Job Description
Southwest Division Intern – Bakersfield, CA
At Nutrien Ag Solutions, we are devoted to the health and safety of all our employees and customers. During this time of uncertainty with Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are taking extra precautions in our Manufacturing Facilities and Retail Sites to ensure safety and limit exposure for all. Nutrien Ag Solutions is still hiring and we continue to drive towards our mission of Feeding the Future.
At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.
We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.
Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.
Located at our office in Bakersfield, CA, this position is an exciting opportunity and will provide invaluable work experience in a growing company. This is a summer internship which will start approximately in March, ending in August. If available, you would be able to start as early as February.
What you will do:

  • Assist at our Research Farm with trials and daily management
  • Shadow established Pest Control Advisers and field check at multiple branch locations
  • Learn the company’s propriety portfolios
  • Data collection, data compiling, and application assistance
  • Tissue, soil, and water sampling
  • Assist in the Warehouse
  • Attend industry events representing the company
  • Communicate heavily with branch employees as well as Division employees
  • Maintain and observe safe working conditions at branch locations and report any unsafe working conditions to facility manager
  • Other duties as assigned

What you will bring:

  • Junior or Senior in College with an Agriculture Degree and interest in obtaining your PCA license
  • Willing and able to work outside in field and warehouse environments
  • Previous on farm work experience with drip irrigation, planting, harvesting, and tractor equipment preferred
  • Self-starter, with a strong work ethic and proven track record of delivering on commitments
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Strong Customer service skills
  • Reliable transportation – Class C Driver’s License
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs

Are you a good match? Apply today!
Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics
This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, y ou will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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