Operations Technician

ID# 001488

Naples, FL
United States

Job Posted
4/26/2021
Posting Expires
6/25/2021
Category
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Full-Time
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description

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

Through leading innovations, we help farmers around the world meet the challenge of feeding a growing population and taking care of our planet. We are currently seeking an Operations Technician for the Trialing Operations Team in Naples, FL.

You will help meet the world’s most pressing needs by:

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

Accountabilities

  • Field trialing support and organization activities including; planning field trials, planting transplants, gathering relevant data, harvesting and extracting seed
  • Off-station trialing support in collaboration with local breeding teams including; planting field trials, gathering relevant data and harvesting
  • 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
  • Perform 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

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Strong computer skill (Office 365, SharePoint, etc.)
  • Flexibility and resourcefulness in a fast paced work environment
  • Capable of working in high or low temperature conditions in a field, greenhouse, growth chamber, warehouse and walk-in cooler.
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 pounds and working long hours during time-critical periods of the research cycle required.
  • Must be authorized to work for Syngenta in the United States without work authorization sponsorship

Preferred Requirements

  • Agricultural research experience or agricultural background preferred
  • Bilingual- Spanish/English
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Four (4) to six (6) year’s comparable experience in Plant Science, Agronomy or related field 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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Primary Location

: USA-Florida-Naples

Job

: R&D - Development

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