Summer Student – Research Centre

We are currently looking for motivated, hands-on students to join our Paterson Crop Inputs teams in Winnipeg, MB. As a Paterson Crop Inputs Summer Student, you will serve as part of the daily operations, marketing and administrative team at a Paterson Crop Inputs location.  Reporting to the Location Manager, you will be responsible for assisting and shadowing various staff at the location, with a view to ensuring quality in the handling and delivery of Paterson Grain products and services.

What you’ll do:

  • Establish and maintain demonstration and research plots
  • Keep accurate agronomic records and enter data into statistical software
  • Assist with facility general grounds maintenance
  • Able to drive tractor, mower and seeder when required
  • Assist in preparing material and conducting customer tours
  • Maintain safe and effective handling of fertilizer, chemical, seeds, and other product inventories handled at the location in accordance with Health & Safety guidelines
  • Independently conduct field scouting activities entering data into record keeping software
  • Assist with planning and organizing summer events: BBQ and Customer relations
  • Learn & assist with crop operations as required (if applicable) and other duties as assigned

What you’ll need:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree or diploma in Ag Business, Agronomy, Biology or related discipline
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and work in an environment with changing priorities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to learn day-to-day business operations

Paterson Grain is known throughout Canada and the world as a company rooted in its commitment to quality, innovation, and exceptional customer service. Paterson focuses its expertise on all aspects of grain handling and prides itself on building long-term relationships with Canadian farmers and its domestic and international customers.

 Our agricultural products and services span all sectors of the Canadian grain industry and include crop input services, identity preserved programs and non-GMO programs. Through our modern global network, Paterson Grain is fully capable of facilitating the marketing and transportation of quality crops to buyers around the world.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Paterson Grain is an equal opportunity employer and is committed in building a skilled and diverse workforce. We encourage women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply and self-identify.

Job Category: Summer Student
Job Type: Contract Full-time
Company: Paterson Grain
Country: Canada
Province: MB
City: Winnipeg

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