Nurseries and Seeds Processing Technician

Job Ref: J32534
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Chemicals
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 08 July 2019
  • Bracknell, Berkshire, England, UK Jealott's Hill Research Centre Bracknell Berkshire UK RG42 6EY
  • £11.50 per Hour
    HOUR
  • Tolu Kuforiji
  • 01618682248
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Job Title: Nurseries and Seeds Processing Technician

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire

Contract: 5 Months

Pay Rate: £11.50 an hour (circa £21,500 per annum)

Exciting opportunity to work with global leaders in the field of agrochemicals!

Based in Bracknell, they are seeking a technician with experience of hands-on plant propagation to join their vibrant nurseries, seeds production and processing team.

The successful candidates will be crucial in the production of cereals for their European breeding programmes.

Responsibilities:

  • Plant propagation (sowing seeds, potting, watering, transplanting plantlets and tissue sampling)
  • Harvesting and threshing of crops
  • Seed processing activities including cleaning, automated seed counting, seed labelling and registering
  • Pollinating and plant injecting activities in a controlled environment room as required

Requirements:

  • Previous work experience in plant maintenance, cultivation or a relevant glasshouse/greenhouse environment.
  • A qualification such as a diploma in Plant Science, Horticulture, Biology or a relevant subject with plant science may be useful.
  • Keen interest in working with plants
  • Excellent attention to detail and precision.

Apply online today. For more information about the role or application submission process call Tolu Kuforiji on 0161 868 2248.

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