Land O'Lakes, Inc.
['Chemist Research Internship','170245','!*!
WinField United, a Land O’Lakes company, offers
top-performing seed and crop protection products with unmatched agricultural
expertise and performance as core company values. WinField United has various
marketing roles available in the corporate head office in Shoreview, MN
(Minneapolis metro area). Each role is unique their own portfolio of
products, but general job opportunities will include portfolio and brand
strategy development, market research, and marketing communications.
These roles will also have the opportunity to attend sales and customer events
to support demand creation.
Position Purpose: This position is an on the job
training program for all persons attending college and planning to pursue a
chemistry career in ag industry after graduation. The job will provide training
on: - R&D on formulations focusing on chelation, emulsions, and soluble
liquids. Physical properties analysis as well as other analytical work i.e.
bench chemistry. Chemical mixing for compatibility purposes. Developing and
executing research protocols. - The job will provide research and development
experience at the WinField United Solutions location at River Falls, WI. - It
will provide the Intern with a better understanding of agribusiness, while
helping them develop skills that will make them a more desirable candidate to
hire as a chemist in Ag industry.
','!*!Essential Duties and Responsibilities: -
Formulate novel products, work with instrumentation and develop protocols -
Maintain product inventory - Mix pesticides for compatibility purposes - Input
data collected from research trials and lab experiments - Dimensional analysis - Perform assigned duties as directed by the Product Development Chemist - Be
able to work with concentrated chemicals including acids and bases - Participate
in training activities as directed - Conduct personal and business activities
in a manner that is consistent with projecting a good image within the
Requirements: Pursuing a degree in chemistry or a related
field, ability to relate well with people, ability to operate analytical
equipment, enjoys being in the lab, and able to function with a minimum of
supervision. EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.','US-Wisconsin-River Falls','','','','','','Other','WinField','1st','Intern','Yes, 10 % of the Time','Sep 8, 2017','Chemist Research Internship
Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Website : http://www.landolakesinc.com/
Land O’Lakes, Inc. is one of America’s premiere member-owned cooperatives. We offer local cooperatives and agricultural producers across the nation an extensive line of agricultural supplies, as well as state-of-the-art production and business services. We also are a leading marketer of dairy-based food products for consumers, foodservice professionals and food manufacturers.