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27 days agoRoquette Frères

Agronomist Summer Student

  • Portage la Prairie, Canada
  • Teaching

Job description

People are at the heart of our strategy

A family-owned Group, Roquette offers a  positive  and  attractive  work and career environment, in which everyone can learn,  develop , contribute to the overall company performance and be  recognized  for doing so.

People are at the heart of our strategy

A family-owned Group, Roquette offers a positive and attractive work and career environment, in which everyone can learn, develop, contribute to the overall company performance and be recognized for doing so.

Roquette is a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a pioneer of new vegetal proteins. A career with Roquette Canada will provide you with the opportunity to work with industry leaders who are paving the way in Roquette’s future. Our teams are guided by the vision of “Better Nutrition”, “Healthier Planet”. We are looking for passionate people like you to join us in our mission to “Offer the Best of Nature”!

Job Description

This position is responsible for providing support to our Agronomy and Raw Commodity teams at Roquette Canada.  Working directly with the Agronomy team to perform assigned tasks in a friendly, efficient manner while maintaining the positive relationship with the farm customers.

·  Assist with agronomy research data collection in contracted pea fields and demonstration trials for pest presence and crop development
·  Soil testing for soil borne disease and collection of plant samples for analysis
·  Data entry to support our traceability program
·  Review and record field and crop conditions
·  Support Precision Agriculture project by documenting field practices of contracted farmers and assisting field truthing of field prescription
·  Meet with Roquette farm customers to provide a positive customer service experience
·  Maintains safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; Ensures compliance with health and safety legislation as well as corporate / plant policies.  Secures property by following policies and procedures in coordination with HSE & security department.
·  Maintain confidentiality in all matters pertaining to the Roquette Pea processing plant and its operations.
·  Excellent customer service skills
·  Self-motivated and requires little supervision
·  Highly organized
·  Detail oriented with accuracy
·  Strong communication skills both verbal and written
·  Excellent interpersonal skills
·  Ability to accept changing tasks, daily/weekly
·  Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner ie. Company vehicle, farm tractor
·  Class 5 Drivers licence, Drivers Abstract will be required
·  Knowledge of primary agriculture; crop production

Education:

Pursuing an Agriculture degree or diploma program focusing on Agronomy, Plant Science, Soil Science or Agribusiness.

Experience:

·  Strong interest and knowledge of Agriculture and crop production, including basic pest identification;
·  Completing projects within deadlines;
·  Problem solving within a team environment; 
·  Farming/agricultural background an asset;
·  Ability to lift up to 50lbs and work in dusty conditions
· 
Specific requirements:  

Knowledge of Microsoft Office platform, including Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint

Roquette provides numerous career opportunities, thanks to the diversity of its jobs and their international dimension.

Joining Roquette means joining dynamic teams ambitious for success.

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