Plant and Seed - Laboratory Technician - Shropshire - JR184
Interested in the science behind innovative crop solutions?
If you are looking to put your technical skills to good use and work for a world leader in research and development, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you. In compliance with safety regulations you will develop and carry out seed biology experiments and be responsible for the growth and maintenance of seeds, plants and micro-organisms.
You will be part of a friendly and supportive team who value excellent collaborations between their internal and European colleagues. Through its many accomplishments, this business has continued to thrive and as a result the research and development side has expanded. This has enabled opportunities like this one to offer continuous professional development as well as scope for progression.
- Be responsible for the growth and the maintenance of the living material.
- Carry out experiments in controlled conditions by referring to the corresponding standard operating procedures.
- Act as study director, write study plans, monitor the studies and write study reports.
- Contribute to the continuous improvement of processes, methodology and study plans.
- Assist in demonstrating the work and capabilities of the Seed Laboratory to visitors.
- You will have a degree in Biology, Plant Sciences, Plant Physiology or related discipline, or equivalent experience.
- Good knowledge of plant biology and plant physiology together with specific knowledge of seed biology and seed pathology.
- You will have excellent IT skills.
- You will understand statistics applied to lab studies.
- A specific knowledge of Agriculture Research Manager (ARM) software would be advantageous.
- You will be experienced in scientific writing, communication and presentation skills.
- A competitive salary is available.
For more information contact Jane Righton: DD: 01885 485522, Mobile: 07875197231 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to: email@example.com.
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