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Glasshouse Technician

Job Id:  360
City: 

North Carolina, United States

Department:  R&D Technical Management - Product Development Int
Function:  Regulatory, Research & Development
Employee Type:  Permanent Full Time
Seniority Level: 
Description: 

Offer greenhouse and controlled environment technical support for the New Agricultural Technology Team.

 

  • Help carry out greenhouse growing processes that maximize work-flow.
  • Maintain seamless operation of greenhouse infrastructure and equipment.
  • Maximize output of greenhouse by maintaining high plant occupancy.
  • Meet operational needs of functional groups by efficiently delivering plant material.
  • Provide technical support in the greenhouse. 
  • Work both alone and with team members to makes pots, plant, maintain plants, make chemical applications, harvest, clean greenhouse bays, handle waste devitalization. 
  • Help plan and carry out research experiments, studies and trials in the greenhouse and controlled environment chambers.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1 year of experience with greenhouses, controlled environments, horticulture, crop science or related disciplines 
  • Must be able to work in greenhouse conditions and lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in the United States on an on-going basis without company sponsorship

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science from an accredited college or university, preferably in Agricultural, Crop Science or Biological discipline
  • Ability to follow SOPs and WIs for all greenhouse work-flows and operations
  • Experience seeding, transplanting, and maintaining plants, particularly with Specialty Crops
  • Experience with fertilization and irrigation of plants in a greenhouse and controlled environment chambers.
  • Ability to understand concepts of and carry out plant research experiments, studies and trials.
  • Experience with greenhouse sanitation and stewardship best management practices.