Randstad Research Associate in Hazelwood, Missouri
salary:$15 - $18 per hour
date posted:Thursday, August 15, 2019
industry:Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Hunting
Randstad is seeking two highly motivated and innovative Research Associates for an opportunity with our client Bayer (legacy Monsanto) based in Hazelwood, MO to join a growing team focused on delivering high quality research seed within the Global Breeding organization. This role reports to an Agronomic Research Specialist and supports seed processing, packaging and distribution within Bayer's broad field testing network.-
The successful candidate will have interactions with Global Breeding personnel across North America, including multi-crop interactions spanning corn, soybeans, cotton, wheat and canola, as well as with breeders, scientists, automation engineers, and software developers. In addition, the research associate will have the opportunity to work with cutting edge proprietary seed processing and packaging technology.
Primary oversight of seed processing operations on site ensuring quality, accuracy and timely delivery to North America field testing hubs
Ensure execution of processing protocols as defined in partnership with breeders, scientists, and field testing teams
Manage seed and trial inventory and distribution and coordinate physical seed movement between North America field testing hubs and to/from winter seed production locations, including locations outside of the United States
Provide process improvement leadership for existing and future workflows to drive continuous improvement
Collaborate with developers to provide software requirements for machine and process control (automation)
Accountable for quality control and continual assessment of processes against established key performance metrics
Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural Systems Management, Mechanized Systems Management, Agricultural Systems Technology, Supply Chain Management Logistics, or related field
Strong computer skills related to data capture, organization and analysis
Strong foresight, planning, prioritization and organization skills
Ability to quickly identify and troubleshoot problems
Demonstrated effective written and oral communication
Ability to work extended hours during peak operational seasons
Ability to work effectively with interdisciplinary teams and demonstrate leadership
Knowledge of research-scale seed processing equipment and best practices
Familiarity with plant breeding methodologies
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