Quality Control Technician Physiology

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Quality Control Technician – Physiology Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture. About Us We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, we are currently seeking a Quality Control Technician in Nampa, ID. You will help shape the future of agriculture by: Supporting laboratory activities related to testing of vegetable crops with an emphasis conducting physiology testing on vegetable seeds. This effort is to support Quality Control testing for basic and commercial seeds with the goal of delivering a customer focused world class supply. Accountabilities Provide support for HSE compliance and continuous improvement for all QC testing activities. Perform assigned tasks in the physiology laboratory to meet demand levels and ensure optimum capacity is met Participate in seed testing processes that are conducted in accordance with the Syngenta protocols and the Federal Seed Act Support QC laboratory and testing activities as required by testing volumes Support complaint and claims investigations Communicate sample test results and maintain accurate records Provide testing support and analysis in making quality decisions related to inventory disposition that is compliance with Syngenta’s risk management policies, codes of practice, standards, and KPIs Support the implementation and validation of new physiology testing methodology Perform other duties as assigned Requirements BS or higher in biological science or related area preferred Experience in a laboratory or quality testing related function, (preferably in a seed company). Must have good computer skills, particularly in Excel, SAP, and/or other databases Hands on experience with laboratory processes for physiology testing Knowledge of Quality Control Laboratory Processes Experience in an international work environment; Ability to deal with various and diverse cultures and work habits Fluent in EnglishWhat We Offer: Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) ( Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC)( Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)( USA-Idaho-Nampa P & S – Production