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Seed Quality Testing Lab Scheduler (m/f/d), Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™

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Job Title: Seed Quality Testing Lab Scheduler (m/f/d), Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™
Location: Parndorf, Austria
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Manufacturing/Production
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.

At Corteva Agriscience, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to com

  • Assist in the Preparation for Germination and inputting data. Train and assist employees in tasks associated with organizing samples scheduled for testing and reporting of results/data resulting from testing when the need arises. Ensuring employees are provided with proper and safe working environment and that appropriate safety procedures are followed
  • Prepare samples and materials in a way to maximize efficiency and minimize costs. May interact with Research and Quality Supply users to assist in developing and following schedules that will minimize backlog while meeting crucial dates for the internal customer. Work with internal customer to provide timely data to meet deadlines
  • Conduct lab activities in accordance with ISTA, AGES, Customer specifications, plans and work instructions, and any other regulatory protocol governing lab testing. Ensure results are accurately entered daily and review possible nonconforming data for prescribed retesting. Maintain necessary documentation and quality records to provide evidence that Objectives, Plans, Procedures and Work Instructions are being followed. Provide and assist in analysis and evaluation of data for determination of quality of seed based on quality testing results. Provide accurate and timely data. Assist in Internal and External Audits
  • Communicate concerns relating to quality, testing, employee and equipment to the Quality Testing Lab Manager. Maintain proper check samples or standards utilized in germination testing. May assist with employee relation issues, referring to the Lab Leaders, Lab Manager or Human Resources as necessary. Provide proper documentation of appropriate employee issues. Ensure adequate supplies and equipment are maintained and available to meet testing demands
  • Cooperate with other Pioneer labs in monitoring statistical data relating to check samples and conducting Referee tests. Conduct quality testing utilized for product evaluation. Provide resources, initiate and assist with tests for standardization and development.



  • Master degree or equivalent experience in Seed Technology and/or seed germination and evaluation
  • Minimum experience of 3 years of relevant seed testing experience and supervisory experience
  • Good data mining and analysis skills
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Team worker, Excellent English and preferable native German language
  • Outstanding organizational skills, Excellent Computer skills


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Job Post Date: 04/02/19
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