factors & Key Challenges:
-Proper record keeping in regards to HSE, trainings, chemical applications, inventories
-Keeping crop schedules on track and formal communication with Breeders, Head Grower, Space Planner and Sales and Marketing when there are deviations
-Keeping Range Growers on track with crop culture, records and noted deviations communicated to Head Grower

-Must quickly become familiar with crops, crop culture, work environment and expectations of Head Grower
-Needs to understand expectations from various teams involved: Breeders, Pathology, Tissue Culture and Sales and Marketing
-Must quickly understand HSE and related expectations and reporting system

Additional Information:

-Must be able to work on feet for long periods of time
-Comfortable to with open office environment
-Ability to work with team and across various teams
-Must be willing to work around and apply (spray and drench) chemicals (fungicides, pesticides, etc.)
-A minimum of 2 years in current position is required (requirement for internal applicants only)

-All applicants must be eligible to work in the US.