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BASF Seed Production Assistant (Summer Contract) in Lethbridge, Alberta

You can be part of an inclusive team of diverse talent and character. In this diversity lies our greatest strength.

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 2019, as well as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2019.

Where the Chemistry Happens…Formula for Success: You Will…

As a Seed Production Research Technician , you will join our Seed Production Research team in southern Alberta where you will be involved in agronomy research trials for our local and global seed production programs. The main goal is maximizing seed production yield and quality. You will be working with a group of professional researchers and assistants on field activities related to

agronomy trials from seeding to harvest including seed set up, land preparation, seeding, pest control, quality control, pollination management, plot maintenance, harvesting and supervision of casual employees as required. You will also be heavily involved in activities that will focus on the operation and maintenance of farm equipment through the entire crop season, data collection and seed sample processing.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Strong experience in operating and transporting farm equipment is required

  • Strong experience in preventive maintenance of farm equipment is required

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Ability to be flexible and modify plans as situations arise minimizing impact on results

  • Interest in canola development

  • Ability to work within a dynamic environment and multiple people

  • Ability to deliver results in pursuit of both individual and team goals

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: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: G-APU/CO-Canola Supply Production-63022029

Title: Seed Production Assistant (Summer Contract)

Location: CAN-AB-Lethbridge

Requisition ID: 1903907