Agricultural R&D Technician in Wilton, CA

Sensei Ag
  • Full Time
  • Wilton, CA
  • $22 - $27 an hour USD / Year
  • Applications have closed

About Sensei Ag
Sensei Ag is a market-changing AgTech company aiming to solve global gaps and inconsistencies in nutrition, food safety, and food security through the transformative power of data. Guided by the capabilities and insights of our founders, technology entrepreneur Larry Ellison and Dr. David Agus, we design, develop and deploy cutting-edge agricultural technologies to build a better, more stable food supply that is capable of feeding our entire world nutritionally-relevant, delicious, affordable meals.
Everything we do is evidence-led, radically transparent, always enriching.
Learn more from our website or by following us on LinkedIn. If you’d like to see what we are doing with our consumer-facing brand Sensei Farms, please check our Instagram!

Position Description
Assists R&D Grower and Associates in the implementation of R&D trials. Trials can range from cultivar selection, recipe generation & optimization to pre-commercial testing before crops are put into production. The position will assist in irrigation, fertilization, crop maintenance, greenhouse set up and take down, data collection as well as harvesting activities. Will help to implement the IPM program on a particular site.
Responsibilities

Actively participate in data collection by accurately recording key points of data as needed.
Monitor key plant and environmental variables to ensure success of trials.
Participate in all growing activities to include pruning, pollinations, fertilizations, harvesting, clean up and pest control activities.
Ensure proper hygiene and safety protocols are followed at all times.

Required Skills, Abilities and Qualifications

Ability to accurately record data and work with database type programs.
Ability to work in an environment that can be hot and humid for extended periods of time.
Must be detailed oriented.
Ability to work weekends and holidays as needed.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Skills, Abilities and Qualifications

Has or able to obtain a pesticide applicators license.
Have experience working in an R&D environment.

Educational Requirements

Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture or a related discipline OR a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a greenhouse environment.

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Salary

$22.00 – $27.00

Traits We Value

Appreciation for transforming health and the future of food
Smart, not arrogant
Humble and hardworking
Entrepreneurial, not risk averse
Kind and genuine
Grit and lots of it

Benefits

Medical
Dental
Vision
401K
LTD
STD
Life
FSA/HSA/Dependent Care Reimbursement

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