Field Solutions Summer Research Associate

Bayer - Olds, AB (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

Field Solutions Summer Research Associate- Olds, AB

Your tasks and responsibilities

We are seeking highly motivated Field Solutions Summer Research Associates to join our successful team for the Summer of 2020. This position is a 4-month term. The positions will be based in Olds, AB.

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 and agricultural research experience.
Our Field Solutions team work within a project team environment to plan and execute field crop research trials and coordinate research projects with public and private contract co-operators to generate performance data needed for commercialization of new agricultural production technologies.

Key Tasks:
Assist with product development trials relating to the development of seed treatment, herbicide and fungicide products on a diverse selection of field crops
Field trial maintenance including field preparation, seeding, spraying, and mowing
Data collection and management
Mobility to travel within your region, manage your own schedule and work independently in pursuit of team goals

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:

Agronomic knowledge attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or another college coupled with experience in the Agriculture industry
Ability to work independently as well as contribute to a dynamic team environment
Ability to deliver results
Attention to detail
Experience with trailering equipment and operation of farm equipment is considered an asset
Ability to obtain G endorsement (Heavy trailer endorsement) for driver’s license is 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 : Alberta : Olds

Crop Science

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