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At Monsanto you will enjoy a team-focused environment that thrives on innovation and encourages you to do extraordinary things. By incorporating cutting-edge technology and your experience, you will push the limits of agricultural technology and help change the world. Are you ready to begin?

  • Full-Time
  • Level: All
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Success Profile

What does it take to be successful at Monsanto? Check out the traits below to see if you have the right combination of talents.

  • Curiosity
  • Embraces Inclusion & Diversity
  • Agility
  • Self-Motivated
  • Entrepreneurial Aptitude
  • Driven & Organized
  • Working in a Matrix

Who We Are

We at Monsanto are more than 20,000 employees dedicated to contributing to a smarter way to feed the world. You can find us at 404 facilities across 67 countries. We’re a diverse group of thinkers with one common goal: helping to make a balanced meal accessible. Together, we foster a culture of inclusion and innovation and we are working for sustainable agriculture.

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Rewards

  • Compensation:

    Monsanto offers competitive pay and benefits, as well as other exciting rewards.

  • Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision):

    Monsanto offers a Health and Insurance Benefits Program that allows you to tailor your own benefits package.

  • Paid time off:

    We believe we can all be more effective individuals if there's a proper balance among the various demands of work, family and life.

  • Paid training:

    Internal and external seminars and conferences are available to increase your technical, professional and managerial skills.

  • Savings Plan:

    We provide you an opportunity to save up to 25% of your eligible pay in a personal savings program to which Monsanto also contributes.

  • Variety and Collaboration:

    Opportunities to participate in varied types of projects and get new experiences from partnerships with many organizations within Monsanto.

Responsibilities

Major Responsibilities (essential job functions, scope of the job etc.):

This individual is included in all aspects of seed preparation, planting, pollinating, harvesting and inventory management. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform computer-related activities, including hand held data collection, data management, bar coding functions and providing support for all day-to-day activities.
  • Coordinates and assists in all seed lab operations including seed shelling, packaging, treating and packet arrangement.
  • Coordinates and assists with all field operations including planting nurseries, pollination, data collection, and harvesting of nurseries.
  • Assist with timely and accurate data collection.
  • Provide support to the Breeder and Research Associate.
  • Assists in implementation of site safety programs to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Actively participate in the evaluation and implementation of new technologies.
  • Road travel and time away from home when working at MSP location.

Qualifications/Competencies:

  • BS degree in agronomy, plant science, or related discipline or 3 years agricultural research experience with an Agricultural related diploma.
  • Basic knowledge of crop production, farming practices and farm equipment operation.
  • Individual leadership and people management skills.
  • Excellent organizational and record keeping skills.
  • Effective verbal communication skills.
  • Computer skills in word processing and spreadsheet programs with the ability to learn new programs.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to balance multiple tasks and achieve deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and accurate worker.

 

 

Other Information (travel, relocation benefits, hours etc.)   Must be prepared to work on week-ends during pollinating period and be prepared to overnight away from home when necessary.

 

Candidate’s

      Skill Set:

1.     Important: 

·          Knowledge of breeding nursery set-up

·          Ability to accurately take and record data

·          Knowledge of farm and seed research equipment

·          Computer literate

2.     Nice to Have:

·          Experience with data analysis

3.     Must Have: 

·          Agricultural Diploma with experience or BS degree

·          Drivers license

4.     Must Not Have:

·          Criminal record

 

Doing Great Things

  • Putting Military Skills to work

    Putting Military Skills to work:

    At Monsanto, we value the leadership, tenacity, adaptability, teamwork, and performance orientation skills and attributes that veterans and service members bring to the table.

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  • Inclusion & Diversity

    Inclusion & Diversity

    Creating an inclusive environment where employees of all genders, ethnicities, backgrounds and orientations feel welcome and able to contribute is core to creating a Great Place to Work.

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  • Making a difference

    Making a difference:

    Giving is a natural part of what we do at Monsanto. As a company, we are committed to making lives better.

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