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Seed Technician

We are seeking a motivated Seed Technician. This position is located in Kunia, HI and is reporting to our Production Manager. Seed Technicians are involved in all facets of seed production within a seed production location. This may include crop production, harvest, conditioning, maintenance, packaging, or warehousing. Seed Technicians work closely with on-site personnel in an effort to continuously improve our processes and consistently establish the highest standards in the industry for safety, seed quality, cost and supply reliability.Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate proficiency (including all IT functions for that area) of assigned Functional Jobs including:
    • Planting Prep
    • Scouting & Field Notes
    • Pollination Activities
    • Harvest & Drying
    • Conditioning & Shelling
    • Sampling & Shipping
  • Operate and maintain appropriate equipment for a given job/task and follow all safety and quality requirements
  • Demonstrate leadership by making operational decisions, taking ownership of safety and quality in area of responsibility
  • Collect and enter data as well as provide progress and summary reports and as required for maintaining records and making operational decisions
  • Troubleshoot problems and perform basic maintenance (preventative maintenance, small repairs, part replacements, minimal down-time type issues and documentation) to keep the process or operation functioning properly
  • Support management team by fostering teamwork with all employees
    Required Skills/Experience:
    • High school education
    • Proficiency in use of email (MS Outlook), remote meeting tools (WebEx) and other Microsoft applications
    • Flexible work schedule and willingness to work overtime and/or weekends as necessary to complete weekly tasks
    • Ability to work in a team environment and expresses a genuine intention to work cooperatively with others but function independently
    • Works with a sense of urgency, identifies and overcomes obstacles, takes necessary risks; balancing big picture concerns with day-to-day activities
    • Valid Driver License
    Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet. While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting advancingtogether. com/careers.

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