Senior Station Technician (f/m/x)

We are looking for a "Senior Station Technican (f/m/x)" for one of the largest plant breeding companies worldwide.


    Our client is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, it has operated independently for more than 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed, sunflowers and vegetables. The firm uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. It is being represented by 5.700 employees in more than 70 countries. For the facility in Idaho/USA we are looking for a


    In this role you will supervise trial activities including planting, irrigation, pest control, ratings, and harvest. You will supervise and train employees and temporary workers to maintain accurate records and adhere to quality standards and protocols which may include regulated material. You should have a proficient understanding of field equipment and devices to help with problem-solving in the field

    Essential job functions (excerpt):

    • Supervise and train full-time and part-time and temporary workers to accomplish tasks directly given by project leads.

    • Make recommendations or suggestions regarding personnel matters in matters of hiring, firing, advancement, promotion, or any other change of status of employees. Conduct Employee Supervisor Dialog with direct reports.

    • Responsible for using independent judgment to supervise the creation and execution of work plans for plant material to ensure setup and planting arrangement is done accurately.

    • Organize, direct and apply pesticides to sites as needed.

    • Operate the required proprietary software for data collection.

    • Direct and operate planting and harvest equipment including proprietary technology and equipment, which will include commercial vehicles and forklifts.

    • Travel and/or drive on behalf of the business.

    • Work variable hours as needed; meet attendance requirements.

    Your profile (excerpt):

    • Associate's Degree and two or more years of experience in specific tasks being conducted by the stations, or a combination of education and experience reflecting advanced knowledge in plant research and science typical of the tasks conducted at research stations.

    • Demonstrated ability to supervise and complete projects working directly with project leads or managers.

    • Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving history.

    • Valid CDL license or ability to obtain CDL within 6 months of hire.

    • Have or be able to obtain Pesticide Applicator License within 6 months of hire.

    Preferred qualifications (excerpt):

    • Bachelor’s Degree, or higher, or equivalent in a related field and/or 2 years experience in agriculture, crop production, general farming, landscaping, greenhouse or similar reflecting advanced knowledge and experience typical of the tasks conducted at research stations

    • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (drone) experience.

    • Experience working with regulated plant material.

    • Experience working with agricultural pesticide applications

    The position offers an attractive salary according to skills and experience . If you are interested, please contact Constantin von Eyb for further information (Ref.ID: 7303)

    (please bear in mind common office hours CET - Central European Time)

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