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Breeding Technician

Location: Myakka City, Florida, USA

Enza Zaden in Myakka City, Florida is looking for highly motivated research minded individual to join our team.

What will you do?

As a Breeding Technician you will provide support in the execution of the breeding programs at our Research and Development station in Myakka City, Florida. Responsible for preparation of the seed lots necessary for the breeding/screening trials. Assistance in sowing, monitoring germination after sowing, pricking out and planting.
Execution of crossing programs and related activities on the instructions of the Breeder. Other duties as assigned.

Your power
You are someone who takes initiative, recognizes opportunities, and has an organized method of working. You are eager to learn and grow in the vegetable seed industry. Once trained you can work independently, but you are also able to work in a cross-functional teams.

In short, you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in agricultural science, horticultural or plant science is preferred.
  • Any training and experience relevant to the job preferred.
  • A thorough understanding of English, both verbal and written is required.
  • The ability to speak and understand Spanish is highly desired.
  • Ability to learn the breeding administration software.
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Work on weekends and Holidays, as necessary.
  • Work outside in different weather conditions.
  • Travel within the USA (10-20%).
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Compensation & Benefits:

The following information is provided in good faith as a general description of the pay range and benefits for the position posted. The actual compensation offered to the successful candidate is dependent upon experience, skills, education, work location, and other objective job-related factors.

Hourly Pay Range estimated $19.45 - $22.00 per hour.

Enza Zaden offers an attractive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, and disability coverage for full-time positions. Other benefits include: 401(k) with employer match, paid personal time off, paid volunteer time off, monthly fitness reimbursement and a free Employee Assistance Program (EAP). More information regarding the benefits, will be shared during the application process.

Our power
Enza Zaden is a vegetable breeding company that develops vegetable varieties. And produces and sells its seeds all over the world. We have made an animation to explain to you properly (and as briefly as possible) what we do. The purpose of our work? To offer everyone worldwide access to healthy and varied vegetables. With more than 2000 passionate colleagues all over the world, we work together every day on the vegetables of tomorrow.

Would you like to know more about Enza Zaden as an employer? Then take a look at the Careers & Learning.

Application

Please click HERE to learn more and to apply online.

 

More positions from: Enza Zaden North America, Inc.

Posted from July 1, 2024 until September 26, 2024
SeedQuest reference number: 151937

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country where the position is located.


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