Job Title:Summer Technical Services Associate (Contract) Location:Winnipeg, MB, Prairies 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 Salary:Competitive Job Description:
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… Summer Technical Services Associate Contract Duration: 4 - 6 months (Summer) Location: Looking for applicants based in south central Manitoba covering Western Manitoba and the Winnipeg area covering Eastern Manitoba. Job duties include:
Organize and help manage large scale field trials with Growers
Involves activities such as seeding, spraying and harvest operations, establishment and evaluation on InVigor Demonstration Strip trial program initiated by growers on crop protection product trails.
Conduct evaluations in season including but not limited to: Plant vigor, establishment, plant count measurements and other observations, Seed Treatment, Herbicide and Fungicide efficacy assessments
Customer tours and presentations
Operation of plot tractor and sprayer
Responsible for transportation of equipment from site to site with a truck and flat deck trailer
Professional conduct with direct interaction with growers and retail stakeholders
Strong commitment to safety
Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…
Enrolled/recently completed an agriculture science or related degree program
Strong agronomic competence
High level of enthusiasm and strong communication skills
Strong commitment to learn and gain experience in technical development
Mobility to travel within your assigned region, manage your own schedule and work independently in pursuit of team goals
Manitoba Applicants: Require a Class 3 Endorsement on the Driver’s License (can be acquired in season).
Experience with the operation of farm equipment and sprayers is an asset
Wage Range: CAD %2421 to %2427
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Job Post Date: 01/16/22
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