Field Trial Assistant (13558435)
Location: Jennings, Louisiana - United States
Posted: 8/17/2019

Field Trial Assistant

- The Biofuels business is seeking to appoint a Field Trial Assistant to provide agricultural technical support for the development of US lignocellulosic biofuels feedstock production practices. This role will support the implementation of field trials across SE USA, FL, LA, TX Gulf Coast for assessment of feedstock yields and development of best agronomic practices as part of a new biofuels feedstock technology team.
- An essential part of making informed business decisions on agricultural practices is provision of reliable and meaningful data from well executed field trials. This role will support the Agronomy Trials Manager on field trial implementation, monitoring, data and sample collection.
- This role will support the implementation of field trials across SE USA, FL, LA and TX Gulf Coast for assessment of feedstock yields and development of best agronomic practices.
- Working closely with agronomists, contractors, researchers and growers to ensure delivery of high quality field trials in compliance with all HSSE practices and regulatory requirements.
- The role will report to the Agronomy Trials Manager in the Biofuels business unit technology team.
- BS/MS in agronomy, biological sciences or related discipline
- Current driving license
- At least 2 years agricultural field trial experience. - Knowledge of farm machinery & irrigation practices.- Proven ability to work accurately with attention to detail.- Experience of working independently and showing initiative.- Numeracy skills for data collection and analysis. -Good communication skills for working with internal and external parties.
Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of 80,000 employees, BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future. At BP Alternative Energy we're investing in new ways of providing energy - from innovative new solar and wind businesses to advanced biofuels and clean energy technologies such as the capture and storage of carbon dioxide from traditional fossil fuels. These will provide customers with clean, secure energy - and they will shape the evolution of the global energy industry in the coming decades. In Biofuels, our business in conventional products such as bio-ethanol is already substantial, accounting for about 10% of the world market. However, as well as providing today's biofuels, we're also developing tomorrow's. We are investing $500 million over 10 years in the Energy Biosciences Institute to explore options for advanced biofuels and other applications of biotechnology to energy.
If you are selected for the position, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. BP is an equal opportunity employer.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:Bachelor of Science
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Biology
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