Field Trials Officer Vacancy – Woolpit

Location
Woolpit, Suffolk
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
22 Sep 2020
Closes
09 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Field Trials Officer Vacancy – Woolpit

Limagrain is a leading global plant breeding and seed company. We breed and market agricultural seeds for farmers and sports grass seeds for the UK market under the established LG brand.

The Role:

We are currently seeking a Field Trials Officer to join our wheat breeding team, based at Woolpit in Suffolk. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of commercially successful arable crop varieties, and have specific responsibility for the management of our extensive field trials network covering a range of crop species.

Job Description:

This position involves a wide range of activities within our commercial plant breeding programme including seed preparation, drilling, scoring and harvesting of field trials. Assistance in growth room activities will include sowing, crossing, sampling and harvesting of plant material grown in controlled environments.

This role requires a flexible approach including working outside normal office hours during the peak season. Attention to detail and the ability to work as part of a team are essential.

In return we offer an extensive benefit package, ongoing training and development plus the opportunity to work within a friendly team environment.

Key Features:

  • Qualifications required are HND/HNC or above, in Agriculture or a related subject.
  • Practical experience managing field trials and the use of data handling software would be an advantage, but full training can be provided where required.
  • A full clean driving licence is essential.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV with a covering letter 

Closing Date: 09th October 2020

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