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Agricultural Research Support  

Category Operations  
Description

The Amalgamated Sugar Company LLC – Nyssa, OR

 

The Amalgamated Sugar Company LLC is seeking an individual to fill the role of Agricultural Research Support. Working under the direction of the Manager of Sugar Beet Health, this role establishes, grows, and maintains the Amalgamated Sugar sugarbeet leafhopper colony and supports the Plant Health and Nematology Laboratory and greenhouse studies as required. Supports and works directly with Amalgamated Sugar nematologist and weed scientist to achieve the best in class quality sugar beet research.

The Amalgamated Sugar Company LLC is built on innovation and is a proud leader in the sugar industry and that can only happen with the best people. Qualified candidates need to be dynamic and need to be able to work successfully in a fast paced, fluid environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Establishes, grows and maintains the Amalgamated Sugar sugarbeet leafhopper colony. Provides and maintains nursing plants ensuring a continuous supply for the leaf hopper colony.
  • Oversees the operation of Amalgamated Sugar greenhouses in Nyssa OR, including conducting or supporting ongoing and future trials, performing maintenance, and ensuring uninterrupted operations of the greenhouses.
  • Supports the Manger of Sugar Beet Health, the nematologist and the weed scientist by performing basic laboratory tasks, establishing and rating plots, as well as applying pesticides.
  • Establishes and maintains research plots as advised including but not limited to cutting alleys, weed control, stand counts, pesticide applications, and other tasks.
  • Coordinates and oversees seasonal helpers.
  • Works both inside and outside and in extreme environmental conditions.
  • Supports and works closely with other researchers.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5-10 years of work-related experience in sugar beet production and/or research;
  • OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location The Amalgamated Sugar Company LLC-Nyssa, OR  
About the Organization Amalgamated Sugar, with roots reaching back to 1897, facilitates all areas of sugarbeet growth and sugar production. We are the second-largest US sugarbeet processor, growing sugarbeets on approximately 180,000 acres in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. We manufacture industrial and retail sugar products marketed under the brand White Satin. We also produce and sell beet pulp, molasses, and other nutritious feed products for use by food and animal-feed manufacturers.

Since 1997, Snake River Sugar Company has had operating control of Amalgamated Sugar. Snake River Sugar Company is a cooperative comprised of over 750 sugarbeet growers in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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