Environmental Risk Assessor- Agricultural Chemical

Company Name:
Yoh RPO supporting Syngenta
Technical Expert 2-4 (Environmental Risk Assessor) Job
Apply online: http://jobs.syngenta.com/job/Greensboro-Technical-Expert-2-4-%28Environmental-Risk-Assessor%29-Job-NC-27395/57774500/

Location: Greensboro, NC, US
Division: Product Safety
Function: Product Safety
City: Greensboro
State/Province: North Carolina NC
Country: United States US
Position Title: Technical Expert 2-4 (Environmental Risk Assessor)
Job ID: 4761
Role Purpose/Accountabilities:
Syngenta is one of the world's leading companies with 27,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to one purpose: bringing plant potential to life. We contribute to addressing some of the planet's most critical issues such as the rising demand for food from a growing population.
Working for Syngenta offers you the opportunity to play a part in addressing one of the most urgent challenges facing global agriculture today where we need to feed 200,000 more people every day.
Come be part of our good growth plan: one planet, six commitments:
Make crops more efficient, rescue more farmland and help biodiversity flourish; empower smallholders, help people stay safe and look after each worker. Our work matters.
There has never been a better time to join Syngenta!
- Conduct quantitative environmental risk assessments for crop protection products in North America.
- Provide technical input on study designs for regulatory and research-oriented ecotoxicology studies.
- Collaborate with regulatory, product safety and other interal stakeholders on issues related to environmental risk assessment.
- Provide technical advice to support new and existing registrations of Syngenta products.
- Participate in and interact with the global Environmental Safety / Ecotoxicology teams.
- Draft correspondence, publications, and reviews for external release.
- Represent the company through participation in professional socieities/workshops, industry-wide task forces, at meetings with regulatory agencies.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
Critical knowledge: :
- This is a full-time for a PhD (or equivalent experience) with a relevant background in basic or applied ecotoxicology, toxicology, ecology, entomology, ecological risk assessment, or a related discipline.
Critical experience :
- The successful candidate will have experience working in a team-oriented environment managing multiple projects, possess excellent analytical, interpretive and communication skills, and be able to adapt technical skills to changing needs.
- A strong capacity for problem solving, planning, organization, and the ability to develop technical skills in disciplines beyond the candidate's area of expertise.
Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities :
- Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential for this position. An ability to work with senior scientists and others internal and external to Syngenta.
- This position is suited for an energetic team-oriented individual who also has the ability to operate autonomously.
- Must have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Critical leadership capabilities :
- Collaborates across Boundaries
- Manages for Performance
- Team-oriented
- Innovative
- High initiative
Critical Success Factors & Key Challenges:
- Rapidly gain an understanding of the Syngenta portfolio in order to interact with internal and external customers to support Syngenta products.
- Understand and comply with the regional and global requirements that are placed on the team and deliver work products on time and to the required standards.
- Analyze results of literature reviews and/or Syngenta studies for delivery of white papers, reports and publications.
Additional Information:
- All applicants must be eligible to work in the US.
- This position will require travel (approximately 10-15%).
- Knowledge of wildlife ecology or toxicology (bird or mammal), aquatic toxicology, environmental fate, lab- or field-based ecology or toxicology, and/or ecological risk assessment of agricultural chemicals is a plus.
EEO Statement
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)
Nearest Major Market: Greensboro
Job Segment: Toxicology, Agricultural, Medical, Agribusiness, Science, Agriculture, Healthcare, Research

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