Seed Technician
Location:
Waco , Nebraska
Posted:
November 16, 2016
Reference:
01E9Y
Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Monsanto Row Crop Division. At Monsanto, we are committed to recruiting and retaining the best individuals through our team-oriented culture that encourages creativity, decision-making, and entrepreneurial spirit.

We currently have openings for Seed Technician position. Seed Technicians are involved in all facets of seed production within a location. This may include crop production, harvest, conditioning, maintenance, packaging or warehousing. These positions will be located at our corn site in Waco, NE.

Our Seed Technicians are key members of our team ensuring the highest quality product for our customers. Working at the front-end of our production, Seed Technicians are essential to the overall success of our company and the timely, efficient, and high-quality product delivery.

In this position you will work closely with, and support other on-site personnel in an effort to continuously improve our processes and consistently establish the highest standards in the industry for safety, seed quality, cost, and supply reliability.

Responsibilities:
  • Crop Production: planting, re-bag processed lots
  • Harvest: receiving
  • Conditioning: seed sizing, cleaning, and treatment application
  • Packaging: packaging, labeling and tagging seed
  • Warehousing: organizing, moving and placing seed into storage, maintaining inventory accuracy utilizing electronic inventory systems
  • Distribution: stage seed for shipment to other warehouses and customers, receive seed from other warehouses
  • Maintenance: responsible for preventive maintenance of equipment in assigned areas
  • Safety: Inspections, committee involvement along with following safety standards

Required Skills / Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Ability to do shift work seasonally
  • Valid Driver's license


Desired Skills / Experience:
  • Mechanical abilities (able to operate and trouble shoot equipment)
  • Certified Crop Advisor
  • Familiarity with Windows Operating Systems / Basic computer skills
  • College degree
  • Prior agricultural experience
Physical Requirements
Lift up to 60 pounds, Perform repetitive keyboarding tasks over 4 hours a day, Perform lifting, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, or repetitive motions/movement greater than 20 motions an hour
A little about us:
At Monsanto, we believe that diverse perspectives solve big challenges and deliver a broad range of solutions to help nourish our growing world.

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