Land O'Lakes, Inc.
['Forage Project Data Analyst','P-5355','!*!Winfield United, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Land O'Lakes, offers top-performing seed and crop protection products. With unmatched agricultural expertise and performance as core company values, WinField United brands match leading seed and crop protection products to help growers, dealers and other industry partners achieve high levels of success.
','!*!We're adding a Forage Project Data Analyst to our team. In this position, you will support all forage testing conducted by the corn & forage sorghum team, as well as Answer Plot program.
Your primary responsibilities include: Work with the appropriate parties to coordinate testing in all facets of forage research. - Advise planning, design, implementation, and analysis of forage protocols with project owners
- Deliver sound direction and insights to protocol owners in multiple crops (corn & forage sorghum) and harvest systems (single and multiple cuts) for improvements in the entire system of forage testing.
- Work to improve results of forage testing through protocols and processes.
Support forage projects in terms of managing the data analysis - Support existing trial work in silage, S-trials and forage sorghum testing and provide all appropriate analysis and results to key stakeholders. - Enable localized, custom solutions to difficult or non-national protocols.
Work closely with forage research team regarding the integration of our database system and ensure that it is working properly to fit their needs. This individual would be the owner of that system.
Provide guidance in the calibration of lab and field instrumentation. This involves: - Collaborate with lab, field, and industry partners to support the forage analysis process. - On an annual basis identify key outlier samples for wet chemistry analysis.
Education and Experience required:- Minimum of 4 yr degree required. Masters degree desired- 3-5 years of experience with forage production or utilization required- Experience with statistical analysis of field studies using appropriate methodologies and systems- Prior experience with systems such as SAS or R systems - Proficiency in Microsoft Office & Excel- Knowledge of chemo-metrics and PCA (principle components analysis)
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-Minnesota-Arden Hills','','','','','','Research and Development','WinField','1st','Experienced','Yes, 25 % of the Time','Oct 5, 2017','Forage Project Data Analyst
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.