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Seed Research Technician - Summer 2024

Company: Seneca Foods Corporation
Location: Le Sueur
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Seneca Foods is one of North America's leading providers of packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States.
Our high quality products are primarily sourced from over 2,000 American farms. Seneca holds the largest share of the retail private label, food service, and export canned vegetable markets, distributing to over 90 countries. Products are also sold under the brands of Libby's, Aunt Nellie's, READ, Seneca Farms, Green Valley, CherryMan, Paradise, Pennant, and Seneca labels, including Seneca snack chips. Seneca also provides vegetable products to other companies under various co-pack arrangements.Seneca Foods Corporation of Le Sueur, MN, a seed research and development facility located approximately 40 miles from the Twin Cities metro area, is currently seeking a Seed Research Technician to join its team for the 2024 summer production season.Motivated individuals with an interest in Agriculture, Science, or working in an outdoor environment are encouraged to apply for this opportunity. The technician will gain hands-on, team-based industry experience working with pea, bean, and sweet corn breeding programs. Responsibilities:
Grow and care for plants in the greenhouse/field
Sweet corn nursery pollination
Assist with field trial planting preparation and harvest
Data collection, data entry, and data evaluation
Quality control
Seed inventory management
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Willingness and ability to function in a team environment.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work with all levels of the organization.
Willingness to follow proper research procedures.
Background in Agriculture preferred.
Seneca Foods Corporation is committed to providing equal opportunity for all, through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other Federal or State legally protected classes. Seneca Foods Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at ADA senecafoods.com or call 585-495-4100.Nearest Major Market: Mankato

Keywords: Seneca Foods Corporation, Minneapolis , Seed Research Technician - Summer 2024, Professions , Le Sueur, Minnesota

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