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Operations Technician

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Job Title: Operations Technician
Location: Nampa, ID, West United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: Researcher/Research & Development
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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About Syngenta


Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.


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We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Biological Operations Team is currently seeking an Operations Technician in Nampa, ID.


You will help shape the future of agriculture by:

    Assisting the site manager and project leads in delivering their project and operational goals by planning and executing trials and nurseries.  Adhering to and promoting local compliance and quality efforts.


    Perform field trialing support and organization activities including; planning field trials, planting transplants, gathering relevant data, harvesting and extracting seed Perform off-station trialing support in collaboration with local breeding teams including; planting field trials, gathering relevant data and harvesting Perform greenhouse nursery activities including: organizing nurseries, sowing, planting transplants, tissue sampling, pollinating and extracting seed Interact with station operations functions and breeding teams to ensure timely trial cycles are achieved Performing all tasks and behaving in a manner compliant with and in support of all safety related company policies and practices, including Company training courses and leading safety in the roles respective function Effectively communicating regularly and with peers and supervisors regarding the status of projects and work activities


    High School Diploma or GED required Must have a valid Driver’s License in good standing Strong computer skill Office 365, SharePoint, etc. Capable and willing to work in high or low temperature conditions such as; sun, rain, and dust in a field, greenhouse, growth chamber, warehouse and walk-in cooler. Ability to lift 50 lbs. and willingness to work long hours during time-critical periods of the Research cycle. Exceptional team player with proven success communicating with individuals throughout the organization Use professional concepts and company policies and procedures to solve a wide range of difficult problems in imaginative and practical ways Must be authorized to work for Syngenta in the United States without work authorization sponsorship

Preferred Requirements

    AA or BS degree preferred Four 4 to six 6 year’s comparable experience in Plant Science, Agronomy or related field preferred Agricultural research experience or agricultural background preferred Bilingual- Spanish/English

What We Offer:

    Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year


Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


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Job Post Date: 10/06/21
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