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BASF Field Technician - (Farm Operations) - Leland, MS in Leland, Mississippi

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine in 2020 as one of America’s Best Employers. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Field Technician - (Farm Operations) (2002882) – Leland, MS

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Manage the farming operations of the Mid-South Breeding/Trait Development Station;

  • Provide technical support for research, development, crop protection and breeding trials conducted at the Mid-South Breeding/Trait Development Station;

  • Proper operation and maintenance of Mid-South Breeding/Trait Development Station equipment;

  • Assist in planting and harvesting of trials conducted on the Mid-South Breeding/Trait Development Station and off-station locations as necessary;

  • Coordination of crop maintenance with pest control advisor;

  • Ensure compliance with all Government, BASF Regulatory, MyQ, BioSafety and Stewardship guidelines;

  • Supervise summer interns including vacation scheduling and daily activities;

  • Serve as the Site Safety Coordinator to ensure completion of trainings and adherence to EHS policies


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our CORE values. More specifically related to this position, BASF Corporation seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma with 8 years’ experience, Associates degree with 6 years’ experience or BS degree with 4 years’ experience in an agriculturally related field (agronomy, plant biology, crop production, etc.);

  • Self-motivated, capable of working individually and completing tasks without direct Supervision;

  • Strong organizational skills, interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work in a team environment;

  • Problem solving skills must include scheduling of multiple tasks and data management;

  • Basic knowledge of computer software and communication tools;

  • Strong agronomy background with knowledge of farm equipment and it’s operation;

  • Capable of performing the task of small plot spraying and other physically demanding field activities

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. you@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select: BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division (

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: APP/DN-Field Trials - NA-63021937

Title: Field Technician - (Farm Operations) - Leland, MS

Location: MS-Leland

Requisition ID: 2002882