People and culture

Just some of the benefits and perks of working with Syngenta Canada:

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Culture of belonging

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Career progression

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Commitment to learning and growth

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Six weeks vacation

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Flexible work philosophy

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Contributes to food security

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Product purchase plan

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Health and wellness lifestyle account

People-first culture

As a Syngenta employee, you’re part of a leading global agricultural innovation company helping millions of farmers around the world to grow safe and nutritious food, while taking care of the planet.

To achieve this, our Canadian team must embody the diversity of ideas and talent necessary to address the challenge of feeding a growing population, sustainably.

Our open, collaborative, and people-first culture is helping build the most diverse, trusted, and innovative team in agriculture. Here’s what our team has to say:

Our values

Our five values guide our behaviours and actions, as we strive to be a leader in sustainable agriculture.

Our benefits

We know your job is more than a paycheque, it’s about building a career that brings you passion and a workplace culture where you feel connected and can make meaningful contributions. We offer a wide range of employment benefits that prioritize your wellbeing to enhance our shared working environment. Our benefits include:

Career development

  • Employee development plans
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Individualized, tailored learning
  • Professional membership reimbursement
  • Mentorship programs
  • Global, regional, functional, and local training
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Health and wellness

  • Comprehensive and flexible health and dental benefits – 100% employer paid
  • Six weeks vacation for all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life insurance
  • Lifestyle, health and wellness spending account
  • Headspace®️ subscription
  • Driver safety training
  • CAA®️ family membership
  • Not Myself Today®️ – mental health resource
  • Paid volunteer day each year
  • Summer work hours
  • Parental leave top-up
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Culture of connection, community, and belonging

  • Progressive employee policies and practices
  • Future focused, meaningful work that matters
  • Flexible work practices to support your lifestyle
  • Leading-edge tools, technology, and work sites
  • Sustainable practices
  • Gratitude practices
  • Safety-first culture
  • Listening sessions
  • Milestone recognition
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Comprehensive compensation

  • Progressive compensation
  • Defined contribution pension plan
  • RRSP match program
  • Product purchase plan
  • Optional TFSA/Spousal RRSP
  • Short-term and sales incentives
  • Employee profit-sharing plan
  • Annual salary review
  • Cash service awards
  • Referral award program
  • Scholarship program
  • WorkPerks®️ discount program
  • Charitable match allowance & community giving
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Our leaders

We know that investing in people drives the success of our business for our customers.

Our leaders share accountability for developing and nurturing our culture at Syngenta. They are focused on unleashing each person’s potential by providing a positive employment experience where all contributions are valued and respected.

Get to know our Syngenta Canada leadership team who are building the most trusted and innovative team in agriculture.

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Syngenta Canada President Trevor Heck
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Current openings

We’re looking for highly engaged team members who thrive in a progressive work environment that fosters ideas, inclusivity, and engagement.

Our collaborative team includes scientists, communicators, accountants, data specialists, marketers, agronomists, and more.

If Syngenta Canada sounds like a workplace you would thrive in, please explore our career opportunities available in a variety of disciplines and locations.

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Intern placements

Internships are a great way for students or recent graduates to explore a career in agriculture and get to know our business as you pursue your education. As a paid intern, you’ll have the unique ability to work alongside our talented team, apply your knowledge, and build your network.

We partner with local universities to promote job opportunities within our team.

The growing season is a busy time at Syngenta, and our interns help run research trials alongside our field biologists and provide customer support with our sales force. Summer job postings go up in October for the following year’s opportunities.

We also offer intern placements throughout the year in a variety of roles within our organization, so keep an eye on our job board for these opportunities.

Don’t see anything available? We’re open to co-op arrangements or other work terms through your educational institution.

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Intern scholarship program

We also recognize the hard work our Syngenta interns put into their studies and offer up to nine $2,000 scholarships to help offset the cost of your higher education. The Syngenta Internship Scholarships reward academic excellence and we partner with Universities Canada to administer to the annual program.

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"I learned something new every day and was excited for my next day of work. The work was fast paced but incredibly interesting."
- 2021 intern
"I enjoyed the positive and learning atmosphere. Everyone here is knowledgeable, approachable, and encourages safe working conditions."
- 2021 intern