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Operations Technician


Nampa, ID, West United States, USA



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

Career Type:

Researcher/Research & Development

Job Type:

Full Time

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About Syngenta Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.  


About Us We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the NA R&D Operations team is currently seeking an Operations Technician in Nampa, ID. You will help shape the future of agriculture by: • Adhere to and promote local compliance and quality efforts. • Assist the site manager and project leads in delivering their project and operational goals by planning and executing trials and nurseries.   

Accountabilities  • Perform field trialing support and organization activities including; planning field trials, planting transplants, gathering relevant data, harvesting and extracting seed • Perform off-station trialing support in collaboration with local breeding teams including; planting field trials, gathering relevant data and harvesting • Perform greenhouse nursery activities including: organizing nurseries, sowing, planting transplants, tissue sampling, pollinating and extracting seed • Interact with station operations funtions and breeding teams to ensure timely trial cycles are achieved • Performing all tasks and behaving in a manner compliant with and in support of all safety related company policies and practices, including Company training courses and leading safety in the roles respective function • Effectively communicating regularly and with peers and supervisors regarding the status of projects and work activities • Flexibility and resourcefulness in a fast paced work environment • Possession of work ethic that strives for excellence in productivity, accuracy, timeliness and innovativeness • Ability and motivation to learn new technologies

Requirements • High School Diploma or equivalent required Must have a valid Driver’s License • Stong computer skill Office 365, Sharepoint, ect. • Ability to learn and use proprietary breeding management software systems • Good organizational skills • Ability to work in a team and to communicate with individuals throughout the organization • Ability to use professional concepts and company policies and procedures to solve a wide range of difficult problems in imaginative and practical ways • Individual must be authorized to work in the United States for Syngenta without work authorization sponsorship now or in the future.


Preferred Requirements: • AA or BS degree preferred Four 4 to six 6 year’s comparable experience in Plant Science, Agronomy or related field preferred • Agricultural research experience or agricultural background preferred • Bilingual- Spanish/English


What We Offer: • Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution • Open Vacation Policy with a minimum of 15 days of vacation and up to 30 days with manager approval, 9 Paid Holidays • Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others • A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity, and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year 



Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 

Family and Medical Leave Act FMLA   

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC  

Employee Polygraph Protection Act EPPA  



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Job Post Date: 05/01/22
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