Research Technician Helena AgriEnterprises, LLC Chico

Title Research Technician
Date 14 January 2021
Company Helena AgriEnterprises, LLC
City Chico

Short Description :

Into computer for analysis Associates degree in an agricultural related field is required When working outdoors and possibly around moving equipment/mechanical parts, the employee may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, chemical and biological hazards, vibrations ,…

Full Description :

The Research Technician assists in the completion of tasks necessary to conduct efficacy and residue trials by performing the following duties.

What your day may look like

  • Assists in making chemical applications, sample collections (GLP "Good Laboratory Practices" and non-GLP) and evaluating test plots.
  • Performs plot maintenance duties such as setting up plot and tracking for secondary pests.
  • Performs data entry by entering collected research data into computer for analysis.
  • Performs equipment maintenance such as making simple repairs to small engines and spray equipment.
  • Other work-related duties as assigned by leader.
  • Reliable and regular attendance is expected.

Education and experience needed for this position

  • Associate's degree in an agricultural related field is required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • One year of related work experience is required.
  • Must pass a drug test and background check.

Other skills that will help you succeed

  • Mechanical skills including the ability to make simple repairs to small engines and other spray equipment.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Computer skills.

Your work environment and the physical aspects of the job

At Helena, safety is our highest priority. We seek out extensive safety measures and put them in place to minimize exposure to anything that could be potentially harmful to our employees.

The work environment for this position is that of a typical outdoor setting in all types of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements. When working outdoors and possibly around moving equipment/mechanical parts, the employee may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, chemical and biological hazards, vibrations and a risk of electrical shock. This position requires you to use your hands for many different tasks and to talk, hear, walk, stand, and sit. You may be occasionally required to lift or move up to 50 pounds.

Who we are

is one of the nation's foremost agronomy solutions providers. We rank near the top nationally in volume and sales for crop production products, fertilizer, custom application, seed and precision agriculture, turf management, industrial weed control, forestry, aquatics and more. As a solutions provider, we help our customers make critical decisions about soil variability, nutrient and water availability, seed selection and pest management. We take pride in working with our growers beyond the sale, helping them in every aspect of their business.

Helena operates under several main business groupsHelena Products Group, AGRIntelligence, Helena Industries, LLC and Diversified Applications, Inc.

Helena is a special place to be

At Helena, we are family. Our employees take care of each other and support each other at work and in their personal life. Our family-like atmosphere creates a positive work environment that allows our employees to be high-performers because they feel comfort and compassion from their leader and team. Our family-like culture is centered on our successful business model -"People...Products...Knowledge." "People" being the first for good reason. When our employees are treated right and feel cared for, our customers thrive and our business grows.

Helena's commitment to diversity and inclusion

At Helena, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where all our employees feel safe, valued and have the opportunity to succeed. We embrace different backgrounds and human experiences because our customers are also diverse. When we all show deep appreciation for each other and our customers it builds trust that strengthens Helena and keeps us competitive.

Helena supports individuals with disabilities and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform job responsibilities.

Stay connected to Helena

Helena is an equal opportunity employer.


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