Seed Production Technician

Added: June 7, 2018

Job Location: Atkinson, Illinois

This leader in the seed industry is currently seeking a Seed Production Technician to be involved in all areas of seed production and perform any or all tasks associated with general plant operations and field activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a positive working relationship with growers, contractors, field inspectors and machine operators.
  • Oversee the detasseling process – operation and staffing
  • Apply appropriate treatment to seed
  • Organize inventory of bulk and bagged seed utilizing inventory system
  • Schedule and dispatch transportation for distribution to seed customers as well as return of seed
  • Regular maintenance of equipment as needed
  • Time management for all employees
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 2-3 years of ag related experience with knowledge of production agriculture and operations
  • Positive work ethic – willing to work in a variety of areas throughout all seasons and weather conditions.
  • Self motivated and disciplined
  • Leadership and supervisory experience is a plus
  • Strong organizational skills

For more information on this position, contact Brad – brad@greatplainsinc.com.

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