Field Assistant – Breeding Station

at KWS
Location Thriplow, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Date Posted 20/12/2021
Category Agriculture
Job Type Full-Time Vacancies
Closing Date 31/01/2022
Start Date 2022


How to Apply

KWS UK Ltd. is looking to recruit at the earliest opportunity a Field Assistant - Breeding Station. This is a full-time, permanent position based in Thriplow near Cambridge.

In this position you will join our team and assist with field, laboratory and glasshouse operations essential for the successful development of new varieties.

We offer a hands-on working environment and the chance to work with highly motivated and qualified colleagues.

Your tasks:

  • You work in the glasshouses including sowing, harvesting, and crossing.
  • You carry out field activities such as scoring, recording and harvesting.
  • You work indoors on seed processing, sampling and quality testing.

Your Profile:

  • You are eager to learn about plant breeding.
  • You are able to work within teams and alone.
  • You are able to motivate and manage a small team to complete tasks.
  • You are trustworthy and reliable.
  • You have a UK driving license.
  • You are willing to work longer hours during harvest, drilling and other peak periods.
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