Seed Technician – #01S5X
Our Seed Technicians are key members of our team ensuring the highest quality product for our customers. Working at the front-end of our production, Seed Technicians are essential to the overall success of our company and the timely, efficient, and high-quality product delivery. In this position, you will have the opportunity to work across all areas of our farm and seed processing activities including planting, field prep, irrigation/fertigation, crop protection, harvesting, drying, and shipping. You will also work closely with, and support other on-site personnel in an effort to continuously improve our processes and consistently establish the highest standards in the industry for safety, seed quality, cost, and supply reliability. ResponsibilitiesAssist with all aspects of seed production operations including planting, field prep, irrigation/fertigation, crop protection, and maintenance.Operate agriculture equipment such as tractors, sprayers, harvesters, and irrigation equipment.Documenting accurate records of all agronomic activities associated to each field and farm using farm management software.Follow and support all site safety rules and regulations, including performing safety inspections and training to ensure a safe working environment.Assist and perform minor maintain activities on vehicles and farm equipment Actively participates in safety and Quality Management System (QMS) initiatives throughout the siteProficiency in use of Microsoft applications such as Excel, Outlook, Word, and AccessAssist in other projects and perform other duties as required.Qualifications:Required Skills / Experience:High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)Ability to do shift work seasonallyValid driver's license Ability to learn how to safety and efficiently operate agriculture equipment including tractors, sprayers, harvesters, and irrigation equipment. Able to lift 60lbsDesired Skills / Experience:Associated or Bachelors DegreeMechanical abilities (able to operate and trouble shoot equipment)Familiarity with Windows Operating Systems / Basic computer skillsPrior agricultural or equipment operating experience Specific Work Conditions and Physical Requirements:The requirements for this position involve the willingness to work in a variety of areas including the seed processing facility, fields, office and/or warehouse. Frequent walking and standing is required. This can include frequent work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions. The position also requires the ability to climb ladders and occasionally perform elevated work. The ability to lift 50 lbs repetitively is also required.Apply for this job.