Monsanto Research Assistant in PETROLINA, Brazil
Monsanto is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Trait & Pipeline Delivery team in Petrolina, Brazil as Nursery Design Assistant. The incumbent will be responsible supporting trait integration, native traits & double haploid strategy, management of field mapping for all SA Breeding & TI nurseries in connection with Field Operations team, ensuring advancements and plantings on time. Responsibilities includes revision of quality & compliance procedures, supporting process improvements across nurseries.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in all operations related to field mapping, direct communication with SA Breeding & TI Breeders, supporting ideal calendarization of plantings, connecting data interpretation to field operations, driving optimization opportunities, ensuring high quality seeds delivered on time to enable customers’ expectations. This is a unique opportunity to work with leading edge technology and talented research scientists seeking to deliver the best in Monsanto Inbred Lines & Hybrids Development.
Support strategy, calendarization & mapping of all nurseries within TPD Brazil.
Ensure efficient mapping of nurseries in connection with Nursery Design & Field Operation Associates enabling 100% of plantings on time.
Discuss & define strategy of Native Traits & TI nurseries with SA Breeding team & TI Breeders.
Coordinate and define planting requests within TPD Brazil and lab forecast with MBT.
Create projects, coordinate samples shipment/exportation and analyze results from the lab.
Connect periodically with DH Global teams looking for better seed return & optimization opportunities.
Collaborate with data collection accuracy, KPIs definition and reports building, influencing management through metrics within Field Operations & Protected Culture Teams.
Understand throughout nursery management processes, driving & influencing critical thinking and continuous improvement, capturing savings opportunities across the seasons.
Support effectively quality & compliance requirement within field operations & advancement systems, ensuring full utilization of GIMS.
Support timely deployment of IT tools in Trait & Pipeline Delivery nurseries.
Support management in different nursery design operations: crop cycle, calendarization, communication with Breeders, mapping of nurseries, forecasts and land allocation.
Perform safety and regulatory compliance inspections, and assist in providing safety training and guidance to field personnel.
BS degree in Agronomy, Computer Sciences, Engineering or related fields.
Advanced English as a second language.
Computer skills in Microsoft Office and Spotfire.
Ability to work efficiently during planning and field mapping/planting peaks.
Great sense of activities planning, prioritization and execution.
Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively across teams, both written and oral.
Familiarity with breeding methodologies.
Organization: GLB Breeding - TPD Mgmt51180393_
Title: Research Assistant
Location: Latin America-Brazil-PE-Petrolina
Requisition ID: 01PBC
Job: Research & Development
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