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Trial Specialist

Company: Syngenta International AG
Location: Gilroy
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Please click here if you are having any technical Taleo issues. Job Description - Trial Specialist (18038977) Job Description Trial Specialist - ( 18038977 ) Description Syngenta Flowers is one of the largest wholesale breeders of flower seed and cuttings in the world - developing and producing flower seeds and cuttings for growers internationally. Syngenta Flowers is dedicated to the breeding of innovative flower varieties that offer outstanding performance in the professional greenhouse, at retail, in the landscape and in the home garden. In addition to best-in-class genetics, we support industry professionals with outstanding customer service, in-depth cultural information, flexible and exciting marketing programs, and a deep understanding of plants from many points of view. About Us We invite you to help us shape the future of floriculture. At Syngenta Flowers, we believe every employee has a role to play in bringing plant potential to life and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Technical Team is currently seeking a Trial Specialist in Gilroy, Ca. As a Trial Specialist you will support the Technical Team by executing assigned technical trialing projects related to crop culture research, new product form testing, problem solving, product claim validation in support of new product introductions and solutions for customers. Accountabilities Support the Technical Team to develop foundational insights into strategic and tactical plant performance metrics including (but not limited to) growth habit, flowering response, fertility response, temperature sensitivity, day-length sensitivity, postharvest, garden performance, and related characteristics Perform assigned technical trialing to generate information required for data-driven product launches, crop culture research, new innovations, etc. Support the Technical Scientist with the new product introduction process and protocol development Work with Technical Scientists to ensure technical trials are executed according to written protocols Manage, monitor, and record daily activities for technical trialing (e.g., trial setup, crop culture, chemical applications, data collection, etc.). Together with Technical Scientist, responsible for all aspects of data collection, photography, trial documentation; organize photographs and data so information can be interpreted by Technical Scientists and other teams Support Technical Scientists to interpret and summarize trial results and translate complex technical information into practical formats Provide knowledge exchange with the other departments (e.g., Sales, Technical Services, Marketing, Supply Chain, etc.) to ensure the latest technical information is shared among teams Maintain high scientific standards and analytical capabilities, including experimental design & reporting, standardized metrics, and code of scientific ethics Ensure all HSES and phytosanitary protocols are implemented, followed, and enforced Aide the Technical Scientists in supporting the Patent, Legal, Regulatory and Trademark activities Qualifications Requirements Highschool diploma or GED Working experience in greenhouse operations, live-good production, or horticultural sciences Proficient in basic computer programs (e.g., Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint, Power Point, etc.) Motivation and drive for continuous crop quality improvement and efficiency Ability to manage time and prioritize activities Outstanding team player Very structured Highly analytical Great problem-solving skills Extremely responsive Preferred Requirements B.S. degree in Horticulture, Biological Sciences, Plant Science, or related field preferred 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. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) Please click here if you are having any technical Taleo issues.

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