R & D Specialist – Acampo, CA
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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals. 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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America?s Best Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future Where the Chemistry Happens? The R & D Specialist has the responsibility to provide strategic and tactical support to the US based Tomato PreBreeding team. This is a full-time position and reports to the Tomato PreBreeder. The activities of this position will include participating in discovery trait research by managing processes and operations within the prebreeding program and by coordinating and communicating program activities to technical assistants and seasonal employees. R & D Specialist – (1804075) ? Acampo, CA Formula for Success: You Will? Manage day to day operations within the prebreeding program including the coordination and communication of activities to the technical assistants and seasonal laborTogether with the other assistant prebreeder, assist and support the PreBreeder in all aspects of planting, growing, pollinating, sampling, and harvesting of material and where directly managing projects, provide analysis, interpretation, and written summaries/reportsCreate and manage records in Bayer's databases and ensure data integritySupport the PreBreeder in the management of multiple projects (global in scope) simultaneously with both internal and external collaborators to ensure a constant flow of value added traits into commercial varietiesAssist and support the PreBreeder in the optimization of efficiency and output in the prebreeding program by designing and implementing new technologies and methodsGain and maintain a broad vision on the global markets that we breed for in order to participate together with the PreBreeder and other R&D personnel in the setting of goals and strategies for our team.You will use your knowledge of plant breeding, biotechnology, statistics, agronomy or plant pathology to be successful in this role.May be required to lift up to 40 lbs. For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select: BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You? Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you?the whole you?in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry. The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you?ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career. BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.US-CA-AcampoApply for this job.