The Research Technician supports the Shakopee Station programs including nurseries, yield trials and seed productions through field activities including planting, thinning, cultivating, irrigating, spraying, harvest and general field activities.
This position will also support the team with equipment maintenance and fabrication, general building maintenance and grounds care.
This position manages breeder seed inventory, organizes shipments and supervises staff responsible for receiving, processing, packaging and shipping seed for the Kimberly research facility; Maintains inventory tracking through internal systems; Acts as primary contact for IT safety for the facility. Assist in the management of the greenhouse seedling productions. Participate in local, regional and global project teams.