Monsanto Trait Integration Breeder in ST. LOUIS, Missouri
Monsanto’s traits and germplasm play an increasingly important role in feeding the world today and tomorrow. Growers enjoy superior yields and reliability as never before in the history of agriculture due to our insect protected, drought resistant and high yielding traited-germplasm. They also enjoy unprecedented convenience from our breakthrough herbicide traits.
The Trait Integration Conversion Breeder is a critical role in the acceleration of new breakthrough traits from the world’s largest & most successful trait pipeline, together with the most diverse & elite germplasm globally across crops. In this role you will leverage and also help with the creation of advanced technology & automation, the world’s largest & fastest genotyping labs & game changing predictive information systems.
As a member of the Global Trait & Pipeline Delivery team you will gain superior on-the-job development to grow as a leader. You will be central in delivering trait packages in Monsanto elite germplasm for the advancement of Monsanto’s commercial product pipeline. You will experience a flexible & fun work environment where an attitude of “anything is possible” is the norm. You will get broad exposure with teams across the company, impacting critical strategic decisions for our future product delivery. As part of our top-flight team you will immediately have the ability to impact agriculture on a global scale.
Develop canola products using analytics and modeling, marker assisted selection and other breeding methodologies
Evaluate performance of converted inbreds and hybrids and make advancement decisions to support the commercial pipeline
Lead the development and implementation of new strategies that accelerate and improve success of product delivery
Innovate the trait conversion process and file invention disclosures as appropriate
Partner with members of our Biotechnology, Breeding and Commercial organizations serving as a key member of the technology development pipeline
Stay current on relevant technical advances
Required Skills / Experience:
Ph.D. in plant or animal breeding, agronomy, plant physiology, or a related field or MS degree and 5 years of experience
Strong background in breeding, quantitative genetics, statistics, and molecular technologies
Highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, and innovative
Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
Strong project management skills
Desired Skills / Experience:
Experience with canola research
Strong record of innovation and process improvement in breeding, trait integration, or trait development research
Strong understanding of database systems and management of large data sets
Organization: GLB Breeding - TPD Mgmt51180393_
Title: Trait Integration Breeder
Location: North America-USA-Missouri-St. Louis
Requisition ID: 01PXK
Job: Research & Development
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