Nutrien LTD

Seasonal Agronomy Assistant

Job Locations CA-MB-Winnipeg
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/1/2018 8:41 AM)
System ID
2017-6277
Job Category
Students & New Grads
Business Unit
Retail
Number of Positions (Vacancies)
1

Job Description

Seasonal Agronomy Assistant, Winnipeg, MB (or Area)

 

Why work at Crop Production Services (CPS)?  Great question!

 

Safety is a core value at CPS.  Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority.  Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

 

While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future.  We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

 

In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, CPS offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

 

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture.  Culture at CPS is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

 

Key Tasks:

Field trial support 

  • Assisting in ensuring the 2017 Proven Seed Field Performance Check program is implemented successfully in the Manitoba and East Saskatchewan geography
  • Working with local CPS retails, Managers of Agronomic Services and the Proven Agronomy Lead to ensure that trials are managed for maximum impact including:
    • Confirm that the producer and CPS retail are aware of expectations for trials results
    • Manage relevant administration with respect to field trials
    • Supporting trial establishment and seeding
    • Scouting and assessment during the season
    • Field signing and ensuring maintenance for tour season
    • Collection of harvest results (pending on season)

Training & Development 

  • Support CPS Innovation tours
  • Working with CPS divisional leaders & Proven Seed management to support the 2017 Innovation Tours
  • Collaborate with CPS Research, Development & Innovation to assist in the set up and execution of the Rosebank and Watrous Innovation tours
  • Champion Proven Seed positioning on key hybrids and varieties in corn, soybeans, canola and cereals with CPS retail staff

Sales & Marketing 

  • Assist in the aggregation, assimilation and distribution of information relative to field trial results
  • Support CPS retails with Proven Seed summer tours
  • Aid with organization and execution of Ag In Motion outdoor tradeshow

 Other

  • Read, understand and follow all standard operating procedures, safety policies and training documents relating to the listed duties
  • Other duties and projects as required

 

Qualifications: 

  • Agriculture, Business or Science Degree student, or Diploma student, or graduate
  • Demonstrated ability to actively participate in a collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Valid driver's license required; Driving record will be reviewed
  • Travel required 

CPS, a Nutrien Company, is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

 

If this sounds like a good match, apply now. You will need the ability to complete a Criminal Background Check, Drug & Alcohol Testing, and Driving Record Abstract as required by CPS policies.

 

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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