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Soybean Production Technician

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Job Title: Soybean Production Technician
Location: Jefferson, IA, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: Logistics/Distribution
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.


About Us

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 Soybean Seeds Production and Operations Team is currently seeking a Lab Production Technician in Jefferson, IA.


At Syngenta, we strive to build collaborative teams with individuals that have a deep understanding of what it means to be part of a successful team. In the Agricultural Industry there will be extended working hours during time sensitive periods of the year. This is where the collaboration comes in. Every member of our team pitches in to help out in all areas to ensure that all seed is properly handled and tested so the highest quality seed will be packaged to meet sale demands. During these times, you may be requested to assist in any of the following areas; Laboratory Production, Plant Operations, Seed receiving, and Field Agronomy activities.



    Accurate and timely processing and planting of seed samples for quality coming into the lab Diligent and continuous processing of essential paperwork and data entry Ability to set up all batch paperwork and sample bags for packaging as needed Support Agronomists in field related activities as directed Development and execution of processing plans required to meet key business strategies and product availability requirements Proactive communication both interdepartmentally and cross functionally to assure that lab, plant, and field efforts are performed in a manner consistent with accommodating business demands and requirements A proactive response when seed is not meeting approved Product Specifications standards Timely execution and provisions of informational requirements Assist in plant miscellaneous activities during down times Provide training and supervision of third-party personnel Ensure all equipment is properly calibrated and routinely inspected Support preventive maintenance program for the plant equipment Work in Lab, bulk receiving, conditioning, treating, packaging, or other areas to meet facility needs Provide leadership and overall seed quality expertise to lab, plant, and field activities


    High School Diploma or GED required Experience in inventory, distribution processes and/or managing quality transactional data in SAP Seed Industry experience of 2 years or more Ability and willingness to learn and operate safely state of the art plant equipment as needed Ability and willingness to work OT as needed during peak times Must be authorized to work for Syngenta in the United States without work authorization sponsorship

Preferred Requirements

    Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy or related plant science is highly preferred

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: 09/12/21
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