Seeds Production Intern- Waterloo, Nebraska at Syngenta

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Employer: Syngenta

Expires: 04/30/2020

Requisition Number: 18012845Seeds Production Intern – Waterloo, NE________________________________________About this Job:As an intern at Syngenta, you have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, and work on real projects finding real solutions. Work with us and you’ll get: Competitive wagesOngoing career development resourcesThe opportunity to work on cutting-edge projectsMeaningful projects that solve problems Duration:May 2020-August 2020 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:Support Agronomists and Field Production Technicians in field related activities as directed at the Waterloo, Nebraska production siteParticipate in accurate and timely crop scouting and data collection of emergence and vegetative growth stages, silk and pollen shed notes, stand counts, and IPM scouting thresholdsPerform activities related to planting, scouting, weed and insect management, rouging, detasseling, safety, training, and reporting at the sitePerform a project to study a potential production improvement. Present findings at Intern Poster Show in AugustPerform other duties as required to meet field operation or plant needs Qualifications Education & Experience:Requires a High School Diploma or equivalentStudent must be pursuing a Bachelors or advanced degree in an applicable discipline (Major in Agronomy, Ag Business or Mechanized Systems is preferred)Fluent in EnglishAll applicants must be eligible to work in the US Additional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities:Excellent communication skills to work well with co-workers on plant tasks and in field production management with farmer growersGood math skillsAn independent individual who is self-motivating and needs little supervisionThe ability to communicate information (written and spoken) is highly desired in this positionTrusted – Will need to make good sound judgment calls in regards to seed quality management that will be for the best interest of the companyExcellent computer skills including proficiencies in both Microsoft Excel and Microsoft WordInnovative – To always look to implement new procedures or technologies to improve work efficienciesDetail/Accuracy Oriented – All procedures and policies must be understood and followed. Data entry into data management systems must be accurate due to decisions being made by other departments based on the information givenWork Level: XZ Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Syngenta Contact Information: If you need assistance during the application process, please contact the Service Desk at recruitment.na@syngenta.com Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)(http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmla.htm) Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC)(http://webapps.dol.gov/elaws/firststep/poster_direct.htm) Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)(http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppa.htm)