This position will provide technical and operational leadership for rice insect control trait development efforts in the Trait Characterization and Development group at the DuPont Knowledge Center. Specific accountability will be for managing the throughput of the rice insect control trait pipeline through Stages C and D of the Stage and Gateways System. This responsibility encompasses production transformation through Gateway 4 advancements while working in an interactive cross-disciplinary team environment. The position will also provide operational oversight for general greenhouse operations, including plant health and early trait characterization activities.
- Provide cross functional leadership and operational oversight for Stage C and D rice insect control trait development activities at the DuPont Knowledge Center.
- Oversight for general Greenhouse operations including management of greenhouse-based event characterization and advancement activities.
- Provide alignment with internal partners to facilitate smooth and timely flow of materials and information through the pipeline and effectively communicate pipeline status to leadership.
- Act as a mentor to TCD staff in reporting line and monitor working practices to insure alignment alignment with Core Values.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong knowledge of entomology and trait characterization methodologies, technical excellence and leadership field trial design, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, Strong project management skills and the ability to replica watches balance the needs of a complex portfolio of projects, experience with managing greenhouse facilities, ability to build winning teams
Innovation, sustainable customer relationships, building winning teams, good communicator and coach, efficient decision maker, drives execution.
Functional & Technical Competencies:
Entomology, plant physiology, plant genetics, field trial design and operations, rice plant health and disease management.
PhD in entomology, molecular biology, plant physiology or other suitable scientific field or equivalent experience.
Minimum 5 years of agricultural biotechnology technical management experience, industrial setting strongly preferred.
Guidelines for applying to this position:
Interested prospects are invited to visit visit following link and apply against position code RES00910
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