Test Plot Agronomist | East Malling | Job Details

Test Plot Agronomist | East Malling

Kent

£28000 - £30000 per annum

Growing

Permanent

Full Time

11/01/2019

EB11139

We are delighted to be working with a leading breeder and grower of soft fruit as they look to take on a Test Plot Agronomist to join their team. Based on one of their principle research and development farms in Kent, UK, you will assist the Test Plot Manager with the day-to-day running of the test plot.

The Job:

We are looking for professional and practical individuals who have a proven track record of plant physiology and plant performance on farms.

Your responsibilities will include:

Studying plants in substrate and soil.

Developing innovative techniques and systems to help improve yield.

Monitoring pest and diseases and implementing IPM strategies.

Providing spray & feed recommendations.

The Person:

The is an excellent opportunity for those who:

Have a strong understanding of plant physiology.

Ideally FACTS & BASIS qualified.

Hold PA1 & PA2 spraying certificates.

Have experience of working in a similar role within the commercial horticulture industry.

Have a flexible approach to work due to the seasonal nature of the crops.

To apply:

To find out more either apply via the link or simply contact Edina Bremner on 01780 480 530 or edina@morepeople.co.uk for a confidential conversation.

Apply now