Quality Control Technician Seed Health

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Job Description Syngentais a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringingplant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countrieswork together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing morefood with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplaceenvironment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative andtrusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of ourcustomers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. Nomatter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding theworld and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future ofagriculture. About Us Weinvite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believeevery employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking careof our planet. To support that challenge, we are currently seeking a QualityControl Technician in Nampa, ID. Youwill help shape the future of agriculture by: – Supporting laboratory activities related to testing ofvegetable crops with an emphasis conducting seed health testing on vegetableseeds. This effort is to support Quality Control testing for basic andcommercial seeds with the goal of delivering a customer focused world classsupply. Accountabilities – Provide support for HSE compliance and continuous improvement for all QC testing activities. – Perform assigned tasks in the seed health 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 through diagnostic testing – 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 development and validation of new seed health 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 goodcomputer skills, particularly in Excel, SAP, and/or other databases – Hands onexperience with laboratory processes for seed health testing – Knowledge ofQuality Control Laboratory Processes – Experience in aninternational work environment; Ability to deal with various and diversecultures and work habits – Fluent in English What 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 andPaternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discountsamong others – A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebratesdiversity and offers numerous family-oriented events throughout the year Syngentais an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment,hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons ofrace, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation,marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Familyand Medical Leave Act (FMLA) () EqualEmployment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) () EmployeePolygraph Protection Act (EPPA) ()