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Position Title: Summer Student Research Farm 

Position Type: Temporary - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Florenceville Main 

Requisition ID: 6518 

 

 

“We bring enjoyment to people’s lives through great tasting food.” This statement underpins everything we do at McCain Foods.  Our Canadian family-owned business is a trusted brand in over 160 countries around the globe.  It’s not just about the food we make, it’s about how we conduct ourselves in every aspect of our business.  From farmer and customer relationships to sustainable agricultural processes – we strive to make every element of our business good.
 
If you are a student who is interested in gaining experience within Agriculture and are interested in working for a family owned business, then there is a place for you at our table.
 
McCain Foods is seeking a Summer Student on our Research Farm in Florenceville, New Brunswick.

 

Responsibilities:
•    Assist with seed cutting before planting and help with fertilizer blending/ packing 
•    Data collection of different parameters during the crop season
•    Utilize various Digital Ag tools for data collection
•    Assist with various ad hoc requests

 

Requirements:
•    Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Biology or a related science
•    Experience/willingness to understand the procedures and follow protocols for data collection under a supervised lab environment 
•    Attention to detail
•    The ability to work in a fast paced environment 
•    Ability to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions 
•    The ability to follow safety procedures
•    Strong communication skills 

 

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
 
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Job Family: Agriculture      
Division: Global Agriculture 
Department: ​Potato Research Farm ​
Location(s): CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Edmundston || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Fredericton 

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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