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Senior Plant Breeder | South Lincolnshire

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Senior Plant Breeder | South Lincolnshire

  • Location:

    Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Fresh Produce, Agriculture, Horticulture

  • Salary:

    £DOE + company vehicle

  • Contact:

    Edina Bremner

  • Job ref:

    EB12683

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Do you have a background in plant breeding? Are you looking to take the next step in your career? We are working with a well-respected agricultural company that specialises in breeding and producing onion and shallot seeds, and onion sets. They have been experiencing steady growth since forming in the 1980s and have established relationships with farmers and growers across the UK and Europe.

The job:

We are looking for an enthusiastic senior plant breeder who has the drive to expand and breed new onion varieties for the UK and European markets. You will be working closely with various scientific and international partners as you continue to develop plant genetics and varieties.

The person:

  • We want to hear from candidates who have a background in plant breeding. - This could mean that you are currently working on vegetable, fruit or cereal breeding programs.
  • You will have current knowledge of modern breeding techniques.
  • Ideally, you will have worked with onions before and have an understanding of the breeding process.
  • You will be happy to travel as required (there will be some European travel).
  • You will be passionate, have strong interpersonal skills and be looking to develop a long term career with a growing business.

Benefits:

The salary will depend on your experience. A company vehicle will be provided along with other benefits.

This is a great role for ambitious plant breeders who are looking to work in an exciting market. If you feel that this role is right for you and you meet the requirements then please click apply now. If you would like to discuss the role in more detail then please contact Edina Bremner on 01780 480 530 or edina@morepeople.co.uk