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Research and Development Manager – California
Posted by Katie Settle, firstname.lastname@example.org
Job # 31299 – California
An established and growing diversified crop producer, is seeking a Research/Quality Manager that will plan, direct and coordinate research designed to enhance quality/yield/cultural practices/growing techniques for crops.
Lead, plan and execute quality research designed to enhance nursery. Produce a timely, comprehensive report.
Lead Field Monitoring at all locations. Promptly report results. Suggest actions/improvements where appropriate.
Coordinate closely with key customers to develop agreed upon priorities and facilitate information flow.
Maintain awareness of new trends/information regarding production and crop production in general. Attend industry and academic events.
Maintain good relationships with peers, managers, subordinates, and outside groups that would include growers and customers
Share relevant data with the proper groups both within the company and with growers or others as appropriate
Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and experience with statistical analysis software such as JMP or SAS.
Experience in conducting applied research is desirable.
Strong capability with data analysis, inquisitive, and able to present information in a scientifically acceptable format.
Experience in developing technically complex research programs effectively integrating and applying critical technologies broadly.
Experience in defining novel research approaches to complex scientific or technical problems.
Experience in operating in a dynamic environment.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective networks to accomplish work.
Track record of delivering results that meet or exceed timelines.
Experience in working effectively across functional, organizational, and cultural boundaries; is assertive in defending scientific principles.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Qualified candidate will possess an M.S degree in Horticulture/Agronomy Plant Physiology, or related field.
Four (4) to ten (10) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and
Must be able to travel frequently.
Competitive base salary, bonus and benefits depending on experience