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BASF Trait Development Summer Associate in Saskatoon, Canada

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

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.  

We are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF Canada has been proudly recognized as one of Canada's & GTA’s Best 100 Employers in 2022 and for many consecutive years.  We have also been recognized as Canada’s Safest Employer in Chemical Manufacturing for several consecutive years, in addition to receiving a Bronze medal for providing a Psychologically Safe workplace.  

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

Trait Development Associate - (2202766)


Contract Duration: 4 - 6 months (Summer) 

Location: Saskatoon  

Wage: $21.00 hour to $28.00 hour.

Posting Closes: Friday, October 28th 2022.

*Responsibilities: *

As a Trait Development Associate, you will join our development team where you will be involved in: 

  • the advancement of new traits to be developed in support of local and global programs.

  • Field activities relating to new trait development from seeding to harvest including: 

  • Seed set up

  • Land preparation

  • Seeding

  • Pest control

  • Pollination management

  • Plot maintenance

  • Harvesting

  • Supervision of casual employees (as required)

  • Ensuring standard operating procedures

_Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You… _

*Qualifications: *

  • Strong agronomic competence attained through pursuing or having obtained your degree in Agriculture or another college along with experience in the Agriculture Industry 

  • Demonstrate problem solving skills 

  • Ability to be flexible and modify plans as situations arise minimizing impact on results 

  • Interest in canola development 

  • Ability to deliver results in pursuit of both individual and team goals will be vital to your success in this role

Please apply through the Companies Career page at{} .  In Keyword please type in the Job number which is for  

  • 2202766

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_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”. 

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: APP/DE-Early Development-63022027

Title: Trait Development Summer Associate

Location: CAN-SK-Saskatoon

Requisition ID: 2202766