Soybean Research Associate (Multiple locations)

Position Overview

Stine Seed Company, a privately held growing national seed company, is seeking talented individuals for the position of Soybean Research Associate. Stine currently has openings at its facilities in Breckenridge, MN; Forrest City, AR; and Sheridan, IN. This is an excellent opportunity to grow with one of the industry’s most respected corn and soybean seed companies. Full-time positions are available immediately.

In this role, you will perform a variety of tasks associated with seed preparation and field activities that will evolve with each season throughout the year.  Qualified candidates should be hard-working and self-directed. Some overnight travel is required. Preference will be given to candidates with previous farm experience.

Stine offers competitive pay, health insurance and retirement benefits. Pre-employment screening, including drug testing, may be required.

Position Responsibilities

  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with other team members
  • Preparation, sorting, cleaning, packaging, and labeling of seed for plot work
  • Ability to maintain and operate basic farm equipment, including planters, sprayers and plot combines
  • Warehousing activities including forklift operation
  • Various other duties as assigned by supervisor

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with systematic decision making, problem solving and troubleshooting skills and the ability to work independently
  • Must possess a valid driver's license; may be required to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) in the future. DOT physical required at time of employment
  • Willing and able to work in a variety of areas (field, plant, warehouse)
  • Willing and able to stand and sit for extended periods
  • Willing and able to work both outdoors and indoors
  • Willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime hours, including weekend work required during seasonal peaks. This includes overnight trips to off-site locations and additional travel as necessary at off-season locations
  • Ability to work in an organized and safe manner
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and coordinate activities
  • Pesticide applicator certification at time of employment
  • Basic computer skills; working knowledge of Microsoft programs including (Excel, Word, etc.) a benefit
  • Knowledge of safety and environmental regulations
  • Preference to candidates who are bilingual in Spanish/English

To apply immediately, send a current resume and cover letter to:

Stine Seed Company
ATTN: Human Resources Department
22555 Laredo Trail
Adel, IA 50003
FAX (515)-677-2716

Or email to jobs@stineseed.com. Attached resumes formatted in either Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat are acceptable.

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