Horticultural Soils Specialist - Midwest Trading - Virgil, IL

Full Time Year Around

Assist the Horticultural Soil Scientist in implementing the Midwest quality program. Run laboratory analysis on input materials and finished blends, monitor raw materials and make related management recommendations, provide technical support to internal and external customers, assist with quality related decisions with production.

Essential Responsibilities:
Gain proficiency and run laboratory testing on finished blends
Run analysis on raw components according to established protocols and schedules
Process samples for external lab testing
Scout, test and monitor raw materials for quality parameters
Sample and test raw materials
Work independently on assigned technical support projects
Participate in offsite sampling and source evaluation at supplier locations
Work independently on assigned technical support projects
Provide technical support to internal and external customers
Preferred Experience:
Background in horticulture, plant and soil science or related fields
Knowledge & Skills Required:
Strong commitment to quality
Proficiency in Microsoft
Ability to lift 75 lbs
Desired Skills:
Fluency in both English and Spanish a plus
Education:
Bachelor's degree in related field
About Midwest Groundcovers:

Join the Midwest team! We strive to attract and retain the best talent in our industry and consider our employees to be our most valuable asset. We offer full-time, full-time seasonal and part-time employment across many different types of positions and experience levels. Midwest has grown through dedication to customer service and we are continually seeking those who share that desire to join our team. Our past accomplishments and success in the Green Industry are a direct reflection of the quality of our employees – join us and help us to build the future!


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