Job Title:Canola Seed Production Research Summer Associate Location:Lethbridge, AB, Western Canada, Canada Company:BASF Canada - We Create Chemistry Industry Sector:Agribusiness Industry Type:Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer Career Type:Researcher/Research & Development Job Type:Full Time Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A Salary:Competitive
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You 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 with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized as one of Canada's Best 100 Employers in 2021 and was honored as one of Canada’s Safest Employers Award. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future Where the Chemistry Happens… Canola Seed Production Research Summer Associate Contract Duration : 4 - 6 months Location: Lethbridge, Alberta 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. Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…
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.