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Grower, US

Job Description

GROWER - (1701884)

Description

About Syngenta

As global demand for food and fuel continues to rise, we are dedicated to our purpose: Bringing plant potential to life. Syngenta is one of the world’s leading companies with more than 28,000 employees in over 90 countries. We work in a collaborative and inspiring culture where personal contribution is rewarded and growth and development are at the heart of our culture.

Through our world-class science, global reach and commitment to working with our customers, we help to increase crop productivity, protect the environment and improve health and quality of life.

There’s never been a more important time to join Syngenta.

For more information about us please visit www.syngenta.com

About This Job

The role is responsible for executing outlined growing procedures and processes for Syngenta Asters and Chrysanthemums to deliver quality cuttings that meet customer requirements on a consistent basis.

Accountabilities

• Visually inspect assigned growing area.

• Monitor water and fertility needs

• Implement weekly plant growth regulator applications.

• Maintain proper pinch schedules to insure “on time” cutting harvest.

• Supervise and instruct assigned hourly employee (usually 1-8 people) to daily tasks.

• Conduct field trials to improve on current practices.

Qualifications

Essential Knowledge & Experience

• Ability to maintain and execute established procedures

• Must have problem solving skills

• Work closely with other team members on site

• Team player

• Experience looking for ways and methods to continually improve current practices

Preferred Qualifications

• Must have problem solving skills

• BS Degree (Horticulture/Agriculture/Biology related disciplines)

• 3 - 5 years of horticulture growing experience desired

• Familiarity with IPM (Integrated Pest Management) and Horticulture environmental control systems

• Familiarity with insecticides and fungicides used in greenhouses

 Additional Information

• All applicants must be eligible to work in the US without visa support

• Travel up to 5%

• Flexible work hours

• Relocation support is provided

 Syngenta Contact Information:

If you need assistance during the application process, please contact the Service Desk at na.sta_pc_team@syngenta.com.

Primary Location: USA-Florida-Alva

Job: CP Production

 

Click on the link below to apply online

syngentacrop.taleo.net/careersection/unitedstates/jobdetail.ftl


05/19/2017



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