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TitleField Manager, Contract to hire, Full-time


San Joaquin, CA

About Mazen Animal Health

Positive disruption is our mission. Mazen Animal Health is a new company focused on developing, delivering, and commercializing novel biological vaccines and therapeutics that disrupt the status quo and address complex or unsolved challenges in animal health and protein production. Our first innovative solution is a reinvention of vaccines with a novel maize-based technology platform that will shift the paradigm in disease prevention.

Summary and Responsibilities:


We are seeking a highly motivated team member to join the Mazen seed production team! This position is accountable for managing all aspect of field operations and seed production at the site. As a member of the Site Leadership Team, this position will collaborate with other production sites and personnel.


Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for establishing a fully operational site capable of delivering quality seed based on production schedules.

  • Create and maintain efficient and effective site operations, with a focus on continuous improvement and process optimization.

  • Establish and follow all safety and compliance (Regulatory and DOT) guidelines to maintain our FTO as a company and create a safety-first culture.

  • Initiate and manage the execution and maintenance of land and warehouse contracts.

  • Collaborate with other production sites and personnel and cross-functionally to support the needs of the organization.

  • Build strong working relationships internally and externally, including growers, growers’ employees, labor contractors, and the broader community.

  • Train employees and key stakeholders on concepts of process production.

  • Attain a full understanding of California IPM integrated pest management.

  • Understand and stay abreast of California labor guidelines.

Core Competencies

  • Entrepreneurial and strategic mindset, with the ability to adapt to changing business needs.

  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while exhibiting situational judgment

  • Ability to clearly present information and influence others through verbal and/or written communications.

  • Excellent team-building skills with a desire to build collaborative relationships.

  • Effective organization and planning skills with strong attention to detail.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture production and minimum of 3 of experience in corn/seed production, or equivalent education and experience.

  • Prior experience in management of USDA BRS regulated material/crops

  • Experience with logistics; local movement of bulk product.

  • Ability to travel up to 10% with some overnight travel required.

  • Availability to work extended hours, including occasional work on weekends and holidays,

  • Maintain valid driver’s license and auto insurance and successfully pass Motor Vehicle Records check as a part of our pre-employment screening.

    • A company vehicle will not be provided for this position. Employee will receive a monthly stipend, and mileage reimbursement, for utilizing their personal vehicle.

  • Authorized to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in establishment of an operating site.

  • People management/supervisory experience



  • Innovate at the forefront of scientific disruption to solve some of the world’s most challenging animal health issues.

  • Collaborate across all levels and functions within the organization, as well as contracted R&D organizations.

  • Work with an organization that values its employees and maintains an emphasis on culture, development, and diversity.

What we offer / Benefits

Mazen Animal Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

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