Agronomist

Rangam Consultants Inc.

Job Description

  • Experiment and plan studies to improve crop yields. Study a farm’s crop production in order to discern the best ways to plant, harvest, and cultivate the plants, regardless of the climate.
  • Responsible for ensuring that production goals are met in their region for both yield and quality through production planning and development, grower relations, accurate record keeping and management and agronomy of in season seed to harvest activities (Contracting, Planting, spraying, rogueing, certification and crop inspection, pollination, harvest activities and all other required production activities)
  • Manage interactions with growers and pollinators ensuring strong relations and a positive image of company in completion of activities such as grower contracting, contract administration, training, grower meetings and providing advice and recommendations consistent with production strategy.
  • Perform and coordinate seed logistics activities to ensure accurate records and movement of seed which involves delivery of parental seed to the grower, the safe storage of seed following harvest, quality sampling of harvested seed, coordination of seed to cleaning locations, accurate record keeping and data entry, coordination with the logistics group to ensure that all required documentation is thoroughly completed on a timely basis allowing for deadlines to be met.
  • Participate in the operation of the Parent Seed facility as required by coordinating activities and resources as well direct involvement in the treating and blending of parental seed.
  • When required, participate in contra season activities from planning to implementation.
  • Manage resources to achieve all production goals and the effective operation of the program, including HR resources (contract of casual employees), equipment and inventory.
  • Identify and provide recommendations to challenges facing production with the goal of continually improving in all areas – agronomy, location planning, field selection, grower relations, logistics, quality management etc.
  • Ensure all activities are carried out in support of health and safety guidelines, QMS, SOP’s, production protocols, data collection on SCOPE and SAP and other internal and external regulations and practices as well as participation in the development and improvements of all the above processes as required.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $29.00 – $30.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Health insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Idaho Falls, ID 83402: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Farming or agriculture or greenhouse: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: One location

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