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Quality Control Technician

  1. SE Production Operations
  2. Syngenta Seeds
  3. Nampa, ID

Job description

Accountabilities  

  • Provide support for HSE compliance and continuous improvement for all QC testing activities
  • Participate in seed testing processes that are conducted in accordance with the Syngenta protocols and the Federal Seed Act
  • Effectively interact with members of the physiology team to complete lab-based testing
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of quality control testing and how the results of the lab impact product quality and customer experience
  • Ensure that all testing results are completed according to the Syngenta protocol and results are reported accurately in a timely manner
  • Perform assigned tasks in the physiology laboratory to meet demand levels and ensure optimum capacity is met
  • Support QC laboratory and testing activities as required by testing volumes
  • Support complaint and claims investigations
  • Communicate sample test results and maintain accurate records
  • Provide testing support and analysis in making quality decisions related to inventory disposition that is compliance with Syngenta’s risk management policies, codes of practice, standards, and KPIs
  • Support the implementation and validation of new physiology testing methodology

Company Description

At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Vegetable Quality Operation team is currently seeking a Quality Control Technician located in Nampa, Idaho.  


Qualifications

  • BS or higher in biological science or related area preferred
  • Experience in a laboratory or quality testing related function, (preferably in a seed company).
  • Must have good computer skills, particularly in Excel, SAP, and/or other databases
  • Individual must be authorized to work in the United States for Syngenta without work authorization sponsorship now or in the future. 
  • Hands on experience with laboratory processes for seed physiology testing
  • Knowledge of Quality Control Laboratory Processes
  • Experience in an international work environment; Ability to deal with various and diverse cultures and work habits
  • Fluent in English

Critical success factors & key challenges

  • Effectively interact with members of the physiology team to complete lab-based testing
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of quality control testing and how the results of the lab impact product quality and customer experience
  • Ensure that all testing results are completed according to the Syngenta protocol and results are reported accurately in a timely manner

Additional Information

  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do.
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution.
  • Generous Vacation Policy in addition to paid holidays.
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs and Corporate Discounts among other benefits.
  • A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development and strives for a work-life balance that supports the team members.

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Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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