Agreliant Genetics, LLC

Production Research Intern

US-IL-Decatur
1 month ago

Overview

AgReliant Genetics is the fastest growing independent seed company in the industry and currently the 3rd largest corn seed company in the United States. Our goal is to offer the best seed products to our North American customers through superior research, breeding and production techniques by focusing ONLY on seed.

 

Headquartered in Westfield, Indiana, AgReliant Genetics is owned by two of the largest independent seed companies in the world. KWS and Limagrain bring over 200 years of combined seed experience to AgReliant Genetics.

Innovation, superior service and exceptional customer value are the center point of our multiple brand offering. AgReliant Genetics offers the best seed products available through the brands; AgriGold, LG Seeds, Great Lakes Hybrids, Wensman, Producers Hybrids, Eureka, and Pride.

 

The cornerstone of the success of AgReliant Genetics is our people. At every level, our employees have a hand in maintaining the company’s reputation and furthering our growth. That’s why we pursue excellent people and do our best to provide a challenging and rewarding work experience.

 

We are looking for Production Research Interns for our facilities in Illinois and Michigan.

Responsibilities

The production research intern will assist in all phases of collecting information on corn inbred lines, recording data and assisting on special research projects.

 

• Responsible for maintaining a high level of customer service & professionalism

• Responsible for projecting a positive image of AgReliant Genetics

• Assist with daily production research projects and recording data on all work activities such as: stand counts, flowering data, plant measurement, pest control and other field activities as required

• Work in both field & warehouse

• Assist with seed inventory as needed

• Complete a written summary of work experiences at the end of the summer

• Follow all safety procedures & maintain housekeeping of plant and in the field

• Learn about AgReliant’s seed production technology and procedures

• Follow project protocols developed for each project

 

Other duties as needed.

 

 

Qualifications

Education/Experience Requirements

College freshmen, sophomores or juniors who are interested in agriculture and majoring in an ag-related field with a strong interest in agronomic research; excellent communication skills, team player; detail orientated; good computer skills – Excel and Word.

 

Physical Requirements

Work required hours; ability to lift up to 50 lbs; able to walk fields & operate machinery as needed; must have valid driver’s license & meet MVR guidelines of Company; some travel required.

 

Conditions of Internship

• Must meet requirements of position.

• Must provide own vehicle; AgReliant will reimburse you for business use as approved by Manager, if own vehicle is used for business.

• Must be willing to relocate close to production facility located at Decatur, Illinois, Manito, Illinois, or Marshall, Michigan.

• This is a non-exempt position & does not include any benefits.

• Any company provided equipment must be returned in good condition to the Company prior to end of internship.

 

The cornerstone of the success of AgReliant Genetics is our people. At every level, our employees have a hand in maintaining the company’s reputation and furthering our growth. That’s why we pursue excellent people and do our best to provide a challenging and rewarding work experience.

 

AgReliant Genetics, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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