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Summer Technical Services Associate (Contract)

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Job Title: Summer Technical Services Associate (Contract)
Location: Saskatoon, SK, 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
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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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 months (May – August)


Location: Multiple positions to be filled around the Saskatoon and Yorkton/Canora area 


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 products

  • 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

  • Travel within and around the Saskatoon area and Yorkton/Canora area regularly

  • 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

  • Saskatchewan: 5G Driver’s License (can be acquired in season). Required for most locations but not all.

  • Experience with the operation of farm equipment and sprayers is an asset
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    Job Post Date: 11/23/21
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