Spinach Trials Assistant – East Anglia – Salary dependent upon experience - 12508KM

Spinach Trials Assistant – East Anglia – Salary dependent upon experience - 12508KM

The Company:
We are recruiting for a one of the world’s leading crop producers based in East Anglia. This company are now recruiting for an additional role within their research department.

The Role:
The primary role of the spinach assistant will be to take responsibility for the day-to-day activities of the spinach breeding support work.

The key responsibilities of the position include;

  • The establishment and maintenance of spinach breeding trials. This includes planting, general cultivation, assisting in selection, isolation of selections, recording of flowering characteristics, harvesting and seed cleaning.
  • Cage seed productions of inbred seed. This includes planting, general cultivation, checking for purity in parent lines, recording of flowering performance.
  • Hybrid trials. This includes drilling and recording.
  • It is likely that some supervision of temporary staff will be involved when necessary.
  • At certain times of the year (particularly winter and spring), the assistant will be required to undertake brassica pollinations and seed cleaning.

The Candidate:

  • Previous trials experience.
  • Knowledge of spinach and brassica is highly advantageous.

The Package:

  • Salary dependant on experience.

To Apply Please send your CV to admin@agriFJ.co.uk or call the office on 01527 878 550.


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