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Potato Breeder

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Kinross, Perth & Kinross
£25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Date Added
May 15th, 2024

SRG are delighted to be partnered with a leading agricultural and food producing organisation based in the Perth & Kinross area. This company are looking for a potato breeder to help their breeding team, working in product development.


This position is the perfect opportunity for recent graduates in agriculture/plant science who have a bit of hands-on experience


What the role involves


  • Practical breeding of Potatoes
  • Data collection from field trials, you will also be involved in the planning and execution of these trials
  • Responsibility for Health & Safety of Breeding Tunnels


What they are looking for


  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Knowledge of plant breeding and growth - training on specific potato breeding can be provided
  • Horticultural/agricultural education to at least HND level
  • Hands-on experience with crop management/trials/agricultural processes


This role requires a large volume of time outdoors in the field carrying out crop trials, so be prepared for the Scottish Weather

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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