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Station Manager

Job Id:  1697
City: 

Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico

Department:  R&D- MARKETING
Function:  Regulatory, Research and Development
Employee Type:  Permanent Full Time
Seniority Level:  Executive
Description: 

About UPL

UPL is a leader in global food systems and with the acquisition of Arysta LifeScience, is now one of the top 5 agricultural solutions companies worldwide. With revenue of US$5 billion, UPL has presence in 130 countries. With market access to 90 percent of world’s food basket and focused on high-growth regions, UPL represents a compelling value proposition for growers, distributors, suppliers and innovation partners in a consolidating market. UPL offers an integrated portfolio of both patented and post-patent agricultural solutions for various arable and specialty crops, including biological, crop protection, seed treatment and post-harvest solutions covering the entire crop value chain.

UPL is looking for: Station Manager- Mexico 

Main Objective of the Role:

To provide leadership and management oversite of Agricultural Research & Development Station in Abasolo Mexico that will be part of the ARDS Network around the Globe

 

Main Responsabilities:

 

1.Cost effectively manage the day to day operation of the Station, providing recommendations for the purchase of needed equipment and assisting in hiring needed professional researchers and field operation team members.
2.Accountable for the effective execution and coordination of all research activities at the Station. Ensuring that high quality trials are implemented, maintained, assessed and the resulting data reported to stake-holders in a timely and efficient manner.
3.Establish and maintain, at the Station, a seed bank, plant pathogens and/or insect colonies as required to execute projects successfully.
4.Search for and implement innovative technologies and ensure that state of the art research is implemented at the Station.
5.Ensure that technical know-how on products and technologies is maintained internally and effectively transferred to concerned departments.
6.Create an efficient network with Universities, Institutes and agricultural research organizations.
7.Take all measures needed in obtaining and/or maintain EOR accreditation for the Station.
8.Actively participate and contribute to the growth of UPLs Intellectual Property (IP) / patent portfolio.

 

Requirements:

 

Agronomist.
10 years of experience
Fluent english & spanish
Leadership Management
Location:Abasolo-Guanajuato MX
All categories knowledge including Biosolutions
MS Office
Use and application of ARM software packages, including at least ARM and ARM ST.
Project Management

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