Field Technician
Alva, FL  / Fort Myers, FL 
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Posted 2 months ago
Job Description
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, we are currently seeking a Field Technician in Alva, FL.
 
You will help shape the future of agriculture by:
  • Provide oversight and direction to crew members in the field regarding operational functions and processes for inspecting unrooted cuttings.
  • Adjust personnel schedules to meet deadlines
  • Ensure all aspects of harvesting unrooted cuttings are meeting quality standards and production deadlines.
Accountabilities
  • Execution of daily and weekly harvest in your area
  • Assist with harvest and quality training
  • Communication on crew’s performance compared to expectations
  • Accountable for monitoring, scheduling, coaching and encouraging the crews on performance and maintaining workflow in assigned area
  • Monitor harvest and crop maintenance progress; revision of schedules as required
  • Maintain quality standards as required
  • Maintains HSE standards/training
  • Responsible for the management and integrity of data collection in your area
 
Qualifications
Accountabilities
  • Execution of daily and weekly harvest in your area
  • Assist with harvest and quality training
  • Communication on crew’s performance compared to expectations
  • Accountable for monitoring, scheduling, coaching and encouraging the crews on performance and maintaining workflow in assigned area
  • Monitor harvest and crop maintenance progress; revision of schedules as required
  • Maintain quality standards as required
  • Maintains HSE standards/training
  • Responsible for the management and integrity of data collection in your area
Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Ability and willingness to working outdoors under various weather conditions
  • Ability to walk fields in all weather conditions and on various types of terrain
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Capable of working OT hours during peak season
  • Ability to be on your feet for much of the day; frequent standing and walking including climbing stairs and ladders; frequent bending and stooping
  • Must be authorized to work for Syngenta in the United States without work authorization sponsorship
  • 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
  • Paid Vacation, 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.

 

Job Summary
Company
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
Open
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