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Field Scientist I

Company: SGS
Location: Aurora
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 94,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

Job Description

Field Scientists have primary responsibility for the conduct of trials in accordance with GLP standards (where applicable) sponsor protocols and sound agronomic science.
Independently manage trials and work directly with client contact. Share field and office workload of individual's trials plus other team members' trials.
Conduct trials that are currently in progress in accordance with standards (GLP where applicable) sponsor protocols and guidelines, as well as sound science and SGS SOP's
Create, review and update SOPs as needed
Train Company Field Personnel Employees in all aspects of the job requirements.
Has contact with clients to update and communicate on all trials.
Interface with Sponsor Representative, Farm Cooperators, SGS Management, Study Director, and Quality Assurance during the active phase of trials.
Utilize software and hardware to record field research data according to protocol requirements.

Bachelors Degree in Agronomy or 2 years relevant experience preferred
Must have Current Pesticide Applicator License if required by the residing state
Strong Agronomic understanding and interest.
Must be detail-oriented, well organized and able to work independently and with others.
Excellent communication skills required to work with clients on projects.
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Licenses / Certifications - Required
Current Pesticide Applicator License

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities - Required
Language Skills: English
Mathematical Skills: High
Reasoning Skills/Abilities: High
Computer Skills: High

Travels up to 15% of time. Some travel might be local or international.

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones.
List technical and specialized equipment or machines normally used in the course of the duties of this job. DO NOT include detailed description for common office equipment such as calculators, copiers, fax machines, etc.


Physical/Sensory Demands Frequency Requirements
Stand - Occasionally/Frequently
Move or traverse - Occasionally/Frequently
Sit - Occasionally/Frequently
Use hands - Frequently/Constantly
Reach with hands and arms - Frequently/Constantly
Climb or balance - None
Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl - None
Talk/hear - Frequently/Constantly
Taste/Smell - None

Lift/carry/push or pull - Occasionally

Vision Requirement
No special vision requirements

Auditory Requirements
No special auditory requirements


Location of the Job: Aurora, SD

Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule
Longer hours, evenings and/or weekend work will be necessary occasionally as job duties demand


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: SGS, Sioux Falls , Field Scientist I, Other , Aurora, South Dakota

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