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  • Posted: Feb 20, 2020
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    Corteva Agriscience, brings you the world's most recognized and premium agricultural solutions, featuring Pioneer and Brevant Seeds, award-winning Crop Protection products, Encirca and Granular software tools and services. We provide agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability. We strive to develop sustainable...
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    Senior Research Associate

    Roles And Responsibilities

    • Ensure that seed from plant breeders lists are packed according to procedure.
    • Plan trial layout according to guidelines from breeder, pack trials according to existing protocols.
    • Arrange locations as required by plant breeder in collaboration with agronomists.
    • Ensure timely purchasing of fertilizers and fertilize plants as per the protocol.
    • Monitor weeds and insect infestation and co-ordinate with breeders/co-workers for control measures.
    • Coordinate planting, maintenance and harvesting of seed production in accordance with protocol.
    • Packing of trials and preparing various spreader combinations.



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    Key Stakeholders And Interactions

    • Plant Breeders, Snr Research Associates, Research Associates, Research Assistants.
    • Location:
    • Potchefstroom - Hoogekraal


    Qualifications

    To Grow What Matters, You Will Need

    Qualifications And Skills

    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification in Agriculture or related field. MSc in Agriculture will be an added advantage.
    • 3-5 years working experience in a related role.
    • Proven ability to make times decisions, solve problems and ability to multi-task.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, teamwork and ability to develop strong working relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.
    • Ability to cope well under pressure.

    Who We Are Looking For:

    • Curious, bold thinkers who want to grow their careers and be part of a winning team
    • Market shaping individuals who want to transform the agriculture industry to meet the world’s growing need for food
    • Collaborators who thrive in a diverse, inclusive work environment
    • Innovators who bring initiative and fresh ideas that drive our business into the future and make us an industry leader



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    Growing What Matters Starts With You… What We Can Offer To Help You Grow:

    • Challenging work assignments that grow your skills, capabilities and experiences
    • Opportunities for international rotations and relocation that will expand your global view and cultural experience
    • Diverse, inclusive work environment where employees bring their whole selves to work and feel heard, valued and empowered
    • Dedicated and customized resources to help grow your professional skills, industry expertise and personal perspectives.
    • Joining us is a natural opportunity to strengthen your professional network through valuable relationships.
    • Support the health and well-being of every employee by offering world-class benefits, meaningful work and competitive salary
    • Performance driven culture with a strong focus on speed, efficiency and agility

    Req ID: RES00004492

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    Research Associate

     

    Duties And Responsibilities

    • Ensure that seed from plant breeders lists are packed procedurally and properly marked.
    • Accurately checking seed list, allocating variety numbers and controlling randomizations.
    • Planning of trial layout according to the guidelines from the breeder and draw up a plan.
    • Packing trials according to existing protocols.
    • Ensure timeous planting and harvesting.
    • Monitoring of weeds and insect infestation and co-ordinate control measures with breeders and co-workers.
    • Accurate capturing of data according to schedule.
    • Accurately packing trials and preparing various spreader combinations.

    Location: Potchefstroom, Hoogekraal


    Qualifications
    To Grow What Matters, You Will Need

    Qualifications

    • National Diploma in Agriculture plus 3 years experience agricultural research environment; OR B. Agric or B. Agric with 2 years experience in agricultural research environment.
    • Knowledge of Agriculture, Grain crop protection, computer literacy, verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must be able o work under pressure and in a diverse team environment.

    Req ID: RES00004454

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

     

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