Agricultural Technician Lead (f/m/x)

We are looking for a "Agricultural Technician Lead (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 Oregon/USA we are looking for a


    This position will be working under the direction of the Pre-Commercial Field Supervisor to execute cultural field practices according to recommended rates and procedures.

    Essential job functions (excerpt):

    • Execute cultural field practices which may include bed preparation, seed sowing, chemical/fertilizer application, and general field maintenance, irrigation management, swathing, and combining.

    • Record activity data according to regulations/standards and internal procedures.

    • Manage mixing, storage, transport and application of product.

    • Safely load/unload, secure, and operate field equipment.

    • Responsible for minor repairs and assists in coordinating equipment maintenance.

    • Perform and record daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s) and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip inspections, such as checking fuel and oil levels, inspecting tires, lights, and brakes.

    • Ensure that the Company handbook, Rules, Guidelines and Procedures, and safety policies are followed and personal protective equipment is used correctly.

    • Operate a company vehicle to travel from field-to-field, driving on average 75 miles each day.

    • Occasionally travel and/or drive and/or operate a forklift on behalf of the business.

    Your profile:

    • High school diploma or equivalent

    • Able to obtain a Private Pesticide Applicator’s License

    • Must have or ability to obtain CDL within 6 months of hire

    • Valid driver’s license

    • Able to work in varied environmental conditions (loud, hot, cold, dusty, damp, etc)

    • Demonstrated experience operating, loading and driving a loaded trailer

    • Experience in agriculture

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Basic knowledge of agricultural pesticides and weed identification

    • Bachelor’s Degree in an Agriculture related field

    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: 7521)

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

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