Farmers Edge
  • 18-Jun-2018 to 23-Jul-2018 (CST)
  • Grimes, IA, USA
  • Salaried

Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 22 million paid product acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less. Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making.


Lab Analytical Technician


Location: Grimes IA


Reporting to the Lab Operations Manager, the Lab Analytical Technician will be responsible for the operation of soil analysis equipment; producing timely, accurate data for Farmers Edge growers.


Duties may include the following:

  • Perform analysis as documented in test method with high standards of analytical quality
  • Accurate data entry from instrument results in laboratory management system, ensuring results have met quality requirements
  • Ensure quality records (reagents prep forms, calibration forms) are completed as performed
  • Perform regular equipment maintenance and advise manager when equipment is not functioning
  • Complete glassware and lab-ware cleaning protocols
  • Manage equipment inventory and request supplies and consumables as required with no downtime
  • Carry out routine tasks accurately and follow strict Farmers Edge methodologies
  • Follow training and health/safety practices to ensure personal safety
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Organized and attentive to details
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Basic understanding of chemistry or soil science
  • MS office products

Education and Experience:

  • College degree in a science field or High School Diploma with experience
  • Previous lab or manufacturing experience an asset



Farmers Edge offers a very competitive compensation package. Salary dependent on qualifications and skill.  Equipment and lab training provided.



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