BASF Parent Seed Associate - Summer Term - 6 months - Chilliwack, BC in Chilliwack, British Columbia

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 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.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2018, as well as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2018.

Application Deadline: November 18, 2018

Apply Early. Role may close sooner if suitable candidates are secured

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Assist in the production of parent seed with a focus on meeting both yield and quality standards

  • Involved in all aspects of parent seed production including:

  • Organization and execution of parent seed activities from seeding to harvesting

  • Quality control

  • Field inspections

  • Supervision of casual employees and grower relations

  • Monitoring the health of the crop as it matures and providing data and recommendations is an important responsibility in this role

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Agronomic knowledge attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture or another college coupled with experience in the Agriculture industry

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as contribute to a dynamic team environment

  • Proven ability to deliver results

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills will be vital in your relations with growers

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.

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: SEEDS&TRAITS-Canola Supply Production-63022030

Title: Parent Seed Associate - Summer Term - 6 months - Chilliwack, BC

Location: CAN-British Columbia-Chilliwack

Requisition ID: 1804795