Graduate Glasshouse Technician

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Bracknell
Salary
11.50 - 11.50 GBP Hourly + Extension
Posted
08 Jun 2021
Closes
06 Jul 2021
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Permanent
Job Title: Graduate Glasshouse Technician

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire

Contract: 6 months + extensions

Pay Rate: GBP11.50 an hour (circa GBP21,528 per annum)

SRG is working with a global-leading agrochemical company based close to Reading.

They are currently seeking a glasshouse based technician required to conduct glasshouse and seed processing tasks associated with the production of doubled haploid (DH) wheat and barley for the European breeding programme.

Responsibilities:

Train in cross pollination and associated activities conducted in the controlled environment rooms.
Undertake a full range of daily glasshouse activities including sowing seeds, transplanting plantlets, tissue-sampling, harvesting and threshing of plants.
Carry out seed processing activities including seed cleaning, seed counting (automated) and seed labelling and registering.
Assist in the monitoring of pests and disease in the glasshouse.
Update DH plant material tracking and data analysis files.
Responsibility for ensuring glasshouse HSE standards are adhered to.

Requirements:

Minimum of a BSc or equivalent within biological sciences, Environmental sciences or a related subject
Awareness of growth and care requirements of plant material in the glasshouse.
Experience working within a glasshouse or laboratory
Good skills with Microsoft Word and Excel
Strong quality control and attention to detail
Passion for learning

Apply online today. For more information about the role or application submission process please email Irfan Jabar on (url removed)