Agronomic Excellence Agronomist - Grand Forks, ND or Salina, KS (remote)
October 8, 2020
Agronomic Excellence Agronomist - Grand Forks, ND or Salina, KS (remote)-2002327 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team--especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized as a 2020 Best Employer for Diversity by Forbes. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Agronomic Excellence Agronomist (2002327) - Grand Forks, ND or Salina, KS (remote)
Where the Chemistry Happens
The Agronomic Excellence Agronomist is accountable to the Agronomic Excellence Manager, this position is responsible for developing and executing wheat and canola trial protocols as well as establishing and maintaining field trial and digital farming site production for the purpose of evaluation, statistical analysis and summary with the goal of developing agronomic recommendations and identifying targeted seed quality enhancements that will provide the highest return to growers.
Formula for Success
Bachelor's degree and equivalent experience in agriculture or related discipline, Master's Degree a plus
Class 1 drivers license preferred and be able to obtain the license within 6 months employment
Trained with forklift, first aid, dangerous goods and WHMIS
Training related to technical aspects of agriculture, specifically as it applies to research
Minimum 3-5 years of experience as an agronomist
Must be able to comfortably lift up to 60 pounds and physically able to walk over uneven surfaces extensively
Experience operating and maintaining farm equipment is required
Experience in field data research collection
Experience in coaching and mentoring employees
Agronomic expertise and well-rounded technical skills and understanding of research and the seed industry
Advanced computer and data analysis skills
Ability to work in a team as well as operate independently
Professional written and verbal communication skills
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. [email protected] is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you--the whole you--in all stages of your life and career. With [email protected] , you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
Primary Location: US-ND-Grand Forks
Other Locations: US-KS-Manhattan
Function: REDE - Research & Development
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: G-APU/NCB-North America Canola Business-63022904
Internal Number: 633321
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.