Monsanto Canada Inc.
Monsanto Canada employee in a canola field

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Monsanto Canada Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers (2016):

  • Monsanto Canada is a private sector leader in providing generous maternity and parental leave top-up payments for new mothers (including adoptive mothers), to 90% of salary for 26 weeks, and offers a generous subsidy for in vitro fertilization (IVF) when needed, to $15,000
  • Monsanto Canada helps employees balance their working and personal lives through a variety of flexible work arrangements, including shortened and compressed work week options, telecommuting and reduced summer hours -- new employees also enjoy three weeks of paid vacation, moving to four weeks after only three years on-the-job
  • Monsanto Canada maintains the longstanding "Monsanto Fund" (established in 1964) to help fund basic education programs in farming communities around the world -- the company also encourages employees to be active in their communities with paid time off to volunteer, matching financial contributions (to $500 annually) and financial donations to the charities where they donate their time ($250 for every 20 volunteer hours)
Monsanto Canada employees participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Highlights

Industry Research and Development in the Life Sciences
Publicly traded yes
Parent company Monsanto Company
Parent company head office St. Louis, MO, USA
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB, Guelph ON, Saskatoon SK, London ON, Lethbridge AB
Full-time employees in Canada 388
Part-time employees in Canada 29
Full-time employees worldwide 22,078
Workforce engaged on a contract basis 25%
Average age of employees in Canada 39
Longest serving employee 35 years

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Monsanto Canada Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2016):

  • Monsanto Canada established a diversity sub-committee of its Canadian leadership team in 2013 and recently created an Employee Diversity and Inclusion Council, responsible for providing advice and recommendations on related initiatives, finding new ways to address issues that may be impacting diversity, and initiating actions to contribute to greater diversity and inclusion
  • One of Monsanto Canada's primary goals is to recruit, develop and retain female employees -- the company provides developmental assignments and projects to high potential female employees, measures the effectiveness of related initiatives and reviews progress on a quarterly basis
  • Monsanto Canada maintains a Women in Breeding Network, which focuses on women in science careers, and offers employees opportunities to participate in American chapters of employee resource groups, such as the Young Professionals Network, Access Network, for employees with disabilities, and Encompass, for LGBT employees
Monsanto Canada employees on the Employee Diversity and Inclusion Council

Highlights

Industry Research and Development in the Life Sciences
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB, Guelph ON, Saskatoon SK, London ON, Lethbridge AB
Full-time employees in Canada 388
Workforce representation female employees (45 %), female managers (22 %), women
Employee resource groups Women in Breeding Network (women in science careers), American ERGs include the Young Professionals Network, Access Network (disabilities), Encompass (LGBT)
Formal commitment global diversity council, employee diversity and inclusion council
Unique diversity initiatives supplier diversity program, diversity website, signatory to the "Equality is Our Business" pledge in support of diversity and inclusion for all

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Monsanto Canada employees participating in Brush Up Winnipeg

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Research and Development in the Life Sciences
Parent company Monsanto Company
Parent company head office St. Louis, MO, USA
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB, Guelph ON, Saskatoon SK, London ON, Lethbridge AB
Full-time employees in Canada 388
Part-time employees in Canada 29
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Agronomist, Territory Manager, Technology Development Representative
Starting salary $50K to $55K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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