Parent Seed Summer Associate

Bayer - Cranbrook, BC (30+ days ago)

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Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change

Parent Seed Summer Associate- Cranbrook, BC

Your tasks and responsibilities

We are seeking highly motivated Parent Seed Summer Associate to join our successful team for the Summer of 2020. This position is a 4-month term. The positions will be based in the Cranbrook, BC area.

From your first day as a Summer Student you will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. Our goal is to provide interesting and challenging work while at the same time have fun and celebrate successes.
We offer an orientation program, on the job training, a competitive compensation package, and this role provides you with opportunity to expand your knowledge.
This is an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in agriculture to experience working with a world class hybrid canola parent seed production team.

Key Tasks:
Work independently or with members of our team on project specific activities and season work priorities
Assist Seed Technicians with all aspects of canola parent seed production such as field monitoring, roguing, drip irrigation, equipment operation, sampling, pollination activities, special projects and many others.
Data collection and entry
Being involved in community engagement projects and team building events

Who are you
Your success will be driven by your demonstrations of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possess the following:

A current student pursuing an Associate’s (Diploma), Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree program, returning to school upon completion of the summer internship to continue program of study or begin an advanced degree in the fall
Pursuing a program with a focus in Agriculture is preferred
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Detail and results-orientation with the ability to work independently
Ability to balance multiple tasks and prioritize effectively
Strong motivational, organization, time management and problem-solving skills
Ability to work long hours as required.
Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Application Deadline: Apply Early, role will close if a suitable candidate is secured.

Bayer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Candidates participating in our selection process requiring accommodation due to a disability or medical need are encouraged to notify the Bayer representative that they will be meeting with to ensure appropriate arrangements can be made.

Canada : British Columbia : Cranbrook

Crop Science

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