NeXT Seed Technician – #019GF
Seed Technician – Kihei, Hawaii Monsanto is seeking a highly motivated Seed Technician with the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary Research Team. The Seed Technician will assist in all phases of the conversion center program in Kihei. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in all operations related to nursery management in the field and in the greenhouse, seed preparation, data collection, sampling and harvesting. This is a unique opportunity to work with leading edge technology and talented research scientists seeking to deliver the best in genetically modified crops. Responsibilities:Utilization of research equipment to manage different field, greenhouse, and seed processing operationsAssist in computer related activities and provide support for nursery managers to meet program goalsPerform safety inspections, and assist in providing safety training and guidance to field personnel.Supervise and train temporary employeesParticipate with team to successfully maintain ISO and Quality StandardsQualifications:Required Skills/Experience:High School Diploma or GED Good computer skills particularly with MS Excel Emphasis on quality work and attention to detail Ability to initiate and supervise daily tasks Ability to balance and prioritize tasks during peak periods Ability to work extended hours during peak seasons Good communication skills, both written and oral. Demonstrated ability to write and speak English Ability to thrive in a team environment Valid Drivers License Basic understanding of equipment maintenanceDesired Skills/Experience:Broad knowledge of crop production and farming practices as well as farm equipment operation and repair Demonstrated record of process improvement and innovationApply for this job.