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Greenhouse Manager

Company: KWS Group
Location: Kimberly
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Job Description:

Greenhouse ManagerManage Multi-crop Greenhouses as well as assist with seed production at the research station. This position has primary responsibility for the production of experimental sugarbeet seed which may include but is not limited to, seedling production, oversight of seed production, and detailed planning and reporting processes. One of our missions last year has been strengthening our team, working to improve the needs of our employers, and revitalize our mission and purpose.Essential job functions:Manage and conduct regulated sugarbeet and corn research greenhouse activities.Work with Plant Breeders conducting regulated seed production for both sugarbeets and corn projects.Manage greenhouse activities including environmental control, alarm calls, pest control, fertility, watering, seedling production, vernalizing, selfing and hand crosses.Manage disease and methodical insect trials.Manage greenhouse seed inventories.Manage the devitalization program.Assist with the management of the Campus containment plan.Assist with seed plot site selection, fertility, planting, watering, pest management, weed control, structure assembly, data collection, plot maintenance, rouging, harvest and record keeping.Manage greenhouse staff ensuring all workers are following safety and regulatory protocol and proper training is being conducted.Manage budget costs and supplies related to specific research activities.Coordinate greenhouse and greenhouse equipment repairs.Create and maintain work instructions.Responsible for staying current on all regulatory compliance requirements for GMO trials and seed production.Required qualifications:Bachelor of Science or equivalent in Agronomy, Agriculture, Business, Biology.Knowledge and experience in seed and crop production and/or research greenhouse experience.Ability to work variable hours including occasional weekends as required by the business.Possess a valid Driver's License.Ability to travel domestically and internationally.Demonstrated strong proficiency in computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office.Demonstrated excellent organizational and communication skills with consistent attention to detail.Preferred qualifications:Demonstrated ability to foster and work effectively in a team environment.Possess or be able to obtain a Private Pesticide Applicators license.Forklift and tractor operations experience.Working environment:Perform outdoor and indoor work in variable conditions including heat, cold, dust wind and rain. Field and greenhouse environments with exposure to pollen and handling chemicals. Did we spark your interest?We are looking forward to your online application.Job ID: 11031About KWS:KWS is one of the world's leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed, sunflowers and vegetables. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. Around 6,000 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries. For more information: Follow us on LinkedIn at data privacy policy for candidates is available on Please select the country where the job you applied for is posted in and, if applicable, the specific business unit.

Keywords: KWS Group, Boise , Greenhouse Manager, Executive , Kimberly, Idaho

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