BASF Trait Development Associate - Summer Term in Leduc, California

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 Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2018, as well as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2018.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Field activities relating to new trait development from seeding to harvest including:

  • Seed set up

  • Land preparation

  • Seeding

  • Pest control

  • Pollination management

  • Plot maintenance

  • Harvesting

  • Supervision of casual employees (as required)

  • Ensuring standard operating procedures

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Strong agronomic competence attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or another college along with experience in the Agriculture Industry.

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to be flexible and modify plans as situations arise minimizing impact on results.

  • Interest in canola and wheat development.

  • Proven ability delivers results in pursuit of both individual and team goals will be vital to your success in this role.

We welcome and encourage applications from all persons. BASF has a robust policy of accommodating employees who are able to perform the essential duties of the job upon accommodation. In particular, applicants with disabilities are entitled to a recruitment process and accessible materials.

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: APP/DE-Early Development-63022027

Title: Trait Development Associate - Summer Term

Location: CA-Leduc-2C81-Leduc-BASF Canada

Requisition ID: 1804654