Agronomist in Idaho Falls, ID

Cenergy International

Job Description

We are pleased to recruit for a company whose corporate purpose is to create chemistry for a sustainable future and has been doing so for 150 years. Their portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. Their products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. Our client is expanding and seeking an Agronomist in Idaho Falls, ID.

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.

Responsibilities:

· 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 Plant 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.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in Crop production
  • SAP

Education Required: Bachelor’s

Work Schedule: Days

Length of Assignment: Temp to Hire

Pay Rate: The pay range for this position is $30.00 – 31.00 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.

Location: Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Benerfits:

Cenergy employees can enjoy the following robust benefits and resources:

Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

Continuous Employment Development and Learning

Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

401K

Aetna & Kaiser Group Medical Coverage

Dental Insurance Coverage

Vision Insurance Coverage

Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

Long Term Disability

Voluntary Short-Term Disability

Access to Health Joy

GAP Medical Coverage

Direct Deposit

Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00 – $31.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Experience:

  • Agronomist: 2 years (Required)
  • SAP: 2 years (Required)
  • Crop Production/Production Planning: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: One location

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