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Agricultural Technician Lead

Company: KWS Group
Location: Tangent
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Interested in agriculture and enjoy working outdoors? KWS Seeds, LLC currently has an opening for a Agricultural Technician Lead located in the area of Tangent, Oregon. This position will be working under the direction of the Pre-Commercial Field Supervisor to execute cultural field practices according to recommended rates and procedures.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Execute cultural field practices which may include bed preparation, seed sowing, chemical/fertilizer application, and general field maintenance, irrigation management, swathing, and combining.Record activity data according to regulations/standards and internal procedures.Manage mixing, storage, transport and application of product.Safely load/unload, secure, and operate field equipment.Responsible for minor repairs and assists in coordinating equipment maintenance.Perform and record daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s) and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip inspections, such as checking fuel and oil levels, inspecting tires, lights, and brakes.Ensure that the Company handbook, Rules, Guidelines and Procedures, and safety policies are followed and personal protective equipment is used correctly.Operate a company vehicle to travel from field-to-field, driving on average 75 miles each day.Occasionally travel and/or drive and/or operate a forklift on behalf of the business.Meet attendance requirements.Other duties as assigned.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:High school diploma or equivalentAble to obtain a Private Pesticide Applicator's LicenseMust have or ability to obtain CDL within 6 months of hireValid driver's licenseAble to work in varied environmental conditions (loud, hot, cold, dusty, damp, etc)Demonstrated experience operating, loading and driving a loaded trailerExperience in agriculturePREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Basic knowledge of agricultural pesticides and weed identificationBachelor's Degree in an Agriculture related fieldInterested? Please apply online by submitting your cover letter and resume.About KWSKWS is one of the world's leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed, sunflowers and vegetables. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. Around 6.000 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries.Our data privacy policy for candidates is available on www.kws.com/dataprotection. Please select the country where the job you applied for is posted in and, if applicable, the specific business unit.Job Segment: Technician, Agricultural, Maintenance, Warehouse, Forklift, Technology, Agriculture, Manufacturing

Keywords: KWS Group, Salem , Agricultural Technician Lead, Engineering , Tangent, Oregon

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