Employment opportunity: Full time
Production Advisor – Western Canada
Northstar Seed Ltd. is a truly integrated seed company specializing in the production, marketing and distribution of forage seeds, legumes, grass seed products, and leafcutter bees. Founded in 1982, Northstar Seed Ltd. is a privately held company, headquartered in Neepawa, Mb. with a distribution centre in Calgary, Ab.
Due to continued growth in sales and demand, Northstar Seed Ltd. is looking to add a production advisor. The successful candidate will work with forage seed producers across Western Canada to maintain a wide range of forage & turf seed production. Managing a base of contracted acres and developing additional seed production acres is required. Working alongside our contracted growers, the production advisor will provide agronomic support to maximize yield potential and seed quality.
Candidates should be highly motivated, have strong interpersonal skills and basic computer knowledge. A background in agronomy is required, post-secondary education in agriculture preferred. Experience in forage & crop seed production would be an asset. A valid driver’s license and occasional travel within Canada and the US is necessary.
Northstar Seed Ltd. is committed to employee development, and offers a comprehensive wage and benefits package.
Closing date: November 7, 2013