Research Technician

2018-08-10
Conagra Brands (http://www.conagrabrands.com/careers)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Brookston
Indiana
United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
Position Responsibilities
Assist training of contractors on basic Environmental, Health, and Safety procedures for field operations
Assist PDS in meeting objectives of the popcorn breeding program
Maintain seed inventory and supplies
Perform routine checks of equipment used in the popcorn breeding program
Perform data collection and input into database
Assist in testing of yield trial hybrids and generation of reports
All other duties as assigned
Position Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent, and 1 to 2 years related experience
Previous supervision experience a plus
Agricultural background/experience a plus
Ability to read and write English for comprehension of written assembly directions and completion of data and summary documents
Ability to professionally communicate to all levels of employees and contractors through oral, written and presentation methods
Minimal mechanical aptitude
Ability to work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for position
Regular attendance to ensure that program goals and requirements are met
Basic math skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and percentages
Ability to interpret graphs and reports
Ability to carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form
Ability to read measurements/rules
Computer experience (Microsoft Suite) preferred, specifically data management
Able to work outdoors for extended periods of time during crop growing season
Valid driver?s license
Minimal overnight travel required
Ability to lift to 60 pounds
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.