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BASF Technical Agronomy Internship in Canada

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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!

Technical Agronomy Intern

Contract Duration : 4 - 6 months (Summer)

We Are Hiring the Following Locations of: Peace Region, Red Deer, Saskatoon, North Battleford, Regina, Southern Saskatchewan, Canora, Yorkton, Brandon, Western Manitoba, Winnipeg, Eastern Manitoba, and Ontario.

Wage: $21.00 hour to $28.00 hour.

Posting Closes: Friday, November 18th 2022.

Responsibilities:

As a Technical Agronomy Intern, you will join our agronomy team where you will be involved in:

  • Organize and help manage a variety of large scale trials including canola hybrids (InVigor Demonstration Strip Trials), seed treatment, fungicide and herbicide trials with Growers. This Involves activities such as seeding, spraying and harvest operations with the InVigor Demonstration Strip Trial program.

  • Conduct evaluations throughout the season including but not limited to: Plant vigor, plant count measurement in the InVigor Demonstration Strip Trials

  • Conduct efficacy assessments with Seed Treatment, Herbicide and Fungicide trials

  • Take part in and help set up customer tours and presentations

  • Operation of ATV and pull behind sprayer

  • Responsible for transportation of equipment from site to site

  • Complete and Present on a Demand Creation/Research project before peers and senior leaders within BASF

  • Professional and direct interaction with grower and retail stakeholders

  • Strong commitment to safety

I ngredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled/recently completed an agriculture science or related degree program

  • Interested in agronomy

  • High level of enthusiasm and strong communication skills

  • Strong commitment to learn and gain experience in agronomy

  • Mobility to travel within your assigned region, manage your own schedule and work independently in pursuit of team goals

  • Valid drivers licence required

  • Experience with the operation of farm equipment and sprayers is an assset

Please apply through the Companies Career page at https://www.basf.com/global/en/careers/jobs.html#{} . In Keyword please type in the Job number which is for

  • 2203082

If you need any further assistance, please email Talent Acquisition at: talentcanada@basf.com

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 ta-canada@basf.com with the subject line “Recruitment Accommodation Request”.

Job: REDE - Research & Development

Organization: N-APN/ZT-Agricultural Solutions Canada Tech Svcs-63026401

Title: Technical Agronomy Internship

Location: Canada

Requisition ID: 2203082

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