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Bayer Crop Science Fall/Harvest Field Crop Research Position

Bayer Crop Science
Monmouth, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Bayer Agronomy Center: Crop Environmental Physiology Fall Field Research Positions

Main job duties include: Late season -

- Collect plant tissue samples for lab analysis

- Assist in collecting metrics, including plant & ear height data in corn research trials

- Capture in-field harvest metrics using handheld devices

- Calibrating & testing specialized research equipment to assist with yield data collection

- Hand Harvesting trials for analysis

Required Skills/Experience:

Daily outdoor activities related to crops and fields

Walk and work on uneven terrain

Perform manual labor, bending, and lifting up to 60 pounds

Work inside on some occasions, sitting or standing for extended periods of time

Operate touch screen hand held computers

Understand English verbal and written instructions

Perform assigned tasks accurately

Function as a team member

Work independently and efficiently

Communicate with supervisors and provide updates

Dependable, must have good work attendance

Detail Oriented Well organized

Extended hours or shift work may be required in peak seasons.

· Support Bayer's Safety program by adhering to all safety policies and attend regular safety meetings.

· Take daily direction from supervisors and managers and carrying out all duties as assigned.

· Adhere to all established Standard Operating Procedures when carrying out assigned tasks.

· Ensuring compliance of regulated trails by assisting with volunteer plant removal.

· This position may require driving to and from on & off-site research fields with use of a company pool vehicle or UTV. Mileage will not exceed 5,000 miles in the year. Passengers (no more than 6) may be transported by employee in peak seasons to assist in workload. Additional contingencies required for all drivers.

***Work clothing requirement of employee-provided long pants and long-sleeved shirts while working in any field. This is not considered PPE, but work clothing, which the employee will need to provide and wear to work.***

• Must wear required & Bayer-provided PPE at all times.

• Closed toe shoes required (or steel toes if designated by safety protocols).

Hours:

• Monday-Friday: 8 AM – 4:30 PM with half hour lunch and two 15 minute breaks

• Potential opportunity of overtime in peak seasons with possible weekend work.

• Work is contingent on weather conditions and can result in days off when weather/growing conditions are not ideal or unsafe.

Bayer Crop Science

Address

Monmouth, IL
61462 USA

Industry

Agriculture

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