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BASF Agro Professional Development: Research and Technical in Saskatoon, Canada

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

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

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 fulfilling work environment with a strong emphasis on the physical and psychological safety of our employees and the communities we operate in. We are always working to form the best team with an emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion and through lifelong learning and development.

At BASF, we constantly strive to become an even better workplace. As a result of our commitment to our employees, BASF has earned various awards, including being recognized by Mediacorp as a Top Employer in Canada and the GTA in 2023, and for many consecutive years prior. Most recently, BASF was thrilled to receive two awards for the first time – Forbes 2022 Canada’s Best Employers for Diversity as well as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2023.

We invite you to join our best team on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Agro Professional Development: Research and Technical (2300373)

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The Agro Professional Development Program (PDP) recruits highly motivated, recent university graduates to join BASF’s Canadian Crop Protection Division.

The PDP role is 24 months in length; with terms spent working in field research, technical development or commercial teams. The roles will be located across western Canada and will focus on an array of functions such as pathology, entomology, and weed science. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be eligible for full time roles in research, technical service or sales.

Whether your long term interests are in a technical or a commercial field, we’re on the lookout for talented forward-thinkers with a passion for agriculture, learning and working as a team. In return, we will give you the ability to expand your skill set and build your career. We offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation incentives and continuous learning opportunities. You can be part of an inclusive team of diverse talent and character. In this diversity lies our greatest strength.

Formula for Success: You Will…

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • MSc with emphasis in agronomy, weed science, pathology, entomology, biology or a related field.

  • BSc with the above background including a min 3-5 years of relevant experience.

  • Self-motivated and results oriented

  • Customer focused.

  • Strong influencing and impact skills.

  • Team orientation.

  • A Passion for Agriculture.

  • Valid Driver’s License is mandatory

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. We also provide engaging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your role.

Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

BASF is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where our employees can be their authentic selves. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, place of origin, ethnic origin, colour, religion/creed, sex/pregnancy, marital status, family status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We seek to make our recruitment process accessible for applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations or support throughout the recruitment process, please contact with the subject line “Recruitment Accommodation Request”.

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Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: N-APN/RC-Agricultural Solutions Canada-63007076

Title: Agro Professional Development: Research and Technical

Location: CAN-SK-Saskatoon

Requisition ID: 2300707