Research & Development Agronomist

Location Bury St Edmunds
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Horticulture, Food & Fresh Produce, Agro-Chemicals, Fertilisers & Seeds, Software & Technology
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £22,000 - £29,000 salary + plus training opportunities
Contact name: Sophie Ashmore

Contact email: Sophie@agriFJ.co.uk
Job ref: 16606 SA
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP
Client: Agricultural and Farming Jobs

Research & Development Agronomist

  • Are you looking to develop your career as an Agronomist?

  • Do you have 1 year or more experience working in field trials, crop trials, agronomy trials?

The is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking for career progression. Relevant training and guidance will be provided to you.

Location of the Job: East of England. Office based position, going out on farms regularly.

Salary and Benefits Package:

  • Basic salary of £22,000 - £29,000 per year, depending on experience.

  • 20 days holiday allowance, plus 3 days for Christmas/New Year and 1 for your birthday.

  • Private healthcare after 3 years of service.

  • Perk box.

  • Company pension scheme.

  • Ongoing personal / career development - pre-BASIS and BASIS qualifications.

Additional information:

  • This is a permanent full-time position.

  • No company vehicle is provided within the package. However, a works van is supplied for use whilst you are carrying out trials on farm.

  • There will be opportunities for voluntary international work if you would like it - European crop study trials.

About The Company:

A specialist supplier of technical assistance, product development consulting, and research services to the agronomy and crop protection sector. Carrying out field and laboratory research on and within agricultural crops.

Key Responsibilities:
You will…

  • Working amongst a small and friendly team of two, you will provide technical support and assistance in all aspects of regulatory field studies and experiments, within defined technical and quality guidelines and operating procedures.

  • This will involve conducting small plot safety and efficacy experiments to assess and record the effects of a wide range of agrochemicals and other agricultural inputs.

Ideal Person Skills & Qualifications:
You will have / be…

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in relevant life sciences / trials / agronomy.

  • Have at least 1-2 years' exposure working in a field trials position.

  • Happy and able to work outside of normal office hours according to workloads, as and when required.

  • Be computer / IT literate.

  • Hold a full current driving licence.

  • Keen and enthusiastic.

How to apply: Please click on the apply now button.

The Industry (Key Words): Agronomist jobs, Agronomy jobs, field trials jobs, crop trials jobs, agricultural trials jobs, R&D jobs, research and development jobs, soil science jobs,

We thank all applicants who apply for this role. However, please be advised that only those short listed for an interview will be contacted. Please be assured that your job application will be managed in complete confidence and your personal details will not be passed to any third party without your prior permission.

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