Technician III
Nutrien Ag Solutions
Saskatoon, SK
Job Description
Technician III, Saskatoon, SK

Why work at Nutrien Ag Solutions? Great question!

Safety is a core value at Nutrien Ag Solutions. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important that 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, Nutrien Ag Solutions 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 Nutrien Ag Solutions is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

Key Tasks:
Demonstrates leadership, oversees safety and directs the activities of seasonal staff assigned to the research program
Trains and directs the development of staff; supervises and manages performance with timely and appropriate feedback and review
Works with the Research Agronomist to plan and conduct the field testing of designated research material using defined methods that will ensure accuracy and optimize results under experimental protocol
Conducts preliminary yield evaluation trials on experimental lines including tasks such as: trial design and layout, planting, pesticide application, note taking, harvest and quality testing
Produces pure seed of designated lines
Assists in conducting field tours and provides information on research programs
Maintains a detailed logbook of activities.
Gathers, summarizes and inputs experimental data
Monitors results and checks for accuracy of information
Assist in the recruitment of seasonal staff

Skills:
Excellent coordinating and communication skills to deal with a number of staff
Solid organizational skills to handle and wide range of research projects
Concern for order; expertise; flexibility; teamwork and cooperation; achievement orientation/self-motivation; attention to detail; supervisory skills; willingness to travel

Qualifications:
One (1) year of related experience.
Diploma in Agriculture, B.Sc. in Agriculture an asset.
Eligible for membership in the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists.
Excellent coordinating and communication skills to deal with a number of staff.
Solid organizational skills to handle and wide range of research projects.
Knowledge and experience with experimental design, data and statistical analysis.
Knowledge of farm equipment and machine operation. Ability to repair equipment is desired.
Computer experience in the use of databases and spreadsheets.
Concern for order; expertise; flexibility; teamwork and cooperation; achievement orientation/self-motivation; attention to detail; supervisory skills; willingness to travel.
Class 1 driver's license or willingness to obtain "G" endorsement is an asset.
Level 3

Nutrien Ag Solutions 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 Nutrien Ag Solutions’ policies.

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