JOB DUTIES: Work with the breeder, assistant breeder, and other technicians to manage daily operations and execute special projects in the growth room, greenhouse, field, and phenotyping facilities. Oversee plant growth and maintenance in the growth room and greenhouse. Recognize and respond to issues in plant health in a timely manner. Work with colleagues to troubleshoot and proactively identify potential solutions. Lead and/or assist in planting, tissue sampling, and harvest activities throughout the year in the growth room and greenhouse. Ownership of the oat breeding program's inventory activities. Utilize barcoding and inventory software to track and store seed. Assist in summer field activities, including planting, weeding, harvest, tissue sampling, taking field notes, etc. Assist as needed with potato breeding program during key times of the growing cycles. Ensure accurate and timely data capture, curation, and upload to PepsiCo's databases, ensuring the data meets the quality standards expected. Continuously identify opportunities for improving efficiency and quality of breeding operations, including efficiencies in processes, techniques, and flow. Comply with local HSE and phytosanitary requirements, including but not limited to prevention, incident reporting, and remedial actions. Adapt to unexpected delays and changes in workflows to maintain overall productivity.