Precision Ag Technician – Valent U.S.A. LLC
?Valent U.S.A LLC., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited, engages in the development, registration, sales and marketing of integrated technological solutions for crop production and pest management that deliver value for our customers and stakeholders. A leading crop protection firm serving the agricultural and non-crop products markets in North America, Valent products help growers produce safe and abundant food and fiber crops, and horticultural professionals improve the quality of life for their customers. The corporate motto, Products That Work, From People Who Care?, describes the company's business philosophy. Valent seeks out and provides customers with innovative and effective solutions to their production challenges. Our vision is to be the best company delivering integrated solutions of biorational and traditional crop protection solutions to our customers. Valent is dedicated to creating a world that is healthier and more comfortable, and that has a sustainable abundance of quality, affordable food, helping crops to be the ultimate renewable resource. We are currently searching for a full time Field Service Technician to work on a temporary assignment with our FMD Team in the Fresno, California area.?Description of Job:Assists in the execution of field research with agricultural products, including trial setup, experimental applications, and sampling; under supervision of a Valent U.S.A Field Market Development Specialists, may interact with private contractors and cooperators; and performs record keepingGeneral care and management of field research trialsAssist in application of experimental products to field research trials; transport and maintenance of application equipment;Sampling and data collection of research trials;Assist in the organization and execution of grower demo programs, interaction with growers, cooperators, and consultants as needed for successful program conclusion?Assignment Dates (approximate):Full time from January 2, 2018 to December 31 2018. Contingent upon successful project advancement may extend through December 31, 2020?Skills: Good basic knowledge of experimental techniques. Skilled in the use of agricultural application equipment, including proper knowledge of tractor operation & trailering/towing. Competent with computers & software, including WORD, EXCEL. Knowledge of crop production and agricultural pest control?Education: High school diploma preferred?Experience: Two years of college in an agriculture related field preferred.?Sumitomo Chemical Company, a 20 billion dollar business, includes over 100 subsidiaries and affiliates operating in five business sectors – basic chemicals, petrochemicals and plastics, fine chemicals, IT-related chemicals, agricultural chemicals, and pharmaceuticals- and supplies a broad range of products for global markets. Sumitomo Chemical was thus founded as a company that sought to solveenvironmental problems while at the same time aiming to contribute to the development of agriculture. Sumitomo Chemical Company conducts research & development to invent new chemistry in agricultural chemicals and new applications of existing chemicals andfunctional fertilizers in order to provide productive and environmentally friendly crop protection agents and labor-reducing farm technologies.Apply for this job.