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Kelly Services Registered Seed Technician in Amarillo, Texas

Kelly Services is actively recruiting for a Direct Hire opportunity for a Registered Seed Technologist (RST).

This is a great opportunity to work at a growing company in Texas.

Must be able to travel 10%, mainly to local plant/field, etc.

Typical work schedule is M-F, 8a-5p; may need to work outside of this schedule at times.

Responsibilities of the Registered Seed Technologist includes:

  • Direct and manage all lab operations with overall responsibility for seed analysis purity and germination standards.

  • Assisting with receipt and login of samples, initiating tests by preparing planting media, imbibing or planting seeds, or otherwise working with seeds

  • Writing and establishing specifications, assisting in the validation of QC tests, and writing of Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Perform advanced tests for purity and germination potential on prepared seed samples to determine seed viability.

  • Determine seed sample purity based on pure seed, other crop, inert matter, weed seed, noxious weed seed and prohibited weed seed content.

  • Determine seed sample germination potential through the use of proper substrate, temperature, moisture and the subsequent evaluation of seedlings.

  • Supervise and train quality personnel in proper procedures and techniques for preparing and testing seed samples.

  • Issue official certification statement attesting the sample matches the claims stated on the product label; notifies management of those samples which fail analysis.

  • Manage and maintain seed sample retention.

  • Responsible for maintaining quality standards in the department. Interpret and document test results.

  • Oversee entry of test data results.

  • Operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment. Adhere to all safety rules and programs.

Requirements of the Registered Seed Technologist includes:

  • Registered Seed Technologist (current) required.

  • Sorghum or corn experience is preferred.

  • Advanced degree in Agriculture preferred, BA/BS degree minimum required.

  • Analytical Skills, Teamwork, Strong computer (Excel) skills, strong writing and presentation skills, attention to detail, problem solving aptitude

If interested and qualified, please submit your resume for immediate consideration. Any questions, please contact via email recruiter at delcolj@kellyservices.com

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it’s the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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