Seasonal Technical Associate

BASF - London, ON (30+ days ago)

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Seasonal Technical Associate-1902957

You can be part of an inclusive team of diverse talent and character. In this diversity lies our greatest strength.

Description

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 provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Seasonal Technical Associate

Contract Duration – 4 -6 months

Location: looking for applicant across all regions of the province

Job duties include:
Organize and help manage large scale field trials

  • Involves activities such as seeding, spraying and harvest operations, establishment and evaluation on 40 ac trials initiated by growers on crop protection products
Conduct evaluations in season including but not limited to:
  • Plant vigor, establishment, plant count measurements and other observations
  • Seed Treatment, Herbicide and Fungicide efficacy assessments
Customer tours and presentations
Operation of plot tractor and sprayer
Responsible for transportation of equipment from site to site with a truck and flat deck trailer
Professional conduct with direct interaction with growers and retail stakeholders
Strong commitment to safety

Qualifications

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Qualifications:
  • Enrolled/recently completed an agriculture science or related degree program
  • Strong agronomic competence
  • High level of enthusiasm and strong communication skills
  • Strong commitment to learn and gain experience in technical development
  • Mobility to travel within your assigned region, manage your own schedule and work independently in pursuit of team goals
  • Manitoba Applicants require a Class 3 Endorsement on the Driver’s License (can be acquired in season).
  • Saskatchewan Applicants require a 5G Driver’s License (can be acquired in season).
  • Aberta – valid drivers licence required
  • Experience with the operation of farm equipment and sprayers is an asset
We welcome and encourage applications from all persons. BASF has a robust policy of accommodating employees who are able to perform the essential duties of the job upon accommodation. In particular, applicants with disabilities are entitled to a recruitment process and accessible materials.

Primary Location: CA-ON-London
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Temporary Work
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-APN/RD-Agricultural Solutions Canada-63010489