XiteBio Technologies Inc., an innovative agricultural company, is one of the leading edge in ag-biological solutions providers in North America. XiteBio’s IRD (Innovation, Research & Development) Centre researches & develops unique inoculants & biological products and brings them to the markets to benefit farmers’ bottom lines. XiteBio offers products like XiteBio SoyRhizo for soybean; XiteBio PulseRhizo for pea, lentil & faba bean; XiteBio Yield+ for oilseeds, cereals, legumes & tuber crops; and XiteBio OptiPlus dual inoculant for soybean. XiteBio is currently seeking a full-time Agriculture Research Associate/Communications in their IRD division at the Winnipeg, MB facility.
The agriculture research associate will be responsible for agriculture microbiology and plant science related lab and growth room activities including (but not limited to):
● experimental planning & set up ● culturing & culture maintenance
● growing and harvesting of plants ● data analysis & aseptic lab maintenance
● quality control & quality assurane (QA/QC) ● inventory management
In addition, the agriculture research associate will also be responsible for XiteBio’s communication needs including (but not limited to):
● research communication ● slide preparation
● creating product literature ● preliminary website maintenance
● social media including blogs ● promotional writing
● database maintenance
Suitable candidate should have strong commitment to accuracy & team environment, detail-oriented,
methodical and organized as well as flexibility to work extended hours when necessary for research work or communication needs. Good computer competency including Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is an essential requirement. Farming background and knowledge of Canadian agriculture is an added advantage.
A degree or diploma in agriculture/plant science/soil science/microbiology/biology with adequate experience and a valid Manitoba driving license is required. This is a full-time permanent position; salary will depend on candidate’s education and experience. XiteBio offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Job location will be at the XiteBio’s IRD Centre at Winnipeg. There is no public transport to the facility and employees are responsible for their own transportation to and from work.
Interested candidates should send their resume with a cover letter including salary expectation to:
XiteBio Technologies Inc.
3194 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg, MB, R2N 4A8
(E-mail application will be preferable; only selected candidates will be contacted for interview